Jimmy Johnson, Assistant Vice President for Campus Safety

Jimmy Johnson was appointed Assistant Vice President for Campus Safety in April 2018. In this role, Johnson oversees the Emergency Preparedness, Fire Prevention Services and Environmental Health and Safety departments. Safety planning, training, and education are primary responsibilities for this role. He has been with the university since 2008 and has more than two decades of public safety experience with emergency operations, emergency planning, fire prevention, and public safety outreach. The Campus Safety office fosters a secure environment for the university’s academic and research enterprise. Emergency planning and routine safety operations are at the forefront for the departments in this area of the Financial and Administrative Services (FAS) portfolio.

Offices Overseen

Campus Safety

The Campus Safety office fosters a secure environment for the university’s academic and research enterprise. Emergency planning and routine safety operations are at the forefront for the departments in this area of the Financial and Administrative Services (FAS) portfolio.

Emergency Preparedness

The Office of Emergency Preparedness implements programs and projects in emergency and disaster planning, training, mitigation, response, and recovery. Our mission is to create a comprehensive emergency management program for the university in order to save lives, protect property, promote continuity of operations, and reduce the overall effects of large-scale disasters.

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS)

The mission of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) is to promote healthy and safe operations on campus, to protect students, faculty, staff, and visitors, and to ensure the protection of the environment. It is our vision to become a recognized, national leader and innovator in campus environmental health and safety.

Fire Prevention Services

Fire Prevention Services ensures a safe environment for faculty, staff, and students by providing an up-to-date fire prevention program. Our fire safety professionals monitor all university buildings for compliance with local and state requirements and work closely with the community to perform the inspections and drills necessary to lower the risk and potential repercussions of fire on campus.