The Vice President, Public Safety & Support services provides innovative and strategic leadership in the delivery of security services at Brooklyn Public Library’s large multi-site system. Services include security operations, peace officer management, public facing programs, and tactical and strategic planning. The VP also has responsibility for a fleet of vehicles, mail operations and a passport operation with offices in 3 library locations.
Reporting to the Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration, the VPs responsibilities include compliance with all federal, state, and local laws, regulations, rules, directives, and best practices pertaining to a library security program. In addition to the day-to-day to security operations and property protection, this role is responsible for disaster preparedness, system-wide evacuation, crisis and incident response planning, access and alarm control systems. The VP leads a dynamic team of employees to ensure a safe, healthy and welcoming library for both patrons and staff.
The Vice President serves as a member of the Library’s Executive Management Team. The Vice President, Public Safety & Support Services has the responsibility for recruitment, leading, evaluating and managing a diverse population of over 100 full and part-time union and non-union departmental staff, including senior managers.