Public Safety Supervisor

Asheville, NC
Sep 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
In the midst of a stimulating urban environment, UNC Asheville offers a small-college setting in one of the most scenic areas of the country. Our beautiful location provides the backdrop for career-minded professionals who embrace and reflect the university's core values of diversity and inclusion, innovation and sustainability as we build a respectful, vibrant, responsible and inclusive campus community.

The University Police and Public Safety department maintains the responsibility of providing a safe and secure community for the students, faculty, staff and visitors. The primary function of this position is to provide an effective and efficient link between the campus community and University Police's operations and services 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.

The Public Safety Supervisor works as a patrol sergeant managing and directing employees in general patrol, traffic enforcement and investigative work. The Public Safety Supervisor requires knowledge of staff availability, skills and resources to designate assignments and assess performance. The job requires exceptional communication and negotiation skills as they have the dual responsibility of law enforcement and public service to a constituency of students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Public Safety Supervisors have full powers of arrest, enforce the laws of the State of North Carolina and the United States.The preferred qualifications for this position include:
  • An associate's degree or higher level of education;
  • Five years of law enforcement supervisory experience in a higher education setting;
  • Current certification as a law enforcement officer in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission or the ability to achieve certification within one year of employment.

Out-of-state candidates must have successfully completed a Basic Law Enforcement Training course accredited by the state of transfer to be considered. Out-of-state candidates cannot have a break in service from the out of state agency of more than one year. All out-of-state candidates will have to complete 96 hours (or more) of training to be eligible for NC Certification and pass the state exam.

Learn more about this vacancy, and apply online at Applications accepted through October 4, 2017.

UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities.