Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police

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Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police

Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA is accepting applications for the Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police

Primary Function of Organizational Unit:  Provides the university and immediate surrounding community a safe environment that is conducive to education for all individuals who study, work and visit Georgia College. Serves the university community with integrity, judicious and appropriate use of discretion, expedient response and in a manner that is fair, proper and thorough.

Primary Purpose of Position:  The Director of Public Safety has overall responsibility for directing and overseeing the Public Safety Department and for providing a safe and secure environment for the university community. This includes providing a community oriented policing environment and developing safety programs. The Director plans, directs, and evaluates all aspects of the integrated police, security, and emergency management operations and ensures the enforcement of all local, state, and federal laws and relevant University policies and procedures.



Proposed Minimum Experience/Education:

• Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Public or Business Administration, or a related field
• Ten (10) or more years of related law enforcement experience that includes five or more years of supervisory/management experience
• Five (5) Years Emergency Management Experience
• Must possess or be able to possess and maintain Georgia P.O.S.T. certification as a peace officer within one year of employment

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master’s Degree
• Experience as a chief of police
• Experience in a higher education campus law enforcement environment
• Knowledge of state and federal requirements specific to law enforcement in a campus environment

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Job No: Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police
Posted: 11/27/2018
Application Due: 1/26/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Commensurate with experience