The Campus Fire Marshal directs the development, implementation, and management of the Fire Prevention Program, a major segment of the EH&S Department's programs. This includes development, organization, implementation, and management of a comprehensive fire and life safety program that is responsive to the complex demands of a dynamic and eminently technical research environment. The Campus Fire Marshal (CFM) has been delegated the authority to act on behalf of the State Fire Marshal as the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ). As such, the CFM functions as the designated lead authority; responsible for the program which includes review and approval of all campus construction building plans, provide construction inspections, and final building acceptance prior to occupancy for all matters related to fire and life safety. This authority is delegated as the result of a negotiated Memorandum of Understanding between the University of California, the Office of the President, and the Office of the State Fire Marshal. This designation from the State Fire Marshal is bestowed upon specific individuals, not the position designation. This position is an integral and key function in support of the Campus Capital Plan. This position supervises and oversees the work of the Deputy Fire Marshal, The Campus Fire Inspector, and the Fire Prevention Specialist.
A University of Distinction and Diversity widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation, the University of California, Riverside current enrollment is more than 20,000 students, with a goal of 21,000 students by 2020. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.UCR is loca...ted approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations. UCR is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California.