Director, Public Safety/Chief of Police



Must perform duties within the framework of federal, state, and local laws and within the framework of College policies, procedures and regulations, and other applicable regulations governing public safety agencies and institutions of higher education. Also, the Director/Chief is required to clarify and communicate statements of department policy and procedures to all constituents of the College community as necessary.

Shall develop the organizational structure of the division in accordance with professional standards and, by application of sound management techniques and principles, integrate related activities under the control of intermediate supervisors and shall be held accountable for effective conduct of such activities.

Will be responsible for the supervision and control of those personnel in the Department of Public Safety.

Exercise considerable independent judgement and is expected to direct the internal activities of the Department of Public Safety with minimal external assistance.

Responsible for developing and maintaining liaison with university professional associations such as IACLEA and with area law enforcement agencies, including federal, state and local agencies, the courts and prosecutor’s offices.


Bachelor’s degree
Police science/criminal justice, public or business administration, or a related field. At least eight years of increasing law enforcement responsibility and at least four years of management and administrative responsibility at the command level, in a department of similar size or larger, preferably at an institution of higher education.
Experience in a comprehensive law enforcement/security program that includes gGeneral law enforcement, crime prevention, criminal investigation; security operations; pedestrian safety and traffic control; facility access
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Job Type: Full-time

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