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Company: Secure Community Network
Location: Washington
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

We are Secure Community Network (SCN), a nonprofit 501(c)(3) serving as the official safety and security organization of the Jewish community in North America. Here at SCN, we deeply value the team of people that work diligently to commit their lives to action for a better tomorrow.
Under the direction of SCN and the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington ("Federation"), we are seeking a Regional Security Advisor (RSA) who will serve as a representative of Federation, employed by SCN, as an expert security advisor, liaison, and training coordinator.
In consultation with Federation leadership, the RSA will advise on the development and implementation of the strategic security plan and maintain oversight for the organization, implementation, and monitoring of the Federation's regional security program. The RSA will coordinate with federal, state, and local law enforcement, nonprofit, public, private, and other stakeholder organizations on community safety and security matters.
Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as a representative of SCN and Federation to local community partners, including local, state, and regionally located federal law enforcement, nonprofit, public, private, and other stakeholder The primary stakeholders are those entities that are part of the Jewish community, and all partnerships that can benefit the Jewish organizations.
  • Serve as an expert security advisor, liaison, training coordinator, provider, and coordinating resources between SCN and local as well as regional partners, including the Federation, JFNA, local, state, and regionally located federal law enforcement, nonprofit, public, private, and other stakeholder organizations on community safety and security matters, with a specific focus on physical and operational security
  • Be able to communicate internally and externally a working knowledge of Federations and SCN's objectives, mission, policies, positions, and relevant local, national, and world events, and assist partner entities in responding to inquiries from the media in coordination with Federation Marketing and Communications Department and SCN headquarters. Read, monitor, and respond to media reports and opinion articles in collaboration with Federation's Marketing and Communications department.
  • Maintain and identify opportunities for relationships with community professionals and lay leadership, in consultation with the Federation and meet regularly with site personnel as well as state and local officials to share information provided by SCN
  • Collaborate and coordinate with Federation and JCRC leadership and staff as it relates to community security communications, processes and procedures
  • Prepare for meetings and issue reports and other correspondence for key leadership.
  • Implement an emergency communications system to ensure timely notifications to appropriate organizations of security incidents
  • In conjunction with appropriate law enforcement partners, receive and conduct initial investigations of matters impacting Jewish community safety and security. Conduct routine fact-finding research using established contacts and developing sources as appropriate
  • Plan, coordinate, and conduct threat, hazard, security, and resilience inspection/assessment activities, including the generation of Protective/Resilience Measure Indices based on industry standards, identifying vulnerabilities, and presenting recommendations to mitigate risk locally, regionally, and nationally
  • Design, develop and provide security related training and education to a wide range of community groups (e.g., Jewish schools, community centers/institutions, synagogues, special events, missions, and groups traveling abroad) locally, regionally, and nationally upon request and through self-initiated programs.
  • Provide consulting support and function as project leader of multidisciplinary teams to develop, communicate, implement, and monitor solutions and processes regarding appropriate improvements and enhancements to security measures in place at Jewish community facilities
  • Monitor intelligence related to terrorism and public safety. Analyze and disseminate information from local, national, international, and Israeli news and media, as well as intelligence network communication locally and abroad
  • Serve as subject matter expert for various committees to ensure coordination and cooperation among Jewish community organizations locally, regionally, and nationally
  • Complete special projects and other duties as assigned, including assisting with core responsibilities of the Federation(s)
  • Responsible for monitoring Deputy RSA's performance, including community engagement tracking, performance metrics, and overall performance management of initiatives.
    • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree, PLUS a minimum of 10+ years' experience in Law Enforcement OR equivalent combination of professional work experience, training, and education. Preferred qualifications include prior supervisory and managerial experience
    • Excellent leadership, problem-solving as well as verbal and written communication
    • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced organization
    • Knowledge of incident and emergency management communication procedures and protocol
    • Knowledge of FEMA/DHS National Interoperability requirements about Homeland Security and Emergency Management
    • Ability to maintain the integrity of confidential efforts and documents
    • Ability to supervise the activities of both paid staff and volunteers
    • Ability to work under highly stressful situations and handle multiple tasks over an extended period of time
    • Ability to ascertain compliance with federal and state emergency preparedness laws, rules, and regulations and explain compliance requirements to county and local officials
    • Skilled in utilizing professional judgment in dealing with entities from all sectors as well as other professionals in the field of law enforcement, intelligence, and emergency management
    • Proficient in the development and implementation of emergency communication policies, protocols, and procedures
    • Skilled in the development and implementation of operational planning, policies, protocols, and procedures
      The Secure Community Network (SCN), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is the official homeland safety and security organization of the Jewish community in North America. Founded in 2004 under the auspices of The Jewish Federations of North America and the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, SCN serves as the central organization dedicated exclusively to the safety and security of the American Jewish community, working across 146 federations, 50 partner organizations, over 300 independent communities, and other partners in the public, private, nonprofit, and academic sectors. SCN is dedicated to ensuring that Jewish organizations, communities, life, and culture can not only exist safely and securely but flourish. Learn more at .
      Secure Community Network is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, color, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.
      SCN has long been a committed leader in adopting, modeling, and encouraging adherence to Jewish values, including advocating for approaches that address issues related to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA). Please review our DEIA statement

Keywords: Secure Community Network, Washington DC , REGIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR - NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION, Other , Washington, DC

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