Nature of Work:
The Position of Police Captain is a senior command staff level employee skilled in problem solving and personnel management who is responsible for the functions of the Training and Administrative Support Division. The Police Captain supervises work performed in connection with the prevention, reporting, investigation, prosecution and analysis of crime. The duties include the supervision and enforcement of all rules, regulations, general orders, policies and procedures for the Albany State University Police Department. The Police Captain also functions as the Training Coordinator for the department and provides training guidelines for the department and collaborate training efforts for the overall campus community. The Police Captain acts as a liaison for collaboration with outside law enforcement agencies and other civic groups and acts as directed by the Chief of Police as the Public Information Officer. The Captain oversees Computer AID Dispatch training and training needs as assigned by the Chief of Police. This position serves as primary agency TAC Operator, supervises the Communications supervisor, primary Sexual Assault Officer and other Administrative Support Units. The Captain serves as the department's coordinator with the Board of Regents and the Captain is a direct report to the Chief of Police. In the absence of higher ranking command, the Captain shall assume the duties of that area.
Training and Experience:
Must have a valid Peace Officer Certification in the state of Georgia. Must have an associate degree in Criminal Justice, Political Science or a related field or work. A bachelor degree in the listed fields preferred. Must be Post Instructor Certified within 6 months of hire date. Must have at least 6 years in law enforcement. Must have at least 3 years of experience at the rank of Sergeant. Should have proven professional communication skills.
Ability to demonstrate past collaborative skills and efforts for community and civic groups.
Must pass department assessment.
Illustrative Examples of Work:
*Responsible for planning, organizing, directing, staffing, and evaluating subordinate personnel in the assigned division.
*Employs leadership by example as a motivational tool for all subordinates.
*Employs a visionary approach to planning for the future.
*Assists with the budgetary process by submitting an annual budget request for an assigned division and manages annual expenditures for division operations as required.
*Anticipates problems and implements preventive measures and solutions.
*Empowers Section Leaders and Line staff to build morale, accountability and professionalism throughout the department.
*Inspects and monitors police installations, equipment and employees within an assigned division on a daily basis.
*Ensures all department training and records are up to date.
*Commends and disciplines employees when appropriate.
*Works various shifts as needed to supervise work performance and holiday work required.
*Makes effective work assignments.
*Communicates effectively with both the general public and subordinates.
*Performs other duties, as assigned.
(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.)
Open Until Filled
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Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of times.
Facts About the Institution:
Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, hospital and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Assistance Program after six months of employment. EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement: Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education. The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 504 College Drive, Billy C. Black Building, Room 382, Albany, Georgia 31705 Director of Human Resources at 229-430-4623. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-903-3610.
Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229-430-4623. EEO/AA employer.
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