Director of Campus Police

American International College


EducationBachelor’s Degree
SkillsHuman Resources
Microsoft Office
Communication Skills
Law Enforcement
Supervising Experience
American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

AIC strives to create a diverse and inclusive campus community that is representative, at all job levels, of the students we serve. We are an EEO employer and we welcome applications from individuals for positions where they are underrepresented.

Plans, establishes and monitors appropriate security and emergency procedures at American International College to ensure compliance with standard policies, practices, laws, rules and regulations and to ensure the safety and protection of campus community.
Manage the contract of the outsourced vendor, ensuring the lieutenant is performing according to the contract. Oversee the daily activities of Campus Police Officers and other security personnel to ensure duties are performed in conformance with established procedures.
Assists in maintaining the College’s compliance with all state and federal laws, including the Clery Act, Title IV and Title IX. Prepares and submits reports and documentation for the institution’s administration and for local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies. Establish and maintain relationships with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies and assists or requests assistance from them as needed.
Plans, oversees and participates in appropriate on-the-job training of subordinates and arranged for ongoing professional training and development programs for security personnel.
Supervises and participates in the investigation of crimes, acts of vandalism, violations of rules and other disturbances; the control and enforcement of traffic and parking regulations; the establishment and maintenance of fire safety procedures; and any other activities as required to ensure the safety and well-being of the college or institution community.
Reports to, and collaborates regularly with the Associate Vice President of Auxiliary Services.
Plan and directs the implementation of the department’s short and long term goals, objectives and strategies. Participates in developing and recommending the annual operating budget.
Provides law enforcement advice, support and information to American International College administration on policy and procedural changes that effect departmental operations.
Oversees the daily operation of the Campus ID system and addresses the needs of students, school administration, faculty and campus employees relating to a standard campus identification.
Monitors the camera system and works directly with IT in insuring necessary maintenance and upgrades to the system.
Oversees the daily operation of iParq, the issuance of parking passes and the enforcement of all campus parking areas.
Responsible for monitoring KPIs of outsourced vendors.
Assist in the formulation of internal controls and policies to establish best practices.
Ensure Campus Police’s participation in Campus events, such as move in day.
Other duties as assigned.
Required Degree(s): Bachelor of Science Degree Criminal Justice or other related degree.
Required Field of Expertise: Must possess demonstrated working knowledge of Massachusetts General Laws that deal with Criminal Laws and Federal Laws related to Higher Education. Must possess a minimum of 15 Years of police experience. Must possess a minimum of 8 years of law enforcement experience in a supervisor/management capacity
Preferred Field of Expertise: Field Training experience, Human Resources experience
Required Training/Cert: Must possess, or be able to obtain, Massachusetts Municipal Police Training Committee full-time Police Academy Certification. Must possess a minimum of 7 years of experience as a certified full time Massachusetts Police Officer
Preferred Training/Cert: General or Specialized MPTC Instructor
Required Licensure(s): Graduate of a full-time police academy other than North Carolina and have been a full time police officer for at least the last 10 years and have not been out of law enforcement for more than 2 ½ years
Preferred Licensure(s): Prior Certified MPTC Police Officer who has not been out of Law Enforcement more than 2 ½ years

Be able to work flexible schedules.
Must have access to reliable transportation
Be able to successfully complete all training required for the position.
Be able to operate radio or telephone equipment and/or console monitors
Effective oral and written communication. Demonstrated ability to interact cordially and communicate with a diverse public
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications
Active listening, write informatively, clearly and accurately, Synthesize facts, concepts, principles
Assess and evaluate situations effectively, Mediate conflict with tact, diplomacy, problem solving
Identify critical issues quickly and accurately
Research, investigate, compile information, attention to detail
Coaching, mentoring, motivating; Encourage effective teamwork
This is a full time, exempt level, benefit eligible position. Normal office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, flexible to the needs of the department. This position will be on call 24 hours a day, 7 days per week and requires occasional evening or weekend event work.

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