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  • University of Florida
  • United States
Classification Title:Director, Security & TechnologyJob Description:OverviewThe University of Florida is currently recruiting for an expert in security and technology to direct UF’s campus safety and security systems. Serving as a central authority, this important new position will have responsibility for spearheading an expansion of the university’s access control, surveillance and technological footprint. This is an opportunity to make a significant impact at a top-10 research university, serving over 55,000 students and 31,000 employees, and covering facilities totaling more than 25 million square feet on a 2,000 acre campus and beyond.Role of Director, Security and TechnologyThe director of security and technology provides expert leadership to the university through senior oversight of safety and security system databases, physical security designs, and campus-wide planning for physical security. The position reports directly to the vice president for business affairs and works in collaboration with Office of the General Counsel, UFIT, UF Police Department and senior administration on security policy development. In addition to exercising direct supervision of building security assistants and technicians, the position provides direction and guidance to other directors and managers on safety and security projects.Priorities for this role are oversight of security system and physical security design; campus security monitoring; policy development and compliance review; and external service support.Opportunities and ExpectationsSecurity system and physical security design: Evaluates and recommends new security and technology strategies. Develops and maintains university-wide design standards for range of facility and space sizes and types as well as security operations. Anticipates safety and security trends. Ensures identification and adequate provisioning of appropriate systems and physical security applications.Campus security monitoring: Oversees management and monitoring of internal resources relative to security system needs. Serves as liaison for external safety and security vendors and manufacturers on design and integration strategies. Partners with UFPD on campus surveillance plans and layout of security operations and support systems, including card reader access, closed circuit cameras, critical incident and emergency planning strategies, and other safety/security plans.Policy development and compliance: With campus partners, develops policies and processes for audit and reporting. Ensures and maintains compliance with design standards and life, fire and security industry practices. Develops and manages departmental programs for key control, electronic access control, CCTV, alarms management and emergency notification. Performs security audits to identify security vulnerabilities and safety concerns.External service support: Develops and manages collaborative service support partnership between consultants, internal clients and UF business units. Oversees or coordinates with system vendors and manufacturers on technical troubleshooting efforts. Develops comprehensive quality assurance process for electronic systems and physical security programs. Reports to senior management on system audits.Advertised Salary:Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Benefits:The University of Florida offers low cost State Health plans, a number of Dental plans to fit you and your family’s needs, and Vision. Domestic partner coverage through GatorCare is also available. Optional plans such as life, disability, legal and accident insurance are also available. Build your retirement roadmap with competitive pension plans, investment accounts and a host of voluntary add-ons, such as 457 deferred compensation and 403(b) plans. UF provides a variety of leave programs including vacation, sick leave, 10 paid holidays, personal leave days, and family medical leave. TEAMS employees accrue approximately 22 vacation days annually, 13 sick days annually, and 4 personal leave days, typically used during the holiday closing period (accruals based on full time employment). UF also provides you the flexibility to deal with life’s challenges by offering paid family leave, eight full weeks of leave over a 24-month period. UF Employees are also eligible for the GatorPerks discount program, which provides big savings at various business and retailers!Minimum Requirements:Master's degree in an appropriate area and six years of relevant experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and eight years of relevant experience. This position requires compliance with UPD's Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy.Preferred Qualifications:Experience in selecting and implementing security solutions for a large or complex organizationExpert knowledge of best practices and standards in security and technology and an understanding of emerging trends in public safetyIn-depth understanding of physical security protocols in university or public settingsDemonstrated proficiency in developing and implementing information management systemsExceptional communication and interpersonal skills that support effective interactions with senior administrators, campus collaborators, managers, technical staff, vendors and othersAbility to develop strong working relationships and collaborate across technical and operational linesSpecial Instructions to Applicants:Applicants should submit a detailed resume and a letter summarizing their interest in the position, relevant experience, and qualifications.Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.Health Assessment Required:No
Full Time - Continuing
Closing:
Jun 26, 2022
  • University of Technology Sydney
  • Australia, NSW
