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MD Anderson Cancer Center Manager, Public Safety in Houston, Texas

The primary purpose of the Manager, Public Safety position is to provide responsible management, budget performance monitoring and performance management decisions in the Univerisity of Texas Police department at Houston (UTP-H) Uniformed Security Operations Public Safety Officer (PSO) program. This position will be responsible for security operations planning, implementation and management of all public safety programs on behalf of the police department. Identifies risk mitigation efforts, creates and implements staffing models to ensure the Public Safety Officer program remains aligned with UT Police protection models. The Public Safety Manager contributes to the safety and security of patients, students and staff communities.


Leadership and Administration

  • Provides leadership to the UTP-H uniformed security operations Public Safety program.

  • Effectively manages the uniformed security operations operating expenses, tracks financial performance and assists in budget planning.

  • Develops and communicates with direct reports and line level staff all PSO program initiatives and annual goal plans for the uniformed security operations unit. Implements security measures through standard operating procedures and public safety post orders.

  • Monitors adherence to SOPs and post orders by conducting site inspections and proper follow up throughout all shifts and posts.

  • Assists in all discipline and performance management matters for the PSO program.

  • Provides guidance and interprets policies, procedures, and rules and regulations.

Security Management & Planning

  • Works with key stakeholders to develop PSO security strategies and ensures compliance with Institutional policies and procedures.

  • Coordinates with shift commanders, executive leadership and institutional partners to assess security needs and independently provides strategic solutions.

  • Analyzes threat risks and develops the PSO staffing model in support of the combined protection model and operational priorities.

  • Actively participates in security meetings to identify, discuss and provide solutions to institutional security issues.

Program Management

  • Manages complex institutional security programs on behalf of UTP-H.

  • Coordinates and manages the operational aspects of Visitor Management, UTP-H Bike Patrol and other security focused programs.

  • Responsible for the creation of all HAL security operation planning.

  • Reviews and approves requests for specialized assignments, institution and community special events and generates the appropriate security plan.

  • Collaborates with others to identify risk assessments and implements the adequate staffing assignments to support and deliver appropriate security services based on the needs of patients, staff and the surrounding community.

Emergency Response Operations

  • Implements emergency management protocols and strategies to ensure campus safety during local weather emergencies or any other existing or emerging threat risk.

  • Coordinates with police shift commanders and institutional leaders and develops the minimum staffing requirements to provide proper PSO security services during emergency response incidents.

Technology Operations

  • Coordinates and implements security technology on behalf of the uniformed security operations team.

  • Partners with UT Police management to identify and resolve issues with the institutional visitor and access management and video systems.

  • Provides research and feedback on existing and new security technologies.

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.



Required: Bachelor's degree in Security Management, Criminal Justice, Business Administration, or related field.


Required: Seven years of experience in security management and/or law enforcement to include two years of supervisory or management experience.

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


Required: Valid Texas Class A, B, or C driver's license.

Skills Assessment

Required: Must pass online 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: 144552

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Remote Work: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 69,600

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 87,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 104,400

  • Science Jobs: No