Deputy Chief, Police and Campus Safety

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Position Information

Position Information

Job Title:Deputy Chief, Police and Campus SafetyPosition Number:201314967Department:Police & Campus SafetyJob Category:ManagementTime (Percent Time):1.00Term (months/year):12 months/yearCurrent Work Schedule (days, hours):Monday-Friday, 0700-1500Salary Range:M-13Salary:Steps 1-6, $118,488 - $131,760Shift Differential:N/AOpen Date:04/03/2019Initial Screening Date:06/20/2019Open Until Filled:YesApplication Procedure:

Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, those submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PST) on June 20, 2019 (Initial Screening Date) are assured consideration.

Applicants must submit all of the following materials online at http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu to be considered for this position:

1. A Mt. San Antonio College online application.

2. A cover letter describing how the applicant meets the required education and experience.

3. A detailed résumé that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position.

4. Three (3) letters of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation).

5. College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree are required and must be submitted with the online application by all applicants, including current or former employees of the college, to demonstrate that the required educational qualifications are met. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application; however, copies of diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts.

Health & Welfare:

The College contributes $7,930 toward annual premiums for medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage. Lifetime retirement benefits provided for eligible retirees. The District participates in the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS) retirement programs, and MetLife Social Security Alternative Plan.

Note Salary and Health & Welfare Benefits are subject to change.

Basic Function/Overview:

Under general direction, assists in planning, organizing, managing and providing administrative direction and oversight for major programs, functions, and activities of the Public Safety Department; develops and implements specific departmental operational programs; assists in coordinating assigned activities with other District departments, divisions, outside agencies, and the public; provides highly responsible and complex professional assistance to the Chief, Public Safety in areas of expertise; acts for the Chief on a relief or as assigned basis.

Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:

1. Assists in directing, managing, and participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities for the department; recommends within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; recommends and administers policies and procedures.
2. Provides administrative management, leadership, and motivation to departmental personnel to facilitate the provision of efficient and effective public safety measures.
3. Continuously monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assesses and monitors workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement and reviews with the Chief; directs the implementation of improvements.
4. Selects, trains, motivates and directs department personnel; evaluates and reviews work for acceptability and conformance with department standards, including program and project priorities and performance evaluations; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline and termination procedures; responds to staff questions and concerns.
5. Manages and participates in the development and administration of the department’s annual budget; assists in the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, supplies, and materials; assists in the monitoring of and approval of expenditures; implements adjustments as necessary.
6. Develops cooperative working relationships with representatives of other local public safety departments.
7. Oversees the maintenance of Clery Act mandated crime reporting; publishes and disseminates the mandated information; maintains the department’s website for this purpose.
8. Provides highly complex staff assistance to the Director; prepares and presents staff reports, written materials, and other necessary correspondence.
9. Conducts a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operational studies; recommends modifications to departmental programs, policies, and procedures, as appropriate.
10. Monitors legal, regulatory, technological and societal changes and court decisions that may affect the work of the department; recommends equipment acquisition, training programs and procedural changes to ensure retention of qualified staff and the provision of services to the community in an effective, efficient and economical manner.
11. Investigates and resolves problems with requests for services or complaints regarding Public Safety functions; conducts internal investigations of complaints from officers and/or the public, mediates any conflicts or disputes with department personnel or the public, and takes appropriate action to ensure a timely and equitable resolution when first-line supervisors are unable to do so.
12. Plans and coordinates campus event management, including security, traffic/parking planning, and staffing.
13. Represents the District and department in meetings with members of other public and private organizations, business, educational and community groups and the public.
14. Provides leadership and administrative expertise during major emergency situations and natural disasters utilizing standardized Emergency Management System (EMS) regulations, including call-back of personnel and equipment resources, providing active management of emergencies and disasters utilizing District’s emergency action and participating in organizing, planning and practicing EMS training.
15. Serves as a liaison for the department with other District departments, divisions, and outside agencies; attends meetings in various locations; serves on various committees and task forces; participates in community events and workshops that provide information regarding departmental programs, projects, and services.
16. Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of public safety and other types of programs and services as they relate to the area of assignment.
17. Maintains and directs the maintenance of working and official departmental files.
18. Monitors changes in laws, regulations, and technology that may affect District or departmental operations; implements policy and procedural changes as required.
19. Responds to difficult and sensitive public inquiries and complaints and assists with resolutions and alternative recommendations.
20. May assume command in the absence of the Chief, Public Safety.
21. Learns and applies emerging technologies and, as necessary, to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.
22. Provides a working and learning environment that is free from prohibited discrimination, harassment and retaliation (DHR), and provided by applicable law and District policies. Attends District mandated DHR training and participates in DHR investigations as directed. Prevents discrimination and harassment and retaliation against individuals who bring these complaints forward through recognizing and reporting possible incidents to the Director of Equal Employment Opportunity Programs in Human Resources.
23. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Duties:Knowledge Of:

