Dir & Chief Public Safety-Administrative Services


Biweekly Hours: 80.00

Shift: 8a-5p as needed

The MetroHealth System is redefining health care by going beyond medical treatment to improve the foundations of community health and well-being: affordable housing, a cleaner environment, economic opportunity and access to fresh food, convenient transportation, legal help and other services. The system strives to become as good at preventing disease as it is at treating it. Founded in 1837, Cuyahoga County's safety-net health system operates four hospitals, four emergency departments and more than 20 health centers.

S ummary:

Preserves the safety and security of The MetroHealth System (MHS) patients, visitors, and staff through the strategic and administrative leadership and operational management of the Public Safety Department. Ensures the physical protection and security of MHS property and assets by staying current with trends and state-of-the-art security technologies. Enforces MHS policies, rules and regulations and ensures compliance with all federal, state and local laws, regulations and standards. Establishes and enforces rules and regulations for the department as designated by applicable code. Ensures the physical protection and security of the university's property and assets by staying current with trends and state-of-the-art security technologies. Supervises assigned personnel. Upholds the mission, vision, values, and customer service standards of The MetroHealth System.


Required: Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice or Law Enforcement, Behavioral Science or a related area with five years of supervisory experience in law enforcement. In lieu of degree, ten years of supervisory experience in law enforcement. Eligible for Ohio state certification as a Police Officer (OPOTA Peace Officer). Strong leadership skills, using team-based approach. Ability to promote and maintain a productive and collaborative environment with diverse constituencies, both internal and external to the department and hospital. Strong interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills; must be able to confront others and diffuse situations in a polite and professional manner. Ability to train police and security personnel. Valid driver's license. Preferred: Master's Degree in a related discipline or a law degree. Previous Public Safety Department management experience. Law enforcement experience at a hospital. Experience implementing Crime Prevention and community Policing initiatives including CPTED. Experience with door key card and other electronic access systems, computerized security systems, emergency phone systems, public safety radio systems, and CCTV systems. Physical Demands: May need to move around intermittently during the day, including sitting, standing, stooping, bending, and ambulating. May need to remain still for extended periods, including sitting and standing. Ability to communicate in face-to-face, phone, email, and other communications. Ability to read job related documents. Ability to use computer.