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JOB TITLE: Manager, Public Health Regional Emergency Preparedness
LOCATION: Cambridge Public Health Department, Cambridge, MA
POSTING DATE: August 28, 2015
Shift: Days
Hours: 40

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This position oversees emergency planning for Region 4B as defined by the Massachusetts Department of Pubic Health. This position is responsible for the coordination of regional planning and implementation among local public health agents in Region 4B. Planning initiatives include emergency planning as well as more traditional public health activities including regional outbreaks and response to extreme weather events. This position is responsible for maintaining strong relationships with the constituent 4B cities and towns, MDPH, and with other funding agencies.

The Regional Manager serves as a liaison between MDPH and Region 4B and will work closely with MDPH in implementing statewide preparedness plans at the local levels. In addition, this position serves as the liaison between the Cambridge Public Health Department and the public safety departments for the city of Cambridge.

Education: Masters degree in public health or related field. Work Experience: Must have at least five years professional, administrative, or managerial experience; at least three years must have been in a supervisory capacity.

Other Qualifications:

• Excellent advocacy, collaboration, leadership, oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to manage multiple projects at one time; to work both independently and collaboratively with others; to adjust to rapid changes; and to exercise sound judgment.
• Familiarity with MDPH, local public health systems, and communities included in Region 4B;
• Facility with all-hazards public health emergency planning.
• Ability to accomplish work objectives where few precedents or guidelines are available; to establish rapport with persons from different ethnic, cultural, and/or economic backgrounds. Additional Requirements: Massachusetts driver’s license and the use of a private automobile for business travel. Occasional evening and weekend work. Ability and willingness to travel for job related purposes. Physical Skills: Must be ambulatory and able to travel around the state, work at a computer for prolonged periods. Working Conditions: Shared office in busy public health department. Working environment is office-based, community-based and entails travel both in the city and statewide. Occasional travel out of state may be indicated. Regional Responsibilities:
• Work with the Executive Committee of Region 4B to develop strategies and plans to increase the preparedness of the region and its local public health members.
• Work with local boards of health, health departments, hospitals, local public safety, and other local stakeholders to develop emergency response plans.
• Build and support coalition development among public health agencies located in Region 4B.
• Plan, facilitate and participate in Region 4B member community meetings.
• Build and maintain relationships and lead collaboration among regional members.
• Provide consultation and support to 4B communities to strengthen their capacity to respond to other public health needs in addition to emergencies and disasters. Act as a Liaison between the Region 4B and other emergency planning regions within the Commonwealth.
• Act as one of the MDPH Regional Coordinators for public health preparedness. Contract Management:
• Identify and implement program goals and objectives.
• Develop and manage budgets.
• Submit timely documentation and reports as required by funding agencies.
• Assist in identification of funding opportunities, and support the process for obtaining and justifying future funding. Supervision:
• Supervise the regional coordinators and any contractual employees. Cambridge Public Health Department:
• Serve as the Emergency Preparedness Liaison between the Cambridge Public Health Department and the City of Cambridge
• Develop emergency preparedness training and exercises for the Cambridge Public Health Department
• Develop and maintain emergency preparedness plans for the Cambridge Public Health Department


 

EHS: Elliot Hospital

JOB TITLE: EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICER
POSTING DATE: December 20, 2014
Department: EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
Shift: Days
Hours: 40

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POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsible for all planning and operational activities related to Emergency Management readiness and response.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Serves as the EHS Emergency Management Officer as defined by Joint Commission standards.
Oversees and assures compliance with the Emergency Management standards pursuant to accreditation standards (including Joint Commission), and all local, state and federal Emergency Preparedness regulations, policies, guidance and best practices.
Develops, maintains and drills the Incident Command System for the organization.
Coordinates and monitors internal and external disaster drills.

  • Ensures that the system-wide Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) is up to date and effective, including all reporting, drills, and hazard vulnerability analyses.
  • Assures the summaries of these activities and after action reports are conveyed to the appropriate committees, and ultimately the Governing Body.
  • Maintains an updated and functional Healthcare HICS activation structure for the organization, and educates and drills implementation as appropriate.
  • Serves as primary EM resource for Administrator On-Call group, including during HICS Command Center activations and drill activations, supports effective orientation and education to Command Center participants.
  • Assists departments, units and programs system-wide in developing, understanding and effectively operationalizing the emergency management plans specifically applicable to them, and their roles and responsibilities in the overall organizational EOP.
  • Coordinates and oversees training for all levels of personnel on emergency disaster response.
  • Chairs the Emergency Management Committee, responsible for preparing agendas, ensuring appropriate meeting content, presiding over meetings and recording minutes. Coordinates the activities of the Emergency Management Committee with the Environment of Care Patient Safety Committee and other groups as appropriate.
  • Serves as liaison for the Emergency Management activities of the organization with internal and external departments and agencies, proactively developing relationships and ensuring effective collaboration and coordination.
  • Coordinates efforts and activities with the EHS Safety Officer.
  • Oversees planning, budget tracking and expenditures of EM Grant Funding in collaboration with the Director of Risk Management.

