Assistant Chief of University Police

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SUNY Geneseo -

JOB LINK: https://jobs.geneseo.edu/postings/2220

The Assistant Chief of Police is responsible for the oversight of direct police and security services to the public. These services include protection of life and property, creation and maintenance of sense of safety within the community, reduction of opportunity for the commission of crime, and resolution of conflict and maintenance of an environment that is conducive to the educational process. The Assistant Chief of Police will work cooperatively with faculty and staff from other divisions on campus that include Academic Affairs, Administration and Finance (eg: Facilities Operations, Procurement, etc), College Advancement, Communications and Marketing, Enrollment Management as well as other support units within Student and Campus Life (eg: Dean of Students, Residential Life etc).

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Serves as second in command within the department, and as acting chief in the absence of the Chief of Police.

Oversees the scheduling of patrol supervisors, patrol officers, communications and security staff within guidelines set forth by the Chief of Police.

Serves as a liaison to external criminal justice agencies and the office of the Dean of Students for matters affecting student behavior and safety. Is responsible for developing and maintaining close positive relationships with other campus offices and departments in order to promote the programmatic aspects offered by the department to the community (eg: Rape Aggression Defense, Coffee with a Cop, Response to Active Shooter).

Will become familiar with the department’s record management system and will review all criminal and non-criminal reports in a timely manner.

Will work in consultation with the University Police Inspector in reviewing all personnel complaints filed against department personnel.

Provide oversight of the department’s training committee and assist in developing in service and other job specific training programs for sworn and non-sworn staff.

Serves as the direct in line supervisor for the patrol supervisors (eg: Lieutenants).

Responsible for conducting primary performance evaluations for patrol supervisors and will secondarily review evaluations for university police officers, communications and security specialist, security services assistant and other personnel.

Will work collaboratively with the University Police Inspector for the maintenance of standards and quality controls and evaluate attentiveness, reliability, responsiveness, competence, politeness and fairness.

Oversee the department’s community outreach efforts and work closely with staff from Student Life and Campus Living to coordinate programs involving safety with an emphasis on life skill development that take place in student residence halls.

Provide input to the Chief of Police regarding department budget and financial administration of the department. The Assistant Chief of Police will be responsible for developing both short and long-term budgetary needs to include both large and small projects and forwarding those matters to the attention of the Chief of Police for further review and potential follow-up.

In consultation with Communications and Marketing, will work to promote the department’s web and social media presence using contemporary platforms in an effort to enhance community engagement using this platform.

Promote a work environment that values and respects diversity, integrity, excellent customer service, problem solving and collaboration with all campus stakeholders.

Will represent the department at regular meetings of the Livingston County Law Enforcement Council and County Drug Task Force.

Oversees specialized units within the department (eg: police mountain bicycle unit, crime prevention unit, etc.).

Oversees the activities of department members assigned as Resident Hall Liaison officers to ensure that preventative outreach programs are planned, delivered and that informal lines of communication are maintained with Student Life and Campus Living staff.

Coordinates scheduling and assignment of staff for major and special events on campus (eg: fall move in, commencement, concerts and athletic contests.

Will represent the department at regular meetings of the Livingston County Law Enforcement Council and County Drug Task Force.

Will assist in contributing to the development of appropriate administrative and operational policies and procedures.

Completes other duties within job title as assigned or directed by the Chief of Police or their designee.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree (degree upon date of hire or degree candidates graduating in the Spring of 2018 will be considered).

Currently possesses a valid POST or NYS Basic Course for police certificate

Currently posses a valid POST or NYS police supervisory course certificate

Knowledge of project management, strategic planning and supervising personnel.

Committed to diversity and possess the ability to establish and maintain positive and collaborative working relationships with individuals and teams based on respect, honesty and collegiality.

Proven ability to establish and maintain strong client relationships and a demonstrated commitment to providing excellent communications skills.

Excellent written and oral communications skills.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience working in higher education law enforcement.

Physical Demands Analysis
The ESSENTIAL physical requirements of the job are listed below. In terms of a typical workday “occasionally” equals 1%-33%, “frequently” equals 34%-66%, and “continuously” equals 67% – 100%. Some physical requirements may only be required monthly or annually. In such cases, these equal “rarely”. Applicant inquiries regarding reasonable accommodations for both the interview process and/or job duties, should be directed to the Office of Diversity and Equity at (585)245-5020 or ode@geneseo.edu.

