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Director/School Police Officer
Position Title:     Director/School Police Officer - Safe Schools
Department:       Safety Department
Reports To:         Superintendent of Schools
Salary in accordance with the Act 93 agreement

Job Summary:

To enable the District to provide a safe, secure, and nurturing environment for all students and staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Oversee all members of the District’s safe schools staff. Directly supervises school district security coordinator.
  • Serves as ACT 44 safety and security coordinator.
  • Participates in hiring process, disciplinary action, training and evaluation of District safe schools team.
  • Directs District-led investigations related to the violation of PA law and reviews all citations prior to filing them with City Police. Includes gang-related/graffiti-related incidents.
  • Responsible for the completion of the PDE 360 Violence and Weapons Report. Works with Academic team to review PDE safe school report.
  • Reports all major incidents and activities involving safe schools to the Superintendent. Conducts in-service meetings with safe schools staff, and attends annual police updates.
  • Evaluates the performance of the safe school team in conjunction with the Superintendent and Building Principals.
  • Supports the security staff in the development of work schedules, overtime events and overall coordination of leave requests.
  • Coordinates emergency management plans and serves as a liaison with City and County Emergency Management teams.
  • Coordinates visitor management/ID cards. Responsible for All Hazards Plan updates, MOU’s and letters of agreement with local law enforcement, PEMA and County EM Teams.
  • Coordinates and evaluates school site assessments with local police and other officials. Instructs students in issues of school safety, when appropriate.
  • Participates in efforts to obtain funding through Safe School Initiative Grants.
  • Represents the Harrisburg School District in community initiatives/activities related to Safe Schools and communities.
  • Reports all maintenance concerns, such as broken windows, bathroom facilities, fire extinguishers, etc. to Operations
  • Oversees the District-wide video surveillance system.
Position: Director/School Police Officer
Organization: Harrisburg School District
Location: Harrisburg,  PA 
United States
Salary: $65,000-$75,000
Posting Start Date: 12/1/2021
Date Posted: 12/1/2021
Requirements Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions:
  • Act 120 Training; and the ability to attain SPO designation from the Court of Common Pleas
  • 3+ years experience - Criminal Justice experience in urban setting or related experience with school - or related safety and security field;
  • Must demonstrate successful experience working with gang-related activity, graffiti-related activity and juvenile violence-related activity.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, problem-solving, and technology skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and work under stress.  Ability to work effectively with people and be able to supervise others.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and schedules. 
  • Salary Range: $65,000 - $75,000
Status: This listing expires on: 1/30/2022
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Organization Information
Harrisburg School District
1601 State Street

Harrisburg,  PA 17103
United States
Vina Milligan