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Emergency Management Coordinator

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Emergency Management Coordinator

San Mateo County Community College District

Posting Number: 2014933S
Department: Facilities / Public Safety DIST (DEPT)
Location: District Office
Position Number: TBD
Percentage of Full Time: 100%
FLSA: Non-Exempt (accrues overtime)
Months per Year: 12
If other, please specify:
Salary Range:
Min Salary: $68,508 (annual)
Max Salary: $87,396 (annual)
Position Type: Classified Positions

Who We Are:
The San Mateo County Community District is committed to achieving educational equity for all students. As outlined in the Districts Strategic Plan, success, equity, and social justice for our students are longstanding goals. The Districts Students First Strategic Plan is focused on Student Success, Equity and Social Justice. We provide students with a rich and dynamic learning experience that embraces differences emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders. When you join our team at San Mateo County Community College District, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners.

The College and the District:
The San Mateo County Community College District is home to Caada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College. All three of our colleges are designated as Hispanic Serving Institutions enrolling approximately 33,000 students each academic year. San Mateo County Community College District has a diverse student population that is a reflection of the communities that it serves. Detailed information about the student population, including data related to student success, can be found on the San Mateo County Community College Districts Educational Services & Planning website.

Who We Want:
We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities and orientations. Therefore, we prioritize applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to a professional educational community. The successful candidate will be an equity-minded individual committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps. The San Mateo County Community College District seeks employees who value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals.

The Position:
The Emergency Management Coordinator will support the projects and objectives of the San Mateo County Community College District Emergency Management Program by performing work assisting in the development, delivery, support, and oversight of emergency preparedness training. Under general supervision, the position will be responsible for assisting in the development , conducting and evaluating of exercises related to emergency preparedness and response efforts, recommending improvements (policy, infrastructure, training and equipment) pursuant to lessons learned through drills and exercises; integrating exercises into District, local and statewide plans. The coordinator will conduct, coordinate and write all After Action Reports/Improvement Plans (AAR/IP). This position is also responsible for the maintenance of the multi-year training and exercise plan (MYTEP). The position will support the Emergency Manager with daily operational duties/projects and preparedness activities.

Public contact is extensive and includes students, staff, other educational institutions, community and business representatives, governmental agencies and the general public, for the purpose of exchanging program information and services. A high degree of independent judgment and creativity is required to adequately represent the District and program, to serve as a technical resource person for the program, and to design original program components and services. Consequences of errors in judgment can be costly in public relations and in employee time; however, management controls limit the risk of more serious consequences. The Emergency Management Coordinator can lead the work of student assistants and other staff as assigned.
All government employees are Disaster Service Workers as described in Section 3100 and 3109 of the CA Government Code. Emergency management duties during declared and undeclared emergencies will be assigned on a 24/7/365 basis.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The duties below are representative of the duties of the classification and are not intended to cover all of the duties performed by the incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this classification.

1. Implement Multi-Year Training & Exercise Plan (MYTEP)

2. Build upon already established capabilities, and utilize existing local and regional training opportunities

3. Using MYTEP, schedule training that lays the foundation for building campus response and recovery capabilities

4. Coordinate training with local partners and conduct multi-agency, multi-disciplinary training courses

5. Identify appropriate courses to host or attend, either locally or out-of-state

6. Tailor existing courses, to apply to higher education emergency management

7. Maintain training materials and manuals

8. Maintain training records for individuals responding and recovering from emergencies for the District

9. Implement and manage the SMCCD emergency management exercise program

10. Using the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) model for exercise design, conduct and evaluate development exercises to establish and build capabilities according to the MYTEP

11. Assists in the development of exercises that span the HSEEP progressive approach and include seminars, workshops, tabletops, games, drills, functional exercises and full-scale exercises

12. Assists in the development of emergency exercise scenarios and logistics

13. Conducts debriefs and after-action reviews of exercises

14. Analyze exercise evaluations, after-action review notes, and participant feedback to develop after-action reports and improvement plans with recommendations for correction and development to the Emergency Manager

15. Track and analyze after-action items for trends and overarching areas for improvement across District departments, functions, and systems. Track progress and implementation of improvement plan items

16. Coordinate Emergency Management Operations Group (EMOG) training and exercise to prepare the group for campus emergency response roles

17. Assist the Office of Emergency Management to develop tools, guides, procedures etc. to better equip EMOG members to effectively respond to campus emergencies

18. Participates and maintains the Districts Hazard, Threat, and Vulnerabilities Assessment

19. Participates as a member of the District Emergency Operations Group during all exercises and actual emergencies

20. Assist the Emergency Manager in planning for special events, ready event safety and security systems, and implementing plans during the special event

21. Assists with other duties as assigned by the Emergency Manager

Minimum Qualifications:
A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelors Degree in Education, Emergency Management, Business Administration or a closely related field

A combination of training and experience demonstrating successful work experience in emergency management, training, exercise design and implementation, policy development and implementation, program development and management, public safely or a closely related field

Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff

Successful completion of Professional Development Series: ICS-100, ICS-200, IS-700 and IS-800. ICS-300 and ICS-400 must be completed within 12 months upon hire

This position will be required to carry District issued communication devices and expected to respond anywhere in the District in emergencies

Possession of a valid California Drivers License (or the ability to obtain one)

Physical Requirements:
This classification requires standing, walking, reaching, stooping, pulling, pushing, climbing stairs; visual comparison; good memory; data analysis; tact, diplomacy, sensitivity to others; oral communication, including persuasive communication; attention to details; flexibility and quick decision-making to handle sudden changes in environment and surroundings; exercising caution and performing tasks safely in potentially hazardous environments, driving a motor vehicle to assess property and to pick up and deliver materials up to 50 lbs.; and manual dexterity in order to perform the essential functions.

Equivalence to Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Knowledge of California, and applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, regulations, and reporting requirements pertaining to safety, welfare, and emergency preparedness of personnel and property

2. Knowledge of current trends in education, research, training, intervention, prevention, protection, mitigation, response, recovery or related issues; laws, codes and regulations governing emergency and disaster programs, and knowledge of county, state and federal legislative developments applicable to contemporary program or service issues, and emergency preparedness resources available in San Mateo County, and the State of California

3. Skill in coordinating and guiding the actions and movements of others to assure safety in emergencies, drills, and other critical situations that may arise

4. Skill in oral communication, including skill in giving clear and concise instructions and directions

5. Skill in respectful, tactful and sensitive interaction with people who are diverse in their cultures, language groups and abilities

6. Skill in program coordination, setting up and maintaining detailed and confidential computer and manual records

7. Skill in using a variety of computer software to enter, retrieve, and modify data to prepare correspondence and other written materials

8. Train staff and coordinate activities of contractors, volunteer groups and staff; and conduct complex event planning; full scale exercises that are compliant with local, state, and federal guidelines

Preferred Qualifications:

Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. The District pays all or a portion of monthly medical plan premiums (depending on the coverage) and pays all of the monthly dental and vision plan premiums for employees and eligible dependents. Additional paid benefits include life insurance, salary continuance insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. Classified employees participate in the Public Employees Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Optional tax-deferred 403(b) and 457 retirement plans are also available.

Open Date: 04/13/2020
First Review Date: 05/04/2020
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions Summary:
Required Application Materials
All applicants are required to submit:

1. A completed online District application form (go to to complete the application and to apply for this position).

2. A resume that details all relevant education, training, and other work experience.

3. A cover letter of no more than 3 pages that addresses the applicants cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff as well as the applicants qualifications as they relate to the requirements, knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in this announcement.

Candidates for interview will be selected from among those who most closely meet the requirements and knowledge, skills and abilities. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview. As part of the interview process, candidates may be asked to demonstrate job-related knowledge and skills.

For questions related to this posting, please contact:

SMCCCD Office of Human Resources
3401 CSM Drive, San Mateo, CA 94402
Tel.: (650) 574-6555
Fax:(650) 574-6574
Web Page:

Conditions of Employment:
Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following:

1. Submit official transcripts (applies to all faculty or educational administrative positions)
2. Submit verifications of prior employment
3. Satisfactory references
4. Successfully being cleared for employment through the background checking process
In addition to background checks, the District may review publicly available information about a candidate on the Internet. If a candidate is aware of incorrect or inaccurate information that is available on the Internet, the candidate is welcome to address such an issue with the Office of Human Resources.
5. Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States
6. Approval of your employment by the SMCCCD Board of Trustees
7. Provide a certificate of Tuberculosis exam for initial employment.
8. Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment). Please note that the California Education Code requires, in part, that community college districts shall not employ or retain in employment persons in public school service who have been convicted of certain felonies, a misdemeanor drug charge (including alcohol offenses) or misdemeanor moral turpitude (sexual offense) crime. However, consideration may be given to those whose drug convictions occurred more than five years ago. A conviction for other crimes may not necessarily disqualify you from the job for which you may be applying.

EEO Statement:
The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.

Applicants who have disabilities may request that special accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process. Accommodation request forms and a copy of the Americans with Disabilities Act applicant procedures are available in the Office of Human Resources.

Annual Security Report:
San Mateo County Community College Districts (SMCCCD) 2019 Annual Security Report (ASR), required by the Clery Act, includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by SMCCCD; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from SMCCCD. Our 2019 Annual Security Report also outlines various campus safety and security policies, such as those concerning crime reporting, prevention and response to sexual and gender violence, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, emergency response and evacuation procedures, and other matters. The 2019 Annual Security Report also includes important tips to help every member of the community remain safe and avoid becoming a victim of crime. The 2019 Annual Security Report is now available. You can also obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Department of Public Safety at the District Office or any of the three Campuses (650) 738-7000.

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Location: San MateoCA 94402
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Ad Number: 1897598
Job Type:  Regular

Job Schedule: Full-time

Published in:  JobElephant
Published on: 2020-07-0707/07/2020
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