Safety & Security Manager - Allen County Public Library Fort Wayne, IN Bookmark Share Print 89 0 0

Listing Description

"Enriching the community through lifelong learning and discovery"
Do you want to accomplish important things in and for our community? Do you believe that libraries can change lives?  If so, join our team of dedicated, passionate individuals. Excellent customer service is the number one priority for all ACPL positions. At ACPL, we believe that every staff member plays a key role in delivering top quality service to the residents of Allen County. We are seeking individuals who are interested in helping ACPL further our mission of enriching the community through lifelong learning and discovery.

The Safety & Security Manager plans, organizes, and manages programs that ensure staff, patron and contractor safety and security; ensures compliance with security, safety, health, and environmental regulations, policies and procedures.

Essential Functions
  • Plans, organizes, administers, reviews and evaluates the work of assigned staff and contractors.
  • Recommends selection of staff; trains staff and provides for their professional development; administers discipline as required.
  • Develops and implements goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards for the department; assists with the preparation and administration of assigned budget(s).
  • Contributes to the overall quality of service provision by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending and implementing improved policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates scheduling of periodic testing and repairs of building life safety and security systems.
  • Manages security guard services for Library facilities; coordinates coverage and resolve issues Branch Managers and Library management; performs periodic site visits to Branches to observe security guard performance.
  • Develops and makes presentations on safety and security related topics.
  • Ensures periodic evacuation drills are scheduled and conducted; assists Branch Managers and Safety Committee Members with establishing evacuation procedures.
  • Coordinates with and ensures outside contractors and vendors are complying with applicable OSHA, local, state, and federal laws and regulations while working on Library property.
  • Conducts scheduled and unscheduled inspections of buildings and grounds to identify and document hazards/risks and provides recommendations for corrective action.
  • Ensures Library safety policies, procedures and practices are in compliance with applicable OSHA, local, state, and federal laws and regulations.
  • Responds to and resolves inquiries and complaints.
  • Directs the conduct of and conducts analytical studies; develops and reviews reports of findings, alternatives and recommendations; directs the maintenance of accurate records and files.
  • Develops, implements, and maintains OSHA, local, state and federal mandated and other safety and security related programs, plans, procedures, and associated documentation.
  • Promotes and supports the overall mission of the Library by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with public and staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment. 

  • Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in business administration, or a related field; AND five (5) years of professional experience in developing and managing an organizational safety and security programs; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 
  • Driver's License

  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Compensation starts at $54K per year and goes up based on previous work experience.
  • Comprehensive benefits package - including medical, dental, vision, life & long-term disability insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account/Health Savings Account
  • Two (2) weeks of sick leave
  • Four (4) weeks vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Library paid retirement fund (PERF)
  • Deferred compensation plan option (457b)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Variety of voluntary insurance plans
  • Wellness bonus opportunity
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Applications accepted through August 12, 2022.

    The Allen County Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status. We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

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