UTS has a clear vision and strategy to be a leading public university of technology recognised for global impact. As a dynamic and innovative university ranked by the QS World University Rankings as Australia’s top young university, UTS advances knowledge and learning through innovation, practice-oriented education programs, high impact research and enduring partnerships with industry, the professions and community.Established in October 2021, the Health Research Institute (HRI), will lead Australia in developing research that will be translated into improving health services for the population across the lifespan, with a focus on developing and driving positive outcomes to meet the complex health-related challenges of our rapidly changing world. The Director, HRI will lead the Institute to reimagine healthcare by bringing together health researchers collaboratively working towards a shared vision aligned with the UTS 2027 strategy. The role provides strategic leadership and management towards achieving the University’s research strategy and policy.The Director will also liaise with industry and government bodies to promote and maintain the University’s reputation as an Institute of research excellence building national and international research links. This will include industry and community engagement, maintaining and improving a network of external/commercial contacts to develop strategies for building and diversifying HRI research income and the management of business relationships.The successful candidate will be a leading scholar and renowned practitioner of transdisciplinary research collaborations with a track record of inspiring minds of the highest calibre. Your visionary leadership and entrepreneurial mindset should complement your capability to work collaboratively across sectors and disciplines while engaging with a diverse range of stakeholders across the Faculty and University, and externally.Remuneration A competitive remuneration package will be on offer to the successful candidate, including an employer superannuation contribution of up to 17%.How to Apply If you have a demonstrated track record of leading significant research projects, research teams and resources coupled with an in-depth knowledge of contemporary contexts for research and commercial activities, we would welcome talking with you.For a confidential discussion or to request the comprehensive information booklet for the role, please contact Janine Fitzgerald on +61 424 164 765 or via jfitzgerald@robinsonfitzgerald.com.au or Kate Robinson on +61 409 769 560 or via krobinson@robinsonfitzgerald.com.au quoting reference number RF0137. Applications will close on the 25th May 2022.UTS is recognised widely as supporting inclusivity and diversity through our Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy, Social Impact Framework and UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We were among the first Australian institutions to receive the Athena SWAN Bronze Accreditation for our commitment to action addressing gender equity in the STEMM disciplines.We welcome applications from women, Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
Full Time - Fixed Term
Closing:
May 21, 2022
  • University of Florida
  • United States
Classification Title:AST PROFJob Description:The Department of Physiological Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor for a 12-month, tenure track appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an independent, externally-funded research program in the area of neural control of respiratory, autonomic or cardiovascular function. The individual will teach in the areas of cardiovascular or respiratory physiology in the College of Veterinary Medicine professional curriculum and in the graduate program in the Department of Physiological Sciences. Strong preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience and with extramural research funding.The Department of Physiological Sciences is made up of 14 faculty with research strengths in respiratory neurophysiology, reproduction, and environmental toxicology. Department faculty have extensive research collaborations with other Health Center faculty including those in the Colleges of Medicine and Public Health and Health Professions. For the past 5 years. Department faculty have garnered an average of $7.9 million in extramural support of which $3.9 per year was from NIH.UF is home to the BREATHE Center (https://breathe.phhp.ufl.edu) a center focused on respiratory neuromuscular function and is unique in the nation. The Center is composed of 50 investigators from 20 academic departments and has 6 research cores. Further, the BREATHE Center is supported by a T32 funded training grant for both pre- and postdoctoral trainees. The Center is housed at the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute (https://mbi.ufl.edu), which is comprised of more than 300 faculty members working in multidisciplinary teams to better understand fundamental neuroscience in health and disease.UF is also home to the Center for Integrative Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease (http://cicmd.center.ufl.edu/) is that collaboration among researchers working in different areas promote novel discoveries that help to understand, prevent or reverse cardiovascular and metabolic disorders, such as hypertension, obesity, type 2 diabetes, and kidney disease. The goal is to provide infrastructure and support that foster professional interaction, innovation, and discovery. Towards this end, center-related activities focus on mentorship and training, cross-disciplinary collaboration, and translation research.Applicants with outstanding accomplishments in integrative biomedical research are strongly encouraged to apply. This recruitment is part of a growing commitment at the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine to increase the understanding and treatment of diseases related to the health of all species. The tentative start date is expected to be September 1, 2022.The Gainesville area has superb weather, inexpensive cost-of-living, nationally ranked public schools, and multiple year-round indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities.Expected Salary:Salary is commensurate with experience.Minimum Requirements:Applicants must hold a PhD degree and should have postdoctoral training.Preferred Qualifications:None.Special Instructions to Applicants:Applications for job number 520556 will be considered as they are received, but for full consideration, applicants should send a single PDF file containing a current curriculum vitae, a three‐page statement that specifies research accomplishments, teaching background and future goals, and the names of three references, electronically to Dr. Donald C. Bolser (bolser@ufl.edu) Search Committee Chair. Review of applications will begin after April 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants from backgrounds that have been historically underrepresented in STEM fields are especially encouraged to apply.Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.Health Assessment Required:No.

