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Police Chief - Adams State University


 I.            General Description

The Chief of police is responsible for the overall direction of the University’s Police Department.  The Chief, under the administrative supervision of the Vice President for Student Affairs, is responsible for planning, organizing and directing the operations of the University Police department. These operations include a comprehensive law enforcement program, facility security, emergency preparedness, crime prevention, investigations, parking and traffic control, and administration of the department's budget and coordination with external agencies and community organizations. The Chief supports the mission of the Department to provide a safe and crime-free environment, creating an atmosphere where students have a maximum opportunity to be successful in their academic endeavors.


II.         Qualifications

Bachelor's degree required; Master’s preferred; in education, criminal justice, pre-law, social sciences or other related fields preferred.  Eight years of experience in police work required with three of those years in a university or college setting preferred. Must be certified or become certified as a police officer by the State of Colorado within one year. Strong computer skills with the ability to program and maintain data files.  Demonstrated skills in campus educational programming  and proven record of collaboration with residence halls and other campus and city constituents. Ability to supervise, train, evaluate and lead a staff. Knowledge of the law and police enforcement tactics. Possess conflict management skills and an ability to investigate crimes. Ability to plan, organize and direct the operations of the University Police Department. Including but not limited to, comprehensive law enforcement program, officer training and mentoring, facility security, emergency preparedness, crime prevention, investigations, parking and traffic control, administration of the department’s budget, coordination with external agencies and community organizations. Ability to perform position description.


III.      Accountability

            The Chief of Police is accountable to the Vice President for Student Affairs.


IV.       Major Duties and Responsibilities

•    Set standards of expectation for all officers through development of policy manuals and directives, and strive to insure that these standards are met.

•    Evaluate all department members according to productivity and conduct, maintain training records, discipline as needed, train support personnel on data entry/retrieval.

•    Preform annual evaluations on all classified, exempt and part time temporary employees.

•    Establish selection processes for all open positions, conduct background investigations, hire and terminate employees as necessary.

•    Design comprehensive training for all officers and student employees and assign officers to attend required training sessions according to need of specific training.

•    Assign duty rosters; coordinate annual, military and holiday leave as allowed by departmental demands; approve sick leave as necessary and insure that all documentation is properly dispersed.

•    Assign investigations to officers, counsel on procedures and techniques of investigation.

•    Manage all departmental budget expenditures and department budgets according to available funds and resources.

•    Evaluate prosecutorial merit of all cases prior to filing with district attorney or issuing citations to court.

•    Preform annual statistics and reports (i.e Clery Act) that pertain and are mandated by the university, state and federal entities.

•    Prepare and execute search warrants, and escalation of force used to subdue suspect.

•    Provide final review of all criminal reports.  Disseminate reports to appropriate university officials as necessary.

•    Review all reports (daily activity, crime reports, unsafe conditions, incident reports).

•    Effect corrections and determine corrective procedures, investigate response, and levels of appraisal to other departments.

•    Meet with department heads, vice president for Student Affairs, other agency chiefs and directors, district attorney, state-wide campus heads, etc. to maintain good working relations, to become aware of new techniques or changes in law and to disseminate this information to subordinate members of the department.

•    Manage and amend when appropriate all policy and procedure manuals including: Colorado Revised statues, Code of Federal Regulations, Employee Safety Rules, Emergency Preparedness guidelines.

•    Coordinate with Building Supervisors and Department Heads to insure building use is maximized, while insuring highest possible standards of security for students, faculty and physical properties.

•    Supervise departmental computer functions, including training of personnel in data entry, usage, and retrieval.

•    Direct Parking Management Program to insure adequate staffing patterns, parking lot enforcement, productivity, maintenance, and accuracy in data entry and collections of decals and tickets.

•    Represent department and provide customer service as necessary to faculty/staff meetings, student organizations and community functions.

•    Coordinate closely with Director of Housing to provide highest level of safety and security for students residing within the residence hall areas, and implement on-campus crime prevention programs as necessary.

•    Gather, provide analysis and disseminate all statistical data, and prepare required crime reports for Adams State University, according to the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990.

•    Develop close collaborative relationships with housing and campus community to develop a comprehensive plan for retention, student success, and community development.

•    Provide leadership in the development of disciplinary policy and sanctions.

•    Create, implement, and evaluate awareness program series on various topics (i.e. alcohol use, date-rape, self-defense).

•    Collect on going data on efficiencies and cost-benefits of current operation.


VI.      Compensation

This position is a mid-level management position with a salary range of $65,000 to $70,000 depending on qualifications.  Adams State offers a competitive benefits package.



