Director Div/Dpt AD
Nature of Work:
The Chief of the Police Department serves as the chief officer in the operation and administration of Albany State University's Police Department. The Chief has responsibility for planning, organizing, and directing the operations of the department. Reporting to the Vice President for Administration & Fiscal Affairs, the Chief has responsibility for planning, organizing, and directing the operations of the University's Police Department. These operations include protecting life and property in the campus community through law enforcement and crime prevention activities that include patrol activities, criminal investigations, parking and traffic enforcement, crime prevention education, internal training, student safety seminars, workshops, and any other duties as assigned.
Training and Experience:
Master's degree in criminal justice, public administration or a related field and a minimum of eight to ten years of progressively responsible experience in law enforcement administration from an accredited institution is required. Thorough knowledge of public safety/policing concepts and law enforcement and security methods, sound management practices, crowd control techniques, and pertinent state and federal laws. Must have a demonstrated knowledge of modern, efficient law enforcement technologies and contemporary policing strategies. Law enforcement experience in a higher education institutional setting is highly preferred. Must be certified by the Peace Officer's Standard and Training Council of the State of Georgia, or must be able to obtain certification within one year of employment.
Illustrative Examples of Work:
The Chief of Police is responsible for the operation and administration of the Police Department and formulates policies and regulations governing activities of the department. This position oversees scheduling of officers to maintain safety for all campuses of Albany State University that includes assigning personnel for special events, details and other activities. The Chief of Police will coordinate with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies as well as with the local District Attorney for assistance and prosecution of criminal cases. The Chief also works closely with city police, state, county law enforcement agencies as well as other university police/public safety departments in order to provide effective and efficient services to the University. This position requires to
review cases generated by the department and to oversee court appearances by officers and is the University's emergency operations officer. The Chief ensures the campuses' readiness and safety by overseeing all emergency preparedness plans and attends local and state meetings related to emergency preparedness. The Chief of Police position has oversight of all operations of the Georgia Crime Information System (GCIC). The Chief ensures compliance of the Clery Act and all federal and state policies. This position collaborates and conducts training for residence managers', new students, and summer programs concerning safety, rules and regulations and develops plans and conducts a training and employee development program for department personnel. General responsibilities of the position include supervising the performance of work for a staff of approximately 50 staff members.
*Application review to begin February 4, 2019*
(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.)
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants:
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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 Remission after six months of employment.
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, B.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.
Optional Applicant Documents:
Unofficial Transcript 1
Unofficial Transcript 2
Required Applicant Documents:
Application Types Accepted:
Staff Employment Application