Physical Demands Analysis
Lifting 10 pounds or less Frequently
Lifting up to 20 pounds Occasionally
Lifting 20 to 50 pounds Occasionally
Lifting 50 to 100 pounds Occasionally
Lifting in excess of 100 pounds Occasionally
Kneeling Occasionally
Crouching Occasionally
Crawling Occasionally
Climbing Occasionally
Ascend/Descend Occasionally
Work Atop Occasionally
Stooping Occasionally
Position Self Occasionally
Carrying Occasionally
Pushing Occasionally
Pulling Occasionally
Transport/Put/Move Occasionally
Balancing Frequently
Repetitive Motion Frequently
Grasping Occasionally
Eye Hand Coordination Frequently
Fine Manipulation Occasionally
Reaching Frequently
Sitting Frequently
Standing Frequently
Stationary Position Frequently
Speaking Frequently
Communicate/Convey/Exchange Information Frequently
Vision – Ability to Distinguish Similar Colors Continuously
Vision – Depth Perception Continuously
Vision – Close Vision Frequently
Vision – Distant Vision Continuously
Seeing Continuously
Hearing Continuously
Discern/Detect/Perceive Continuously
Inspect/Judge/Assess Frequently
Walking Frequently
Walking – Uneven Surfaces Occasionally
Traversing/Moving Frequently
Posting Details
Posting Details
Posting Number S111
Number of Vacancies 1
Full or Part-time Full-Time
Appointment Type Administrative
Anticipated Appointment Start Date
Job Posting Date 05/31/2018
Apply By 06/21/2018
Job Posting Closed Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Please attach a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts, copies of POST or NYS Basic Course for police certificate, and copies of POST or NYS police supervisory course certificate. (Combine multiple certificates into one PDF document) Please be prepared to provide contact information for three professional references. Applications must be received by June 21, 2018.

Note: This title is in the unclassified service and is designated Managerial/Confidential. Appointees to Managerial/Confidential titles serve at the pleasure of the chief administrative officer and are not represented for collective negotiations.

About SUNY Geneseo
SUNY Geneseo is highly selective and is consistently rated among the top public universities in the north by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the national historic landmark village of Geneseo, the residential campus overlooks the picturesque Genesee Valley, just 30 miles south of the major metropolitan area of Rochester and 70 miles east of Buffalo. SUNY Geneseo is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector. http://www.geneseo.edu/

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
SUNY Geneseo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For our full non-discrimination statement, see: http://www.geneseo.edu/affirmativeaction.

Background Investigation Statement
All applicants are subject to drug and criminal background checks. See our full Background Investigation Statement at http://www.geneseo.edu/hr/employment.

Clery Statement
Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security Report(ASR) for the College at www.geneseo.edu/police. The ASR contains information on campus security policies and certain campus crime statistics. Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the ASR by contacting the SUNY Geneseo University Police Department at 585-245-5651.

NY State Executive Order 161
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

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Function 1:
The Assistant Chief of Police is responsible for the oversight of department operations which includes oversight of police, communications/dispatch and security personnel. These services include protection of life and property, creation and maintenance of sense of safety within the community, reduction of opportunity for the commission of crime resolution of conflict and maintenance of an environment that is conducive to the educational process.

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Function 2:
Serves as second in command of the department and as acting Chief in the absence of the Chief of Police. Will oversee planning for major and special events to include developing incident action plans, insuring that appropriate staff is in place as well as establishing lines of communication with state and local police fire and EMS agencies.

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Function 3:
Attend meetings as required, eg: department, division, college wide committees as well as external meetings with outside law enforcement agencies.

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Function 4:
Supervise, train and assess performance of department members in complex procedures of law enforcement, community liaison, external agency cooperation and patrol operation procedures.

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Function 5:
The Assistant Chief of Police will work cooperatively with staff from other divisions on campus that include Academic Affairs, Administration and Finance (eg: Facilities Operations, Procurement, etc.), College Advancement, Communications and Marketing, Enrollment Management as well as other support units within Student and Campus Life (eg: Dean of Students, Residential Life etc.).

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Function 6:
Review of all police reports completed by department members to ensure proper crime classification as well as ensuring compliance with Uniform Crime Reporting requirements Federal Student Right to Know requirements (Clery). Provides oversight with various law enforcement initiatives to include Student Right to Know, work place violence, Domestic Violence, dating violence, stalking, Title IX and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Responsible for monitoring crime trends and adjusting patrol protocols in response occurrences in an effort to increase visibility while potentially displacing the behaviors or apprehending the persons responsible.

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Function 7:
Responsible for conducting primary performance evaluations for patrol supervisors and will secondarily review evaluations for university police officers, communications and security specialist, security services assistant and other personnel. Completes other duties as assigned by the Chief of Police or their designee.
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