The mission of the Department of Emergency Management and Mission Continuity is to lead and facilitate effective campus disaster preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery activities, to minimize the impacts of emergencies on the NC State community, facilities, and environment.
EMMC mission is defined by:
Strengthening campus preparedness to planned and unplanned events by integrating all hazards planning into daily campus operations
Improving on campus response capabilities to planned and unplanned events by coordinating information sharing across departments and divisions
Ensuring the University can resume operations following an event
Enhancing stakeholder involvement through emergency planning committees
Integrating instructional and research continuity into existing business continuity framework; creation of mission continuity plans tailored for critical functions identified at the division or departmental level
The values of the Emergency Management and Mission Continuity department are Adaptable, Collaborative, Innovative, Participatory and Risk-Focused.
Adapt – Embrace the diversity of our campus and respond to the ever-evolving campus environment
Collaborate – Create and sustain broad and synergistic partnerships among individuals and organizations that build a team atmosphere and facilitate communication
Innovate – Embrace partnerships and anticipate preparedness needs of a dynamic campus community
Participate – Seek to be cutting edge and responsive in our community, embracing policy, foundations, education and outreach
Risk-Focus – Hone programs with sound risk management practices, rigor, data, analysis and continuous improvement.