Chief of Police

University of California, Davis
The City of Davis, California is located between the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the Coast.
This at-will position has a very competitive salary.
Mar 24, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

A national search is underway to attract highly qualified candidates for an exciting opportunity to lead the University of California, Davis Police Department (UCDPD). UC Davis is a public teaching and research university with more than 36,000 students. Reporting to the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, the Chief of Police is responsible for managing, planning, and directing the law enforcement activities associated with the University’s main campus (located in the City of Davis), the UC Davis Health campus (located in the City of Sacramento), and associated buildings. UCDPD has a budget of $11 million and currently employs 51 sworn officers, 25 professional staff, and 112 student employees. Top candidates will have a career history that demonstrates outstanding leadership skills and the ability to embrace and celebrate the culture and diversity of UC Davis. Requires a Bachelor’s degree and progressively responsible command level experience, including division management assignments. Master's degree and/or advanced level training or graduation from the FBI National Academy is preferred. Requires current California POST management certification or ability to obtain certification. This at-will position has a very competitive salary that will be based on the candidate’s qualifications, experience, and salary history. Salary is augmented by an attractive benefits package. Interested candidates should apply by submitting a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and current salary to by May 5, 2017. Confidential inquires welcomed to Chief Gary Peterson (Ret.), Ralph Andersen & Associates, (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at