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Police Lieutenant

Augusta University

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Four-Year Institution

Police Lieutenant

Augusta University

About UsAugusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.LocationAugusta University –Our Health Sciences Campus:1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912Our Summerville Campus:2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904College/Department InformationThe mission of the Augusta University Police Department is to promote a safe atmosphere in which the university's teaching, discovery, clinical care and service mission can be successful. This is accomplished through traditional and progressive law enforcement practices and strong community partnership.Job SummaryThe Lieutenant is responsible for meeting the law enforcement and public safety needs of the University community and is responsible for the overall supervision and daily operations of a unit within the assigned division. The person in this role provides supervision to all assigned personnel, evaluates personnel performance and directs the activities of the entire unit. The Lieutenant's duties include specialties in some or all of the following areas: law enforcement on and around the university campus, standards and training, criminal investigations, crime prevention, motorist assistance, traffic enforcement and police/security related technologies.ResponsibilitiesThe duties include, but are not limited to:Leadership, Management, and Supervision 
Responsible for overall leadership, management and supervision of a specific unit within a division of the police department and directs activities of the entire unit
Reports and Cases 
Prepares and analyzes reports and cases, setting forth unit activities and appropriate recommendations for improved police procedures through training of member of the unit; If assigned to Division of Professional Standards, ensure that department members are trained to the highest standards in modern policing practice, trained in department's policy and procedure, USG standards and has complete oversight and administration of the department's FTO program; Ensure department members are in compliance with Georgia POST standards and have met all requirements on an ongoing basisPractices 
Research, analyze and implement modern police practices and methods of police administration, organization, operation, training and investigation through use of local, state and federal resources and trade associations and publicationsProvide Guidance 
Assess subordinates' job performance; Review reports and cases with subordinates as appropriate and provide guidance and direction through coaching and career development
Action Plans and Special Events 
May be responsible for development and implementation of incident Action Plans for large scale planned and unplanned events effected the safety and security of the community; May be responsible for planning, organizing and working special events for the University/AU Health
Performs the functions and duties of a Georgia POST police (peace) officerOther Duties
Perform all other related duties as assigned.Required QualificationsEducational Requirements
Associate's degree in Criminal Justice or related field from an accredited College or University OR High School Diploma, GED or equivalent from a recognized state or federal accrediting organization with five years of Police Officer experience to include a minimum of three years in a direct supervisory role in the Police Service; Must be POST Certified or ability to obtain within one year.Preferred QualificationsAdditional Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of Federal Communication's Rules and Regulation.Knowledge, Skills, & AbilitiesABILITIES
Knowledge of standard police practices and techniques
Ability to keep complex records and maintain confidentiality
Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases
Excellent leadership, management, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Ability to exercise sound judgment and make responsible decisions under stressful conditions and perform well in a calm and efficient manner
Knowledge and skill in the use of firearms, criminal justice system, law enforcement techniques and procedures and management principles and techniques
Ability to make appropriate decisions regarding use of force, arrests, traffic citations, criminal investigations, emergency responses and other police related proceduresShift/Salary/BenefitsShift: Days/M-F (work outside of the normal business hours will likely be required of an employee in an exempt level position)

Pay Grade: 18

Salary: Minimum $48,341.00/Annually - $65,260.00/Annually
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: 12/20/22 - Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!Conditions of EmploymentAll selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.Credit CheckThis position will require the acquisition of a P-Card and/or handle cash, credit or other sensitive information and will require a satisfactory Consumer Credit check as a condition of employment.Driver's License StatementThe Human Resources Division will request a driver's history report for the identified top candidate(s) for this position. We will initiate this through our Background Check Vendor; this report will come from the Department of Motor Vehicles. The selected candidate must have a valid driver's license.Other InformationThis position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.Equal Employment OpportunityAugusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.How To ApplyConsider applying with us today! University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the universitySelect University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employeeIf you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

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