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Posted on: April 2, 2019
Deadline: April 15, 2019
Grade: N/A


This posting represents a full-time, five-year contractual position.


Reporting directly to the Director of Security, the incumbent will coordinate the management of the various operational support activities of the unit. He/she will assist the Director with the administration of policies and procedures on campus including planning, personnel development and administration of security support sections.

Primary responsibilities

  • Manage the security support sections and report to the Security Director.
  • Provide support and overall management of logistical resources for emergency response operations at the University.
  • Identify and evaluate potential risks, including those associated with both ongoing security projects, special events, on both campuses and implements measures to manage the risk.
  • Assist Director for special projects budget preparation, coordination or follow-up and tender offers.
  • Prepare and submit departmental quarterly reports and activities dashboard to evaluate Security Support Sectors performance.
  • Implement corrective and preventative actions and develop procedures for the enforcement of University policies, laws and regulations.
  • Recommend work tools and protocols related to security functions as well as unit performance improvements and improvement strategies to the Director.
  • Supervise the writing, updates and implementation of Security Standard Operating Procedures and directives.
  • Assist and direct operational teams in security coverage’s during special events on campus, as required.
  • Participate in elaboration and presents recommendations to the Director in regards to security Strategic planning.
  • Structure, develop and follow up on security training activities in collaboration with operations sections.
  • Represent the Security department in regards to University procedures and policies’ work committees, as required.
  • In the absence of the Director, may be asked to sit on various committees or to act as Interim Director with the Assistant Director (Operations).
  • Undertake other tasks, as required by the Director of Security such as Risk Survey, Counter-measures Planning.


  • Bachelor’s degree in an area related to the primary responsibilities and/or graduate from a recognized Canadian police academy and over seven (7) years of experience, with five (5) years of supervisory experience, at a superior level, in the security or police fields, including assessing risks, and developing and implementing risk management and avoidance plans.
  • Formal training in modern management practices, including leading, coaching, supervising employees, writing security policies and procedures, and scheduling security for multiple events and activities.
  • Intermediate knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software; advanced knowledge of specialized security systems.
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of written and spoken English to communicate fluently, persuasively and with sensitivity, with internal and external clients and stakeholders; Basic knowledge (Level 3) written and spoken French ability to respond in person, by telephone, and in writing to technical questions.
  • In-depth knowledge of security equipment, such as card access, alarm and CCTV systems.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills.


$85,532.00 –$99,244.00 per annum



Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by April 15, 2019. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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