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Chief of Police

Employer
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Location
Chapel Hill, NC

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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Department:

UPD Police-234401

Career Area :

Police/Security

Posting Open Date:

10/27/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Position Type:

Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)

Working Title:

Chief of Police

Appointment Type:

EHRA Non-Faculty

Position Number:

01000697

Vacancy ID:

NF0005346

Full Time/Part Time:

Full-Time Permanent

FTE:

1

Hours per week:

40

Proposed Start Date:

04/04/2022

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit:

UNC Police supports the University’s core mission of teaching, research, and public service by developing partnerships that, through the encouragement of problem-solving and communications, seek to identify and address public safety needs with professionalism and integrity, all while protecting North Carolina’s future.

Position Summary:

The primary purpose of the UNC Police Department (UPD) is to provide comprehensive and professional public safety services for the University, as well as secure and convenient access to the University and UNC Hospitals, a community of approximately 50,000 faculty, staff, and students. Public Safety’s law enforcement responsibilities are established, legally organized, and authorized by N.C. General Statute 116-40.5. The Chief of Police is the administrative head of the agency department as authorized by this statute, and reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Campus Safety and Risk Management. The Chief and each sworn officer have the powers and authorities vested in Peace Officers as authorized by GS 116, and their jurisdiction extends to all property owned or leased by the University and that portion of any public road or highway passing through or immediately adjoining such property, wherever located. This position has critical enterprise-wide security and compliance responsibilities. UNC PD has annual operating expenditures of about $10 million, with about 60 sworn officers, 20 sworn reserve officers, 35 non-sworn permanent staff, and 50 temporary employees).

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree required (or foreign degree equivalent) with three years or greater of related professional experience; for candidates demonstrating comparable professional backgrounds, will accept a relevant Bachelor’s degree (or foreign degree equivalent) and five years or greater of relevant experience in substitution.

Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience:

Graduation from a nationally recognized advanced law enforcement management program such as the FBI National Academy, the Southern Police Institute, the Senior Management Institute for Police, or NC State’s Administrative Officer Management Program.

Experience in management of large events/mass gatherings involving significant numbers of attendees.

Ten years of progressively responsible experience, including command level management experience, in a police agency providing a full range of law enforcement services to the community is also required.

Mandatory Certification Requirements:

1.) Must meet physical and psychological requirements of the N.C. Criminal Justice Education and Training standards Commission, including satisfactory physical examination, psychological examination, and drug test within 2 years of hire.

2.) Must pass sworn law enforcement officer background investigation, including but not limited to driving record and criminal history.


Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience:

A Master’s degree in criminal justice, police science, public administration, behavioral science, or a related field.

Advanced Law Enforcement Certification in North Carolina or ability to obtain within 3 years of hire.

Experience in a university public safety department, preferably at a Carnegie Research I university with significant biomedical research and nationally prominent athletic teams.

Experience in management of an emergency communications center.

Experience in management of large-scale emergency response.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements:

Candidate must meet physical and psychological requirements of the North Carolina Criminal Education and Standards Commission, which includes a physical exam, psychological exam, and drug test. In addition, the UNC Police Department requires a polygraph examination.

Campus Security Authority Responsibilities:

This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority in accordance with the Clery Act. This position will be required to report Clery crimes to the Clery Compliance Manager and complete annual training about reporting responsibilities.

Organization

The nation’s first public university is at the heart of what’s next, preparing a diverse student body to become creators, explorers, innovators and leaders in North Carolina and throughout the world. Carolina’s nationally recognized, innovative teaching, campus-wide spirit of inquiry and dedication to public service continue the legacy that began in 1795 when the University first opened its doors to students.

Here, in one of America's most beautiful college settings, we offer exceptional careers in richly diverse fields. Come explore what UNC-Chapel Hill has to offer you.


