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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Lieutenant in New York, New York

Employer Name: Columbia University

Job Type: Officer of Administration Bargaining Unit: Regular/Temporary: Regular End Date if Temporary: Hours Per Week: 35 Salary Range: Position Summary Reporting to the Public Safety Director, the Lieutenant supervises all uniformed Public Safety personnel and contract guard staff assigned to a particular platoon on the Manhattanville campus and directs all operations by Public Safety personnel unless relieved by higher authority. In addition, the Lieutenant will perform a broad range of operational duties, including report writing, shift administration, payroll, scheduling and preparing performance evaluations and reviewing evaluations prepared by subordinates. The Lieutenant responds to emergency situations across the campus and directs the activities of the responding Public Safety staff. He or she also determines when additional resources are needed and coordinates their response with other departments. When assigned as desk officer in the Operations Center, the Lieutenant is responsible for maintaining and operating a host of complex computers and alarm systems, as well as serving as radio dispatcher for security officers and supervisors. The Lieutenant must demonstrate the qualities of leadership under stressful conditions. He or she must be able to train staff to respond to all security, medical, laboratory and fire emergencies and to initiate appropriate established response procedures. The Lieutenant prepares reports, reviews subordinates' reports and other paperwork, maintains accurate and complete logs and records, patrols and staffs the Operations Desk. He or she must be able to maintain and safeguard equipment essential to the efficient operation of the Department. The Lieutenant is responsible for maintaining and safeguarding all equipment essential to the efficient operation of the Department. The position requires the Lieutenant to work weekends, nights, and a variety of shifts and double shifts when circumstances warrant. In addition, the Lieutenant is considered Essential Personnel and must be available for phone calls and emergency recall after hours. Responsibilities Supervise all uniformed Public Safety personnel and contract guard staff assigned to a particular platoon and direct all operations by Public Safety personnel unless relieved by higher authority. Respond to emergency situations across the campus and direct the activities of the responding Public Safety staff. Determine when additional resources are needed and coordinate their response with other departments. Reset fire alarm systems, as required. Maintain and operate a number of complex computers and alarm systems when serving as the Operations desk officer. Ensure that the CAD sergeant promptly dispatches security officers to calls for service. Perform a broad range of operational , including report writing, shift administration, payroll and scheduling. Prepare reports, review subordinates' reports and other paperwork, and maintain accurate and complete logs and records. Ensure that all staff assigned to platoon are properly trained to respond to all security, medical, laboratory and fire emergencies. Maintain and safeguard equipment essential to the efficient operation of the Department. Communicate effectively and clearly with staff and visitors in a professional manner. Demonstrate a high level of ethics and maintain a professional appearance. Perform other duties as required at the direction of the Director, Manhattanville Campus. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent required. Minimum of 2-4 years of related experience required. At least 2 years supervisory experience in security/law enforcement, or related field in a complex organization. Must possess, or have the ability to obtain a NY State guard license and maintain a valid vehicle operator's license as conditions of employment. The Lieutenant should be able to engage in strenuous physical activity, including walking, climbing stairs, as well as standing or sitting for long periods of time. The Lieutenant must also be willing and able to perform duty in inclement weather conditions. He or she should be skilled at the use of a typewriter/computer keyboard, as well as with other electronic equipment. Must be able to communicate effectively and clearly with staff and visitors in a professional manner. Demonstrate a high level of ethics and maintain a professional appearance. Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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