|Job Summary:||The UW-Madison Police Department (UWPD) has four Security Supervisor¿s that provide critical services to campus in four different defined roles/allocation patterns. These positions are expected to be capable of performing a wide range of duties that are outlined in this position description. Protect life and property while safeguarding the rights and dignity of individuals. Educate and train the public regarding security, safety and crime prevention issues. Foster trust and communication within the community and other agencies. Deal ethically with the public and coworkers. Effectively plan daily work and long-term projects. Assist with maintaining a well-trained, well-equipped work force. Collect data, document, report, investigate, and analyze security-related incidents. Participate in the Security Officer Training program as a supervisor. Demonstrate the use of formal problem solving methods and creativity. Assist police in law enforcement efforts. Supervise subordinates and make routine operational decisions for police as well as security when necessary.
Persons in any of the four allocations must be trained and prepared to act as part of formal incident command structure and to supervise Security Officers, Police Communications Operators or other support staff during emergencies. They will assist in planning and coordinating various emergency management functions and coordinating security resources with other portions of the Department They are also responsible for providing guidance and direction to security officers and the campus community when needed on access control and crime prevention surveys which include but is not limited to, buildings or rooms that are secured and entrances and exits is controlled. This can range from a simple key lock, to a high-security key (non-duplicative), to proximity card access, and crime prevention surveys that are done at the request of a facility manger in an effort to improve facility occupants' safety and security.
Campus Security Supervisor: This position is responsible for directly supervising assigned security officers, conducting briefings, scheduling work, directing activities, crime prevention work, coordinating security resources with other portions of the Department. This position is the key person in charge of coordinating the Security Officer Training (STO) training program and for coordinating security resources with other portions of the Department for the training. This position will schedule overtime for security as needed. This position reports to a Police Lieutenant under general supervision.
Health Sciences Campus (HSC) Security Supervisor: This position is responsible for directly supervising HSC Security Officers on any shift, conducting briefings, scheduling work, coordinating security and access control needs for the Health Sciences Campus, coordinating security resources with other portions of the Department and crime prevention work. This position primarily schedules needed security overtime for any shift/event. This position reports to the HSC Sergeant under general supervision.
Physical Security- Planning and Development Security Supervisor: This position serves as the campus technical expert and employee who is ultimately responsible for consulting with all campus entities regarding what security system types should be considered when trying to manage their crime prevention activities with a focus on physical security elements such as security surveys, alarm systems, access control, and major building remodels or new construction. This position may schedule security overtime as needed. This position reports to a Police Sergeant under general supervision.
Access Control - Planning and Development Security Supervisor: This position serves as the campus technical expert and employee who is ultimately responsible for campus access control services, which includes but not limited to, buildings or rooms that are secured and entrances and exits that are controlled. This can range from a simple key lock, to a high-security key (non-duplicative), to proximity card access, and crime prevention surveys that are done at the request of a facility manger in an effort to improve facility occupants¿ safety and security. This position is required to have the expertise, ability to troubleshoot, and provide assistance with all access control systems, components, and services such as implementation, monitoring, and troubleshooting of Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV), biometric readers, Digital Video Recorders (DVR), Proximity (prox) cards, Request to Exit (REX) and REX readers, and Video-Manage. This position may schedule security overtime as needed. This position reports to a Police Sergeant under general supervision.
Physical Security and Access Control Security Supervisor Note Regarding Supervision Duties: Both allocations are responsible for supervising Security Officers (SO) and other non-sworn staff that are assigned to them on a fairly regular basis in a wide range of settings. These situations occur on a weekly basis during the Badger football season and annually for other special events such as the Mifflin Street Block Party and Halloween Freakfest, which is the largest public Halloween party in the nation. They also supervise SO's when dignitaries visit our campus. In the past, we have had visits from dignitaries that include: President Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, President Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Al Gore, John Kerry, and the Dalai Lama. Security Supervisors supervise SO's during scheduled and unscheduled protests and many other crisis situations that occur on campus. SO's also report to Security Supervisors when developing long-term and/or permanent solutions to various Problem Oriented Policing (POP) projects throughout the year that require the knowledge, expertise, and guidance of these two positions in the area of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), Access control, Physical security and Closed Circuit Television.
UW-Madison Police Department employees will support the Department's vision and mission by operating in a fair, unbiased manner which respects the rights and dignity of all individuals. Department employees' everyday actions will be guided by the Department's values of Respect, Integrity, Compassion, and Honor (RICH) and be grounded in the highest ethical and professional standards. Department employees are expected to work in partnership with the campus and area communities to provide leadership in solving community problems, preventing crime and providing a safe environment to fulfill the mission of the University. Employees will strive for excellence in fulfilling the Department's Mission and Vision Statements, values and goals.