University of North Texas - Police Lieutenant

May 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
** This position is open only to internal candidates in the Police Department.** The Police Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Police Lieutenant to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:* Supervisory police work involving the protection and safeguarding of human lives and property, including supervisory oversight of a broad department-wide operational area.* Patrol, investigations, administration, support services, parking, traffic, or planning. * Assisting with developing and implementing department operational goals, plans, and directives and may include performing some duties similar to subordinates during the course of a scheduled workday. The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing. The successful candidate will possess four years experience as a commissioned police officer with prior supervisory experience of sworn police personnel within a college or university law enforcement setting; active peace officer license from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) or ability to attain same within six months of employment; Associates Degree in relevant field; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training which would provide the following knowledge, skills and abilities:* Thorough knowledge of traffic, civil and criminal law, City ordinances, and all University rules and regulations* Thorough knowledge of modern principles, practices, equipment, and techniques of police administration, organization, and operation* Ability to plan, lay out, direct, and coordinate the work of multiple subordinates across assigned units* Ability to effectively communicate oral and written instructions to subordinates under normal and high stress conditions* Ability to effectively take command and act in a calm and effective manner in emergency and disaster situations* Proven ability to perform duties under stressful, challenging, and/or high risk conditions* Ability to train others in enforcement, regulatory, and investigative methods and procedures* High degree of integrity, moral character, and personal behavior* Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed and work supervised* Knowledge of and ability to support the functions and goals of a campus law enforcement agency* Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed* Ability and demonstrated experience in fostering positive employee relations through modeling of appropriate work behaviors