Qualifications
Education:
Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Emergency Management, or related field. Master’s preferred.

Experience:
Previous healthcare environmental emergency management or occupational health experience required. Prior experience in healthcare safety program development, administration and education preferred.

Certification/Licensure:
Valid Driver’s License required. CSP (Certified Safety Professional), or CHSP (Certified Healthcare Safety Professional), CHEP certification preferred. The following progression is preferred over tenure, if not attained already: HSEEP Program, HSEEP Evaluator, FEMA IS-100.HC, FEMA IS-200, FEMA IS-700, and FEMA IS-800.

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Columbia College

JOB TITLE: Assistant/Associate Professor of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
POSTING DATE: February 10, 2015

Columbia College in Columbia, South Carolina seeks applications for a tenure-track appointment in the Emergency Management Program at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. For more information, go to http://www.columbiasc.edu/about/employment/54-about/why-columbia-college/employment/2030-assistant-or-associate-professor. The position will serve as Coordinator of the online Emergency Management program. In that capacity, the successful candidate will teach, oversee the development of courses and the curriculum, recruit and supervise adjunct faculty, advise students and manage the program. The position requires teaching up to twelve hours of undergraduate courses per term. A terminal degree, i.e. Ph.D., J.D. or M.D., from an accredited institution is required. Specialty area is flexible. Professional experience in emergency management, emergency response and/or homeland security is preferred. Teaching responsibilities include online Emergency Management and Homeland Security courses.


University of Colorado Colorado Springs

JOB TITLE: Assistant or Associate Professor – Public Administration/Homeland Security & Defense
POSTING DATE: December 3, 2014

The School of Public Affairs (SPA) at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs is currently recruiting applicants for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in the School’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) program, contingent upon final budget approval at the time of offer. This position begins August 2015.

For more information, and to apply, please visit: www.jobsatcu.com/postings/91969.


Eastern Kentucky University

JOB TITLE: Homeland Security Faculty
POSTING DATE: December 1, 2014

The Department of Safety & Security in the Eastern Kentucky University, College of Justice & Safety, seeks to hire a collegial and dedicated colleague who enjoys teaching and working with students to fill a 9-month, tenure-track position in Homeland Security to begin August 15, 2015. Responsibilities include classroom and online undergraduate and graduate instruction; research and scholarship; and service to the profession, community, and university. Faculty members normally teach four (4) courses per semester, conduct student advising, and engage in research and professional activities. A doctoral degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited institution or equivalent international institution is required. A Juris Doctor degree may be considered. Applicants ABD and within 1 year of their doctorate may be considered. Substantial relevant professional experience is preferred. Expertise in security management with an emphasis in government/industrial security or corporate security is desired. Expertise in intelligence studies is also desired. Prior successful college and/or professional teaching experience, preparation in teaching and learning, documented research, active professional engagement and congenial team-oriented attitudes are valued credentials. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled; application review will begin February 1, 2015. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check and educational credential check. Applicants must submit a letter of application; curriculum vitae; unofficial graduate transcripts; and the name, address, and telephone number of three (3) professional references. Application procedures are located at http://www.hr.eku.edu/employment. For questions, please contact Toni.Wells@eku.edu.


Virginia Commonwealth University

Criminal Justice, Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness, Public Administration/Public Policy, Urban/Regional Studies & Planning

POSTING DATE: 10/29/2014
HIRE DATE: 8/10/2015

Institution: Virginia Commonwealth University – VCU
Location: Richmond, VA
Category: Faculty – Liberal Arts – Security Studies
Type: Full Time
Academic/Administrative Unit: L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs
Departments: Criminal Justice, Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness, Public Administration/Public Policy, Urban/Regional Studies & Planning

The L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is continuing its growth with multiple anticipated faculty hires. This follows the successful recruitment of sixteen new colleagues in the past three years. As part of this announcement we are inviting applications and letters of interest for the following positions to begin in Fall 2015 or soon thereafter.

Applicants must indicate the position(s) for which they are applying. All applications should be submitted via email and should include a cover-letter and a detailed CV with the names and contact information of three references, one example of scholarship, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. This material should be sent to Ms. Tina Braden at tbraden@vcu.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.

For information about the Wilder School please visit our website at www.wilder.vcu.edu.

Faculty members listed against the positions can be contacted with questions, however, all applications must be sent electronically to Tina Braden.