Closing:
May 21, 2022
  • Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
  • Australia, WA
Fortescue Future Industries are currently embarking on becoming global pioneers of a worldwide portfolio of green hydrogen, hydropower, geothermal, wind and solar resources, with sites targeted in regions of North America, South America, Asia Pacific, Africa, Middle East, Central Asia and Europe.Moving to the next stage of the development of our North America portfolio, FFI is now looking to engage some US based experienced study and project professionals to undertake some of these worldwide opportunities. Project DirectorLocation: The Woodlands, Houston, TexasThis position is responsible for the development of the FFI local and international green energy project portfolio through management of the feasibility, design, approval and when approved, delivery stages.This role will drive and support the strategic direction, as well as creating and managing long term goals, develop and monitor budgets, personnel and operating plans, programs and writing program funding proposals.Key accountabilities will include:Delivery of highly complex, international mega-projects in excess of US$1 billion.Providing strategic leadership and technical, operational, financial, and managerial leadership for successful implementation of project activities.Develops and directs project strategic planning and project management operations in order to meet organisational goals.Provides overall strategic governance and compliance by establishing systems, tools and processes used for effective project delivery.Ensures that the program is technically sound and consistent with funder and stakeholders’ priorities.Providing oversight of program implementation including all activities, outputs, and outcomes related to project management and administration, including reporting, budget development and monitoring, financial transactions, execution of project plans, and project performance.Ensures the project produces the specified results in the annual workplan(s) to the required standard of quality and within the timeline and budget parameters.Oversees budget pipeline development and budget monitoring.Conducts monthly reviews to ensure accountability of all project activities as well as the accurate and timely reporting of financial deliverables and obligations.Manage the key relationships with Federal and Provincial Government bodies associated with securing and developing the FFI targets across local areas.Ensure all FFI Infrastructure adheres to all Government regulations and procedures relating to maintaining our business licenses.Suggest and implement innovative ideas throughout the project lifecycle, across all disciplines to improve the level of service and highlighting Fortescue as the employee of choice. Qualifications and skills required:Bachelor degree in a relevant field from an accredited university with significant experience in a leadership position managing similar programs.Project delivery of highly complex, local and international mega-projects in excess of US$1 Billion, in either Renewables, Mining, Petrochemical, LNG or Pharmaceutical industries.Experience working as Company Representative / comfortable operating with an Owners team organisation.Demonstrated diplomatic, management, and communication skills to liaise and advocate with governments and other key stakeholders.Proven ability to write technical reports and program documents and deliver presentations. Candidates must be able to bring a flexible mindset, challenge traditional thinking, and be prepared to work outside of their comfort zone.Our values drive our culture and performance through a strong focus on safety, family and determination. We celebrate and respect people’s differences and commit to providing an inclusive work environment. This is an exciting time to join Fortescue. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. www.fmgl.com.au/jobs-at-fortescueFortescue reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable pool of candidates be identified
Full-time
Closing:
Jun 17, 2022