Completed applications must include the following:

  • · Letter of application, describing interest in and qualifications for the position.
  • · CURRENT resume/vitae.
  • · Names and contact information (addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses) of  

   three (3) professional references who can address your qualifications for this position.


Send applications to:

Kenneth Marquez                   
Search Committee Chair
Vice President for Student Affairs
Adams State University
208 Edgemont Boulevard, Suite 2080
Alamosa, CO 81101
Telephone: 719-587-7221
Fax: 719-587-7543


An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer:

In compliance with the Immigration Control Act of 1986, candidates for positions must provide proof of eligibility to work before an offer of employment can be made final. Adams State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Applications are sought from all qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex, disability and, as covered by law, veteran status. In addition, University policies prohibit discrimination on the basis of religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital status, and parental status.


Adams State has adopted background screening for its prospective employees. Offers of employment will be contingent upon the completion of an acceptable background check.

Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.







Director - Penn State Justice and Safety Institute


Penn State seeks an entrepreneurial leader for the Director of the Justice & Safety Institute.  JASI ( serves domestic and international law enforcement, government agencies, and departments of corrections, as well as Pennsylvania child support enforcement workers and is a proven leader in the field of justice-related training, education, and organizational development. Programs are supported by both contracts and fee-for-service offerings.  JASI has academic ties to both the Justice Center for Research at University Park and the Criminal Justice Program in the Penn State Harrisburg School of Public Affairs.  The Director will develop relationships with leaders of state, federal, and international government agencies; providing vision and strategy to promote future growth; spearheading an experienced, diverse team; identifying and securing funding opportunities; promoting and representing the University’s role and contribution to justice and safety related initiatives.  Must be able to provide leadership for an established organization employing over thirty full-time personnel, including faculty and professionals in:  IT, learning design, project management, and support services.  Additionally, over 100 part-time affiliates are regularly employed to support both the instruction and design of online and in-person programs.  

In addition to a graduate degree such as an MPA or MBA (PhD preferred), this position requires a minimum of seven years of work related experience in one of the justice professions served by the unit. Experience in higher education, outreach, and/or workforce development is preferred.  Track record of accomplishments;  successfully identifying and securing funding;  leading entrepreneurial endeavors;  managing growth;  excellent relationship building and communication skills; knowledge of justice and safety governmental organizations in both domestic and international markets; impeccable ethics and integrity; demonstrated commitment to diversity; strong work ethic; sense of humor, and willingness to travel are required.  

This is a fixed-term, non-tenured faculty appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding and is located in University Park, PA.  

Candidates should submit a cover letter describing experiences (at a minimum):  in the field of justice; contract management; prior work with local, state or federal organizations; a current resume; and list of three professional references.

Apply to job 52745 at

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to , which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected groups.
















City of Pittsburgh

Department of Personnel & Civil Service Commission/ Attention: Applications Section

Fourth Floor, City-County Building, 414 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA  15219

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 7:30 A.M. through 4:45 P.M.

Fax Number:  412-255-4736
Application Questions:  412-255-2710
Civil Service Commission:  412-255-2384



Employment Announcement for the position of:  CHIEF OF STAFF

 Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis from 11/03/14 until the position is filled.


I.  General Application Requirements:

You must submit or show proof of all of the following at the time of filing your application (unless otherwise indicated below) or your application will be disqualified.  Disqualifications based on any of these General Application Requirements are not subject to a Civil Service appeal.

  • A completed online City of Pittsburgh Employment Application, including your online Employment Profile Data.  (Education and Work Experience).
  • Completed online City of Pittsburgh Supplemental Form questions for this position.
  • A resume, to be submitted online.
  • Applicants must become residents of the City of Pittsburgh prior to employment and remain a resident throughout employment.
  • A current, valid Class C Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Operator's License is required to be presented and verified prior to appointment to the position and must be maintained throughout employment.  Written requests for a special accommodation on the basis of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act will be considered by the Department of Personnel and Civil Service Commission on an individual basis.


NOTE:  The City of Pittsburgh, as a matter of policy, conducts pre-employment and promotional background investigations on all candidates being considered for positions.  The background investigation includes but is not limited to criminal background, driver’s license and City of Pittsburgh real estate tax payments.  Candidates may be disqualified from consideration from employment based on the results of their background investigation (as it relates to the job for which the applicant is being considered).


NOTE Candidates being considered for employment will be required to submit official transcripts to verify of their post-secondary education (college/university, trade school, etc.) prior to being hired by the City of Pittsburgh.  Transcripts must be submitted at the time of any/each job interview you have with the City of Pittsburgh. 


II. Qualifying Requirements:

Your City of Pittsburgh application will be reviewed and your work experience and education/training will be evaluated to determine if you meet the qualifying eligibility requirements listed below for this position.  You will be sent an eligibility letter regarding your eligible/ineligible status.


