Overview

Provides continuous oversight, maintenance and support of security technology. Responsible for recommending new technology, ensuring all equipment functions properly, serving as liaison to vendors, monitoring projects and making recommendations to supervisor. This position is security sensitive and may be subject to psychological evaluation and random drug testing. Education required to ensure success in this position:·   Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.  Experience required to ensure success in this position:·   Two years’ related experience required, knowledge of mechanical and electronic locking systems, alarm systems and security camera systems to include hardware/software.  Special skills, knowledge and abilities:·   Knowledge of maintenance and problem resolution techniques.  ·   Knowledge of (or ability to learn) security camera equipment and recording hardware/software.  ·   Knowledge of (or ability to learn) alarm system equipment.·   Knowledge of (or ability to learn) access control hardware/software.·   Knowledge of (or ability to learn) mechanical lock systems.·   Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.  ·   Ability to make appropriate judgments in technical decisions.  ·   Must be able to establish effective working relationships with faculty, staff and students.  ·   Routinely exercise discretion and superior judgment and have the ability to perform under diverse conditions with little margin for error and complete duties without close supervision, within defined policy and procedures.                                                                                                                License, certification, or registration necessary:·  Valid Kentucky Operator’s License.  ·  Ability to obtain Physical Security Professional certification through American Society of Industrial Security.                                                             Physical requirements:·   Must be able to communicate effectively through use of telephone, radio and computer and be able to monitor auditory and visual data provided by alarms and cameras.  ·   Mobility is necessary.  ·   Requires stooping, bending, and lifting up to 50 pounds.  ·   The position can be physically demanding and requires the incumbent to respond to calls for assistance quickly in all types of weather, on foot or by vehicle, around the clock and under the duress of emergency situations.   Environmental conditions:·   Work environment encompasses the entire campus including out-of-doors.  ·   Must be able to respond quickly to calls for assistance in all types of weather, on foot or by vehicle, around the clock and in emergencies. Ability to operate the following vehicles or equipment:·   Vehicles; ·   Electric Carts; ·   Computers; ·   Portable radios; ·   Various tools;·   Ladders;·   Conventional and electric bicycles.