Police Captain

Job description

Job no: 498804
Department: Miami University Police
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Public Safety
Status: Full Time
Temporary: Yes

Job Title:

Police Captain



Hours Per Week:


Job Summary:

Oversees the work of the parking and transportation services auxiliary. Supervises, coaches, and counsels staff. Completes formal written performance evaluations, and directs day-to-day work and assignments; Authority to recommend hiring and termination; provide disciplinary actions such as oral and written warnings, or to effectively recommend the same; recommends starting salaries, merit increases, or other salary actions.

Duties/Physical Demands:

Develops and implements strategies for the allocation of parking resources among competing demands; develops and implements annual budget for parking and transportation services auxiliary.

Consults with stakeholders to develop plans for parking and traffic management for special events.

Oversees transportation and transit activities covered under the contract with the Butler County Regional Transit Authority.

Provides support for the administration of computer-aided dispatch/records management system (CAD/RMS) databases by creating ad hoc reports and data standards.

Plans, directs, coordinates, and reviews the work plan for assigned staff; assigns work activities; reviews procedures of assigned staff to ensure compliance with applicable
federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations; and to ensure safe work practices, quality, and accuracy.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and +8 years of experience required. OPTA certification required within 6 months of hire.

Must be able to problem-solve in highly varied and unpredictable situations using new and creative situations when required. High level of independence exists in this position utilizing prior precedents and with the supervisor providing broad guidelines and overall direction. Act as the final authority when policy decision-making.

Desired Qualifications:

Master's Degree Criminal Justice Administration

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

All applicants must have the relevant background and proven skills necessary to perform the required duties to include computer literacy and proficient oral and written communication skills, engaging in constructive and positive problem-solving in a unique community with a diverse population, carrying equipment up several flights of stairs, and qualifying with a firearm

Applicants must also have a valid driver’s license. Eligibility includes the successful completion of Ohio Peace Officer basic certification, successful completion of two oral interviews, a thorough background investigation, truth verification test, and psychological examination.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three references.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to [email protected] or 513-529-3560. As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.

Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

July 6, 2021

Benefits Eligible:


A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact [email protected] or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 01 Jun 2021 Eastern Daylight Time




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Job No:
Posted: 6/2/2021
Application Due: 8/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time