  • WORK EXPERIENCE: The application must clearly show six (6) years of full-time municipal government and policy planning experience including conducting complex statistical analysis.  Relevant experience within police agencies is preferred.  Three (3) years of this experience must include supervisory responsibilities.  (Full-time is defined as 32 hours or more per week.  Less than full-time experience will be calculated on a pro-rated basis.)
  • EDUCATION/TRAINING: The application must clearly show a Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred) from a fully accredited institution in Public Administration, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Law, Political Science, Social Science or a related field.  (See NOTE under the General Application Requirements Section above regarding the verification of education/training).
  •  EQUIVALENCY:  Education/training and/or work experience may be substituted on a year for year basis if the application clearly shows the required number of years to meet the Total Qualifying Requirement for this position (based on the sum of work experience and education/training listed above).  The Total Qualifying Requirement is ten (10) years.  (See NOTE under the General Application Requirements Section above regarding the verification of education/training).


III. Civil Service Examination(s):

If you meet the qualifying requirements listed above, you will be sent a letter of admission (when applicable) for the following examination(s).  You must pass the written and/or performance examination(s) in order to have your name placed on the official Civil Service eligibility list for this position.  Candidates who receive job offers must pass a medical examination (when applicable) prior to start date.

  • Written:  None required for this position.
  • Performance:  None required for this position.
  • Medical:  None required for this position. 



Department:  Public Safety/Bureau of Police

Salary:  $96,410 per year.

Union:  None, this is a non-union position.

Civil Service Classification:  Exempt


Position Duties:

  • Provides strategic leadership for the Office of the Chief of Police and command staff.
  • Provides integration of the Bureau’s mission with execution of that mission.
  • Oversees development of the Bureau’s Plan of Action.
  • Engages appropriate divisions/units within the Bureau to communicate the Bureau’s mission and policies.
  • Coordinates and integrates functions in the Bureau that require knowledge, tracking and communication of critical issues.
  • Manages the Bureau performance management activities.
  • Oversees and manages the flow and exchange of information.
  • Streamlines interactions with key Bureau constituents and drives initiatives on behalf of the Chief of Police.
  • Convenes and coordinates policies and issues with the senior managers of the Bureau.
  • Reviews documents and communications prepared by the Bureau to ensure they reflect policy and advise the Chief of issues that need to be addressed.
  • Reports to the chief on problems and progress of initiatives.
  • Oversees special assignments on the Chief’s behalf.
  • Maintains awareness of current best practices in police management and operations; advises the Chief of Police and other managers in the Bureau of these practices and how they can best be applied.
  • Maintains liaison with key public and private officials, including the Mayor’s Office and City Council.
  • Oversees the development of Police capital budget.
  • Ensures that the Department of Public Safety and other levels of local government are aware of key Bureau activities and that the Bureau is responsive to their concerns and issues.
  • Responds to inquiries from other government agencies and units of city government, including the Mayor’s Office and City Council.
  • Represents the Chief of Police at various meetings and functions as assigned.
  • Manages area of responsibility in strict accordance with applicable laws, regulations and established policy including union agreements to ensure fair and standardized treatment of employees.
  • Performs activities and functions of related lower-level personnel as assigned or required.
  • Performs such other related tasks and duties that are assigned or required.

Knowledge/Abilities (At Full Job Performance)

Extensive knowledge of:

  • Human Resources Development, including management and leadership development, and the principles, best practices, applications and techniques utilized in municipal police organizations.
  • General budget process, finance and accounting principles and statistical analysis methodology.
  • Organizational and change management.
  • Research methods.
  • Project management.
  • Policing best practices relative to data driven, problem solving community oriented policing.

 Considerable Knowledge of:

  • Best practices in relation to leadership and staff development.
    • City and departmental rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
    • Relevant labor agreements and personnel policies and procedures.
    • Microsoft Office Software applications.
    • Collection and application of crime and police data (e.g., calls for service, etc.).
    • Relevant academic research informing police practices.
    • The application of relevant data to driving police operational strategies.
    • The working relationships of the three components that make up the criminal justice system (i.e., law enforcement, courts, corrections).

Limited knowledge of:

  • SPSS or similar statistical packages.
  • Pennsylvania Crimes Code and Vehicle Law.

Ability to:

  • Effectively supervise the work of assigned personnel.
  • Work independently, determine work priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Analyze and interpret data.
  • Work effectively with various media outlets and understand appropriate internal communication strategies.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, associates, outside agencies, and the general public.


  • Frequently 0 – 20 pounds.
  • Occasionally 21 – 40 pounds.

