Physical Security Technical Coordinator

Position Information

Position Information

Department University Police
Alternate Department Description
Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check
Motor Vehicle Background Check Yes
Restricted Position? Yes, is not eligible for layoff or severance benefits.
Job Category Classified Staff
Role (State) Job Title Electronics Technician II
Working Title Physical Security Technical Coordinator
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number 09559z
Recruit Number Staff - 8440
Working Hours
Location Fairfax
Pay Band Payband 4
Salary Mid- to high-50,000s; commensurate with education and experience.
Web Announcement

Physical Security Technical Coordinator

The George Mason University Department of Police and Public Safety invites applications for the position of Physical Security Technical 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.

The department is a fully sworn, accredited police department. The Police Department provides professional police services to a diverse university population of over 33,000 students, plus faculty and staff. George Mason University is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William; as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth of Virginia.


The Physical Security Technical Coordinator is responsible for the overall maintenance, repair, and installation of current and future electronic physical security hardware and equipment at George Mason University. This position will also be responsible for keeping records of work completed and inventory used, as well as supervision of the Access Control Technical Team.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; and
  • Experience with installation and repair of commercial alarm, card access systems and/or CCTV systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience with security-related hardware and controls;
  • Supervisory experience;
  • Experience with work order systems;
  • Experience with Exacq CCTV systems;
  • Experience with RS2 Access Control systems;
  • Knowledge of the following access control hardware: Precision, Von Duprin, Sargent, Altronix, PERSONA and Stanley Hardware; and
  • Knowledge of the following security camera systems: Pelco, Axis, Arecont, Samsung and Hikvision.

Candidates must successfully complete a criminal background check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 09559z at by November 29, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: November 29, 2017
Posting Date 11/13/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Telework Friendly? No
Mason Ad Statement

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 over 135 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.

Equity Statement

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Campus Safety Information

Mason’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select your level of experience with security related hardware and controls.
    • No experience
    • 1-2 years of experience
    • 3-5 years of experience
    • More than 5 years of experience
  2. * Do you have supervisory experience?
    • Yes, 5 years or more.
    • Yes, 2 - 5 years.
    • Yes, less than 2 years.
    • No

Supplemental Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of Professional References
Optional Documents