NYU’s Analyst, Emergency Management and Open Source is a critical member of the university’s EP&C Team. S/he will research, develop, and produce appropriate and tailored threat and analytic assessment by actively scanning the global environment – to include but not limited to open source media, third-party subscription services, and other sources -- to identify and report on safety and security issues that could affect university operations and personnel locally and globally. Establishes and maintains current status reports and initiates notification protocols. Establishes and maintains the common operational picture—to include but not limited to specific events, travel programs in elevated risk locations, current weather, and other topics as instructed—for steady-state, special event, and crisis situations. Assists in publishing assessments related to the safety/security situation at NYU global sites and for specific travel programs. Additionally, the EP&C analyst will support the Emergency Management team by supporting the creation of a multitude of plans, job action sheets, after action reviews, and exercise materials. S/he will assist with accreditation efforts for the Emergency Management Program as well as the emergency management aspects of larger accreditation efforts. This position will also have 24/7 responsibilities during times of emergency.
Bachelor’s Degree in Homeland Security, Intelligence Analysis, or closely related field, Emergency Management, Criminal Justice, International Relations, or other related field
Bachelor’s Degree in Homeland Security, Intelligence Analysis, or closely related field
1-3 years’ work experience in corporate security, emergency management, or related field
1-2 years’ experience in security intelligence analysis or prior emergency response experience.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Must possess the key attributes of an exceptional analyst: insatiable and perpetual curiosity; the drive to find answers stemming from relevant and focused lines of inquiry; creative problem-solving; the ability to effectively operate on the full spectrum of data, information, and knowledge; and the ability to create easy-to-understand Decision-Support Tools & Graphics to facilitate critical understanding and decision-making. Able to recognize gaps in data and design effective collection strategies to fill gaps. Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, with effective presentation and training skills. Equally proficient with narratives, summaries, and graphic presentation. Demonstrated knowledge in both national and international current events, including an understanding of the potential impact on security and the affected business. Ability to quickly assimilate new information, knowledgeable in articulating emerging threats and risks, and recommend mitigation options and alternatives. Strong organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks or projects simultaneously; proficient with establishing priorities that are aligned with risk and urgency. Ability to collaborate and coordinate with key stakeholders across the Department and communicate effectively with team members at all levels of the organization. Highly motivated, positive “self-starter” able to operate with limited supervision in a small team environment. Ability to use good judgment and discretion under stress and multitask in a fast-paced environment. Proficient in the use of computers and software, including, but not limited to: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Powerpoint), Social media applications (Facebook, Twitter, Tweetdeck, etc.), Various web based applications. Ability to quickly master various software applications. The successful applicant should have minimally taken the following FEMA administered incident command system courses: IS 100 and IS 700. This is a shift position and therefore, be able to work alternating shifts, weekends, and holidays.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Familiarity with issues related to international operations and higher education abroad preferred. Ability to speak a foreign language a plus. Knowledge of other cultures valued. Successful completion of the following incident command system courses: IS 200, ICS 300, ICS 400 and IS 800. Ability to create effective infographics.
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