Position Type

Exempt/Full-time; 12-month position



Competitive and commensurate with education and experience.



Comprehensive Benefits Package (including employer-paid individual health insurance, life insurance, and long-term disability), Vision & Dental Plan Options, Retirement Plan with School Contributions, Paid Vacation, Sick & Personal Leave (PTO), and SACS Tuition Discount eligibility.


Essential Job Functions

  • Develop, implement, and manage a comprehensive security/school safety program, policies, and procedures by studying organization operations and schedules; establishing internal controls; conducting inspections as appropriate; reporting potential hazards to appropriate departments; creating and updating SACS Crisis Incident Response Plan, safety and security manuals.
  • Implementing training programs pertaining to matters of safety and security for administrators.
  • Coordinate school safety compliance with federal, state, and local regulations by studying existing and new requirements and overseeing and enforcing school-wide adherence to requirements.
  • Coordinates safety planning and practice to support academic processes of each school by creatively implementing best practices in safety, security, and emergency preparedness with proper adaptation to the environment, creativity, and innovation so the process of education can be enhanced rather than impeded by safety efforts.
  • Conducts and coordinates safety, security, and emergency preparedness training by developing, scheduling, and/or facilitating training for staff, students, and public safety officials relating to school safety, security, and emergency preparedness.
  • Develop and monitor school safety areas within school improvement plans.
  • Assess control procedures.
  • Support risk management policies and procedures.
  • Secures facilities, equipment, students, and personnel by working in conjunction with the appropriate departments in recommending safety and security equipment purchases and upgrades; maintaining records of fire and other emergency drills and conducting drills when appropriate; supervising and maintaining access control and key distribution.
  • Provide oversight, documentation, and coordination of approval of school volunteers and independent service providers to include background checks and clearance.
  • Serves as a liaison with local law enforcement agencies. Working directly with local law enforcement agencies during critical incident situations and follow-ups.
  • Works with appropriate departments to meet operational security needs within budget; works with Finance, Facilities, and Maintenance departments for capital improvements as needed; schedules expenditures.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of security plans for special events.
  • Advises and assists site-based administrators in matters involving criminal activities on the school campus.
  • Coordinates with site-based administrators, maintenance, and facilities departments to address and correct safety/security issues on the school campus.
  • Prepares memos, reports, drawings, etc. related to safety and traffic issues on the school campus; presenting them to appropriate school directors.
  • Direct parking and traffic control.
  • Receives all reports of school crime from site-based administrators and maintains statistics regarding this information.
  • Communicates with other schools on matters related to school safety.
  • Security Director participates in annual trainings to stay current on laws, policies, and procedures regarding school safety.
  • Do not allow unauthorized people in the buildings after hours. Be vigilant for strangers entering the school, and politely offer assistance.
  • Ensure those entering the school state their business and notify an administrator if someone seems suspicious.

Professional Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum of 5 years of experience in tactile response training, security, and emergency management.
  • Advance knowledge and skills with standard software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. General working knowledge of spreadsheet software, e-mail, and database entry, and working knowledge of the Internet.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills and high attention to detail.
  • Have reliable transportation to and from work.
  • Must be a minimum of 25 years of age and pass a criminal history record check.
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Application Process

  • Download the professional staff application from our website, at sachristian.org/employment
  • Use the fillable PDF to digitally complete your application.
  • Save a copy to your computer.
  • Submit your application and the following requested documents to cmitchell@sachristian.org. (Application, Resume, and Copies of Transcripts/Certificates)

Application Deadline

Until the position is filled.


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For questions, contact Christy Mitchell at cmitchell@sachristian.org or 210-340-1864 x507.