Physical Demands – Job Requirements:   

  • Constantly hearing-conversation, seeing-near, seeing-far, speaking clearly.

Full-time City employees receive a comprehensive benefit package including:


  • Health, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Pension
  • Voluntary Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Personal Days


(Benefits may be modified based on collective bargaining unit terms.)










The City of Quincy



The City of Quincy is seeks a highly motivated, community oriented, and accomplished law enforcement leader and professional to served as Chief of Police. 

 Work includes directing and managing the day-to-day operations of the department. The incumbent must possess extensive familiarity with modern police techniques and best practices community policing, youth protection ordinance and the integration of telecommunications in tactical operations. Incumbent must have experience in the, concepts of administration and elements of effective supervision. 

Plans, organizes, and manages the activities and functions of the day-to-day operations of the department through department senior officers. 

  •  Development the department’s mission, its policies, procedures, rules and regulations; and implements same through department senior officers. 
  •  Incumbent will prepare and manage the department’s operating and capital budgets; and controls expenditures of the appropriations.
  •  Reviews employee problems and insures that necessary steps are taken to maintain high morale and employee effectiveness and efficiency. 
  •  Meets with other law enforcement managers for strategic planning and to plan interdepartmental responses to high risk or special events.  Uses and exercises independent judgment. 
  •  Reviews and approves recommendations for placement, advancement, transfer, training, development, safety and discipline of departmental personnel.  Insures departmental compliance with the City's equal employment opportunity requirements and related federal and state laws. 
  •  The ideal candidate will have a Master’s Degree in Business, or Public Administration, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Criminology or related field may substitute for one year of the required sworn experience. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience. Incumbent is expected to reside in the City of Quincy.

 Submit letter of application, detailed resume with salary history, work related references and City of Quincy application to: Bessie Evans Director, Human Resources, City of Quincy, 404 W. Jefferson Street, Quincy, FL 32351.  E-mail for a complete position, community profile and job application, or fax your resume/application to 1-866-780-7910.  EOE.

CLOSING DATE:   Position Open Until Filled








The School of Criminal Justice at Grand Valley State University invites applications for the position of Director of Criminal Justice Training beginning January 1, 2015.

 Position:  Administrative Professional.

Applicants must have earned a Master’s Degree or Juris Doctor Degree.  Minimum of seven years of Law Enforcement experience required.  Experience in personnel management and supervision. Demonstrated ability in budget development and control. A working knowledge of MCOLES policy and procedures and curriculum requirements. The ability to communicate orally and in writing and the ability to work effectively with students, faculty, administrators, staff and diverse community groups. Possession of adequate computer skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office applications. Teaching experience preferred.

 Responsibilities includeproviding leadership in the strategic planning, administration, and program compliance of the Policy Academy and Military Police Basic Training Program. Assure compliance with policies, practices, and procedures of the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) and Grand Valley State University (GVSU). Serve as the Liaison between, GVSU, MCOLES, West Michigan Criminal Justice Training Consortium and West Michigan law enforcement agencies. Develop, coordinate, schedule and staff grants. Develop, coordinate, schedule and staff in-service training programs. Facilitate the Police Academy Advisory Board. Perform other duties as assigned by the School of Criminal Justice Director.

 The School of Criminal Justice, a leader in criminal justice education and training in the state of Michigan, is located at the Pew Campus in downtown Grand Rapids, just blocks away from the County Justice Center, police headquarters, and a thriving business district.  Grand Rapids, the second largest city in Michigan, is the business, legal, and cultural center for Western Michigan and is located just three hours from Chicago and Detroit and only thirty minutes from Lake Michigan.

 Grand Valley State University ( serves an enrollment of almost 24,000 students.  The School of Criminal Justice – College of Community and Public Service – is a dynamic, growing department of 18 faculty and staff who possess diverse scholarly experiences within one of the fastest growing universities in the State of Michigan.  The school consists of over 700 Criminal Justice and Legal Studies undergraduate majors, a graduate program, an internship program, an accredited police academy, and a criminal justice training center. For more information about the School of Criminal Justice, visit the School of Criminal Justice website at (

 How to apply:  Apply on line at Click on “current Job Openings”. Submit a detailed letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and graduate transcripts. The online system will allow candidates to electronically attach these documents. Three letters of reference are also required and should be mailed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Kathleen Bailey: GVSU School of Criminal Justice; 401 W. Fulton Street: 237-C DeVos; Grand Rapids, MI 49504. If you need assistance or have questions about the process call the Human Resources Office at (616) 331-2215. Please direct all inquiries about the position to Dr. Kathleen Bailey at or (616) 331-7148. The department values candidates who demonstrate an ability to work in a collaborative environment with a diverse population of colleagues and students.












