Police Lieutenant

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Police Lieutenant Requisition Number RE16954 Working Title Special Operations Lieutenant Department Name 3HL00:UK Police Work Location Lexington, KY Grade Level 45 Salary Range $21.20-34.99/hour Type of Position Staff Position Time Status Full-Time Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies Required Related Experience

5 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification

Police Certification.

Physical Requirements

Lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects up to 100 lbs., sitting for long periods of time, walking for long periods of time, standing for long periods of time, handling intermittent periods of high levels of stress.


10 hour shifts, four days a week on either 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift:
1st shift – 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
2nd shift – 4:00 pm to 2:00 am
3rd shift – 10:00 pm to 8:00 am

Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, Holidays, and mandatory Overtime.

Job Summary

University of Kentucky Police Lieutenants are responsible for providing the University community with a safe and secure environment in which to work, live and learn. The department is service oriented and specializes in meeting the needs of the campus’ diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered).

The major job responsibilities of the University of Kentucky Police Lieutenant include supervision and management; patrol and investigations; public relations and service; and professional development and training.

Specific duties include supervising a patrol shift or unit, reviewing and approving reports, developing Sergeants and Officers, patrolling on foot, bike, and mobile patrol, enforcing the law, investigating crimes, building community relations, preparing and presenting testimony in court, providing security and traffic control for special University events, and completing University and law enforcement related reports.

Police Lieutenants must be able to work overtime especially in high volume seasons (university move in, football, basketball, etc.), change shifts, work special duty events, and attend meetings.

Police Lieutenants shall positively interact, enhance relations, and represent the University with local law enforcement and community partners.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes Preferred Education/Experience Deadline to Apply 01/23/2019 University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a certified law enforcement officer?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 1/17/2019
    Application Due: 4/17/2019
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