Law Enforcement Deputy Chief

College of Charleston

JOB LINK: https://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/8754

EducationBachelor’s Degree
Master’s Degree
SkillsLeadership Experience
Law Enforcement
Supervising Experience
Faculty / Non-Faculty / Administration Non-Faculty
Pay Band 7
Level 5
Department Public Safety
Job Purpose
Leads and manages all operations and programs of the entire Division to include law enforcement, security and dispatch. This position is responsible for emergency preparedness and planning the critical incident response for the College. In addition to general law enforcement duties, this position is responsible for accomplishing the department objectives through subordinate supervisors with diverse areas of responsibility to include uniformed patrol, criminal investigation, communication center, record clerk, and technical operations. Serves as an advisors to the Chief of Police/Director of Public Safety. In the absence of the Chief of Police assume the role as the Director of Public Safety.

Minimum Requirements
A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in a law enforcement or public safety agency, which must include 4 years of supervisory experience and 5 years of command level experience. Certification by the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy in accordance with § 23-23-40 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina required. Must have the ability to qualify with and carry a weapon. Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and/or Master’s degree in Public Administration, Criminal Justice, Management or other related field is preferred. Advanced training in Senior Management Institute for Police is desirable. Candidates with an equivalent combination of experience and/or education are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must have excellent communication skills and public speaking ability. Must have demonstrated leadership, organizational, interpersonal, and public relations management skills, preferably in campus law enforcement. Must have a thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of modern police administration and management. Considerable knowledge of budgets, acquisition, purchasing and personnel management is necessary. Ability to direct activities of a large police force (approx. 68 employees). Considerable knowledge of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and Title IX. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within the College community. Ability to work in a diverse environment with people of various ages and backgrounds. Ability and skill to build consensus and credibility across the campus is required. Must be able to maintain effective working relationships with the city, county and state law enforcement agencies and local community associations. Must use discretion in handling confidential situations, documents and materials.

Additional Comments Regarding Position
Some travel is required. Must be able to work extended hours. Required to be on campus during emergency situations. Must have the ability to safely operate a police vehicle under normal/emergency conditions.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Salary is commensurate with education/experience which exceeds the minimum requirements.
Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful background check.

All applications must be submitted online

Salary *$58,894 – $69,289
Posting Date 04/11/2019
Closing Date 04/25/2019
Open Until Filled No
Posting Number 2019056
EEO Statement
The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

Job Duties
Job Duties
Activity
Manages support services functions within Public Safety, including selecting supervising and evaluating support personnel. Assigns and coordinates investigations, ensures collection of evidence, and performs interviews. Oversees and conducts background, internal and administrative investigations. Follows up on incidents and complaints that involve College of Charleston students, faculty, staff, facilities and equipment. Oversees the Dispatch (Communication) Center and Records areas of Public Safety.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 20
Job Duties
Activity
Directs and manages the operations of the Division including procedural guidelines, special investigations, disaster preparedness and recovery, emergencies and joint activities with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 15
Job Duties
Activity
Maintains effective, cooperative and mutual aid working relationships with and acts as the College’s liaison to the local community, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as fire and emergency medical service agencies.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 10
Job Duties
Activity
Assists the Chief of Police in managing all budget for the Division and all subordinate units. Judiciously manages the financial resources of the department assessing staffing allocations and equipment needs.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 10
Job Duties
Activity
Interprets, reviews, develops and implements policies, plans, and procedures for all areas. Oversees the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure the safety and security of students, visitors, faculty, staff and property. Ensures campus police policies and procedures comply with accreditation standards as required by the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies, International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators, and/or the State of South Carolina. Develops guidelines, policies, and strategies for the Division to ensure the safety of the campus community that is consistent with the College goals and mission.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 10
Job Duties
Activity
Maintains a pro-active working relationship with executive and administrative officials of the College of Charleston and other College departments, judicial offices, and other area emergency response entities to anticipate needs, solve problems and recommend procedures.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 10
Job Duties
Activity
Responsible for the management of employees and delegates the day to day management of personnel to managers and supervisors. Conducts and reviews evaluations properly and fairly. Hires, terminates, trains and evaluates employees.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 10
Job Duties
Activity
Develops and implements innovative training programs for department personnel, including “Basic Training” at the SCCJA, in-service, legal updates and CDV department training, firearms and emergency vehicle operation certifications, etc. Drafts and compiles training manuals, outlines and lesson plans. Establishes and retains all training records; schedules officers for training and ensures training needs are met. Conducts, supervises and/or coordinates periodic training sessions for all officers on current US and State Supreme Court rulings and police procedures. Oversees the Public Safety Library and assures materials contained therein are properly controlled, posted, requisitioned and accessible. Conducts Public Safety Officers, State Security Officers and Communications Specialists orientation and indoctrination courses for newly hired officers. Serves as liaison with the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy and other local law enforcement Training Officers.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 15

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