The Security Workforce Manager is the primary authority on workforce operations and strategies for uniformed employees within University Security. The Security Workforce Manager is responsible for workforce strategies including recruitment and hiring, retention and recognition, and selection of systems and processes. The Security Workforce Manager is responsible for workforce operations including posting positions, reviewing applications, interviewing candidates, and maintaining personnel files. This position directly oversees and provides guidance to the Security Staffing Coordinator who functions as support for the Security Workforce Manager and Security Operations Manager. This position reports to the Director of University Security within the University of Minnesota, Department of Public Safety.
Responsibilities / Essential Functions: 50% Recruitment Strategy and Administrative Process Management
Develop, maintain, and implement effective strategies for recruiting and retaining high-performing uniformed employees to meet dynamic staffing needs
Collaborate with DPS IT resources to evaluate, select, and implement systems supporting recruitment, hiring, onboarding, payroll, and scheduling of uniformed employees
Collaborate with University Services HR to evaluate uniformed employee compensation and make recommendations to maximize employee retention and proper use of University resources
Collaborate with Security Operations Manager to develop, maintain, and implement a recognition program for uniformed employees which identifies and incentivizes exceptional performance
Develop, maintain, and implement effective processes for tracking and reporting unit staffing performance including average turnover, open positions, and time required to fill an opening
25% Manage Security Staffing Coordinator
Provide daily direction and oversight to Security Staffing Coordinator as appropriate to ensure proper pay, scheduling, and equipment issuance for up to 150 uniformed employees
Conduct performance appraisals of Security Staffing Coordinator and provide professional development opportunities consistent with University Services practices
25% Workforce Operations
Create and maintain job postings for vacancies in uniformed security staff positions
Receive and review applications, conduct interviews, and manage onboarding to fill roughly 100 vacancies annually or more as required by turnover
Maintain personnel files for up to 150 uniformed employees
This job may be designated as essential.
The employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.
Able to pass a background check
Must meet and maintain requirements for access to law enforcement sensitive information including CJIS Data Access Terminals
BA/BS plus at least four years of experience OR a combination of related education and work experience to equal at least eight years in law enforcement, security-related field, or recruiting/staffing-related field
Regular attendance is an essential qualification for this position.
Minimum of 2 years’ experience interviewing and hiring candidates for security or law-enforcement related jobs
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Exceptional organization skills
Ability to exercise discretion when handling potentially sensitive information
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
Ability to manage conflict respectfully and constructively
Ability to work independently and with limited direction
First Aid, CPR / AED instructor or willingness to become one
Internal Number: 341298
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