Director of Campus Safety and Transportation Coordinator

Staff / Full-Time

Shady Hill School, Cambridge, MA


The Director of Campus Safety and Transportation Coordinator is a high visibility member of the Facilities Team and is responsible for maintaining a safe and secure learning environment, as well as coordinating the School’s transportation program.  This is a high engagement role within the campus community, partnering with all levels of the organization as well as City of Cambridge Public Safety officials.  This is a full-time, 12 month exempt staff position.





Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities:

  • In cooperation with senior administrators, develop and maintain security policies and procedures to ensure safety and security of the campus and its community members
  • Lead emergency planning efforts and ensure drills are scheduled and conducted on an ongoing basis
  • Maintain crisis management protocols and update regularly
  • Coordinate emergency response to incidents and provide after-action reporting
  • Coordinate and schedule all School bus transportation activities and manage vendor relationship with outside transportation vendors
  • Coordinate parking policies on and adjacent to campus, and coordinate with neighbors and area schools on traffic and parking
  • Coordinate with Cambridge officials on safety and parking issues and police detail requests
  • Review campus event plans to ensure safety protocols are adequate
  • Manage on campus emergency notification systems, security cameras and alarm systems in campus buildings
  • Act as liaison between Shady Hill School and local emergency service organizations
  • Develop and maintain a working relationship with local Public Safety departments including Fire, Police, Emergency Response and school-related government safety entities
  • Lead the School’s Emergency Response Team
  • Assist with snow removal, special events and campus activities as needed

Additional Requirements:

  • Experience with emergency planning and incident management, including familiarity with the Incident Command System
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current technology and security communication systems
  • Strong communication skills- verbal, written, presentation and training skills necessary
  • Ability to multi-task and perform effectively under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the demonstrated ability to establish credibility and trust at all levels of the organization, as well as within the broader community


  • Extensive experience working in a Public Safety capacity strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent combination of training and experience required
  • Valid driver’s license required

How to Apply: Please send a pdf including a cover letter and resume to: Please be sure to include “Director of Campus Security and Transportation Coordinator” in the subject line of the email.


Shady Hill School

Cambridge, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
All Gender