Plan And Exercise Manager (Cepar)

Emory University Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 2 months ago

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The Crisis Response Planning and Exercise Manager assists the Executive Director and the Senior Administrator/Director of Operations of the Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR) to achieve the stated objectives of the office: supports the development of strategic plans and program documents such as plans, policies, procedures for emergency or disaster preparedness for the university. May act as project team lead for development of products; function as a group facilitator for meetings and exercises, as required.


  • Plan Development/Management: Reviews and updates the university's emergency operations plan, and related annexes. Reviews emergency plans to ensure their adequacy.

  • Presentation Development and Delivery: Develops and delivers presentations that will demonstrate achievement of program goals and objectives, including performance indicators, and strategic action plans for program improvements.

  • Training and Education: Provides training and awareness education to program constituents. This includes but is not limited to group training/workshops, and individual sessions.

  • Risk Assessment and Gap Analysis: Works with the Senior Administrator and Director of Operations,

  • Training and Operations Manager, and the Business Continuity Manager complete an annual hazard vulnerability assessment. Collaborates with the Emergency Support Functions group and other organizational leadership to prioritize risks for mitigation.

  • Exercise Management: Manages and provides direction in the creation, coordination, facilitation, and exercise development using the Homeland Security and Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP). Participates in exercises and develops exercises addressing action reports and corrective action plans.

  • Plans the response or crisis management activities.

  • Assist with the direction of emergency response teams

  • Keeps informed of activities or changes that could affect the likelihood of an emergency, as well as changes that could affect response efforts and details of plan implementation.

  • Performs related responsibilities as requested.


  • Master's degree in Public Health, Emergency Management or Nursing and three years of emergency management and planning experience OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national emergency management operations for the protection of people, data, property and institutions.

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of emergency management, including emergency preparedness, emergency response, disaster recovery and hazard mitigation.

  • Effective communication skills (written and oral) with both large and small audiences and with individuals.

  • Strong interpersonal skills that engender cooperation and collaboration among groups of diverse interests and backgrounds. Training specific to emergency planning.

  • Certification as an Emergency Manager within 2 years of hire date.

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