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Physical Security Coordinator III


The Physical Security Coordinator III will be responsible for all Physical Security project management and oversight for UF security enhancements in the areas of security cameras, electronic access controls, license plate recognitions systems (LPRs), and security alarm systems. Duties include writing detailed security designs, issuing requests for proposals (RFPs), evaluating bid packages, and selecting vendors. Once construction projects commence the incumbent will maintain oversight of schedule, job status, and performance.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • This position is responsible for new access control and security camera construction projects and existing systems transitioning to the campus access control system and Video Management Systems (VMS). Also, responsible for license recognition (LPRs) system and security alarm/panic button installations and upgrades. Project scope includes hosting kick-off meetings, conducting weekly meetings, commissioning, walk-through inspections and vendor relations/oversight. Scope development plan review and design comments submittal, enforcement of UF construction standards pertaining to access control, security camera, LPR, and security alarm systems design and component location, enforcement of UF construction standards pertaining to hardware schedule and component location, proposing and creating functionality to meet the needs of the building occupants.
  • Works closely with UF Physical Security team to coordinate completion of projects. Includes working with the accountant on solicitations, bids, and payments with vendors. Manages workload for Security Coordinator I for optimal project success. Coordinates with team for the enrollment of all hardware devices into the software and training for end users.
  • Testing system functionality and enforcing UF construction standards during substantial completion inspection and providing an issue punch list; re-inspecting the system using issues punch list during final inspection; and trouble shoot system issues to determine warranty implications.
  • Reviewing and addressing any issues with vendor provided project programming documents; programming all configuration information required for new installations.
  • This position is responsible for managing installation vendors.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area and three years of relevant experience. Appropriate college coursework may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Licensure and Certification



This position may have supervisory responsibility.

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