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Pacific Lutheran University Associate Director of Emergency Management in Tacoma, Washington

Hiring Range: $28.85-$32.70 per hour, with excellent benefits.Department: Campus Safety and InformationWork Schedule: Full time; Monday through Friday day shift work schedule. Weekend, evening, and holiday work are sometimes required. Must be available and willing to work weekends and after hours as needed for critical incidents, often on short notice.General Description:The Associate Director of Emergency Management provides operational and administrative oversight for Pacific Lutheran University’s emergency preparedness and continuity efforts, and coordinates, plans, develops, and implements emergency preparedness/disaster response processes and procedures. This position provides necessary project management and support for all emergency preparedness sub-committees and workgroup items, and networks with emergency response community partners to coordinate preparedness efforts. The Associate Director is responsible for maintaining an awareness of the responsibilities and support needs of University Administrators. This role helps to coordinate and manage the Emergency Operations Center during actual events/emergencies. This position includes disaster preparedness, incident response planning, mitigation efforts and campus drills/training. This position also requires an understanding of general Campus Safety department functions and university wide organizational functions. This position reports to the Director of Campus Safety.Essential Functions and Responsibilities:Consult with and serve as principal advisor to University leadership in the event of an emergency situation or disaster.Collaborate with the Assistant Director of Campus Safety Operations in assessing and coordinating the training needs of Campus Safety Staff in relation to high level emergency response.Assess, maintain, and revise PLU’s Emergency Management Plan (EMP) for all hazards.Coordinate and integrate PLU’s EMP with local and state emergency response agencies.Oversee PLU’s Emergency Planning Team by facilitating periodic meetings and providing training and guidance on updates to the emergency response plan.Lead the PLU Emergency Building Coordinator (EBC) program. Provide training to EBC’s and review and develop EBC response procedures.Oversee or collaborate with PLU’s emergency and disaster preparedness volunteer organizations including but not limited to: W7PLU (Emergency Communications), CERT, PLU Red Cross Club, etc.Update, maintain, and distribute the PLU Emergency Binder, which contains contact information for PLU emergency response team members and general campus response procedures.Design, plan, and conduct periodic emergency management exercises and trainings; including tabletop exercises, campus-wide drills, department trainings and student/staff/faculty presentations.Maintain emergency response related equipment and agreements – emergency notifications system (loudspeaker system) and PLU Alert (text, phone call, email notificat