University of Utah Job Description
Reporting to the Chief Safety Officer (CSO), the Deputy Chief Safety Officer of Support Services (Deputy CSO SS) works closely with University Safety staff, students, faculty, administration, and the local community to direct and administer the overall public safety initiatives, as well as promote a safe and secure environment across the University. The Deputy CSO SS is not required to be a certified peace officer through Utah POST and will not represent themselves as having peace officer authority.
The Deputy CSO provides direct support to the Chief Safety Officer and oversight to University Safety non-police operations ensuring that policies and practices are followed across all areas of campus. Directs and oversees the operations and strategic planning of the support services functions; acts as a catalyst between departments, faculty, staff, students, and external entities to ensure continuity and quality of service; and supports the University of Utah’s goals and mission.
The Deputy CSO SS assures appropriate programs and resources are in place to meet the safety and security needs of the University. They administer programs and services that provide safety and security for all members of our community. The Deputy CSO SS in behalf of the CSO and in partnership with the Deputy CSO for Law Enforcement Services acts as a liaison with all stakeholders and partner agencies on matters pertaining to safety; oversees and supervises non police personnel; provides strategic direction by setting short and long-term goals, estimating budgetary requirements for staff, space and equipment planning, and implementing special projects and policies; forecasts staffing, capital and operating budget needs; and ensures high customer satisfaction by analyzing complaints, concerns and suggestions and providing appropriate follow-through. Additionally, the Deputy CSO SS facilitates cooperative and collaborative community and institutional relationships; participates in departmental and university-wide committees; represents the CSO as a senior designee and supports management and supervisory staff through professional development opportunities and/or educational programs. The Deputy CSO SS collaborates effectively with other functional areas of the CSO Office.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
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