Public Safety Technology Specialist
The University Police Department (UPD) at Old Dominion University is accepting applications for the Public Safety Technology Specialist position. The primary objective for this position is to serve as the technical and training support person for all desktop, mobile, server, CISCO Switch, Palo Alto firewall, body, and police camera system, and 9-1-1 equipment support in the Public Safety Department. Support includes all standard and mobile business PC packages (word processing, spreadsheet, database), records management system/computer aided dispatch, mobile camera systems etc. as well as any standalone software packages. The secondary objective for this position is to provide support of the University Wide Access Control system. Duties include the automated locking and unlocking of doors, assignment of door access for cardholders, holiday schedules, and production of and distribution of system reports. This position will also provide support of video management systems and be responsible for the inventory of all computing equipment in the police department
Must be available to work rotating shifts when needed to include days, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Some overtime required. Subject to random drug testing. Must successfully pass a criminal background investigation. A fingerprint-based criminal history check will be required of the final candidate. Must obtain VCIN certification within one year of hire. Considered “essential personnel” for emergency conditions/inclement weather and expected to report to work during these conditions. This is an open until filled recruitment. This recruitment may close after the five-day required posting period when a suitable pool of applicants has been generated.
Considerable knowledge of computing systems, software (Microsoft OS), hardware (desktop and Notebook PCs, servers, switches, firewall policy, and printers) and networks (TCP/IP). Considerable knowledge of Electronic Access Control security tools, practices, and techniques. Basic knowledge of database programming and query design. Some knowledge of video surveillance systems. Excellent customer service, oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to trouble-shoot, resolve problems, and document problems. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate policies, practices, and procedures to external and internal customers. Valid driver’s license, insurable driving record. Must obtain VCIN certification within one year of hire. Considerable experience in support of physical security systems. Considerable experience with the installation of new hardware/software as well as upgrading existing hardware/software.
4516 Monarch Way
University Police Department - Public Safety
Norfolk, VA 23529
The initial application review date for this position is September 5, 2022 and will remain open until filled.
To apply, please visit https://jobs.odu.edu/postings/16737