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Emergency Management Specialist

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Emergency Management Specialist
Position Number 988397
Requisition No. S00718
Salary Range/Pay Rate Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Position Notes

Compensation commensurate with education and experience. For more information on Oakland University’s salary structure and fringe benefits, please go to our website at

Employee Group/Grade AP Band Q
Job Category Administrative-Professional
Work Schedule FT/Reg (40 hours)

This is a full-time position.
First consideration will be given to those who apply by August 1, 2017.

Pay Schedule Month
Number of Hrs./Wk. 40

Position Information

Position Information

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in homeland security, emergency management, criminal justice or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Five years of experience in an emergency response environment (law enforcement, fire suppression, emergency medical, military), or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Michigan certification as a Professional Emergency Manager (PEM) or the ability to secure certification upon employment. Must be able to maintain an established work schedule that may include evenings or weekends and time on-call while away from work. Must successfully pass a background check and possess a valid State of Michigan operator’s license. Must be able to interact with university leaders during emergencies and act with confidence, patience, and integrity during stressful situations. Must have effective time management skills and be able to work independently with little supervision. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent organizational and analytical skills. Ability to communicate effectively with others.

Desired Qualifications

MCOLES certified or certifiable upon employment is desired, but not required.

All Qualifications

Unless otherwise required by an applicable collective bargaining agreement, all minimum, additional and desired qualifications are preferred, but qualifications, degrees, and/or experience deemed comparable and/or equivalent by Oakland University in its sole and exclusive discretion may be considered.

Additional Qualifications
Position Purpose

Under general direction, the Emergency Management Specialist performs administrative and technical work relative to the development, implementation, and coordination of the University’s Emergency Response Plan. Coordinates and acts as a liaison for the University’s Crisis Management Team. Develops and provides disaster training, exercises, and public awareness programs. Works with and consults for various event coordinators on campus to ensure that a comprehensive emergency plan is in place for large scale, high profile, and/or sporting events on campus.

Job Open Date 07/18/2017
Job Close Date

Position Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a member of the Oakland University Administrative-Professional Group?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No Response

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents