Crime Prevention Coordinator

University of Birmingham - Security Services - Hospitality and Accommodation Services

The University of Birmingham is a vibrant, global community and is ranked amongst the world’s top 100 Higher Education institutions. It brings people from across the world to Birmingham, including leading academics and international students from nearly 150 countries. The University occupies over 300 acres and is home to nearly 30,000 students, employing over 6,000 staff and graduating 10,000 students annually.

We are currently looking to recruit a Crime Prevention Coordinator to join our security team reporting to the Head of Security and Emergency Planning. The role of the Crime Prevention Coordinator is to ensure a cohesive and joined up approach to crime prevention and reduction across the University and to initiate and drive effective crime reduction strategies.

The post holder will ensure that the University community is protected by approved and risk commensurate security standards, provide expert advice regarding the development and deployment of technical security systems, take ownership of the University’s crime prevention awareness campaigns and develop a system of crime pattern analysis and trend intelligence for the purposes of advising senior management on prevailing or emerging risks.

Applicants should have a thorough knowledge of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, Loss Prevention Certification Board Standards and relevant Industry Standards for security. Credible experience of risk analysis and security countermeasure selection, design and delivery of successful crime prevention awareness campaigns and crime pattern analysis will be key criteria. Some experience of event security and emergency planning would be an advantage. You will be expected to deliver sustainable and sensible security solutions in a large complex environment set in the context of current threats.

We particularly welcome applications from females and from those of a black or ethnic minority as they are currently under-represented within the Security Department at the University.

For informal enquiries please contact Neil Anderton, Operations Manager Security Services 0121 414 5625

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