MD Anderson Cancer Center Inspector, Threat Assessment in Houston, Texas

The Inspector, Threat and Criminal Investigations (Threat Assessment) within the University of Texas Police Department at Houston oversees institutional threat assessment and crime mitigation programs based on directed threats to individuals or the institution at large. The Inspector serves as a Campus Security Authority as defined by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) and impacts the law enforcement and security efforts of The University of Texas Police at Houston.

The University of Texas Police at Houston at https://www.utph.org/index/index.htm carries out responsibilities in the context of a systems approach to threat, risk, harm and resilience. This unified approach focuses on prevention, preparedness and protection measures to reduce harm from both visible and invisible threats. Our thoughtful, proactive approach optimizes institutional resilience with the least disruption of service to our institutions.

SALARY RANGE

Minimum: $94,800 Midpoint: $118,500 Maximum: $142,200

KEY FUNCTIONS

Leadership and Administration

  • Provides leadership to and management of assigned personnel through clear direction, communications, development opportunities, and ongoing feedback.

  • Manages the daily operations of the institutional threat assessment and crime mitigation programs.

  • Manages staff, including the selection process, coordination of work, performance and development.

  • Provides expertise to various community outreach and institutional groups.

  • Maintains a strong working relationship with the universities' communication offices.

  • Through the risk assessment process provides support to the institutional safety committee, 2-stop committee, facilities management and off-site facility operations.

Investigations

  • Responds to and identifies actual or perceived threats.

  • Conducts immediate threat reviews and assessments insuring a rapid mitigation response.

  • Conducts immediate, long term, and pre and post-event threat assessments and analysis to develop ways to minimize future risks.

  • Produces reports or presentations that outline findings, explain risk, threat and/or vulnerability positions, and/or recommend mitigation measures.

Additional Crime Prevention Functions

  • Creates and conducts crime prevention presentations, training and programs to internal and external audiences.

  • Researches, produces, evaluates, maintains and updates presentations and other related materials utilized in crime prevention and threat and risk assessment programs and projects.

  • Oversees security sensitive background investigations on prospective university employees, contractors, students, and volunteers to determine their potential security risk to the university.

Other Duties as Assigned

  • Other duties include, but are not limited to, 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.

  • Local or long distance travel may be required for training or other business purposes occasionally.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Required: Bachelor's degree in Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Management, Police Science, Business Administration.

Experience

Required: Seven years of experience as a commissioned peace officer functioning as an investigator, detective, or intelligence officer at an agency/department of 75 or more commissioned police officers, to include three years of supervisory experience.

Additional years of experience as an investigator, detective, or intelligence officer may be substituted for the required education on a one-to-one basis.

License/Certification

All of the following are required:

  • Eligible to be a commissioned/licensed peace officer for the State of Texas.

  • Valid Class C Texas driver's license.

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. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 94,800

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 118,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 142,200