Kennesaw State seeking emergency management director

Kennesaw State University in Georgia is looking to hire a director for its Office of Emergency Management.

In addition to presiding over the functions assigned to the Office of Emergency Management, the director will assist the chief of police with the leadership and management of the staff of the Department of Public Safety. They will handle administrative and supervisory duties involving state and federal regulations, as well as institutional rules and policies. 

Duties of the position include planning, organizing and supervising the Office of Emergency Management; providing strategic and operational safety support; maintaining relationships with local, state and federal security, safety, law enforcement and other related agencies; and integrating and managing oversight of the public safety communications function into emergency preparedness and response procedures.

Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree and at least nine years of comparable or related experience. Excellent management and supervisory skills are also required.

Preferred qualifications include having a master’s degree and/or completion of a nationally recognized advanced command officer training. Experience with emergency management planning for critical incident response, special events and athletic events safety and security is also desired.