Captain

University of California

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Under the general direction of the Chief of Police, is assigned the management of all operational units within the department and shall be responsible to provide assistance to the Chief of Police in the development and administration of departmental policies and procedures.

Second in rank to the Chief of Police, shall assume full responsibility for Command of the department in the absence of the Chief. Is “on-call” 24 hours a day.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in the field of administration of justice, or Bachelor’s degree and relevant experience and training.
Extensive experience as a captain, lieutenant or other sworn police manager.
Management experience to independently manage a large and complex organization with multiple priorities and limited resources.
Meets all other requirements for peace officers and higher rank as established by law and the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training.
Possess a valid Class C California Driver’s License
Current California POST Basic Certificate
Possess a Supervisory Certificate issued by California POST
Possess or obtain a Management Certificate within 12 months of appointment issued by California POST.
Ability to successfully complete other training or prerequisites as required by regulation, law or policy.
Prior or current non-probationary Police Lieutenant or higher classification.
Thorough knowledge of modern policing issues, philosophies, practices and trends as applied within the University environment.
Thorough knowledge of current law enforcement management theory and administrative standards.
Experience utilizing basic office computer programs and other relevant or specialized technology.
Thorough experience performing all aspects of police officer, sergeant and lieutenant functions.
Experience in analyzing complex police problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions and implementing recommendations in support of goals.
Experience in supervising, training and evaluating staff and establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

Desirable Requirements

The ideal candidate will be well rounded with experience in administration, investigations and patrol; Completion of Command College and/or FBI National Academy; Experience in a higher education environment; Experience in joint operations with allied law enforcement agencies.A POST management certificate is desirable.

Special Conditions of Employment
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Maintain a valid CA driver’s license, a clean DMV record and enrollment in the DMV Employee Pull-Notice Program
Satisfactory completion of a fingerprint background check
Mandated reporting requirements of Child Abuse
Mandated reporting req of Dependent Adult Abuse
UCSB Campus Security Authority under Clery Act

Other Special Conditions of Employment

Successful completion of background investigation, psychological examination and medical examination.

Other Recruitment Notes

Optional Applicant Documents

Other Document (1)
Other Document (2)
Other Document (3)

Required Applicant Documents

Resume
Cover Letter

Job Description

FLSA Exemption Status
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Exempt

CBU (Collective Bargaining Unit)

99 – Non-Represented (PPSM)

ERC (Employee Relations Code)

A

Grade Type

MSP

Grade Type

Security and Public Safety

Grade Type

Police

Grade Type

Manager 2

Grade Type

M2

Grade

26

End Date for Other Appointment Type (e.g., Contract or 18-month Career)

Provision Number

Type of Supervision Received
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General direction

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Physical Requirements
Continuously=Activity occurs > 66%
Frequently=Activity occurs 33% to 66%
Occasionally=Activity occurs < 33%
Not Applicable=Activity does not exist

Stand

FREQ.

Walk

FREQ.

Sit

FREQ.

Bend

FREQ.

Crouch/Squat

FREQ.

Kneel/Crawl

OCCAS.

Climb

OCCAS.

Reach above shoulder level

OCCAS.

Use keyboard/mouse

FREQ.

Hand Activities: Fine dexterity

FREQ.

Hand Activities: Hand twisting

N/A

Hand Activities: Simple grasping

N/A

Hand Activities: Power grasping

N/A

Other (please specify activity)

Frequency of Other Activity

No Response

Lifting Activities: Light lifting (< 20 lbs)

OCCAS.

Lifting Activities: Moderate lifting (20-50 lbs)

OCCAS.

Lifting Activities: Heavy lifting (>50 lbs)

OCCAS.

Push/Pull Activities: Light pushing/pulling (< 20 lbs of force)

OCCAS.

Push/Pull Activities: Moderate pushing/pulling (20-50 lbs of force)

OCCAS.

