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Mineral County Schools 36 Baker Place, Keyser, WV 26726            Phone: 304-788-4200            Fax: 304-788-4204

Coordinator of Safety



POSITION:                                   COORDINATOR OF SAFETY

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:        Superintendent


EMPLOYMENT TERM:                210 Days

SALARY:                                      As per Mineral County Salary Schedule based on experience and education level

EVALUATION:                             Performance in this position will be evaluated by the immediate supervisor and in accordance with WV State Board Policy 5310 and Mineral County Board of Education Policy.

JOB SUMMARY:                         Responsible for coordinating and leading efforts to maintain a safe school system for both students and staff.


    Performs coordination of school district safety programs including supervision of general building conditions site based emergency response programs and coordination of school based educational programs.  The School Safety Coordinator is also responsible for coordination of school crisis response programs with the community and emergency service providers;

       Responsible for the implementation of the Crisis Response Plan and Mental Health Plan;

       Must work with and communicate with local law enforcement and other related agencies in regard to the School Crisis Response Plan;

       Prepares and distributes reports on security;

       Assures compliance with all state, federal, department of education and board of education policies and laws;

       Provides progress/updates reports to Superintendent as directed;

       Designs, evaluates, and provides safety courses to help school business and administrative units comply with regulatory requirements (currently through “SafeSchools” software;

       Attends safety seminars, training courses, and meetings, as they relate to the position;

       Conducts audits, recommends areas of improvements, assist with safety action plans, and follow up;

       Collaborates closely with the school resource officer (SRO)

       Coordinates program-related staff development for faculty and staff as indicated;

       Makes classroom presentations on program-related topics in coordination with instructional staff;

       Serves on the Schools Crisis Response Plan;

       Assists the administrative staff with safety concerns;

       Attends scheduled Safe School Coordinators and School Resource Officers program meetings;

       Participates in professional growth opportunities;

       Makes recommendations to school administration and staff utilizing needs assessment data and observations;

       Coordinates emergency evacuation record keeping system and reporting of information to emergency service providers in the event of an emergency response episode;

       Adheres to Employee Code of Conduct as outlined in Mineral County School’s Policy 3210; and

       Performs other duties deemed appropriate and assigned by the Superintendent and/or immediate supervisor(s).


       Bachelor’s Degree in related field and any combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities;

       Possesses knowledge in local, state, and federal laws, rules and regulations related to security;

       Ability to communicate effectively with diverse individuals and groups within the organization and in the business community;

       Good written and oral communication skills;

       Computer literacy;

       Ability to coordinate provisions between schools and emergency service providers; and

       Criminal background check conducted pursuant to WV Code §18-5-15c and/or §18A-3-10, as appropriate

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed drugs while in the workplace.  Alcohol and controlled substance which affects employee productivity, safety or judgment in the workplace will not be tolerated.


The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach, stand, walk, lift, grasp, write, talk, hear, see, use technology such as computers and multimedia equipment, and use repetitive motions.  While performing the duties of the job, the employee may frequently lift and/or move at least 10 pounds of materials. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus.  The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff members.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Most commonly, the education setting is indoors.  The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate (20-60 Db).

The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed by this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee.

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MINERAL COUNTY SCHOOLS: 36 Baker Place, Keyser, WV. 26726      |      Phone: 304-788-4200      |      Fax: 304-788-4204
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