Deputy Chief of Support Services

Boulder, Boulder County
Jul 24, 2014

Posting Description: *Who we are:* The members of the University of Colorado Boulder Police Department (CUPD) are dedicated to providing the highest quality police services in order to enhance community safety, protect life and property, and reduce crime and the fear of crime. To do this, we pledge to develop a partnership with the community, to lead a community commitment to resolve problems, and to improve the safety and quality of life for all CU affiliates. The CUPD is a full-service police agency providing community-based public safety services to a diverse community of 36,000 affiliates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year long. Every year the department responds to approximately 20,000 calls for service. *What your key responsibilities will be:* As the Deputy Chief for Support Services this position serves as an integral leadership team member within CUPD striving to continuously improve public safety services provided to the University in support of its academic mission. After a year within this role look what you could accomplish: * Collaborated with the Chief of Police on the Leadership development program and the planning of a comprehensive leadership program for CU Police Department personnel. * Assisted in the development of a strategic plan as directed by the Chief of Police. * Managed and oversaw fiscal and human resources for the Support Services units, which include: Human Resources; Information Technology; Records, Property and Evidence; Police Communications (Dispatch); Professional Standards; Accounting and Procurement; and Internal Audit. * Oversaw creation of collateral materials for the Guiding Principles respective of the Police Department, including but not limited to: branding, logo, posters, handbooks, web design, social media, advertising, and publication placement. * Developed and implemented an Employee Wellness Program. * Developed and implemented a professional standards bureau for the department. * Developed mission/vision/value metrics. --- *What we can offer:* Annual compensation range $115,000-$120,000, commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder. --- *What you should know:* This is an essential services position. The incumbent is required to respond after hours during emergencies and report to work for regular assigned shift during emergency campus closures. Additionally, this position participates in an on-call rotation with other CUPD leadership team members outside of normal business hours. --- *Important Notes:* _Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials. There may be questions at the end of this application related to these qualifications and competencies; your answers to these questions will be verified against your application materials and may be checked with references. False information could lead to your removal from the hiring process._ _The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history._ _The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work._ --- The University of Colorado is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Boulder Campus Title IX Coordinator by calling 303-492-2127 or to the Office of Civil Rights. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting human resources at or (303) 492-6475.

Minimum Qualifications: *What we require:* * Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice Administration, Political Science, Public or Business Administration or closely related field. * Possession of a current Colorado Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certification or, eligibility to become certified within six months of beginning employment with the University of Colorado Boulder Police Department. * Five years of experience managing law enforcement programs. * One year of experience giving trainings or presentations, or teaching curricula. * One year of experience performing community outreach related to law enforcement. * Experience overseeing administrative functions such as human resources, information technology and/or accounting. * Prior supervision experience.

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: *What you will need:* * Demonstrated history of providing effective and innovative leadership in a police organization. * Demonstrated responsibility for, and history of, establishing and achieving organizational goals and objectives. * Highly effective oral and written communication skills. * Highly effective collaboration skills. * Demonstrated commitment to diversity and the ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with the diverse constituencies of the campus community. * Demonstrated commitment to the provision of quality community oriented police services. * Experience in program management and strategic planning * Ability to utilize creative problem solving skills to develop and implement imaginative solutions to complex problems. * Ability to persuasively represent organizational policies and to market programs. * Knowledge of current law enforcement best practices and trends of model organizations.

Desired Qualifications: *What we'd like you to have:* * One year of experience developing or coordinating leadership initiatives, professional develop initiatives, trainings or instructions within a law enforcement environment. * Experience working in a full service police agency at a larger (20,000+ student population) university. * Graduation from a police command training academy or school such as the Federal Bureau of Investigations "National Academy" or the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety's "School of Police Staff and Command." * Demonstrated responsibility for fiscal oversight for agency programs or operating areas. _Preferred qualifications may be used to further reduce the pool of applicants to those who are most highly qualified._

Campus: Boulder