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Texas Southern University
Houston, TX

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Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Safety & Security
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Description Summary / TWC Summary:

Under general direction of the Chief of Police, serves as a chief administrative officer in the department and manages the daily operations of all Departmental units. Assist the Chief of Police in providing a safe working and learning environment for students, faculty, and visitors that arrive on campus.

Essential Duties Summary:

  • Supervises, trains, and directs employees.
  • Reviews and assesses the Department Budget.
  • Develops and updates Department Emergency Operation Plans for the Department.
  • Campus Safety and Student Security Assessment.
  • Creates partnerships with various City and County agencies, and throughout the community.
  • Department Firearms Instructor Liaison.
  • Assists with the employment process.
  • Develops and implements the Department promotional process.
  • Schedules employees off days and assignments.
  • Department Liaison for Federal Government FAMWEB.
  • Assists with Grant and requested items.
  • Participates in New Employee and Student Orientations.
  • Develops and updates Department Manual and Security Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

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Hiring Range:

Commensurate with experience.


Bachelor’s degree and extensive training and/or specialized advanced certification and/or licensing.

Master’s Degree preferred.

Required Licensing/Certification:

Master Peace Officer certificationValid Texas Driver’s LicenseField Training Officer Certification (FTO)TCOLE Instructor

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Federal, State, Local and County laws.
  • Demonstrates expert knowledge in multiple disciplines. Acts as the ultimate subject matter expert in several professional disciplines and is the “go-to” expert on principles, methods and procedures. Requires the ability to create methods and approaches to handle unique situations.
  • Requires experience, knowledge in various aspects of law enforcement, the ability to communicate effectively, in addition to skills related to police administration. The ability to forecast and plan, create documents.
  • Policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Banner and other job-related software systems.
  • Safety guidelines.
  • Supervisory techniques.
  • Microsoft Office Professional or similar applications.
Skill in:
  • Detail oriented.
  • Effective customer service.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Multitasking and time management.
  • Strong management.
  • Operating equipment.
  • Coordinating work of others.
  • Strategic planning.
  • Budget management.
  • Planning activities.
  • Leading projects.
  • Both verbal and written communication.
Ability to:
  • Prepare detailed reports.
  • Create methods and approaches to handle unique situations.
  • Work independently.
  • Communicate effectively.

Work Experience:

Ten (10) years’ experience as a Texas licensed commissioned peace officer. A minimum of four (4) years must be served at the next lower rank. Also requires a minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience at the command level, preferably in a college, university or law enforcement setting.

Working/Environmental Conditions:

  • Limited standing and/or walking.
  • Handling moderate weight objects.
  • Exposure to risk of accident.
  • Using or carrying equipment.
  • Stoop, bend or lift.
  • Use hands in use of force situations.
  • Work irregular hours (days, evenings, and nights) and extended hours (as needed or assigned)
  • May require routine travel.

UA EEO Statement:

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Open to all applicants.

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