Manager for Emergency Management & Business Continuity (Administrator I) - University Police Department

  • California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB)
  • San Bernardino, California
  • Mar 21, 2024
Administration and Management Emergency Management Public Safety

Job Description

Job Summary:

As an essential member of the Public Safety Department within the Division of Administration Finance and Technology, the Manager of Emergency Management/Business Continuity will provide strategic direction in all areas of emergency preparedness and management and is responsible for assessing, revising, communicating, and maintaining the campus Emergency Management Plan, including disaster mitigation, preparedness, planning, training, education, response, business continuity, and recovery.

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Annually revises and updates the comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (EMP) to include collaborating with other University Departments to revise and update the functional annexes and hazard specific appendices.
  • Collaborates with the Police Department, Environmental Health & Safety, Facilities, Information Technology Services and other departments to adopt best practices with respect to design, coordination and implementation of campus-wide emergency preparedness initiatives.
  • Establishes and maintains an emergency Building Marshall Team for every campus building and assists them in annually updating their Building Comprehensive Emergency Action Plan that is specific to the needs of the units in each building.
  • Facilitates training of University employees and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) staff to include periodic exercises with the Emergency Building Marshall Team and annual training for the EOC Group and Executive Command/Policy Group. Designs, executes, coordinates and evaluates tabletop, functional and full-scale training exercises to test the EMP and prepare the University community for an effective response to major emergencies.
  • Establishes and maintains a functional EOC including: analyzing and inventorying necessary operational supplies; annually updating and distributing an EOC personnel call list; testing of EOC communications including phones, computers and wireless services and serve as the EOC coordinator during any EOC activation. (Is available for 24-hour on-call response to perform emergency management functions and related duties during an emergency, such as providing support to the University's incident commander and staff in the EOC).
  • Collaborates with administrators, faculty and staff to annually review, test and update campus Business Continuity Plans as well as providing updates to the University Business Continuity Summary Plan. As necessary, provide training on the continuity software, Kuali Ready and provide table-top or other exercises to test plan readiness by unit and/or department.
  • Creates and maintains clear and accurate reports and records to include after-action reports following training exercises and major emergencies, other training records, building comprehensive emergency action plans, committee meeting notes, staff contact lists and all other emergency management records.
  • Researches options and best practices in emergency notification and other systems that can be used during an emergency to ensure the safety of students, employees and visitors and makes recommendations for implementation. Proposes emergency preparedness policies and procedures to the Assistant Vice President, Risk Management.
  • Serves as a liaison on emergency preparedness issues with local and county partners and expands ongoing partnerships with local, state and federal agencies for emergency planning and disaster training and exercises.
  • Collaborates with University Police, Facilities, Risk Management and other departments to prepare capital and operational requests and pre-disaster grants to support emergency preparedness. Assist university departments with the development and submission process for federal and state reimbursement claims for the university's costs during emergency operations as necessary.
  • Annually review and revise all of CSUSB's emergency preparedness and informational materials to include: Disaster Preparedness Quick Reference Guide, Emergency Operations Reference Guides for both faculty/staff and students, telephone rosters for all emergency groups on campus, campus evacuation site maps, campus traffic evacuation maps, the emergency information provided on the Risk Management website and all other informational materials related to emergency management and business continuity.

Minimum Qualifications: Required Education and Experience
  • Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree.
  • Three years of emergency management experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Qualifications

  • Applicants must possess knowledge of local, state, and federal rules, guidelines and standards for disaster preparedness planning, strategies, and techniques, including specific knowledge of the principles of ICS, SEMS and NIMS.
  • Applicants must possess knowledge of local, state, and federal emergency systems and agencies, to include law enforcement, fire prevention/protection, and emergency medical services.
  • Applicants must possess knowledge of best practices in continuity of operations, mass evacuation, sheltering in place, relocation, and reunification.
  • Knowledge of Kuali Ready, InformaCast Veoci, and RAVE Mobile is a plus.

  • Applicants must possess ability to secure technical and financial assistance available through state and federal programs and grants, as well as develop and maintain working relationships and coordination with private, local, state, and federal emergency management and emergency response officials.
  • Applicants must possess the ability to conduct a hazard vulnerability assessment and develop hazard mitigation plans.
  • Applicants must possess the ability to identify strengths and weaknesses in existing emergency management programs and recommend solutions.
  • Applicants must possess the ability to multi-task effectively with competing priorities.
  • Applicant must possess the ability to evaluate, observe, compare monitor data included in management reports to determine compliance with standard operating procedures and protocols.
  • Applicants must possess the ability to gather pertinent facts, make thorough analyses, and arrive at sound conclusions.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Advanced knowledge of applicable state and federal civil rights, education, or employee/labor relations laws and regulations.
  • Demonstrated experience and skill in event planning including determining the event’s purpose.
  • Experience working in higher education.

Compensation and Benefits:

Anticipated Hiring Range: $7500 per month

Classification Salary Range: $3938 - $11,703 per month

The salary offered will take into account internal equity and experience among other factors.

The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 15 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found here .

Position Information:

Work status: Full-time/Exempt/At-Will

Academic year schedule: Monday through Friday (8:00 am - 5:00 pm), some evenings/weekends.

Summer schedule: Monday through Thursday (7:00 am - 5:30 pm), some evenings/weekends.

This is a full-time management (MPP) position. MPP employees serve at the pleasure of the campus President. MPPs do not serve a probationary period and never receive permanent status.

This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

First considerations will be given to candidates who apply by Wednesday, April 3, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

As of January 1, 2022, the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

California State University, San Bernardino in not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

Conditions of Employment

Background Check

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Mandated Reporter

The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Campus Security Authority

This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) position under the federal Jeanne Cleary Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. CSAs are responsible for reporting allegations of Clery Act Crimes reported to them or that they witness. CSA training is required.


CSUSB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. See Form I-9 Acceptable Documents at .

Statement of Commitment to Diversity

In our commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experience. We welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. We will create, promote, and maintain activities and programs that further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values that discourage intolerance and discrimination.

California State University, San Bernardino is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit, hire, train, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, caste, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected military or veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096) For more information about Diversity & Inclusion at CSUSB, please visit

Closing Statement:

Reasonable Accommodation

We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact CSUSB Benefits at


CSUSB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus. See policy at .

Clery Act

In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal State San Bernardino Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at:

Advertised: Mar 20 2024 Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close:

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