Undergraduate Enrollment: 19,117

Graduate/Professional Enrollment: 10,894

Total Student Enrollment: 30,011

Founded: 1789, as the first state university in the United States

Type of Institution: Public, four-year

Undergraduate Admission: 15,961

Graduate/Professional Enrollment: 10,039

Total Student Enrollment: 26,000

Faculty: 3,000

Percentage of faculty who hold Ph.D.s or the highest degrees in their field: 94 percent

Faculty/student ratio: 1/14

Location: UNC is located in the heart of Chapel Hill, the best college town in America! It's a friendly town of about 40,000 in the geographical center of North Carolina. Chapel Hill is at the western point of the Research Triangle, an area of about one million people, comprised of Chapel Hill, the cities of Durham and Raleigh, and the Research Triangle Park, home of many corporate offices and scientific research centers. Carolina is about 30 miles from the state capital, Raleigh, and 20 minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

Chapel Hill's main street, Franklin Street, borders the campus and offers shops, coffee houses, cafés, movie theaters and houses of worship. The town has a historic district, museum, library, parks, malls, and many recreational facilities.

Origins of Carolina's students: 82 percent of UNC's freshmen are from North Carolina and 18 percent are from out-of-state. Our students come from 42 different states and our international students represent 37 countries.

Size of freshman class: Approximately 3,400

Class size: Barely five percent of undergraduate classes contain more than 100 students; two-thirds of undergraduate classes have fewer than 30 students. Forty-one percent have fewer than 20 students, including First Year Seminars, in which first-year students work closely with professors.

Sports and athletic programs: UNC is an NCAA Division I school with 28 varsity teams. Carolina is the proud home of the Dean Smith Center, Kenan Stadium, Carmichael Auditorium, Koury Natatorium, and many other fine athletic facilities. Students join more than 60 intramural and club sports, which include baseball, bowling, crew, golf, lacrosse, rock climbing, rugby, tae kwon do, and ultimate frisbee. The Student Recreation Center offers weight training, aerobics, stair machines, and all the equipment you would expect to find at a great health club! Carolina offers a newly renovated outdoor pool and indoor pools, a golf course, tennis courts, and the longest zipline in America!

Number of residence halls: Incoming undergraduates will live in one of Carolina's 29 residence halls, which are wired for Internet access and cable television. housing.unc.edu

Scholarships and financial aid: About 40 percent of UNC-Chapel Hill students receive scholarships and/or some form of financial aid. studentaid.unc.edu

Special research institutes: Institute for Research in Social Science, Institute of Outdoor Drama, Morehead Planetarium, Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, Institute of Government, Institute of African American Research.

Career services: On-campus counseling, job fairs, résumé writing service, internships, placement services. www.unc.edu/depts/career

Technological facilities: Students find multiple uses for Carolina's state-of-the-art technological resources. They can access Carolina's computer services through Academic Technology and Networks, which manages academic computing, e-mail, microcomputing labs, interactive media presentation, video and classroom support, and a help desk. The MetaLab oversees the development of SunSITE, one of the world's busiest digital library and electronic publishing projects.

Students may open e-mail accounts, and many use campus computer resources to construct personal Web pages. Students in residence halls have hardwired network connections to the Internet and cable television in their rooms. At the ATN Training center, students may take classes on software packages and utilities. Computer labs are available for student use all over campus.

Carolina Computing Initiative: Beginning with the freshman class of 2000, undergraduates must purchase laptop computers. The University has arranged for IBM to offer computers at excellent prices. Students, faculty, and staff will enjoy cost savings, higher quality compatible equipment, and better technical support through CCI. www.unc.edu/cci

The Study Abroad program allows students to live and learn in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific Rim, Africa, and the Americas. www.unc.edu/depts/abroad

The Honors Program offers special seminars, research programs, and the chance to design your own independent studies. www.unc.edu/depts/honors

Carolina students spend time in public service through student organizations, the Campus Y, the Carolina Center for Public Service, and courses that incorporate community service.

UNC's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, a national collegiate honor society, is the oldest in North Carolina, dating from 1904. There are many other honorary societies at Carolina.

UNC offers ROTC programs in all branches of national military service.

Through the First Year Seminars program, first year students will understand what it means to study at a premier research university. They will learn from faculty members and share in their research in seminars of no more than 20 students.

Life outside the classroom: More than 370 clubs, teams, and student organizations offer something for everyone! You can choose from among musical and dramatic performing groups, publications, ethnic and religious clubs, the Campus Y and other service organizations, fraternities and sororities, and pre- professional organizations. Whatever your interests, you will find others at Carolina who share them! www.unc.edu/depts/union/student/listintr.htm

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