Police Captain

University of Houston

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Assists the Chief of Police with the direction and management of the personnel and resources for the administrative or operational division of the University of Houston Police Department. Implements the objectives of the Police Department and the law enforcement and security efforts within the areas under the control and jurisdiction of the University of Houston Main Campus.

Provides leadership and staff development in the functional areas of patrol, communication, investigations, technical services and student support services. Ensures all divisions within the Police Department are working collectively toward Department objectives and within the Department’s mission.
Assists in the role of Campus Security Authority as defined by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Police and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act).
Designs and implements operational, technical and administrative methods and programs for community policing, crime prevention, law enforcement and related functions, including but not limited to, criminal and administrative investigations, patrol operations, traffic control, public safety, incident command, risk mitigation, threat abatement and tactical response to critical events. As needed, coordinates law enforcement and security activities with other departments and law enforcement agencies.
Develops and implements goals, objectives, policies and procedures for the department and work units assigned.
Evaluates and modifies programs, activities, policies, procedures, rules, orders and regulations to ensure compliance with the University’s and Department’s mission, goals, objectives, core values, System policies, university operating procedures, department policies and general law.
Participates and provides leadership on various committees, councils and process improvement teams, acting in an advisory capacity.
Designs, establishes and maintains organizational structure and staffing; interviews, hires, trains, supervises and evaluates staff.
Manages, counsels and advises subordinate personnel and reviews evaluations, reports and case files; approves leave requests, schedules overtime as needed and addresses complaints.
Performs special assignments or projects aimed to increase department effectiveness and efficiency.
Performs other duties as required.


Bachelors and 7 years experience.
Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed.

Requires a minimum of seven (7) years of directly job-related experience.

Requires technical certification or licensing directly related to the job, as specified on a job description addendum.

Desired Qualifications:
Experience will be considered in lieu of Education.
Minimum of seven (7) years of experience as a licensedpolice officer.
Minimum of five (5) years of experience as a police supervisor.
A valid Texas Peace Officer License issued by the Texas Commissionon Law Enforcement.
A valid Texas Driver’sLicense.
Ability to make complex,administrative and operational decisions.
Ability to educate, persuade and work collaboratively within a culturally diverse setting.
Demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills.
Policy development.
Ability to effect organizational change and improvement.
Ability to establish and maintain effectiveworking relationships with subordinates, coworkers and the public.
Graduate of the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT) or the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy (FBI-NA) or equivalent executive training.

Three (3) years of command responsibility as a Police Lieutenant or higher in a university police department.

Experience and knowledge in the areas of event management, homeland security, risk management, emergency management, executive protections and physical security.

Working knowledge of the Jeanne Celery Disclosure of Campus Securityand Campus Crime Statistics Act.

Experience workingin a CALEA or IACLEA accredited law enforcement agency.

Salary: 5,792.00 – 7,675.00

Required Attachments by Candidate: Resume, Cover Letter/Letter of Application

Employee Status: Regular/Benefits

Job Posting: Sep 26, 2018, 3:43:01 PM
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