Inspector—UT-Police Department (Houston)

 The University of Texas Police at Houston (UTP-H) is a member of the University of Texas System Police. It is staffed with a dedicated team of sworn and civilian professionals that serve, protect and preserve the “daily campus life” at one of the top cancer centers in the nation, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (US News & World Report), and the prestigious University of Texas Health Sciences Center (UT-Health).  Both institutions are part of the world’s largest medical complex, The Texas Medical Center located in the heart of the nation’s energy capital, Houston, Texas.  UTP-H is responsible for law enforcement, security and personal safety services.   Accredited since 1994 it has most recently received meritorious accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA®).

 The UTP-H is currently accepting applications for a commissioned position of Inspector, Threat and Criminal Investigations. The primary function of the Inspector position is to oversee the institutional criminal investigations program and to provide oversight of the institutional threat assessment and crime mitigation programs.

 Key Functions

 Provides leadership to and management of assigned personnel through clear direction, communications, development opportunities, and ongoing feedback.  Manages the daily operations of criminal investigation.  May manage staff, including the selection process, coordination of work, performance and development.

  1. Functions as the managing investigator on all major criminal matters and lengthy investigations.  Coordinates investigations in cooperation with Federal, State, County and local agencies. 
  2. Manages and administers high risk institutional compliance and complex investigations.  
  3. Conducts audits of criminal cases and is responsible for case management.
  4. Coordinates strategic and tactical plans and operations with Operations Bureau Commanders to address crime trends and criminal activities.                                                                                                                                      
  5. Provides crime scene expertise and oversees crime scene searches.
  6. Provides leadership to and management of assigned personnel through clear direction, communications, development opportunities, and ongoing feedback.  Manages the daily operations of the institutional threat assessment and crime mitigation programs.  Manages staff, including the selection process, coordination of work, performance and development. 
  7. Responds to and identifies actual or perceived threats. Conducts immediate threat reviews and assessments insuring a rapid mitigation response.
  8. Conducts immediate, long term, and pre and post-event threat assessments and analysis to develop ways to minimize future risks.  Produces reports or presentations that outline findings, explain risk, threat and/or vulnerability positions, and/or recommend mitigation measures.
  9. Provides expertise to various community outreach and institutional groups.  Maintains a strong working relationship with the universities’ communication offices.  Through the risk assessment process provides support to the institutional safety committee, 2-stop committee, facilities management and off-site facility operations.
  10. Creates and conducts crime prevention presentations, training and programs to internal and external audiences.  Researches, produces, evaluates, maintains and updates presentations and other related materials utilized in crime prevention and threat and risk assessment programs and projects. 
  11. Oversees security sensitive background investigations on prospective university employees, contractors, students, and volunteers to determine their potential security risk to the university.


 Required:   Bachelor’s degree in Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Management, Police Science, Business Administration

 Preferred:   Master’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration, Police Science or Business Administration.


Required:     Seven years of experience as a commissioned peace officer functioning as an investigator, detective, or intelligence officer at an agency/department of 75 or more commissioned police officers, to include three years of supervisory experience.  Additional years of experience as an investigator, detective, or intelligence officer may be substituted for the required education on a one- to-one basis.

 Preferred:   Nine years of experience in risk evaluation/threat assessment or law enforcement or general case investigations.


 Required:   All of the following:

 Eligible to be a commissioned/licensed peace officer for the State of Texas.

  • Valid Class C Texas driver’s license

 Preferred:   One or more of the following:

 Possess an advanced certificate from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Education

  • Certified Crime Prevention Specialist issued by the Texas Crime Prevention Association
  • Physical Security Professional (PSP) issued by American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS)
  • Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA) issued by the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS)
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) issued by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP)                            

 Pay and Compensation

 The salary range for this position is from $80,000 to $120,000.  The starting pay is on a sliding scale commensurate with experience.   For example, an applicant with 10 years of approved experience would start at approximately $100,000.  Supplemental pay is also provided to those that qualify for; bi- lingual pay (up to $1,200 a year), education pay (up to $4,200 a year), TCOLE certification pay (up to $3,600 a year) and a tuition reimbursement through a Cohort (up to $5,250 a year). Excellent benefits, to include paid time off, paid holidays and the opportunity to earn up to 32 additional hours of time off based on performance are provided as an employee within the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center.

To be considered for this position, you must pass a process that includes but is not limited to medical and psychological exams, drug tests, polygraph exam and an extensive background investigation, which includes character references.

 NOTE: Must successfully complete the next available UT-System Police Lateral Academy after hire which requires a commissioned/licensed peace officer status from the State of Texas.

 Position will be advertised until filled.

