Assistant Director, Campus Safety

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Canada
  • 153600
  • Salary: 153600

University of Toronto

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Date Posted: 09/15/2023 Req ID: 33963 Faculty/Division: UofT Mississauga Department: UTM: Campus Safety Campus: University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) Description: About us: U of T Mississauga—the second largest campus of Canada’s top-ranked university and the only research university in Ontario’s booming Peel Region—is one of the world’s great catalysts of human potential. Our employee community hums with the energy of 3,400 faculty, librarians and staff, who power our campus with curiosity, connection and care. We work together to spark life-changing research and innovation, make an indelible mark on the world by building equitable cities and societies, enable healthy lives, create a sustainable future and ignite entrepreneurship. Above all, we prioritize student success, and seek to give our 16,500 students the lift of a lifetime through learning and discovery.

We love to open opportunities available nowhere else for our community to achieve their ambitions and make their unique contributions to Canada and the world. This work all comes together on a spectacularly green campus, alongside the Missinihe-ziibi (Trusting Creek or Credit River), where we seek to honour truth, reciprocity and reconciliation on the traditional land of the Huron-Wendat, Seneca and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. We’re thrilled to welcome those who want to learn more about us and to be part of what we do. Your opportunity: Under the general direction of the Director of Campus Safety, the Assistant Director, Campus Safety will provide administrative leadership for law enforcement, crime prevention, public safety and security programs that ensure a safe and secure environment for members of the campus community, and protects and safeguards the property of the University.

The incumbent provides direction to an operational unit of Corporals, Constables, and Building Patrol, ensuring the effectiveness of departmental operations. S/he works in partnership with the Director of Campus Safety to assess campus community safety and security needs, and designs, implements, evaluates and modifies a wide variety of related programs and services. As a member of the management team, the Assistant Director assists with directing the department’s operational and financial activities, participates in the planning of long and short term departmental goals and objectives, develops and fosters community and external relations, and evaluates departmental performance to ensure conformance with the University’s mission, goals and objectives. The incumbent also acts as a liaison within the UTM community to broaden the understanding of Campus Safety operations, in the provision of safety and security to students, staff, faculty and visitors on campus, and the protection and safeguarding of University property.

The Assistant Director will be required to perform the role of Director, Campus Safety during absences. Qualifications: Essential Qualifications: Post-secondary education in law enforcement or equivalent combination of education and experience. Expert knowledge of the Criminal Code. Relevant training in community policing plus specific training in related areas such as dispute resolution.

Minimum 10 years’ experience in a leadership role in policing/law enforcement with a recognized law enforcement agency, preferably in a university or other post-secondary educational institution police services setting. At least 5 years’ experience managing a large group in a unionized or similar environment, and experience interpreting and applying Collective Agreements. Strong leadership skills with a proven ability to motivate and build a team. Experience managing budgets, staff schedules, overseeing investigations, developing and implementing safety programs, and managing projects is required.

Must have thorough knowledge of the applicable laws, legislations and codes (e.g., Criminal Code, Human Rights Code, etc.). Must be certified in appropriate licensing and training (i.e., Use of Force, CPR, First Aid) as required for a Special Constable Appointment. Must have strong time management skills, report writing skills, strong computer skills in Word and Excel. Excellent staff management, team leadership, and motivational skills.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and conflict resolution skills. The ability to align policing and community initiatives to support the goals of the campus community including faculty, staff and students. Ability to develop and foster partnerships, and collaborate with multiple constituents while dealing effectively and professionally with people at all levels in a highly diverse community. Must have a valid G driver’s license.

Preference will be given to those candidates who have a CPTED certification and who currently hold Special Constable Status with the Peel Regional Police Services Board; however, all applicants must be able to meet the requirements for this status. Assets: Excellent administrative, organizational, and interpersonal communication skills, as well as well-developed analytical, and problem-solving skills; ability to work collaboratively and independently Ability to work well under pressure, and manage conflicting priorities and strict deadlines dealing with a high volume of demands, and deliver effective results Commitment to upholding the principles, and sensitivity to issues, of equity, diversity and inclusion with a desire to work within a highly diverse population working effectively with a wide range of faculty, staff and students Understanding and commitment to community based policing philosophies Demonstrated integrity and initiative, and the ability to exercise sound judgment, tact, and diplomacy Ability to operate police equipment to a recognized standard To be successful in this role you will be : Closing Date: 09/28/2023, 11:59PM ET Employee Group: Salaried Appointment Type : Budget – Continuing Schedule: Full-Time Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: PM 5 Hiring Zone: $106,465 – $124,210 Broadband Salary Range: $106,465 – $177,442 Job Category: Campus Safety All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Diversity Statement The University of Toronto embraces Diversity and is building a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to effectively address and serve the interests of our global community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual and gender identities.

We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are essential to strengthening our academic mission. As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff.

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