Open Positions:
  • Criminal Justice (Open Rank, Tenure-Track) Position #: F06610

    The program is seeking productive scholars and researchers who show a commitment to high-quality instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants applying at the Assistant Professor rank will be required to have an established research agenda on a criminal justice policy issue emphasizing policing, crime prevention or race, although exceptional candidates from other areas of criminal justice expertise will be considered, clear potential for external funding, and potential for scholarship or creative expression to complement and expand existing expertise in the field of Criminal Justice. Senior colleagues at the Associate or Professor level will be required to have a well-developed scholarly/research portfolio with evidence of multi-disciplinary applications and external funding appropriate to complement and expand existing expertise in the field of Criminal Justice. We anticipate that a successful candidate will teach within the core requirements of the graduate and undergraduate programs/concentrations in criminal justice. A Ph.D. Degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a related field by the time hire is required as is the potential for high quality scholarship and teaching.
    Contact: Jill Gordon Potts (jagordon@vcu.edu)

  • Criminal Justice (Open Rank, Non-tenure eligible) Position #s: F37290, F37420

    Candidates should have substantial teaching experience, preferably as a full time employee at a college or university, a commitment to student engagement, and an ability to contribute to curricular development, and teach a range of criminal justice related courses. A Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology or related field is preferred.
    Contact: Jill Gordon Potts (jagordon@vcu.edu)

  • Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness (Open Rank, Tenure-Track) Position #: F37320

    The program is seeking productive scholars and researchers with a specialty in cyber-security, particularly in terms of information security policy. Expertise in cybercrime is also desirable. Strong interdisciplinary skills are needed to foster collaborations with other academic units. The program is seeking productive scholars and researchers who show a commitment to high-quality instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants applying at the Assistant Professor rank will be required to have an established research agenda, a clear potential for external funding, and potential for scholarship or creative expression to complement and expand existing expertise in the field of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. Senior colleagues at the Associate or Professor level will be required to have a well-developed scholarly/research portfolio with evidence of multi-disciplinary applications and external funding appropriate to complement and expand existing expertise in the field of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. A Ph.D. in the social sciences, information security, computer science, public policy or related field is required.
    Contact: Will Pelfrey (wvpelfrey@vcu.edu)

  • Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (Open Rank, Non-tenure eligible) Position #s: F37310, F37400, F37410

    Desired area of specialty is intelligence analysis. This is a teaching faculty position and a record of university level course development and delivery are required. The successful candidate will be expected to carry a teaching load equivalent of up to eight 3-credit courses a year. Example syllabi, course evaluations, and pedagogical philosophy should accompany application materials. Experience with intelligence at the federal level, particularly in terms of intelligence analysis and application, is strongly desired. A PHD or ABD status in Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, the Social Sciences or a closely related field is preferred, as is a strong and diverse teaching record in intelligence analysis or criminal justice or criminology.
    Contact: Will Pelfrey (wvpelfrey@vcu.edu).

  • Public Administration/Public Policy (Open Rank, Tenure-Track) Position #: F37330

    The faculty member selected will have strong record of research and scholarship in state and local government or another field closely related to public administration and/or public policy. Candidates will also have a teaching focus in state and local government and will be able to teach several core courses in the VCU MPA program. Applicants applying at the Assistant Professor rank will be required to have an established research agenda, a clear potential for external funding, and potential for scholarship or creative expression to complement and expand existing expertise in the field of Public Administration and Policy. Senior colleagues at the Associate or Professor level will be required to have a well-developed scholarly/research portfolio with evidence of multi-disciplinary applications and external funding appropriate to
    complement and expand existing expertise in the field of Public Administration and Policy. Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by August 2015 in Public Administration or related field. A strong and diverse teaching record in state and local government or another field closely related to public administration and/or public policy.
    Contact: Nancy Stutts (nbstutts@vcu.edu)

  • Urban/Regional Studies and Planning (Open Rank, non-tenure eligible) Position #: F37300

    Desired area of specialization is urban design and its applications related to urban and regional planning. The successful candidate will be expected to carry a teaching load equivalent to eight 3-credit courses a year, work with both undergraduate and graduate students, and be involved in service activities in the School and the communities.

    Preference will be given to candidates who have taught Urban Design related courses at the University level. Preferred skills include free hand and computer graphics, 3D rendering, digital animation. Preferred PhD or ABD status in Urban Design or closely related field with five or more years of professional experience. Knowledge and experience of the following software applications are highly desirable: Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, CAD, and GIS.
    Contact: I-Shian Suen (isuen@vcu.edu)

For all positions, demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU is required. For additional information, please visit: http://www.pubinfo.vcu.edu/facjobs or http://www.wilder.vcu.edu/.
Application Process: Applicants must indicate the position(s) for which they are applying. All applications should be submitted via email and should include a cover-letter and a detailed CV with the names and contact information of three references, one example of scholarship, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. This material should be sent to Ms. Tina Braden at tbraden@vcu.edu Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. For information about the Wilder School please visit our website at www.wilder.vcu.edu. Faculty members listed against the positions can be contacted with questions, however, all applications must be sent electronically to Tina Braden. Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
For Additional Information: Tina Braden Phone:(804) 828-1016 Fax:(804) 828-0136 Web: http://www.wilder.vcu.edu/


