University of Wisconsin System

JOB LINK: https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu/psc/careers/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&JobOpeningId=15423&SiteId=33&PostingSeq=1&

EducationBachelor’s Degree
Supervising Experience
Emergency Management
Unit of Finance and Administration – University Police

Chief of Police

POSITION: A full-time, position is available in Finance and Administration – University Police beginning in May 2019, or as soon thereafter as possible. The working title for this assignment is Chief of Police with an official title of Director of Protective Services. The salary range of $95,000-$105,000 will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution is required. Additional requirements include certification or ability to be certified by Wisconsin Department of Justice, Training and Standards Bureau as a Police Officer in the State of Wisconsin; full time employment experience working in a police department; full time employment experience working in a university police agency or in a community closely connected with a college/university. Also required is experience supervising full or part time employees in a public safety setting; & demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusiveness.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree from an accredited institution in the field(s) of Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Business Administration, Higher Education Administration or related fields. Additional preferences include evidence of working collaboratively in a college or university setting, and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with local and regional policing agencies. Also preferred: experience in coordinating emergency management, critical incident response and/or crisis intervention situations; attendance at law enforcement leadership academy, institute, or command school.

Serves as the chief law enforcement officer on campus including the management, supervision and evaluation of a Lieutenant, Sergeants, Detective, full and part time officers and students.

Responsible for developing and implementing internal policy and control including all criminal investigations conducted on university property.

Coordinates the enforcement of state statutes, rules and regulations of state agencies/institution, and county and city law/ordinances as they pertain to UW-Eau Claire Police.

Supervise and lead staff, with an emphasis on providing protective services to students, faculty, staff and the campus community. Lead the campus effort on crime prevention.

Coordinate and provide assistance to local law enforcement agencies as requested.

Prepare, submit, and administer the unit budget and annual reports.

Supervise maintenance of police data records including the management of equipment within the department and maintain current policy for receiving and processing requests for records and equipment.

Direct the protective services strategic planning operations of major campus events.

Formulate procedural unit policies, rules, regulations, and oversee the disciplinary structure of the department in accordance with university guidelines.

Oversee appropriate training and professional development opportunities are provided to staff. Maintain state certification standards for departmental law enforcement personnel.

Serve as a liaison between the University and local, county, state, regional and national law enforcement agencies.

Represent the University to various institutional divisions as well as to governmental agencies, vendors, students and their families and/or the general public.

Establish and maintain strong coalitions with various community groups.

Provide leadership and collaborate with campus and community stakeholders on alcohol and other drug prevention efforts, suicide prevention efforts and emergency communication systems.

Foster a department and campus climate that embraces equity, diversity and inclusion.

Comply with federal and state crime reporting requirements, including the Clery Act, and serve as a Campus Security Authority as outlined by the Clery Act.

Serve on other campus and community committees as needed, and perform other duties as assigned by the Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration or the Chancellor.

THE UNIT: The unit of Finance and Administration – University Police consists of approximately 12 staff members. Please visit https://www.uwec.edu/police for more information on the UW-Eau Claire Police Department.

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: http://www.uwec.edu/Employment. You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the “Click here to Register” link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your “User Name” and “Password” and select “Login.” Click the link to the ‘Chief of Police’ position (Job ID # 15423) and then click the “Apply Now” button to submit your application electronically. Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached, and all required fields are completed. Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

Letter of application

Curriculum vita

Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to:
Arjen van Dijk – vandijka@uwec.edu – (715) 836-3095

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by 04/19/2019. However, screening may continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report (https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/job- penings/upload/AnnualSecurityandFireReport-2.pdf) Also visit our Campus Security Authority policy (https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/job-openings/upload/CleryCompliancePolicy.pdf)

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing

diversity, equity, and inclusion.


To apply for this job please visit www.careers.wisconsin.edu.