To  apply,  please  visit     and  search  for  key  word  “police”  or requisition number 7522BR. For further information or questions, please contact Sgt. Gabe Wisneski at 713-563-2154 or










University of Arkansas – Fort Smith

Director of University Police

UAFS seeks a professional with strong leadership and management skills to plan, organize, implement, and direct the law enforcement, public safety, and emergency management functions of the University.  Requires a bachelor’s degree, master’s preferred, in criminal justice, social science, public administration, or directly-related field; plus five years of progressively responsible experience in police work, with a minimum of three years in a higher-education setting.  Command-level experience with a law enforcement agency as a division or bureau-level executive officer and/or experience managing campus emergency preparedness activities are a plus.  The candidate chosen must be a certified law enforcement officer in Arkansas or eligible to immediately obtain; possess a valid state driver’s license; have or obtain First Aid and CPR certifications; and pass a background investigation and comprehensive medical exam.  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Competitive benefits package available. 

 For additional information and application procedure, visit our website at: or contact: UAFS, Human Resources, 5210 Grand Avenue, Fullerton Admin. Bldg., Room 239, PO Box 3649, Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649; telephone: 479-788-7088; e-mail:  

Apply by: January 15, 2015













 POLICE CAPTAIN:   Performs difficult professional and administrative work assisting with over all department operations management or supervising a major section of the Police Department.  Assists in the planning, coordinating, supervising and evaluation of department operations; assists in the development of programs, policies and procedures in order to implement directives; assists in the preparation and presentation of the annual budget; reviews department performance and effectiveness; formulates programs or policies to alleviate deficiencies; reviews recruitment, hiring and retention practices; reviews training schedules; researches and conducts training; conducts staff inspections and reviews inspection reports; supervises staff directly and others through subordinate supervisors; and performs related tasks as required.  Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university with major course work in law enforcement, criminal justice or related field and extensive increasingly responsible law enforcement experience including considerable supervisory experience in an agency of comparable size or larger at the rank of Lieutenant or above. Candidates may use equivalents of 120 semester hours credit or more from an accredited college or university. Candidates desiring to use equivalents must provide certified transcripts and documentation of schools attended and hours completed. Must possess an Advanced Certification from the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission or Graduation from an executive management school equivalent to FBINA or AOMP.  Must have ability to possess and maintain a valid NC driver's license.  Must meet and maintain all requirements for the position as established by the city and the state of North Carolina.  The selection process for applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will consist of a Structured Interview/Promotion Assessment Process (date to be determined) and an interview with the Chief of Police.  Applicants will be required to travel to New Bern at own expense. Salary Range:  $60,232.00 - $98,028.00 (negotiable depending upon qualifications and experience).














Job Title:Deputy Director, Operations

Agency:Smithsonian Institution

Job Announcement Number:EX-15-08


$120,749.00 to $181,500.00 / Per Year


Friday, November 21, 2014 to Friday, December 19, 2014




Full Time - Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC


This position is open to all U.S. citizens or U.S. nationals.

Note: Federal employees with permanent status or individuals eligible for special appointing authority should apply to job announcement #EX-15-09.






This is a Competitive Service position. The Deputy Director, Operations for the Office of Protection Services is being advertised through two announcements: 1) this Federal Senior Level announcement, #EX-15-08, SL-0080-00; and 2) a companion Federal Merit Promotion announcement, # EX-15-09, SL-0080-00.

The position serves as Deputy Director, Operations for the Office of Protection Services (OPS), a major function within the Office of Facilities, Engineering and Operations (OFEO), Smithsonian Institution (SI). The position participates fully with the Director, and the Deputy Director for Physical Security and Business Operations, in managing the full range of security, protection and law enforcement matters affecting the Institution.

The Office of Protection Services is responsible for a major security program providing 24-hour-a day security, law enforcement and investigation services for SI facilities and properties in the Metropolitan Washington, DC area, New York City, and Panama. The scope of this program is characterized by the management of over 700 full-time employees and over one hundred contract staff in a variety of professional, technical, administrative and protective occupations and an annual operating budget approaching 65 million dollars. The position supervises the security, protection and law enforcement operations to include the Security Units in the metropolitan Washington, DC area, New York City and Panama.


  • Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation
  • May need to complete a Probationary Period
  • Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit /Electronic Transfer
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service



1. Serves as an advisor to senior SI management on issues related to security operations. Advice encompasses a broad range of sensitive issues and critical developments involved in planning and directing OPS operational programs, developing strategies to meet priority needs, and on the impact of changes in program initiatives and priorities. Maintains liaison with senior management and museum and research directors to:1) ensure the progression of operational programs; and 2) provide information regarding security operations policies and procedures and their effect on museum programs and facilities operations.

