The University of Cincinnati embraces diversity and inclusion as core values that empower individuals to transform their lives and achieve their highest potential. By using talents of people from different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives, this vibrant, urban research university demonstrates its commitment to creating a community that values the contributions of all its members.
The Department of Public Safety is looking for a Manager of Public Safety Technical Operations. This position will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all other activities. Under general supervision from a designated administrator, manage a team of professionals for technical and Information Technology (IT) systems and operations for Public Safety.
Manages safety, security, IT projects and IT systems operations and maintenance (software & hardware); Keys, identification and criminal history processes; Access control, locksmith, fire & intrusion alarm systems, CCTV, lost and found, and protection systems technician functions.
Provides direct supervision to first line working managers for the university's access control/intrusion alarm systems, CCTV, fire protection/alarm systems, IT projects, and all IT personnel (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
Provides indirect supervision to protection system technicians, locksmiths, and identification services technicians (i.e., hiring/firing, review of performance evaluations, review of disciplinary action, review of approved time off, etc.).
Ensures compliance of department technical operations with local, institutional, state and federal rules and regulations.
Serves as technical liaison with internal University departments (UCIT, Planning + Design + Construction, Public Relations, etc.) and external public safety agencies (RCIC, City of Cincinnati, CAD, Rave, Motorola, etc.) which share complex systems.
Researches, develops, tests, and monitors technical and IT systems for safety and security.
Develops policies, procedures, and recommendations regarding purchases of safety, security, and IT systems.
Evaluates new security, safety, and information systems products or services and suggest changes to existing products or services to better aid the end user.
Technical liaison for creating databases and search engines for compiling statistics and other information for effective reporting and management tools.
Directs activities in response to technical emergency situations; ensure safety rules adherence.
Performs related duties based on departmental need.
Unusual Working Conditions
Must be able to be contacted 24/7 or insure availability of assigned personnel.
Primarily first shift position, but must be able to work any shift or holiday if necessitated by special needs.
Bachelor's degree with five (5) years' experience; -OR- Associate's degree with seven (7) years' experience; -OR- nine (9) years' experience.
Degree must be in business, computer science or related field.
Experience must also include at least three (3) years of supervision.
Must successfully pass a criminal history check and polygraph exam.
Must be capable of moving equipment weighing 25 lbs. and squatting/crawling to access equipment in tight spaces.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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About University of Cincinnati
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.