Sr Security Administrator - Emergency Preparedness

Lincoln Laboratory   •  


Industry: Healthcare


8 - 10 years

Posted 244 days ago

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The Security Services Department's overall mission is to ensure a safe and secure environment and protect MIT Lincoln Laboratory at all facilities in which staff members perform their mission of research and development.

To accomplish this mission, this department formulates and implements policies, plans, and actions designed to protect facilities against threats of vandalism, accidental destruction, and sabotage; and safeguards personnel, classified and unclassified information systems, personal identifiable information, property, and other assets from exploitation and recruitment by foreign intelligence agencies.

 Emergency Preparedness Administrator

Selected candidate will serve as an Emergency Preparedness Administrator and will facilitate  the planning and execution of all Emergency Preparedness activities including training, Emergency Action Team coordination, building evacuation exercises, small to large-scale exercises and drills, creation of policies and procedures for new/emerging threats, and updating existing procedures for rapidly changing environments such as weather related issues.  Will support the administration of the Emergency Communication Program for the Laboratory community. Serve as the security point of contact for chemical, biological, controlled substances, and explosive/ordnance issues. 

Will augment the administration of the Laboratory Workplace Violence Program (WPV) to include conducting educational seminars, updating web page content, webinar coordination, and assistance to the Manager of Physical Security for WPV issues as required. Coordinate WPV issues with Human Resources, Ombuds, and MIT Medical as required. Will participate as a security representative for the Laboratory Safety Committee and expedite the management of the internal Emergency Preparedness web page. Laboratory representative for the Hanscom AFB Emergency Operations


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and a minimum 8+ years’ experience in a public safety and/or Emergency Management leadership role
  • Experience developing, planning, leading, and facilitating local, state or national level training and exercises
  • Facilitate post event After Action Reviews (AARs) and Corrective Actions Plans
  • Possess organization and time management skills; ability to prioritize and complete tasks in a timely manner, with a strong attention to details
  • Additional FEMA related training relating to emergency preparedness, emergency operations, EOC management, continuity of operations
  • Demonstrated and proven ability to lead multi-discipline teams, analyze problems, propose solutions, drive issues to resolution, and make decisions, both individually and when leading a group to reach a conclusion
  • Leading and/or developing emergency response programs in a multi-site, business or government setting
  • Experience responding to, leading and/or managing disaster or emergency situations
  • Experience working on an Incident Management Team
  • Thorough understanding and experience with the Incident Command System
  • Candidate must be a reliable self-starter who works independently under minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated capabilities in presenting ideas written and orally are required.
  • Computer software skills including proficiency in Power Point, Excel, Access and Word.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, and customer service skills.
  • Ability to create, compose and edit written materials.
  • Work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • A valid driver's license is required.
  • CPR/AED and first aid certifications or the ability to successfully complete and obtain certifications is strongly desired.
  • Position requires candidate to be on-call 24 x 7 for emergency situations as necessary.
  • Selected applicant will be subject to a security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information including compartmented programs.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a government (DoD) clearance is required.