Captain of Security

Posted Date 1 month ago(6/18/2021 9:37 AM)
Position Code
Day Shift
Night Shift
Rotating Shift
Regular Full-Time
CS Security

Overview and Responsibilities

Directs security department, including personnel and processes, in implementing the College’s security and property-protection programs. Under the general supervision of the Director of Safety and Organizational Compliance, this person overseas the responsibility of campus security 24/7. The Captain of Security is also responsible for compliance with all applicable loacl, state, and federal regulations required for institutions of higher education security departments. This position as Captain also includes serving as the College Clery Compliance Officer. Incumbents are subject to hours beyond the normal workday.


The person in this position will serve as a Campus Security Authority (CSA). A CSA has significant responsibility for student and campus activities and is designated as an individual to whom students and employees should report criminal offenses. It is the responsibility of the CSA to report to the Security Office all allegations of crimes.


Principal Accountabilities/Responsibilities:
Responsible for planning, establishing, and implementing security program/procedures for the department and the college.
Directs and supervises security personnel; makes decisions for hiring and dismissal and conducts performance reviews.
Initiate emergency response in time of crisis and responds to and takes charge of incidents of unlawfulness, violence, and misconduct.
Compiles submits and maintains reports to meet regulatory requirements, and accreditation requirements including the filing of incident reports and daily crime log as required by Clery Act and TIBRS reporting to the State of Tennessee.
Creates and monitors department budget to assure proper Security operations.
Performs other accountabilities as required or directed.


Minimum Education

Skill and proficiency to read, write, perform basic mathematical calculations and use oral grammar as normally acquired through official completion of high school or its equivalent.


Minimum Experience

Knowledge of legal guidelines in the principals of arrest-search-seizure as acquired through at least three (3) years experience in law enforcement, military police or institutional security and the knowledge of College policies, procedures, practices.  

Minimum Licensure, Registration, Certification

Valid driver’s license, ability to obtain a special officer’s commission/surety bond and a firearms certificate as required by the State of Tennessee.


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