DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
Under the direction of the Secure Community Network (SCN), the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta (JFGA), and reporting to the Community Security Director (CSD), the Deputy Community Security Director (DCSD) will serve as a representative of SCN as an expert security advisor, law enforcement liaison, and training provider to provide direction and oversight for the development, organization, implementation and monitoring of the JFGA’s campus, ‘The Selig Center’s, security operations, as well as provide guidance, training and strategic direction to ensure the safety and security of all member organizations of the Jewish community. The DCSD will serve as a liaison during crisis response and mitigation efforts, assisting local incident commanders and/or serve as an incident commander during crisis response and mitigation efforts, if requested and/or required. The DCSD will coordinate with federal, state and local law enforcement, non-profit, public, private and other stakeholder organizations on community safety and security matters.
- Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree, PLUS a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in Emergency Management, Security Risk Management, Law Enforcement, Public Safety Administration, United States Armed Forces OR equivalent combination of professional work experience, training and education. Preferred qualifications include prior supervisory and managerial experience.
- Results-oriented individual, with highest degree of personal integrity and able to pass a background check.
- Excellent problem-solving skills.
- Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced organization.
- Proven success in collaborating and developing working relationships with security professionals and colleagues.
- Broad-based knowledge of security protocols, threat investigations, physical security and emergency management.
- Proficient in the development and implementation of operational planning, policies, protocols and procedures.
- Ability to maintain the integrity of confidential efforts and documents
- Ability to work under extremely stressful situations and handle multiple tasks over an extended period of time.
- Ability to communicate in verbal, written or electronic formats in an effective, concise and grammatically correct manner.
- Ability to make independent and accurate decisions in difficult matters with tact and courtesy.
- Skilled in utilizing professional judgement in dealing with entities from all sectors as well as other law enforcement, intelligence, and emergency management professionals.
- Proficiency in Apple operating systems, Adobe and Microsoft Office suite of products (specifically: Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
- Possess ability to develop strong relationships with the community.
· A basic understanding of Judaism and knowledge of Jewish community history, holidays and traditions is preferred but not required.
Travel will be required and may involve coverage, to include areas outside the immediate region to support significant events or incident response for an extended period with little advance notice. Ability to respond after-hours and be placed “on-call”, as necessary.
This position may be designated as essential personnel. Essential personnel must be able to serve during continuity of operation events without regard to declarations of liberal leave or government/organizational closures due to weather, protests, natural or manmade incidents.