Dean College

Assistant Professor of Homeland and Security Management (Fall 2015)

Location: Franklin, MA
Category: Faculty – Liberal Arts – Security Studies; Faculty – Business – Other Business
Posted: 11/10/2014
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time

Dean College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Homeland and Security Management, starting Fall 2015. The Business School seeks a versatile instructor with a strong academic background in security management, as well as experience as a practitioner in the field. The successful candidate will teach courses in Security and Risk Management, Risk Analysis and Loss Prevention, Security Systems Planning and Operations, and Crisis and Emergency Response Planning. There may be the opportunity to develop special topics electives as appropriate. This is a 10-month, full-time position renewable annually.

Responsibilities:

Position reports to the Dean, School of Business. Faculty duties include, but are not limited to: · teaching (5 courses per semester); · hold office hours as required and meet with students by appointment; · mentor students regarding academic and career/graduate school preparation; · participate in committees as assigned, attend school and program meetings; · participate in recruitment activities; · organize and advise a campus publication; · perform other related duties as assigned;

Required Skills and Experience:

The successful candidate will have a Master’s in Security Management plus professional work experience, as well as at least three years of undergraduate teaching experience. Candidates must have a demonstrated passion for teaching and for providing transformational learning experiences for college students and teaching students with diverse learning styles. Experience with course management systems (i.e., Moodle) and classroom media such as smart boards is essential.

To Apply: Please submit the following: 1) a letter of application, 2) curriculum vita, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) sample of syllabi, 5) a copy of advanced degree transcript, and 6) names and contact information for at least three professional references to https://deancollege.trackingtalent.com/opportunities/assistant-professor-of-security-management.

Dean College is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Application Information Contact: Human Resources, Dean College


Georgian Court University: Faculty in Criminal Justice

POSTING DATE: October 15, 2014

Summary

The Department of Criminal Justice seeks two full-time, tenure-track faculty (Open Rank and Assistant Professor) beginning Fall Semester 2015 to teach undergraduate courses in Criminal Justice and graduate courses in Homeland Security. While the department is open to all areas of specialty, it is particularly interested in hiring at least one faculty member whose primary area of specialization is related to immigration, feminist criminology, and/or urban crime.

Responsibilities

  • Integrate the Mercy core values of respect, integrity, compassion, justice and service in all aspects of interaction.
  • Teach 12 credits per semester in undergraduate and graduate courses in criminal justice and homeland security in both
    traditional and non-traditional formats (classroom, hybrid and online).
  • Regularly assess the outcomes of courses taught and make improvements.
  • Advise students and supervise their internships.
  • Develop and maintain a research program and mentor undergraduate researchers; develop programs to pursue grant
    acquisitions and external funding.
  • Participate in departmental functions, including program development and assessment.
  • Engage in university-wide service; support co-curricular student activities.

Qualifications

  • Earned doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent international institution in a relevant discipline
    is required, a PhD is preferred. JD without clear evidence of significant scholarship or scholarly potential will not be
    considered.
  • Highly qualified ABDs may be considered if evidence can be shown that completion of the Ph.D. will occur prior to Fall
    2015.
  • Strong record of scholarship; additional experience in grant acquisition preferred; or provide evidence of the potential to
    develop a strong research program, including the pursuit of external funding.
  • Demonstrated record of professional and academic leadership is preferred but not required.
  • Evidence of competent teaching; classroom and online.
  • Professional work experience in a related field (Criminal Justice, Homeland Security, or Public Policy) is preferred, but not
    required.
  • Ability to foster working relationships with criminal justice and homeland security related organizations in the public and
    private sectors.
  • Candidates should be committed to coordinating, supporting and expanding internship experiences and/or employment in
    local, state, and federal programs.
  • Candidates should be able to teach a wide range of undergraduate Criminal Justice and Homeland Security courses including
    social statistics.
  • Interest and ability to assume a leadership role in the department preferred, but not required.

Application Instructions

In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online. Create a Georgian
Court University Employment Account by clicking on the position title on our web site at: http://www.georgian.edu/hresources/employment/interview_exchange.htm

You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcript
  • Letters of recommendation from three professional references. Letters can be included with your online application or sent
    to: Georgian Court University, Office of Human Resources, 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, NJ 08701

The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding her/his terminal degree. References will not
be contacted without prior notification to applicants.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates who will enrich our climate of
diversity are encouraged to apply. Further inquiries about this position may be addressed to: mkline@georgian.edu
For more information about Georgian Court, visit www.georgian.edu.