2. Establishes framework to develop OPS policies and SI directives related to operational security issues, investigations, high-value and artifact escorts. Identifies and assesses policy issues and the impact of program changes and/or new directions.

3. Provides overall management and direction over the OPS Safety Division. Supervises the design, development and implementation of programs to analyze, evaluate and validate data relating to occupational safety and health throughout all SI units and locations. Develops and implements SI-wide standard procedures and processes to ensure that quality reviews, inspections, investigations, and assessments of safety and occupational health incidents are conducted. Evaluates the performance of operating OSH programs in various organizational units of SI to ensure compliance with applicable laws, policies and procedures.

4. Oversees strategic planning, goal-setting, quality implementation, organizational performance measurement, and reinvention efforts of OPS protection and security operations. Oversees the development and implementation of new concepts, theories, systems, methods, service standards, and performance measures to improve the quality and effectiveness of program operations, equipment and customer service.

6. Participates and/or represents SI in high level internal and external policy meetings and conferences including interactions with OMB and Congressional Committees, the District of Columbia Government and federal agencies and review bodies, and professional societies and associations.

7. Collaborate with OPS leadership on matters relating to security, protection, law enforcement, criminal investigations, personnel security and legal issuesas they relate to law enforcement and security procedures, and to civil liability issues arising from duties related to the protection of staff, visitors and property of the SI.

8. Leads, plans, organizes, directs and coordinates the activities of the security, protection and law enforcement operations. Meets regularly with key customers in order to understand and meet changing requirements; coordinate input; and establish priorities.

9. Assures that the operational divisions and security units develop and maintain comprehensive readiness of their protective staffs to effectively cope with security issues covering the full spectrum of emergencies. Directs and coordinates the efforts of the security force, control room operators, and investigative staff, in the development and maintenance of an effective crime prevention program, continually updating and reviewing practices and procedures.

10. Oversees the OPS planning and response as it relates to SI’s Emergency Management program, including supporting the creation, revision, and coordination of a SI Master Plan and individual unit/office plans to ensure that units and offices throughout SI are prepared in the event of a major emergency or disaster.

11. Oversees and coordinates the investigative/law enforcement program, resolving issues of jurisdiction, legal requirements, and assuring that cooperation and effective liaison with the SI Inspector General and outside law enforcement agencies are properly maintained.

12. Provides advice concerning security surveys of facilities to ensure that exhibits and property are adequately protected. Facilitates necessary coordination with the operational divisions, reviews initial recommendations, establishes the scope, consults with OPS leadership and makes recommendations for final approval and implementation.

13. Leads, coordinates and integrates the programs and activities of OPS security operations, providing staff oversight, and policy guidance and technical leadership to ensure efficiency and economy. Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities including but not limited to, interviews and selects candidates for position vacancies; sets and evaluates performance standards; reviews and resolves formal grievances or disciplinary cases; reviews requests for training. Supports and promotes EEO and diversity policies and programs.

14. Establishes and maintains contacts with personnel at all levels throughout SI; other Federal agencies engaged in law enforcement, security, protection and other related activities; officials of state and local law enforcement agencies; and industry representatives.



Applicants must clearly demonstrate the necessary level of managerial and leadership skills and professional competence to perform successfully in this position. This includes a degree in an applicable subject-matter field; or a combination of education and appropriate experience that provides knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through successful completion of a four-year course of study in an applicable subject-matter field. Successful completion of a formal law enforcement training program such as the FBI National Academy, the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, or equivalent, is desirable.


To be considered for this position you must have experience that would provide the knowledge of law enforcement and physical and technical security policies, procedures and operations. Applicants must have one full year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-15 level. Specialized experience is defined as the skills and abilities related to the management of a comprehensive security program for a multi-facility organization.

The following criteria will be used to determine the highest qualified candidates:

1. Ability in leading staff and programs that include a high degree of managerial and executive knowledge, skills and abilities, as well as expertise across a broad spectrum of disciplines that encompasses security, law enforcement, emergency management, and other programs and procedures necessary to ensure the security and safety of staff, visitors and property.

2. Experience building cooperative relationships and negotiating solutions that address varied complex and occasionally opposing interests. This includes explaining positions/solutions, both orally and in writing, and gaining acceptance by museum and/or research facility colleagues and customers/managers at all levels.

3. Executive level skill and knowledge in program planning and resource management, including developing program/project performance tracking and upward reporting systems; and establishing results-based performance measures.

4. Experience leading, supervising and managing a multi-disciplined and culturally diverse workforce, including fostering teamwork, strategic planning and high morale; attracting, retaining, motivating, and providing guidance to the workforce and implementing EEO/Affirmative Action policies and programs.