1. Assists in directing, managing, and participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities for the department; recommends within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; recommends and administers policies and procedures.
2. Provides administrative management, leadership, and motivation to departmental personnel to facilitate the provision of efficient and effective public safety measures.
3. Continuously monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assesses and monitors workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement and reviews with the Chief; directs the implementation of improvements.
4. Selects, trains, motivates and directs department personnel; evaluates and reviews work for acceptability and conformance with department standards, including program and project priorities and performance evaluations; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline and termination procedures; responds to staff questions and concerns.
5. Manages and participates in the development and administration of the department’s annual budget; assists in the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, supplies, and materials; assists in the monitoring of and approval of expenditures; implements adjustments as necessary.
6. Develops cooperative working relationships with representatives of other local public safety departments.
7. Oversees the maintenance of Clery Act mandated crime reporting; publishes and disseminates the mandated information; maintains the department’s website for this purpose.
8. Provides highly complex staff assistance to the Director; prepares and presents staff reports, written materials, and other necessary correspondence.
9. Conducts a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operational studies; recommends modifications to departmental programs, policies, and procedures, as appropriate.
10. Monitors legal, regulatory, technological and societal changes and court decisions that may affect the work of the department; recommends equipment acquisition, training programs and procedural changes to ensure retention of qualified staff and the provision of services to the community in an effective, efficient and economical manner.
11. Investigates and resolves problems with requests for services or complaints regarding Public Safety functions; conducts internal investigations of complaints from officers and/or the public, mediates any conflicts or disputes with department personnel or the public, and takes appropriate action to ensure a timely and equitable resolution when first-line supervisors are unable to do so.
12. Plans and coordinates campus event management, including security, traffic/parking planning, and staffing.
13. Represents the District and department in meetings with members of other public and private organizations, business, educational and community groups and the public.
14. Provides leadership and administrative expertise during major emergency situations and natural disasters utilizing standardized Emergency Management System (EMS) regulations, including call-back of personnel and equipment resources, providing active management of emergencies and disasters utilizing District’s emergency action and participating in organizing, planning and practicing EMS training.
15. Serves as a liaison for the department with other District departments, divisions, and outside agencies; attends meetings in various locations; serves on various committees and task forces; participates in community events and workshops that provide information regarding departmental programs, projects, and services.
16. Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of public safety and other types of programs and services as they relate to the area of assignment.
17. Maintains and directs the maintenance of working and official departmental files.
18. Monitors changes in laws, regulations, and technology that may affect District or departmental operations; implements policy and procedural changes as required.
19. Responds to difficult and sensitive public inquiries and complaints and assists with resolutions and alternative recommendations.
20. May assume command in the absence of the Chief, Public Safety.
21. Learns and applies emerging technologies and, as necessary, to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.
22. Provides a working and learning environment that is free from prohibited discrimination, harassment and retaliation (DHR), and provided by applicable law and District policies. Attends District mandated DHR training and participates in DHR investigations as directed. Prevents discrimination and harassment and retaliation against individuals who bring these complaints forward through recognizing and reporting possible incidents to the Director of Equal Employment Opportunity Programs in Human Resources.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities:

1. Assist in developing and implementing goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and internal controls for the department and assigned program areas.
2. Plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the work of assigned personnel.
3. Select, motivate, and evaluate the work of staff and train staff in work procedures.
4. Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques.
5. Make sound, independent decisions in emergency situations.
6. Analyze, interpret, summarize and present administrative and technical information and data in an effective manner.
7. Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
8. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures and other written materials.
9. Conduct complex research projects, evaluate alternatives, make sound recommendations and prepare effective technical staff reports.
10. Effectively represent the department and the District in meetings with governmental agencies, community groups and various businesses, professional, and regulatory organizations and in meetings with individuals.
11. Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record-keeping, and tracking systems.
12. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities and meet critical time deadlines.
13. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs.
14. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone and in writing.
15. Understand scope of authority in making independent decisions.
16. Review situations accurately and determine appropriate course of action using judgment according to established policies and procedures.
17. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Minimum Qualifications/ Education & Experience:

Equivalent to an Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in security management, law enforcement, or a related field, and three (3) years of supervisory experience in public safety services equivalent to a Public Safety Supervisor at the District.

