Under general direction from the Chief of Police or his designee, this position is responsible for developing, planning and coordinating various programs and initiatives designed to manage training, certification, professional standards and community engagement. Initiatives will vary and will include: leading training, certification and accountability programs; leading recruiting and hiring programs; engaging in outreach efforts designed to increase communication between the Police Department and the faculty, staff, and students of the University and the surrounding communities; ensuring departmental service levels meet expectations; and assisting various internal divisions of the Police Department with goals and objectives that relate to community outreach, transparency, and promoting equity in criminal justice practices. The work of the Deputy Chief of Police for Engagement, Training, and Standards will vary at times, based on the needs of the department and progression of related departmental goals.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Thorough knowledge of modern police methods, practices and techniques;
Thorough knowledge of applicable federal and state laws and university regulations;
Considerable knowledge of the methods and practices of police administration;
Considerable knowledge of the functions and objectives of other state, local, and federal law enforcement agencies;
Ability to analyze complex police problems;
Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of subordinates and to advise, instruct, and train personnel;
Strong oral and written communication skills;
Ability to prepare and deliver effective presentations to groups comprised campus and off-campus participants;
Ability to interact effectively with diverse communities;
High degree of self-motivation and organization;
Ability to work on multiple initiatives and plans simultaneously;
Ability to exercise command under the most difficult of conditions, based upon recognition by subordinates of the technical competence, character, and emotional suitability of the superior;
Ability to deal with the public firmly and courteously under stress conditions and to establish effective working relationships with the public, news media, and others contacted in the course of work;
Skill in the use and care of firearms and firm administration of firearms safety policies.
Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.
The preferred candidate will possess a minimum of fifteen years of experience in law enforcement or a closely related field, including a “command staff” assignment.
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