Police Lieutenant - Division of Public Safety (139055)

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Police Lieutenant (2 positions)
Division of Public Safety
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.

This posting is for current permanent University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign employees who are working within the Police Officer promotional line.

Police Lieutenants are responsible for assisting in the overall management of police activities and personnel.

A Police Lieutenant typically:

  1. manages and supervises the activities of designated personnel; organizes and structures work ; participates in the hiring and promotional process;

    insures the proper appearance, performance of duty, and conduct of all subordinates; develops and maintains employee performance records and recommends disciplinary action when necessary;

    conducts disciplinary investigations of infractions, poor performance, conduct and investigates complaints of officers;

    assumes responsibility for meeting institutional public safety requirements by maintaining effective work performance and workforce utilization;

    develops and implements operational policies and procedures; represents the department to the public and other governmental and private agencies;

    provides effective response to emergency public safety needs;

    oversees the organization of security for special events that involve large groups of people (e.g., athletic events, graduations, concerts, or protests);

    writes reports concerning law enforcement activities as well as incidents of concern to the university;

    assists in the development of the departmental budget and in the fiscal management of the agency;

    performs all duties normally required in the lower levels of the Police Officer series as necessary;

    performs other related duties as assigned.

This posting is for current permanent University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign employees who are working within the Police Officer promotional line.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree (or 120 semester credit hours) granted by an accredited institution of higher education, preferably in police science, law enforcement, or other police or law curriculum.

Four (4) years (48 months) of full-time experience as a police officer with a federal, state, county, college or university, municipal, or public institutional police organization having a recognized merit system, with at least one (1) year (12 months) of supervisory experience in the field.

Note: Upon an employee’s request, a waiver of educational requirements for supervisory positions can be submitted and considered for current police officers originally and continuously employed by the state university system prior to June 1, 2010.

For more information about this Civil Service classification:

These Police Lieutenant positions are 100%-time, benefits-eligible Civil Service positions. The work schedule varies. (40 hours per week, 12 months per year). The minimum salary is $53.31 per hour.

Application Procedures:
To apply, submit a Civil Service application at jobs.illinois.edu and an Exam Request form for Police Lieutenant. Documents such as college transcripts (unofficial are accepted), resumes, driver’s license, professional licenses, and certifications should be uploaded to the application by the time you submit an exam request, as these documents may be required for your exam.

Exam scores for this credential assessment will be based on materials submitted, rather than a written exam.

Do not apply if you are a current employee working in this classification. Current employees may request to be added to the Transfer List.

Please monitor your email (including spam or junk mail) for testing and other correspondence from [email protected] and [email protected].

For further information regarding application procedures, contact Illinois Human Resources at 217-333-2137 or [email protected].

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Other pre-employment assessments may be required, depending on the classification of Civil Service employment.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment

As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.

College Name or Administrative Unit:Division of Public Safety Category:7-Service Operations Title:Police Lieutenant - Division of Public Safety (139055) Open Date:10/28/2020 Close Date:11/11/2020 Organization Name:Division of Public Safety




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Posted: 10/29/2020
Application Due: 11/11/2020
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