DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS POLICE/POLICE CHIEF
- Johnson C. Smith University
- Charlotte, NC
- Executive Administration Jobs
- C-Level & Executive Directors
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- Institutional & Business Affairs, Safety & Security
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Four-Year Institution
POSITION: DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS POLICE/POLICE CHIEF
DIVISION: FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION
OPENING DATE: MAY 9, 2022
CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) seeks to hire a full-time experienced, Director of Campus Police/Police.
Responsibilities: Reporting to the Sr. Vice President of Finance & Administration, the Director of Campus Police/Police Chief is responsible for the effective organization and efficient operation of both campus police and security through strategic planning, the development of systems, policies and procedures, providing mentoring for personnel, formulating and managing the departmental budget and maintaining and submitting reports and records as required by the University as well as local, state and federal agencies. The Director has administrative responsibility for all safety and security functions including, but not limited to, implementing the University’s safety and security plan. Formulates and manages the departmental budget. Supervises subordinate officers through chain of command; performs supervisory duties such as scheduling; instructing; assigning, reviewing, and planning work of others; maintaining standards; coordinating activities; selecting new employees; acting on employee problems; allocating personnel, and recommending employee disciplinary action, promotion and discharge.
Reviews the work of subordinates for completeness and accuracy; evaluates and makes recommendations as appropriate; offers advice and assistance as needed. Ensures the professional development of departmental personnel. Inspects equipment for safety and proper working condition. Ensures subordinates are properly uniformed and equipped for daily tasks. Receives and responds to student and citizen inquiries, complaints and requests for assistance. Responds to and/or provides leadership and coordination in an emergency or high-risk situations; participates in criminal, disciplinary and other investigations. Evaluates conditions in reported incidents. Reviews reports submitted by subordinate officers; completes and submits required records and reports; investigates and responds to complaints concerning subordinate personnel; attends hearings and provides court testimony as required. Operates a vehicle, firearms, restraining devices, two-way radio and other police-issued equipment as well as a variety of other equipment including a computer, printer, adding machine, copier, telephone, etc. Attends required periodic training sessions and seminars; maintains the required level of proficiency in the use of firearms; remains abreast of all federal, state and local laws, and University rules and regulations.
Requirements: A bachelor’s degree and at least ten years of progressively responsible law enforcement experience, with at least five years in a management or supervisory capacity are required. A master’s degree is preferred. The successful candidate will be a sworn law enforcement officer in the State of North Carolina who demonstrates considerable knowledge of public safety, law enforcement and security methods as well as sound management practices. Knowledge of and experience with community policing are desirable. A valid NC driver’s license, excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability to work effectively with a diverse campus community, is also required.
Finalists for this position are subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.
To apply, please email [email protected] or Fax to (704) 330-1490: Use Subject Line “Director of Campus Police/Police Chief”. Include a resume, cover letter, contact information for three professional references, and unofficial transcript(s) (Official transcripts will be required of finalist).
The above information may also be mailed to:Director Campus Police/Police Chief Search CommitteeJohnson C. Smith UniversityOffice of Human Resources100 Beatties Ford RoadCharlotte NC, 28216
About Johnson C. Smith University
Johnson C. Smith University, a 155-year old historically black liberal arts college dedicated to serving a diverse student body, located in Charlotte, NC. The University has a rich history and is heralded as one of the best of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the nation, serving more than 1500 students in undergraduate, graduate, non-traditional and adult programs. Johnson C. Smith University continues to gain a strong national reputation for integrating the liberal arts with business, the sciences and technology.
Johnson C. Smith University, a 155-year-old historically black liberal arts college dedicated to serving a diverse student body, is located in Charlotte, NC. The University has a rich history and is heralded as one of the best of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the nation, serving 1400 students in undergraduate, graduate, non-traditional and adult programs. Johnson C. Smith University continues to gain a strong national reputation for integrating the liberal arts with business, the sciences and technology. For more information, please visit http://www. jcsu.edu,
Johnson C. Smith University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or veteran’s status as it relates to student enrollment or hiring. Johnson C. Smith University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master's degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Johnson C. Smith University.
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