Warren Wilson College is looking for an experienced, professional locksmith with the right experience and aptitude to oversee campus wide rekeying and security access projects on our campus. This position will also supervise and lead student workers in this capacity. The successful candidate will possess at least 7 years of experience in an Access Controls position, coupled with previous supervisory experience. Ideal candidates will possess certification as an Electronic Access Control Technician, the ability to mentor and teach student workers in a manner that motivates and encourages their personal and professional growth, and a demonstrated ability to collaborate with various constituents, and engage effectively with diverse populations and personalities in a college setting. This position is a regular, full time, exempt position, scheduled to work 40 hours per week, with some irregular working hours, as needed.
This is a great opportunity for an individual that would get satisfaction in helping to deliver a world-class education, enjoy generous time off, all within an incredibly beautiful campus in the Swannanoa Valley near Asheville, NC. Warren Wilson College is committed to a culture of educational access and ensuring that students and employees from a diverse range of identities and experiences will thrive in this community. Warren Wilson College is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
If you are interested in this position, please read on to learn more about the qualifications and key responsibilities in the job description. The first consideration date for applications is January 3, 2021 by 5PM EST. All applications must be submitted electronically. Please be aware there is no relocation available for this position.
Provides technical coordination and client liaison in the implementation of major and minor campus rekeying and access security upgrade projects. Creates customer security solutions in accordance with existing access control policies and key coding protocols, ensuring the continued integrity of the College's master key program. Provides technical guidance, oversight and leadership to work crews.
The Access Control Supervisor has responsibility for the maintenance of door hardware, locks (electronic & manual) on campus buildings and structures, which includes teaching student crews the skills necessary to repair, maintain and install locks (electronic & manual) and door hardware (provides locksmith services for the campus) The Access Control Supervisor also maintains the master key system matrix, oversees the card key access program(s).
Provides on-site technical leadership and oversight to work crews in the execution of security upgrade repairs and projects.
Oversees and coordinates the activities of sub-contractors in the completion and execution of security upgrade repairs and projects.
Estimates scope and cost of access control upgrade projects, in direct consultation with the Office of Public Safety.
Selects and installs access security devices for facilities, adapting current keying systems and protocols, within the parameters of existing College resource protection policies and standards.
Applies current resource protection policies and protocols to the selection of appropriate electronic and/or mechanical access control devices.
Installs and/or oversees the installation, programming, and repair of electronic access controls, to include proximity card and swipe card hardware.
Creates and maintains keyway and pin charts and files, which form the foundation of College building security.
Advises as requested regarding technical options and strategies for maintaining and enhancing campus-wide building security
As directed, performs the work such as re-keying buildings, cutting and issuing keys, installation of hardware, and other tasks as needed.
Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
Accesses, updates, and maintains Key and Electronic Access database.
Evaluates student work and recommends personnel action involving, but not limited to, hiring, transfer, and performance. Interviews potential candidates for the crew.
Maintains college tools and equipment related to Access Control Crew including, but not limited to: vehicles(s), key machines, computers, devices, software, installation tools and inventory.
Works in conjunction with the Electrical Assistant Supervisor on card key system(s) maintenance and repairs
Position may be required to perform duties during non-traditional hours and be on-call for special situations and/or projects
Performs other duties as assigned.
Seven years of experience working in an access control position.
Three to five years of supervisory experience, demonstrating ability to effectively motivate and teach subordinates
Certified Electronic Access Control Technician
About Warren Wilson College
Welcome and thank you for your interest in a career at Warren Wilson College. Warren Wilson College is committed to ensuring that students from a diverse range of identities are able to access education. We recognize that to do so we need to ensure that our staff and faculty reflect a diverse range of identities, worldviews and backgrounds. As a college we particularly seek and welcome candidates from racial and ethnic minorities, women, and members of underrepresented groups. Warren Wilson College is the only national liberal arts college that fully integrates on-campus work and off-campus community engagement into its curriculum. In addition to its innovative experiential program, the College and its 750 students are known for their strong commitment to environmental sustainability, diversity and social justice. The college also features a top-ranked low-residency MFA Program for Writers and a summer-long Swannanoa Gathering of music and folk arts workshops. Recognized for dedication to inclusivity by the Princeton Review—No. 2 “most LGBTQ-friendly” in the nation—Warren Wilson College is a Fiske Guide “best buy” and among College Magazine’s “top 10 greenest campuses.” Undergradua...tes represent 46 states and 16 countries, and the College contributes more than 58,000 hours to the community through collaborations with 257 service partners. With sought-after majors in environmental studies, creative writing, global studies and outdoor leadership, Warren Wilson College is a community of scholars producing graduates ready to change the world.