Public Safety & Emergency Management - ADMINISTRATIVE LIEUTENANT

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Vacancy ID S2384 Job Title ADMINISTRATIVE LIEUTENANT Department Public Safety & Emergency Management School/Parent Organization Public Safety & Emergency Management Division Student Affairs and Campus Life Employment Category Fulltime-Regular Anticipated start date If temporary, expected end date Hours per week 37.5 Weeks Per Year 52.20 Normal Start Time 08:30 Normal End Time 17:00 Position/Job Summary
Serve as a member of the leadership team within the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management collaborating and leading efforts to ensure the safety and security within the College community. Develop and promote opportunities to engage and affect positive community service and relations. Interpret, enforce and ensure compliance with College policies and procedures, rules and regulations, and state, federal and local laws and ordinances. Perform crime prevention, surveillance and law enforcement duties. Develop and implement field training programs and opportunities. Coordinate purchasing and utilization of communications technology components, software and equipment for Public Safety.
Position/Job Responsibilities
1. Work in collaboration with the leadership team to provide direction for the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management. Participate in the establishment and implementation of long and short-term goals and objectives and develop methods to improve the effectiveness of services offered. Serve as the administrator on duty for nights and weekends as assigned.

2. Responsible for investigations, case management, records management and communications, community relations and community policing programs and services. Provide oversight, guidance and direction to patrol staff regarding ongoing investigations.

3. Collect and maintain evidence and effect warrants. Maintain records and evidence and ensure destruction of evidence. Provide training and instruction on investigative procedures and techniques for new and ongoing patrol staff. Coordinate the routine care and maintenance of investigative equipment; maintain adequate investigative supplies.

4. Participate in the investigation of personnel complaints and internal issues to include the review of complaints, reports and general information, conduct interviews and take statements to acquire additional information and initiate appropriate action.

5. Work in collaboration with the Road Patrol Lieutenant and the Operations Lieutenant to maintain oversight of patrol shift activity and field operations through daily and ongoing review of incident reports and activities. Advise on conditions or circumstances affecting public safety, local law enforcement or personnel conduct.

6. Conduct ongoing and regularly scheduled briefings with staff to communicate policies and identify and resolve problems; implement process improvement initiatives related to Public Safety operations and administrative shift responsibilities. Provide assistance in the review and analysis of statistical data to identify and project criminal trends and prepare recommendations.

7. Oversee the preparation and distribution of the monthly schedules for Sergeants, Patrol Officers, Communications Specialists and Security Officers. Prepare and distribute the scheduling for Special Events and coordinate with the Shift Sergeants, Assistant Director of Environment Health and Safety and the Parking Services Supervisor for the deployment of personnel. Review and approve requests for leave and coordinate time off schedules.

8. Serve as Quartermaster responsible for maintaining, monitoring, tracking, repairing and the replacement of department assets; inventory firearms and ammunition, purchase and issuance first aid supplies, uniforms and standard equipment. Oversee the issuance, returns, requests and system purging of officers issued equipment and uniforms, as well as their anticipated needs and procurement; forecast budgetary expenditures for Patrol & Security Services and monitor operational expenses.

9. Develop, demonstrate, and promote multicultural awareness and contribute to cultivating an inclusive, diverse and respectful College community. Demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion as a college priority, communicate to employees an expectation of behavior that is civil and inclusive when interacting with all staff, faculty, students and visitors and promote a flexible, collaborative and inclusive work and living environment.

10. Supervise and direct the compilation of information and preparation of spreadsheets and reports to include drug and alcohol violations, radio logs, media logs and other Public Safety information. Ensure access to data and reports by administrators and supervisors and direct the dissemination of reports and information to appropriate on and off campus offices and organizations.

11. Work in collaboration with the Road Patrol Lieutenant and the Operations Lieutenant to ensure appropriate investigation of crimes on campus and evidentiary procedures; prepare a variety of investigative and incident reports; effect arrest and coordinate obtaining search warrants as necessary and provide testimony in civil and criminal courts and campus disciplinary hearings.

12. Manage records within the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management; ensure databases and systems are maintained and updated in accordance with state, federal, local and College regulations. Ensure records are prepared and accurate pertaining to traffic stop data, Biased-Based Policing Data and Maintenance and Early Warning Intervention are prepared and accurate; ensure UTT processing in ARMS and appropriate copy is sent to the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Ticketing Systems Division (TSLED).

13. Attain and maintain certification and access and monitor the Division of Criminal Justice Services E-Justice Portal and act as the agencies TAC/Sub-TAC. Interpret and ensure adherence to rules and regulations internal to the Office of Public Safety regarding access to the Portal and oversee and manage implementation of system updates.

14. Address, investigate and respond to labor union concerns and grievances; assist in contract negotiations and other labor related issues.
Position/Job Qualifications
Associates Degree and a minimum of ten years of experience in law enforcement, with proven ability to exercise broad management and leadership skills; Ability to cultivate an inclusive, diverse and welcoming environment; ability to treat all people equitably and with a sensitivity and awareness to cultural difference; demonstrated ability to hold others accountable for behavior that is supportive of a community that is diverse and inclusive; a minimum of at least 21 years of age; successful completion of the New York State Basic Course for Police Officers; possession of or the ability to obtain a New York State Pistol Permit; a valid New York State Drivers License or the ability to obtain one and must meet the eligibility requirements to drive a College vehicle; ability to successfully perform the essential functions and duties associate with the position; ability and flexibility to work all (3) rotating shifts (7am - 3pm, 3pm- 11-pm, and 11pm - 7am) and the ability to work weekends, holidays, special events and additional shifts.
Command level experience and supervising a workforce represented by a collective bargaining unit is preferred.
Applicants will be subject to a criminal records fingerprint check and background check.
EEO Statement
Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.
Instructions for submitting your application:
Interested applicants must apply online at and attach a resume and cover letter. Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately.
Work authorization (select one): Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position Department description College Description
At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. We offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State's scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger's as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at
Market Hiring Range $69,000 - $76,000 FLSA Status Exempt Is this position eligible for benefits? Yes

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
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    Job No:
    Posted: 11/29/2018
    Application Due: 12/15/2018
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