Public Safety Supervisor

Job description

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Public Safety Supervisor

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Full-time or Part-time::

Full Time


Police & Campus Safety

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Hiring Range::

$47,135 - $53,563

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Description of primary duties and responsibilities::

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

The primary purpose of organizational unit (department) is to protect the life and property of the students, faculty, and staff on the campus of Fayetteville State University and to support the University’s core mission of academic excellence by providing comprehensive and professional public safety services, as well as convenient access to a peaceful and orderly campus community.

Description of Work Continued::

Primary Purpose of the Position:

This is law enforcement position at the University that serves as the Supervisor on an assigned shift with full powers of arrest and responsible for enforcing the laws of the Local, State and Federal Government. Employees have law enforcement authority ranging from traffic control to criminal investigations within a limited geographic jurisdiction. Employee will evaluate appropriateness of officer responses, designate assignments, direct necessary resources and interpret laws, university and department policies and procedures. Duties include providing leadership/supervision to officers on the shift, training of officers, inspections of officers, review of reports and investigations completed during their assigned shift, conducting performance reviews and providing input concerning operational planning. Other duties may include apprehending observed violators committing offenses, investigating violations or complaints in order to assess and handle cases, collection and preservation of evidence, following the chain of custody for evidence, testifying in court proceedings and performing related work. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements::

High school diploma or equivalency and three years of law enforcement experience. Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission or the ability to achieve certification within one year of employment.

Knowledge skills and abilities::

Technical Knowledge: Knowledge and understanding of and the ability to accept the commander role during special events and daily activities. Knowledge of investigative techniques and case preparation requirements for more serious traffic and criminal cases, generally felonies and fatalities. Knowledge of criminal and traffic laws in processing crimes scenes. Displays in-depth knowledge and trains new officer. Considerable knowledge of University regulations, related state laws, and institutional and departmental regulations and policies. Considerable knowledge of the jurisdictional boundaries and geographical layout of the campus.

Communication Skills: Ability to develop, design and present training material. Ability to employ formal conflict resolution and mediation skills. Ability to disseminate, interpret and explain policy and procedures. Ability to write operations plans and reports for the shift assigned.

Organizational Awareness and Commitment: Ability to develop new officers by conducting a field training program.

Problem Solving: Ability to identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Analytical and Conceptual Thinking: Ability to regularly perform detailed and advanced assignments without direct supervisory intervention.

Preferred Qualifications::

Three years of law enforcement experience Three years of administrative/managerial experience

Closing Date::


Open Until Filled::


Other Information:

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

EEO Statement::

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Veteran's Statement:

Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.




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Posted: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 4/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time