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Job ID: 109094

Director, Public Safety
Rider University

Date Posted Jul. 13, 2018
Title Director, Public Safety
University Rider University
Department Public Safety
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lawrenceville, NJ
    United States
  • Director/Manager
  • Other Administrative Departments
    Administration - General

Rider University invites applications for a Director of Public Safety. This individual will provide leadership for and manage the Department of Public Safety which is responsible for policy and code of conduct enforcement, parking and traffic enforcement, incident and emergency response, fire safety, Clery compliance, crime prevention and other safety services and education.

Qualified candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field, a Master’s degree is preferred. Additionally the successful individual must possess: significant experience in higher education public safety or police administration; demonstrated leadership, management and communications skills; knowledge of best practice in college and university public safety; and a valid driver’s license.

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University has once again been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report 2018 and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category at number 34. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its "Best 382 Colleges" in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.

To apply for position no. 100063, please visit RiderHires at

  • Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicap/disability, Vietnam-era/disabled veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other non-job related criteria.

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Contact Information

  • Human Resources
    Rider University
    2083 Lawrenceville Road
    Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
  • 609-896-5140
  • 609-895-5766


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