Student Affairs

Assistant Director, Public Safety Information Systems (01188A)

Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA United States

The University Police Department at Old Dominion University is seeking candidates for an Information Technology Specialist III position.  Under limited supervision, this position manages and coordinates activities related to new information technology projects and major enhancements of existing systems, equipment and/or technology infrastructures under the purview of the University Police Department.

Required Qualifications:     

Considerable experience managing physical security monitoring systems. Considerable experience with the installation of new hardware/software as well as upgrading existing hardware/software. Considerable experience with networks, PCs and communication systems. Some experience with project management. Extensive knowledge of access control solutions, IP based physical security systems, and remote surveillance/monitoring technologies. Considerable knowledge of information systems data management and security practices and techniques for law enforcement. Basic knowledge of database programming and query design. Demonstrated project management and training skills. Excellent customer service, oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to interact with vendors and co-workers. Demonstrated ability to efficiently manage time and people. Demonstrated ability to trouble-shoot, resolve problems, and document problems. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate policies, practices, and procedures to external and internal customers. Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to provide technical and project leadership to other staff members. Valid driver’s license, insurable driving record. Must obtain Crime Prevention Though Environmental Design (CPTED) certification and VCIN certification within one year of hire. Required to pass police background investigation.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Master’s degree in computer science, information systems, Computer engineering, or a related discipline. Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted. Familiarization with multiple layers of physical security, certifications in related fields. Crime Prevention Specialist Certification.


  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Master's Degree Preferred
  • Work Experience: 7 - 9 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

Contact / Additional Information

This position closes December 13, 2019. To apply, please        

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