DIRECTOR OF POLICE ACADEMY
POSITION:	DIRECTOR OF POLICE ACADEMY
HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER AT OTAY MESA
12 MONTH, 75% SERVICE, ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATOR POSITION
WORKSITE: 8100 GIGANTIC STREET, SAN DIEGO, CA 92154
DUTIES: Under the administrative direction of the Dean of the Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa, plan, organize, direct, and manage the programs and operations of the District's Police Academy, certificate programs and in-service training for police; and perform administrative support duties related to the operation of the Police Academy. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: Plan, organize, direct, and provide leadership for the programs, projects, services and activities of the District's Police Academy to create effective learning environments for students; manage and participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned activities, programs, and operations; recommend and administer policies, procedures, and programs; provide program analysis and participate in strategic and long-range instructional planning; develop and prepare new and renew grant proposals; oversee and participate in the development, administration, and coordination of the assigned program budgets; recruit, train, schedule, assign, supervise and evaluate the work performance of assigned academic and classified personnel; discipline personnel in accordance with established policies and procedures; serve on Administration of Justice and Police Academy departments tenure and evaluation committees; administer external accreditations and assure regulatory compliance with the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training; consult with faculty and staff to design a schedule of credit, non-credit and contract education courses offered at multiple locations to meet the needs of students; review assignments of faculty and assistants to courses; monitor schedules and workload for accuracy throughout the semester; assure accurate and timely attendance reporting for all Police Academy courses; maintain current knowledge of new developments and innovations in Police Academy Programs; recommend changes to maintain relevance and meet student and community needs; conduct instructional needs assessments as appropriate; assist instructors in establishing a classroom environment that promotes teaching and learning and respects persons of diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds; exercise leadership in the development of the program budgets and mange financial resources consistent with District policy and sound financial management principles, including monitoring revenue generated and expenditures to cities through revenue share contracts; approve expenditures; assure that all programs, services and functions comply with federal, state and local codes, rules, regulations, ordinances and District policies and procedures; work cooperatively with other administrators and outside agencies to coordinate programs and services in appropriate discipline areas; assist in identifying outside funding sources and in preparing proposals and grant applications and manage compliance and tracking of grant awards; serve as an advocate for the District and liaison with local, state and regional Police Department and other public safety agencies and organizations; assist in program articulation with the high school and other local, state and federal educational programs and agencies; communicate with leaders in the private and public sectors to determine needs for new courses and programs; serve as staff on a variety of committees, boards, and commissions; prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence; participate in shared governance through service on hiring, planning and/or operations committees and task forces; participate in cooperative arrangements with other educational institutions; participate as a member of College committees as assigned; perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: MUST HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF: Operations, services, and activities of Police Academy operations and activities; principles and practices of program development and administration; methods and techniques of leadership and management; California Police Officer Standard Training policies, procedures, codes and regulations; principles and practices of curriculum and course development; statewide Title V matriculation regulations; matriculation process, objectives, policies and regulations; basic research methods and report writing techniques; principles of business letter writing and report preparation; principles and practices of budget preparation and administration; principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation; methods and techniques of research, analysis, and decision making; principles and procedures of statistical record keeping and report preparation; modern office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software; English language usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy; pertinent federal, state and local codes, laws and regulations. ABILITY TO: Manage, direct, and provide effective leadership for comprehensive Police Academy Programs; analyze and assess programs, policies, and operational needs and make appropriate adjustments; develop, coordinate, and manage programs and services to meet the District's goals and objectives; plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the work of lower level staff; select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff; identify and respond to sensitive organizational issues, concerns, and needs; research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques; analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals; prepare and present comprehensive, effective oral and written reports; interpret, apply, and explain applicable Federal, State, and District policies, laws, and regulations related to assigned functions; plan, organize, coordinate and direct instructional programs in the areas of police education and training; operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet applications and presentation programs; effectively respond to all situations/incidents using sound judgment and decision-making skills; read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures; work confidently with discretion; conduct meetings and serve on committees; plan and organize multiple activities and tasks to meet schedules and time lines work successfully with District faculty, administrators, and staff as well as community representatives; work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse racial, ethnic, disabled, sexual orientation, and cultural populations of community college students; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
A Master's degree in any academic area OR the equivalent OR possession of a valid California Community College Supervisor Credential.
A minimum of one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator's administrative assignment.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Possession of California P.O.S.T. advanced and supervisory certificates or equivalent from another state.
Possession of a California P.O.S.T. Academy Director Certificate or ability to obtain it within one year of employment.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License.
Possession of California P.O.S.T. management certificate.
Possession of California P.O.S.T. Academy InstructorCertification Course (AICC).
physical demands and WORKING ENVIRONMENT
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Environment: Office and classroom environment. Constant interruptions and distractions. Exposure to computer screens. Physical Abilities: Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate office equipment including a computer keyboard and peripheral equipment. Hearing and speaking to exchange information on the telephone or in person. Sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Seeing to read and verify data and prepare various materials. Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to file and retrieve materials. Reaching overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally.
SALARY & BENEFITS: Range F, $6,688.50-$8,230.50 plus $2,000.00 annual stipend for earned Doctorate Degree. Excellent benefits.
STARTING DATE: As soon as the successful candidate is identified and following the subsequent governing board approval.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: All application materials must be received on-line at https://jobs.swccd.edu. Position is open until filled. Applications received by the screening deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, August 18, 2017 are guaranteed to be reviewed by the selection committee. Any application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a review.
APPLICATION MATERIALS ARE AVAILABLE ON-LINE AT OUR COLLEGE WEBSITE, https://jobs.swccd.edu/postings/2388.
Submit the following application materials on-line at https://jobs.swccd.edu/postings/2388:
Letter of application (cover letter)
Unofficial copies of college undergraduate and graduate transcripts with date degrees conferred
Foreign degrees require an evaluation for United States equivalency from an agency having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. Upon offer of employment, the successful applicant must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the deadline date.
All materials included in your application packet become District property,
will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening only.
We reserve the right to re-open, re-advertise, delay or cancel filling this position.
INTERVIEW TRAVEL COSTS MUST BE BORNE BY THE APPLICANT.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act,
Southwestern Community College District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.