Director of Public Safety

Director of Public Safety


James Sprunt Community College
133 James Sprunt Drive
Kenansville, NC 28349
Phone: 910-296-2400

Job Location

133 James sprunt Community Drive Kenansville, NC 28349




Full-time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Closes: Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, August 15, 2022

Expected Work Hours

M - Th 8AM - 5PM Fr 8AM-12PM

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required to satisfactorily perform the essential duties and responsibilities.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


Ability to communicate effectively through speech and writing.

Ability to identify, communicate and analyze problems.

Ability to take ownership and utilize constructive feedback.

Must be punctual, professional and conduct oneself in an ethical manner.

Ability to plan and prioritize tasks.

Ability to work respectfully within a team environment.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of the requisite knowledge, skill and abilities.






           Required:  Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice or related field and/or current NC law enforcement certifications.

            Preferred:  Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice or related field. Bilingual; Career Readiness Certificate (CRC)


               Required: Minimum of 2 years security/law enforcement experience or equivalent

               Preferred:   Prior community college or university campus safety/security law enforcement experience.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to assist individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.   The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to focus.  May require travel.


WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to assist individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  


This position description covers the most essential functions and duties associated with this position.  Other duties may be assigned by the President or appropriate supervisor personnel.  The College reserves the right to alter duties, responsibilities, conditions, working hours, and job title as necessary.



James Sprunt Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College prohibits discrimination against any person (including staff, faculty or student body) on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, or age.

If you need assistance or accommodations please contact 910-296-2400.

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

This position will coordinate campus safety and security through leadership and collaboration with all departments on campus.  Leadership will be provided for the various functions and procedures that must be followed and implemented to ensure a safe and secure campus for all students, employees, and visitors.  This position reports directly to the President.



This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive.  Incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities the ability to perform the essential functions.


  • Identify hazardous operations and recommend solutions to minimize hazards.
  • Coordinate ongoing safety and security projects
  • Develop safety programs
  • Coordinate with the Director of Facilities on any issue relating to OSHA and other safety-related concerns
  • Conduct routine safety/security inspections
  • Advise the President’s Council on campus safety/security issues
  • Update and advise college personnel on safety and security matters
  • Complete and publish the yearly Department of Education Campus Safety and Security Survey
  • Perform work during emergency/disaster situations
  • Update and monitor the college’s Emergency Plan
  • Manage the college’s Crisis Management Program initiatives
  • Train campus employees on lock-down procedures
  • Serve as training liaison with local law enforcement agencies
  • Provide supervisory oversight/management of the college’s Campus Security Program
  • Approve, coordinate, and publish College Resource Officer schedules to include daytime, evening, holiday, and weekend schedules
  • Develop, train, and deliver campus security programs and initiatives
  • Manage and promote the college’s “No Drug Tolerance” policy
  • Investigate workplace accidents and complete incident reports
  • Acquire computer/technology competencies as appropriate to the position
  • Maintain security of personal computer access
  • Perform other professional or job-related duties as assigned
  • Serve on college committees as directed by supervisor

How to Apply


Job Post Contact

Human Resources

Tonya Kenan
HR Director & Title IV Coordinator

Kerry Miller
HR Coordinator

Cynthia Glaspie
HR Assistant