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MD Anderson Cancer Center Associate Director, Police Technology & Administrative Support in Houston, Texas

The primary purpose of the Associate Director, Police Technology and Administrative Support position is to provide responsible leadership and management to The University of Texas Police at Houston (UTP-H) Administrative, Technological, and Support Services. The Associate Director is responsible for coordinating the objectives of the police department's Combined Protection Model throughout TMC, Bastrop/Smithville and HAL campuses.


Leadership and Administration

  • Provides leadership to and management of assigned personnel through clear direction, communication, development opportunities, and ongoing feedback.

  • Develops and implements security staffing models in alignment with UTP-H operational and strategic goals.

  • Responsible for strategic execution, planning, budgeting, and monitoring of institutional security programs and technologies.

  • Plans, organizes, assigns and supervises departmental activities designed to enhance the patient experience through strategic initiatives and programs.

Technology Implementation and Operations

  • Provides leadership, knowledge, and change management support for public safety technology initiatives.

  • Responsible for workflow and process designs impacting the public safety program.

  • Implements and administers the use of the technology portfolio assigned to the public safety program.

  • Provides input for departmental strategy and technology expenditures.

Visitor Management and Institutional Tours

  • Aligns threat and risks exposures with the technological requirements needed to improve the Institution's overall security posture and visitor management initiatives.

  • Provides direction and oversees the implementation of all technology projects associated with departmental and institutional visitor management projects.

  • Directs UTP-H operations and logistical responsibilities in facilitating and supporting Institutional clinical, laboratory, and other security sensitive area Institutional tours.

  • Oversees the security assessment process of tour participants and addresses any security concerns as required by policy.

  • Makes determination of required security personnel needed during an Institutional tour to ensure campus safety.

Emergency Management and Special Response

  • Represents UTP-H to other internal and external entities, law enforcement agencies and to department management in emergency situations.

  • Coordinates efforts with command level police personnel to include material data collection and retrieval for field personnel assignment and tactical planning.

  • Provides leadership for UTP-H Special Response Team and identifies training and other program needs.

Management Tasks

  • Analyzes and evaluates the performance of departmental goals and objectives.

  • Observes and evaluates departmental operations for efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Prepares and reviews various reports and makes recommendations.

  • Develops and administers training and practical exercise programs.

  • Collects data, analyzes, and makes recommendations on security related performance and value measures. Prepares work schedules and assigns overtime; approves the use of vacation leave.

Other Duties as Assigned

  • Emergency recall and/or may be required to remain onsite or work extended hours during man-made or natural disasters and unusual occurrences on campus.

  • Local or long distance travel may be required for training or other business purposes occasionally.



Required: Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Business Administration, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related field.


Required: Seven years of management experience in law enforcement and/or security industry.

Successful completion of the LEADing Self Accelerate program may substitute for one year of required supervisory or management experience.


Required: Valid Texas driver's license.

Skills Assessment

Required: Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by Human Resources.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 144553

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 94,800

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 118,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 142,200

  • Science Jobs: No