Cornell College invites applications for a full-time, 12-month Director of Campus Safety. The director will implement, evaluate, and maintain effective procedures to assure the optimum level of security for students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors to include the safeguarding of college property. The director is also responsible for the enforcement of security, life safety, fire safety, parking policies and procedures, and crisis planning and preparedness. The director will coordinate investigations, assuring that investigations are dealt with professionally, sensitively, and in accordance with College policy and statutory legal guidelines.
Cornell College is a highly selective liberal arts college distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum. The academic immersion and unparalleled flexibility offered by this distinctive approach attract an ambitious student body from 45 states and 19 foreign countries. External endorsements include selection as one of the 40 Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, and a Fiske Guide to Colleges Best Buy. Founded in 1853, Cornell’s picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly renovated Thomas Commons. It is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa—an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer’s as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns” and located in the heart of Iowa’s Creative Corridor.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred. Three or more years of related experience. Possession of a valid driver’s license. A successful candidate will have supervisory, organizational, and good written and verbal communication skills along with an understanding of current student issues and knowledge of college-based campus safety procedures.
To apply, submit cover letter, resume and names and contact information of three references by following this link.
Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa’s Smoke Free Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.