Justin Gildner

Director of Campus Safety


Joined NCSSM in January 2022

Justin Gildner joined NCSSM as Director of Campus Safety for NCSSM-Morganton in January 2021, bringing over 25 years of combined experience in traditional law enforcement, campus safety, emergency management, and risk mitigation. As a sworn peace officer in California, Justin held assignments as a patrol deputy, K9 handler, narcotics investigator, and detective until he retired as a sergeant. He then took his first position as a campus safety administrator as Director of Public Safety, Emergency & Risk Management for a private college in WNC. Justin enjoys collecting vinyl records and is an avid supporter of Manchester United, Boston Bruins, Red Sox & Pats. He literally lives and dies with each win or loss, and is extremely proud that he has brainwashed his family to be as avid of fans as he is.

MA, Criminal Justice, Arizona State University
MA, Emergency Management, Arizona State University