This is a description of a Staff Position Classification. It is not an announcement of a position opening. To view descriptions of current openings, please go to UNMJobs and Search Postings to view positions that are currently accepting applications.
The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.
Under general supervision, supervises, administers, coordinates, plans and implements the system providing personal, equipment, and real property security in assigned areas. Assists in the development of security plans.
Duties and Responsibilities
Participates in planning, development, and management of security services, including gathering and dissemination of security services availability.
Assists in development of security policies, procedures, standards, and directives, and in communicating these in written and verbal presentations.
Supervises personnel which may include recommendations for hiring, performance evaluation, training, work allocation, and problem resolution.
Prepares periodic schedules and ad hoc security system reports; gathers data and prepares recommendations regarding system improvements.
Responds to inquiries and investigates and resolves security related problems.
Participates in the development of department goals and objectives; recommends, implements, and administers policies and procedures to enhance operations.
Serves as Campus Security Authority as outlined by the Clery Act.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements
High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to analyze and solve problems.
Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.
Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
Employee development and performance management skills.
Ability to supervise and train assigned staff including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
Ability to plan and evaluate programs.
Conditions of Employment
Possession of a valid New Mexico driver's license is a requirement for this job.
Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
Ability to secure and maintain a valid UNM Driver's License.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Work involves considerable exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.