Push/Pull Activities: Heavy pushing/pulling (>50 lbs of force)

OCCAS.

Mental Requirements

Read/Comprehend

FREQ.

Write

FREQ.

Perform Calculations

FREQ.

Communicate Orally

FREQ.

Reason and Analyze

FREQ.

Other (please specify activity)

Frequency of Other Activity

No Response

Environmental Requirements

Is exposed to excessive noise

OCCAS.

Is around moving machinery

OCCAS.

Is exposed to marked changes in temperature and/or humidity

OCCAS.

Is exposed to dust

OCCAS.

Is exposed to fumes

OCCAS.

Is exposed to gases

OCCAS.

Is exposed to radiation

OCCAS.

Is exposed to microwave

OCCAS.

Drives motorized equipment

FREQ.

Works in confined quarters

OCCAS.

Other (please specify activity)

Frequency of Other Activity

No Response

Job Duties

Total Percentage of Duties: 100

4
Records

Order of
Imp

Essen
Duty

%

Freq.

Function

Duties

1

Yes

40

Daily

Management Responsibilities

a) Provides continuity of administrative and command leadership in the absence of the Chief of Police.

b) Coordinates and manages the operation of several Police Department divisions/functions and special operations.

c ) Plans, directs, and manages the goals and objectives of the Police Department.

d) Provides primary assistance in the formulation of policies, procedures, and protocols for the Police Department.

e) Meets all agency compliance and regulatory compliance including but not limited to POST and Clery Act.

f) Acts as liaison with the Personnel, Labor Relations, and Affirmative Action Departments as well as Workers Compensation and FMLA.

g) Manages media relations in the absence of, or at the directions of the Chief of Police.

h) In coordination with the Chief of Police, participates in the liaision process with other University, community, and law enforcement groups, organizations, and agencies.

i) Provides direction to Department Managers/Supervisors.

j) Performs other duties as assigned by the Chief of Police.

2

Yes

40

Daily

Supervision

a) Provides direct supervision to the managers/supervisors in charge of department divisions/functions.

b) Reviews division/unit performance evaluations and recommends corrective action and discipline to the Chief of Police to meet minimum standards/essential functions of various positions.

c) Adjusts work and duty hours/assignments in absence of the Chief of Police.

3

Yes

20

Daily

Investigations

Conducts sensitive internal investigations and sensitive administrative investigations as assigned by the Chief of Police.

Serves as the department custodian of record for all Public Records Act request and personnel file court subpoenas.

4

Yes

0

Daily

Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge of supervisory, management, administrative, and command leadership principles.
Knowledge of department, University, and system-wide police policies and procedures.
Advanced Training in Sound Leadership/Management Pronciples used in Law Enforcement and work to establish “best practices” in the Department.
Understanding of police practices and procedures and knowledge of the workings of the criminal justice system.
Knowledge of City, State, and Federal laws applicable to the police function.
Knowledge of the organizational structure of the UC system.
Knowledge of labor issues and other employee development and disciplinary practices (POBR).
Knowledge of the University community including various populations (student, faculty, staff), organizations, physical structures, roadways, and jurisdictional responsibilities.
Knowledge of financial management responsibilities related to all department functions.
Knowledge of the principles and procedures for conducting administrative investigations under the California Peace Officer Bill of Rights.
Knowledge of Title IX compliance procedures related to criminal and administration investigations.
Ability to clearly communicate in writing, in person, and on the telephone.
Ability to supervise, direct, manage, train, and evaluate employees.
Ability to write accurate, detaied, and concise reports, memos, and letters using proper grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor in all situations.
Abiity to delegate tasks.
Ability to apply positive and negative discipline and praise to employees.
Ability to take command in emergency situations.
Ability to work long hours.
Ability to accept instructions and direction from superiors in a positive and loyal manner.
Ability to serve and work well with citizens, peers, and superiors.
Ability to speak before varied audiences and to conduct productive meetings, interviews, and interrogations.

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