Deputy Chief

Morgan State University -


Brief Summary of Job Duties
Ensure that officers work diligently to foster a harmonious relationship with students, faculty and staff.
Develop training and initiatives to ensure that the department delivers superior customer service.
Assist in leading efforts in emergency preparedness, proactive training activities, and creating a culture of the best prepared police and public safety department.
Develop and train staff through positive leadership initiatives.
Must be able to lead, develop, counsel, motivate and hold departmental members accountable.
Insure the delivery of timely crime analysis information to operations, including maps, major case updates, wanted persons, and crime trends.
Responsible for police operations especially those regarding crime reduction efforts.
Ensure details and operations are scheduled and aligned to address crime spikes, trends and quality of life issues.
Provide training opportunities that will better prepare officers (and support personnel) for their crime reduction and problem oriented policing role.
Stay abreast of hot spots, problem locations, problem people and situations to ensure they are assigned for action.
Troubleshoot obstacles and problems with operations relating to performance, citizen satisfaction, and overall service delivery.
Examine current methods of documenting problem oriented policing projects and efforts to see if we are performing in the best and most efficient manner possible.
Arrange for problem oriented policing initiative progress reports.
Research methods to standardize productivity and accountability. Ensure departmental managers are addressing marginal and below standard performance.
Conduct performance appraisals of lieutenants.
Continually monitor and inspect the various activities of the departmental units to ensure compliance with Department policies.
Attend pertinent meetings to obtain timely and necessary information for the Department.
Requested Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Law Enforcement or Criminal Justice or a closely related field.

Other Preferences for Consideration
Being motivated, experienced, capable and ready to lead is more important than any one particular checkbox or qualification. The University is looking for the best fit for our community and the police officers and supervisors who will rely on their deputy chief for guidance, support and sound judgment. A candidate’s integrity, leadership skills, dedication, and ability to communicate well orally and in writing must be self-apparent. Candidate should have demonstrated management capabilities and the ability to adapt to a university environment.

Posting Detail Information
Posting Number FY19001102018
Number of Vacancies 1
Job Open Date 08/01/2018
Application Review Date
Job Close Date 08/24/2018
Special Instructions to Applicant
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