Equivalencies:Preferred Qualifications:License(s) & Other Requirements:

The incumbent may periodically be required to travel to a variety of locations. If operating a vehicle, employees must have the ability to secure and maintain a valid California driver’s license.
1. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver’s License by time of appointment.
2. Possession of Pepper Spray and Security Officer Training certification and California Bureau of Security and Investigative Services Security Guard card and firearms permit.
3. Possession of American Red Cross First Aid and CPR certification.
4. Complete and pass an Automatic External Defibrillator and a State certified Tactical Telescoping Baton course.
5. Possession of an advanced certificate issued by the California State Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) preferred.

At the discretion of management, positions within this classification may be required to:
- Obtain and maintain Penal Code 832 certification, per Education Code 72330.5.

Examination Requirements:Working Environment:

Employees work indoors and outdoors and are exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

Physical Demands:

Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; maintain P.O.S.T. physical standards, including mobility and physical strength and stamina to respond to emergency situations and apprehend suspects; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various District and meeting sites; vision to maintain firearms qualification and to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone or radio. The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking on uneven terrain, climbing and descending structures to access crime scene and to identify problems or hazards. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate Public Safety services equipment. Positions in this classification frequently bend, stoop, kneel, reach and climb to perform work and inspect work sites. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 50 pounds.

Hazards:Conditions of Employment:

Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been live-scanned and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for live-scan services shall be borne by the candidate.

Notice to all prospective employees – The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.

As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here: https://www.mtsac.edu/safety/pdf/asr_2018.pdf

The person holding this position is considered a ‘Responsible Employee’ under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the College’s Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.

Typing Certificate Requirements:Special Notes:

Please note: A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to each required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through the Office of Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: [email protected].

DO NOT include photographs or any personal information (e.g. D.O.B, place of birth, etc.) on your application or supporting documents.

TRAVEL POLICY: Costs associated with travel in excess of 150 miles one way from residence for the purpose of an interview will be reimbursed up to a $500 maximum (per position recruitment). Relocation costs will be borne by the successful candidate. Travel reimbursement claims must be submitted no later than 30 days following the interview date.

Foreign Transcripts:

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.

Inquiries/Contact:

Office of Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: [email protected].

Selection Procedure:

A committee will evaluate applications, taking into account breadth and depth of relevant education, training, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Interviews may include a writing sample, committee presentation, and/or performance test. The committee will recommend finalists to the President/CEO and/or his designee for a second interview. The number of vacancies is dependent on student enrollment, College resources, needs, and Board of Trustees’ approval. The start date will follow Board approval and receipt of live scan clearance.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

The required letters of recommendation are not required to be confidential but if your reference prefers to send a confidential letter, please follow these instructions and notify your reference directly. To obtain a confidential letter of recommendation, you must enter the reference’s name and email address in the fields provided under the “Confidential References” section of the application.

NOTICE: In order for your reference to receive an email with a link to attach a confidential reference letter, you must complete your application and reach the status of “Under Review by HR”. It is recommended that you complete your application and reach this status as soon as possible well in advance of the deadline to provide your reference ample time to attach the letter.

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to assure that all required and any optional documents are attached by no later than 11:59 PM PST of the closing date shown on the job posting.

EEO Policy:

The College is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex (gender), age, sexual orientation, or the perception that a person has one or more of these characteristics.

Conflict of Interest

Mt. San Antonio College employees and the Board of Trustees members shall not engage in any employment or activity that is inconsistent with, incompatible with, or in conflict with Mt. San Antonio College’s Administrative Procedures (AP 2710 Conflict of Interest, AP 2712 Conflict of Interest Codes).

Cancel RTF Policy:

We reserve the right to reopen, re-advertise, delay, or cancel filling this position.

Quick Linkhttp://hrjobs.mtsac.edu/postings/7007Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Incomplete applications packets will not be considered. Stating “see resume” on your application will be considered an incomplete response.
    • I understand this statement
  2. * Evidence of minimum qualifications must be established in the online application form. Supporting documents such as cover letter, resume, etc. will not be used for the purpose of determining minimum qualifications.
    • I understand this statement
  3. * Letters of recommendation including confidential letters of recommendation must be received prior to the initial screening date deadline in order for the application to be guaranteed consideration. Applications submitted without letters of recommendation (if required) will be considered incomplete.
    • I understand this statement.
Optional & Required DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts to Meet Required Qualifications
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
  2. Other Document 2
  3. Other Document 3

 

 

 

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