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Career Opportunities: Director Security Training - Johns Hopkins University & Johns Hopkins Medicine (170725)

Salary Range $91,000 - $108,000

Johns Hopkins University (JHU) is one of the world’s leading research universities. Based in Baltimore, Maryland, the university comprises 10 academic and research divisions and numerous centers, institutes, and affiliated entities throughout the Baltimore-Washington area and abroad. Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM), headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, is an $8.0 billion integrated global health enterprise and one of the leading healthcare systems in the United States. JHM unites physicians and scientists of the Johns Hopkins University SOM with the organizations, health professionals and facilities of the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System and jointly owned companies.

Position Summary

This position is responsible for the oversight and direction of Corporate Security Training for Johns Hopkins University & Johns Hopkins Medicine.  Director Training of Corporate Security JHU/JHM is responsible for planning, implementing, managing and evaluating security training for Johns Hopkins University and the Johns Hopkins Health System. Director will enhance current training and identify new programs to ensure a high level of performance among all levels of Johns Hopkins Security personnel, from entry level officers to senior leadership.

The Director will be responsible for overseeing instructional programs, supervising instructors, managing contractual support, and managing the training budget.

The Director will also have an ability to tailor the most complex messages for different audiences in a manner that they can understand and relate to.

The performance of the business is highly dependent on the training and support from the training department, which implies that the director monitoring the activities of the department must be highly experienced, motivated, and dedicated to quality training across the business.

Reporting Relationship

Position reports directly to VP Corporate Security, JHU/JHM and works collaboratively across the system.

Major Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for the assessment and identification of the Johns Hopkins Security departments training and development needs, primarily at the managerial level and for the effective coordination of training and development programs. The Director of Training actively searches, creatively designs, and implements effective methods for enhancing performance, and recognizing outstanding performance.
  2. Responsible for maintaining a consistent culture in the business with regard to training and development. He/She will be responsible for the creation, implementation, and improvement of all security-wide training efforts.
  3. Responsible for creating clear, concise, and understandable training materials and reports for employees at all levels.
  4. Provide ongoing security training, material and resources for non-security personnel, such as safety training for students and hospital employees.
  5. Conduct ongoing needs assessments with senior leadership to understand and address skill gaps in the security personnel base and recommend learning plans.
  6. Conduct visits to sites for live training observations, inspection and validation of performance and successful execution of training processes.
  7. Focus training outputs on building employees confidence.
  8. Develop and maintain effective business working relationships with outside thought leaders in support of ensuring competitive state of the art inputs for training, communication, and education; Maintain liaison with related agencies to ensure sharing/collaborating on cutting-edge training techniques for security personnel.
  9. Foster a learning environment based on adult learning principles that ensure optimal comprehension, development, and retention. Stay abreast of training best practices and current trends in the security industry , in order to optimize the delivery and relevance of training materials and programs;
Performs other related duties as required by the VP.

Educational Qualification, Experience & Skills

  1. Any combination equivalent to:
  2. Bachelor's degree in Public Safety, Public Administration, Law Enforcement or related fields from an accredited college or university and;
  3. Four years of experience in law enforcement or security operations. OR
  4. Two years of experience in law enforcement or security training.
  5. Knowledge of Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions standards.
  6. Management experience in public safety, law enforcement, or a security organization.
  7. Must be analytical, creative and forward thinking with a customer-oriented approach
  8. Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills.
  9. Experience working with diverse cultures, age groups

    Desirable Qualifications: 
  • Master's Degree or the equivalent in Criminology, Police Science, Public Safety, Public Administration, Law Enforcement or related fields from an accredited college or university.
  • Experience in teaching, training, and leadership in the field of law enforcement or security.
  • Certification by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions as an instructor.
  • Experience in law enforcement or security operations and/or training at a college/university or hospital setting.
  • Knowledge of Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions standards.

Management experience in public safety, law enforcement, or a security organization.