Public Safety Assistant

02747, North Dartmouth
Mar 22, 2017
Public Safety Assistant
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



Public Safety Assistant

Department of Public Safety

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is seeking applicants for an Public Safety Assistant. The Public Safety Assistant assists the Chief of Police/Director of Public Safety on a number of key confidential functions pertaining to campus-wide services provided by all areas reporting into the Department of Public Safety.  Assists with facilitating the agency’s accreditation process, and is the agency’s primary contact with the Massachusetts’ Police Accreditation Commission (MPCA) and the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).  Provides administrative support and technical assistance to all aspects of the Department of Public Safety, police, emergency management and environmental health and safety functions.  Assists with coordinating all administrative aspects of training department personnel, including training records and is the agency’s liaison with the Massachusetts Municipal Police Training Council (MPTC). 

Exceptionally high degrees of confidentiality, discretion and customer service are required of this position. The Public Safety Assistant participates in or has access to all items presented to the Chief of Police, including matters pertaining to the criminal reports, policies and procedures, and issues related to grievances, arbitrations, collective bargaining and labor relations.  As such, the incumbent is a confidential employee as defined in M.G. L. Chapter 150E, Section 1.

For the complete position, description and qualifications please go to


To apply please submit a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three professional references @


The deadline to apply is April 12, 2016.


University of Massachusetts Dartmouth employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, Presidential Executive Orders, and state and local laws designed to protect employees and job applicants from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, military service, veteran status or other non-merit based factors.

The University of Massachusetts reserves the right to conduct background checks on potential employees.

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