Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

University of Colorado - Aurora, CO (30+ days ago)4.2


University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

University Police Department - Emergency Management Division

Emergency Preparedness Coordinator (Open Rank)

Position #750685 – Requisition 14567

  • Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *
The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The University Police Department - Emergency Management Division has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Emergency Preparedness Coordinator position. This position may be filled at the entry or intermediate professional level (open rank), depending on the successful candidate’s education, experience and suitability for a particular position.

Professionals at the intermediate and entry levels are responsible for exercising discretion, analytical skill, personal accountability and responsibility, and for creating, integrating, applying and sharing knowledge directly related to public safety.

At the intermediate level, duties may be more limited in scope and are performed with guidance and direction from other professionals.

At the entry level, duties are limited in scope and are performed with guidance and direction from other professionals and are performed in a training and development capacity.

Nature of Work:
The mission of the University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus Emergency Preparedness Coordinator is to increase awareness and provide training and exercise support to faculty, staff and students at CU Denver

Anschutz Medical Campus in order to prepare for natural and man-made disasters, mitigate their impact when they occur, and facilitate rapid recovery and business continuity for administration, education, and research.

Examples of Work Performed:
Develops and coordinates plans to mitigate, respond to, and recovery from potential significant natural or human-caused catastrophic events on or near the CU Denver and Anschutz Medical campuses. Ensure that these plans are in concert with local, regional, and state planning efforts. Examples of plans include:
Campus-wide and departmental Emergency Response Plans (ERPs)
Threat and Hazard Risk Identification Plan (THIRA)
Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP)
Support the continued development and maintenance of the campus’ Continuity of Operations (COOP) program which assists campus constituencies in disaster recovery planning.
Provides public outreach services to campus students, faculty, staff, leadership, and other stakeholders. Examples of public outreach services include:
Emergency preparedness trainings and seminars.
Presentations at new faculty, staff, and student orientations.
Design and facilitate scenario-based tabletop exercises, drills, and functional/full-scale exercises.
Engaging the campus community at campus-sponsored outreach events throughout the year.
Assists in providing a coordinated response with the campus Emergency Response Team; campus leadership; other campus affiliates/stakeholders; and local, regional, and state first responders during critical incidents on campus.

Salary and Benefits:
Hiring salary range has been established at $45,000 - $55,000 and is commensurate will skills and experience. No relocation expenses will be paid, if applicable.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

Diversity and Equity:
Please click here for information on disability accommodations: http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
For Entry Level: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, emergency management, homeland security, criminal justice, city/regional planning, public relations, military science, or closely related field.
Substitution: Associate’s degree AND two years of relevant experience in emergency management, homeland security, criminal justice, city/regional planning, public relations, public administration, or similar may substitute for the bachelor’s degree.

For Intermediate Level: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, emergency management, homeland security, criminal justice, city/regional planning, public relations, military science, or closely related field AND one (1) year of experience in emergency management, homeland security, criminal justice, city/regional planning, public relations, public administration, or similar.
Substitution: Associate’s degree AND two years of relevant experience in emergency management, homeland security, criminal justice, city/regional planning, public relations, public administration, or similar may substitute for the bachelor’s degree, but not for the specific 1 year of experience.

Conditions of Employment:
Must possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license.
Must be willing and able to pass a Police Department Background Check which will include: Personnel History Questionnaire, Integrity Interview, Polygraph, Finger Print Check, Drug Screen, Credit/Civil Check, Criminal History and Driving Infractions Check, and Reference Checks.
Must be willing and able to respond to emergencies on a 24/7 basis.
Candidate must provide certificates of completion (no more than five years old) for the following FEMA independent study courses (http://training.fema.gov/is/crslist.aspx).

o Completions by date of hire:
ICS 100.c: Introduction to the Incident Command System
ICS 200.b: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
IS-700.b: An Introduction to the National Incident Management System
IS-800.c: National Response Framework, An Introduction

o Completion within 6 months of date of hire:
IS-120.c: An Introduction to Exercises
IS-130.a: How to be an Exercise Evaluator
IS-230.d: Fundamentals of Emergency Management
IS-235.c: Emergency Planning
The candidate may be required to attend additional classroom and online FEMA courses upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications:
Prior community outreach experience.
Experience in training and development.
Experience in developing emergency response and recovery plans.

Competencies / Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to design, host, and facilitate stakeholder presentations, exercises, and drills.
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills.
Ability to interface with key campus and jurisdictional constituencies and stakeholders.
Familiarity with preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery principles and emergency planning techniques.
Ability to design, host, and facilitate stakeholder presentations, exercises, and drills.
Familiarity with the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP).
Ability to identify and deliver appropriate training to the higher education community.
Additional skills are those general administrative skills such as strategic and tactical planning, research and report writing, training and education techniques, interpretation of technical information, general computer skills, oral presentation skills, the ability to coordinate diverse work units, and to manage multiple projects and priorities.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Special Instructions to Applicants: Required Application Materials: To apply, please visit: http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV/resume 3. List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references) Questions should be directed to Rhonda.Truesdale@ucdenver.edu

Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers. Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified, but preference will be given to complete applications received by September 12th. Those who do not apply by this date may or may not be considered.