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Emergency Management

Building Security Coordinators

Building Security Coordinators (BSCs) serve a critical role in emergency preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery. A BSC is a pre-determined point of contact appointed by the Senior Building Administrator of the academic or administrative unit that occupies the majority of the building. The BSC is responsible for the following:

  • Creation and annual update of the Emergency Action Plan (EAP) for their respective building(s)
  • Updating and posting of Building Emergency Evacuation Plans
  • Coordination of regular updates of the room portal
  • Communicating relevant safety related information to building occupants
  • Conducting monthly checks of fire extinguishers and other safety equipment
  • Ensuring building access is maintained and discontinued for the appropriate building occupants through Genetec and/or key distribution
  • Communicating facility related concerns to the appropriate University personnel and/or department
  • Assisting building occupants and first responders during emergencies as needed
  • Serving as an after-hours contact for emergency and facilities related concerns
  • BSCs are designated as Campus Security Authorities (CSAs) and are responsible for meeting all requirements of this role
  • Completing training requirements as set forth by the Office of Emergency Management