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

Coordinator of School Safety


Coordinator of School Safety



POSITION:                                    Coordinator of School Safety

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:        Superintendent


EMPLOYMENT TERM:                220 Days

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

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.



=         Coordinates a comprehensive school safety and security plan consisting of policy development, program implementation, physical environment monitoring, prevention and intervention programs and services, and emergency crisis management planning and response;

=         Serves as a liaison with local law enforcement agencies to manage the daily operation of the School Resource Officer (SRO) program and other law enforcement issues on the school campuses;

=         Coordinate all district schools’ emergency preparedness plans to ensure compliance with regulating bodies as well as overall effectiveness;

=         Assures Mineral County’s compliance with Safe Schools through Homeland Security;

=         Coordinates timely and appropriate response to Safe School Hotline information;

=         Communicates with administrators, personnel, outside organizations and agencies for the purpose of coordinating activities, resolving issues and conflicts, and exchanging information;

=         Work and communicate with local law enforcement, the Department of Homeland Security, the West Virginia Fire Marshall’s Office, the Board of Risk Management, and other related agencies in regard to the school safety and security;

=         Compiles and evaluates data from a wide variety of sources for the purpose of analyzing issues, ensuring compliance with established policies and procedures, and/or monitoring program components;

=         Works with district administration to coordinate and evaluate the purchase of safety and security equipment, supplies and services;

=         Advises and assists administrators in matters involving criminal activities on school campuses;

=         Participate in professional organizations as well as various committees related to school safety and security;

=         Assists the administrative staff with safety concerns;

=         Arranges and evaluates safety and security courses to help school faculty and staff comply with regulatory requirements;

=         Prepares and distributes reports on safety and security;

=         Assures compliance with all state, federal, department of education, and board of education policies and laws pertaining to safety and security;

=         Provides progress/updates reports to Superintendent as directed

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

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

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

=         Participates in professional growth opportunities;

=         Participates in annual trainings to stay current on laws, policies and procedures regarding school safety;

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

=         Coordinates with site-based administrators, Maintenance and Facilities Departments, the West Virginia State Fire Marshall’s Office, the Board of Risk Management, and the Department of Homeland Security, to address and correct safety/security issues on school campus;

=         Assists in the development and implementation of security plans for special events;

=         Responds to all Mineral County School emergencies;

=         On call 24/7 for Mineral County School emergencies;

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

=         Performs other duties deemed appropriate and assigned by the Superintendent.


=         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 safety and security;

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

=         Knowledge of: regulations and statutes pertaining to safety within the laws of the State of West Virginia; the practices and procedures necessary to maintain order and insure the protection of life and security of buildings, grounds and equipment; safety procedures necessary to eliminate or prevent accidents and safety hazards;

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

=         Additional Minimum Requirements: Applicants who have recent unsatisfactory evaluations will not be considered eligible for consideration; applicants who demonstrate unsatisfactory interview performance are not eligible for consideration; and, applicants who receive unfavorable reference recommendations will not be eligible for consideration.

=         Additional Minimum Requirements for Applicants Not Currently Employed: Applicants who have been dismissed or who have had their contracts non-renewed for cause by another school district are not eligible for consideration;

=         The ability to perform the job duties and responsibilities of the position as contained in the Job Description, with or without reasonable accommodation.

=         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 this 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 educational 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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