Assistant Director, Campus Safety

College of the Canyons
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
United States

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Job Description

The Santa Clarita Community College District/College of the Canyons is seeking a full-time Assistant Director, Campus Safety in our Student Services division. The ideal candidate will share our college’s commitment to educating the more than 32,000 racially and socioeconomically diverse students we enroll each year. Currently, our student body is approximately 45.4 percent Latinx/Hispanic, 32.2 percent White, 6.3 percent Asian, 5.5 percent African-American, 4.5 percent Pacific Islander, 2 percent multi-ethnic, and less than 1 percent Native American. The college was designated a Hispanic Serving Institution in 2015, reflecting our focus on enhancing the educational attainment and economic well-being of the community we proudly serve. As one of 20 community colleges in the state selected for the California Guided Pathways Project, we are focused on enhancing equity and implementing policies and practices that help all students achieve successful academic outcomes.

College of the Canyons is pleased to announce the following:

Assistant Director, Campus Safety

A Full-Time Classified Administrator Position

Review Date: November 12, 2020


Under the direction of the Director, Campus Safety works to establish safety protocols, policy, and operational standards. The Assistant Director will assume the responsibilities of the Director of Campus Safety in that person’s absence. Patrols campus buildings; protects individuals and controls crowds during assemblies or disturbances, as well as supervises full-time and part-time campus safety officers engaged in the same activities. This position investigates and prepares written reports on accidents, property damage, fires, law violations, thefts, and disturbances of the peace, reviews the reports of subordinates and assumes responsibility for follow-up. Other duties may include gathering evidence and interviewing witnesses; testifying in court as necessary. This position may be expected to work a flexible assignment that may include emergency call outs, nights and weekends. Performs other related duties as assigned.

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Application Process:

Application materials must be submitted by the end of the day in the Human Resources Offices on November 12, 2020.

Applicants are encouraged to complete their application online.

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Applicants may check the status of their application online and may expect to be notified within approximately 4-5 weeks following the review date as to the status of their application.

The Santa Clarita Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected basis under the law.

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Job Requirements


Four (4) years active law enforcement experience required. Experience in the development and implementation of security, safety and disaster preparedness and response plans desirable.


Equivalent to the completion of an Associate of Science degree in Administration of Justice or a related field. Coursework or training in supervision is desirable. One year active law enforcement experience in addition to that identified above may be substituted for each one year (30 units) of college.


Possession of a valid California Driver’s License.

Guard Registration from Bureau of Security & Investigative Services.

Basic Certificate issued by the State Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) or the equivalent.

First Aid and C.P.R. certifications.