North Carolina State University
JOB LINK: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/124819
The North Carolina State University Police Department is a professional police department providing the same level of service offered by a municipal police department, as well as other services unique to an academic institution. The NC State University Police Department is accredited by both the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) and the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA).
The average daily population served is variable, but may exceed 75,000 on football game days. The department works closely with administrators, students, faculty, and staff to create and maintain a secure atmosphere. Its statutory arrest jurisdiction includes all University property, owned and leased, as well as streets and sidewalks adjacent to the property. In addition, it participates in a mutual aid agreement with other local departments, including the City of Raleigh Police Department, which gives University Officers jurisdiction in much of the city-area surrounding the University.
Essential Job Duties
Reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Environmental Health and Public Safety, the Chief of Police leads a department with a $6.5M budget, with the divisions of Field Operations, Support Services and Professional Standards. The NC State University Police Department consists of 58 full-time sworn police officer positions and 7 non-sworn departmental personnel. In addition, NC State also operates an Emergency Communication Center staffed by 10 Emergency Communications Officers.
The Chief of Police is responsible for organizing, directing, and supervising the day-to-day activities and operations of the University’s police and public safety programs. The Chief is also responsible for administrating the college’s compliance with the Clery Act and its requirements. More information about the department can be found here: https://police.ehps.ncsu.edu/.
Key priorities of the next Chief include:
Creatively responding to retention and turnover challenges in a low unemployment environment.
Proactively leading a culture of employee engagement to enhance morale and address challenges in a proactive fashion.
Educating the University community about the mission and services of the police department to ensure effective and collaborative partnerships.
Strategically responding to trending law enforcement concerns with 21st century policing methods.
Balancing customer service and public safety delivery models that expect excellence from staff who are trained in cultural competencies, appreciate a variety of diversity characteristics and are committed to the mission of providing professional law enforcement, effective emergency response, crime and incident reduction, and community outreach and education.
Other duties as assigned.
The minimum education requirement for the Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police is a master’s degree in criminal justice or a closely related field.
A condition of employment in the department is that all officers, including the Chief, pass an annual POPAT physical fitness exam.
Must possess applicable certification from the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Commission or obtain such certification within one year. * Please note that North Carolina law does not recognize nor have a reciprocal relationship with Federal law enforcement certification but does recognize and give partial credit for military police (MP) training, receipt of a MP occupational specialty classification and performance of MP duties.
Candidates should have a minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in law enforcement or public safety including at least five (5) years of senior supervisory/management experience at command staff level.
Departmental Required Skills
The successful candidate:
Is an individual with impeccable integrity and a proven record of consistency in managing both internal and external relationships to develop trust and to create opportunities for collaborative problem solving and partnerships.
Models courteous engagement and outstanding customer service with faculty staff, students and visitors while ensuring clear and firm adherence to safety principles and laws.
Has a track record of public safety success that comes from a balance of engagement and enforcement.
Holds comprehensive knowledge of police methods, practices and procedures; thorough knowledge of local, State and Federal laws especially CLERY and Title IX.
proactively leads, develops, and supports a well-seasoned and productive staff to achieve excellence through increased training, responsibility, productivity, morale, and retention.
Is experienced in cultivating and maintaining mutual aid relationships, serving as inter-agency liaison with law enforcement, fire and emergency agencies that provide support to all campus locations.
Skilled in budget development and management and maintenance of effective service levels despite resource constraints.
An outstanding communicator who speaks clearly, assertively, and transparently with internal and external stakeholders.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Experience in a higher education public safety or campus police department is preferred as is experience in a CALEA or IACLEA accredited department.
Executive law enforcement training (e.g. FBI National Academy, Administrative Officers Management Program, LEEP, etc.) is preferred.
Required License or Certification
Must possess applicable certification from the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Commission or obtain such certification within one year. Please note that North Carolina law does not recognize nor have a reciprocal relationship with Federal law enforcement certification but does recognize and give partial credit for military police (MP) training, receipt of a MP occupational specialty classification and performance of MP duties.
Valid Driver’s License is required for this position.
In addition to a fully completed application, please submit a resume and cover letter.
The recruitment and selection process is being managed by Developmental Associates, LLC.
All inquiries should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Open Date 10/21/2019
Anticipated Closing Date Posting will close 11/1/2019
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 01/02/2019
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or email@example.com. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.
NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
To apply for this job please visit jobs.ncsu.edu.