Training and Exercise Coordinator

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Mar 03, 2022
May 21, 2022
Full Time
Training and Exercise Coordinator The George Mason University Environmental Health and Safety Office (EHS), within the Department of Safety, Emergency, and Enterprise Risk Management, is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual for the position of Training and Exercise Coordinator. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.About the Position:The Training and Exercise Coordinator will oversee emergency management training and exercises at George Mason University. This position will be responsible for planning and executing drills, table top, and functional and full-scale exercises and associated training programs that are based on University emergency plans and procedures. This position will be responsible for a multi-year training exercise plan to include coordination of exercise priorities, plan development and implementation. This position also supports Emergency Management programs and goals, to include managing stakeholder engagement, training and education opportunities, topical meetings, representation on university committees and working groups.Required Qualifications:Undergraduate degree in emergency management, public administration/affairs, public safety, business management, or similar discipline required, or equivalent education & experience. Masters degree preferred;Ability to develop and execute a comprehensive training and exercise program;Knowledge of and ability to use related software programs;Prior first-hand experience developing and delivering emergency plans and exercises;Demonstrated communication skills and demonstrated experience working successfully with stakeholder groups;Ability to develop and deliver training in a clear and concise manner that is tailored to the client;Knowledge of all phases of emergency management and all-hazards approach to emergency planning;Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects, without a reporting relationship to supporting staff;Demonstrated ability to work well as part of a cooperative team, communicate with individuals at all levels of education and experience, deliver comprehensive reports, and prepare comprehensive emergency management plans and exercise materials;Successful completion of a comprehensive background check;Knowledge of the Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation (HSEEP) requirements;Ability to lift 40 pounds, bend, crawl, and kneel;Valid vehicle operator's license; andExperience in working in an emergency management office.Preferred Qualifications:Experience at an institution of higher education;Experience developing trainings and exercises; andCompletion of HSEEP Training or Master Exercise Practitioner Program preferred.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02287z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education. Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and 130 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create. If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at! George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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