Secure Community Network
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Med/Den/Vision/FSA/STD/LTD/Parental Leave/Life/Vol Life/403(b)/Pet Insurance/EAP

We are Secure Community Network (SCN), a nonprofit 501(c)(3) serving as the official safety and security organization of the Jewish community in North America. Here at SCN, we deeply value the team of people that work diligently to commit their lives to action for a better tomorrow and we are excited to add a Director of Campus Safety & Security Programs to our organization.

Under the direction of Hillel International and SCN, the selected individual will develop, implement and oversee the design and implementation of campus safety and security programs for Hillel International and its member Hillels, both across North America and internationally. The Director will serve as an expert security advisor, liaison, training coordinator and incident response manager, to ensure the safety and security of all Hillels, professional staff, students and guests. The Director will work to strengthen partnerships, relationships, and cooperation to enhance security capacity and mitigate risks and threats to Jewish life on campus.

This position will be based at Hillel International headquarters at the Schusterman International Center in Washington, D.C. Qualified remote candidates may be considered. Significant travel is anticipated.


  • Serve as the primary security and safety advisor and subject matter expert on behalf of Hillel International.
  • Design, develop and monitor security policies, standards and procedures, emergency operations, continuity of operations as well as response and recovery templates and plans, to ensure compliance with applicable risk management policies, laws, regulations, and privacy legislation, as appropriate and consistent with the philosophies and policies of stakeholders.
  • Serve as a representative of Hillel International, Hillels and SCN to federal, state, local and international law enforcement, public safety, non-profit, public, private and other stakeholder organizations.
  • Act as a liaison with campus administrators, campus police, public safety organizations, other campus organizations and other relevant stakeholders when requested or prudent, on behalf of Hillel International, SCN and Hillels.
  • Provide threat assessments, information sharing, communications and monitoring of events or situations that pose a threat to Hillel International, individual Hillels, employees and the individuals they serve. This includes others impacted following any incident, and provide the necessary direction, to include physically deploying to the impacted location or related sites.
  • Conduct and/or coordinate security audits, assessments and recommendations to enhance the physical security of Hillel houses/offices.
  • Design, develop, conduct and/or facilitate training, education, exercises and briefings to Hillel constituents', to include training on suspicious behavior and indicators, active threat/active shooter, leadership, incident and crisis management, Stop the Bleed and related topics;
  • Train and manage an incident response team of Hillel professionals to support campuses in the aftermath of security or crisis challenges.
  • Provide subject matter expertise, consultation and advice to support crisis communication efforts for all-hazard events.
  • Provide special events security consultation for high-profile and/or large-scale events, conferences, to include developing relevant policies and procedures as well as templates for the same.
  • Update and manage the operations of an emergency mass notification system for timely and critical threat, crisis or other emergency-related information.
  • Assist organizations with the development, implementation and testing of all-hazards preparedness and response plans.
  • Serve as subject matter expert for various committees to ensure coordination and cooperation among Jewish community organizations locally, regionally and nationally.
  • Provide grant guidance, application support and related consultation for the identification, application and implementation of various grant funding opportunities and awards for safety and security planning, training and enhancements.


  • A bachelor's degree, PLUS a minimum of ten (10) years' experience in Emergency Management, Security Risk Management, Law Enforcement, Public Safety Administration, United States Armed Forces OR equivalent combination of professional work experience, training and education.
  • Managerial and community relations experience.
  • CPP or other security industry certification and campus safety experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of incident and emergency management communication procedures and protocol
  • Knowledge of FEMA/DHS National Interoperability requirements in relation to Homeland Security and Emergency Management
  • Ability to design, develop, implement and deliver Emergency Operation Plans, Standard Operating Procedures, Organizational Policies, and Training Programs
  • Ability to work under extremely stressful situations and handle multiple tasks over an extended period of time
  • Ability to ascertain compliance with federal and state emergency preparedness laws, rules and regulations and explain compliance requirements to county and local officials
  • Skilled in utilizing professional judgment in dealing with entities from all sectors as well as other professionals in the field of law enforcement, intelligence and emergency management
  • Proficient in the development and implementation of emergency communication policies, protocols, and procedures
  • Knowledge of the Jewish community and Hillel operating environment a plus.
  • Excellent leadership, problem-solving as well as verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be willing to travel and be on-call 24/7


The Secure Community Network (SCN), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is the official homeland safety and security organization of the Jewish community in North America. Founded in 2004 under the auspices of The Jewish Federations of North America and the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, SCN serves as the central organization dedicated exclusively to the safety and security of the American Jewish community, working across 146 federations, 50 partner organizations, over 300 independent communities, and other partners in the public, private, nonprofit, and academic sectors. SCN is dedicated to ensuring that Jewish organizations, communities, life, and culture can not only exist safely and securely but flourish. Learn more at

Secure Community Network is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, color, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

SCN has long been a committed leader in adopting, modeling, and encouraging adherence to Jewish values, including advocating for approaches that address issues related to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA). Please review our DEIA statement here.

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