The qualifications listed in this document will be used along with your resume and your responses to the questions posed in the electronic application process to determine the candidates who will move forward in our evaluation process. When crafting your responses to the questions, please provide concise, detailed information on your background and experience to support your comments.

Applicants who meet or exceed minimum qualifications will be assigned to one of three category groups based on job-related criteria:

  • Best Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements and excels in most of the job related competencies set forth above.
  • Better Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements and satisfies most of the job related competencies set forth above.
  • Good Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements, but does not satisfy most of the job related competencies set forth above to a substantive degree.
This category rating process does not add veterans' preference points or apply the "rule of three", but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. A selecting official may make selections from the highest quality category (Best Category) provided no preference eligible in that category is passed over to select a non-preference eligible in that category unless the requirements of 5 U.S.C. 3317(b) or 3318(b) are satisfied.

Preference eligibles who meet minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-9 grade level or higher.

Applicants who have not submitted a resume in the USAjobs system will not be considered for this position.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid work on the same basis as for paid experience. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. To receive credit for such experience you must indicate clearly the nature of the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the average number of hours per week spent in such employment.

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Receives general direction of the Director, OPS and is delegated managerial authority and responsibility over assigned programs. Independently directs OPS security, protection and law enforcement operations and programs. Work is evaluated primarily in terms of overall effectiveness in the attainment of program goals and objectives.


This position has been reviewed to determine the level of POSITION SENSITIVITY. Based on the nature of the work, the position has been determined to be HIGH RISK. This designation will require (1) a pre-employment Security Agency Check (SAC) for the prospective incumbent; and (2) a subsequent comprehensive background investigation and favorable adjudication in order to continue in the position.


The Smithsonian Institution does not discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization or other non-merit factors.


The Smithsonian provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the contact person listed in this announcement. The decision on granting a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


Relocation expenses will not be paid.



Click on the following link to apply and follow the below instructions:  


  • You must apply for this position online through the 'Apply Online' button and submit required supplemental documents (if they are relevant to you).
  • You may submit required documents by uploading them online during the application process;
  • You may manually fax required documents. Faxes are received by an automated system, not a physical fax machine. Documents that are faxed as part of the application process must be sent with the system-generated cover sheet by the closing date. Documents faxed without the system-generated coversheet are not retrievable and cannot be considered as part of the application package.
  • The complete application package, including any required documents, is due in the Smithsonian Office of Human Resources on the closing date of the announcement by 11:59 PM Eastern Time.
  • If you are unable to apply online, paper applications may be accepted with prior approval of the contact person listed below.


Your application package should include:
  • Resume
  • Proof of Veteran's Preference - DD214 (Member 4 Copy), if you are a veteran. Additionally, applicants claiming 10-point preference must complete Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, as well as additional documentation required by the SF-15, such as a VA letter.
  • Unofficial school transcripts, if the position has an education requirement or if you are using education to qualify. If selected for the position, you must provide an official transcript before appointment. Proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study, if applicable.
Current and former Competitive Service candidates: submit a copy of your most recent SF-50, and an additional SF 50 indicating tenure of at least one year as a GS-15. Candidates eligible under a special appointing authority will be considered under both the merit placement (MPA) and competitive (DEU) procedures.

SES Members: To be considered for this position SES members must have civil service status to apply as a MPA candidate . Status can only be obtained by serving in a career position at GS-15 or lower. If you have status your SF-50 will show the # 1 in block 34. If you do not have status apply as a DEU candidate if that is available.

Veterans: If you have served on active duty in the U.S. military and were separated under honorable conditions, you may be eligible for veterans’ preference. You must attach a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility.

Applicants claiming preference because of a service connected disability must attach a SF-15 Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference (Revised December 2004) plus a letter from the VA granting you compensation. For more information on Veterans Preference and how it will be considered in the category rating process, visit


Greg Bettwy
Phone: 202-633-6287
Fax: 202-312-1904
Agency Information:
Office of Human Resources
POB 37012, 600 Maryland Avenue, MRC 517
Suite 5060
Washington, DC
Fax: 202-312-1904


After you apply, you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. We usually have a large response to senior level positions and it may take some time to effectively review application package. We will contact you by e-mail as decisions are made.











City of Kettering, OH – Recruiting for an exceptional administrative professional responsible for the protection of lives and property in the City through the supervision of all police functions. Significant command experience in modern police or other related law enforcement agencies, which has resulted in progressively responsible positions in a variety of law enforcement functions, including major leadership responsibilities and financial management. A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university strongly desired, Master’s Degree preferred. Significant command-level experience combined with other executive leadership education and training may be considered in lieu of academic degrees. Currently hold or be able to obtain within 12 months of appointment (or other reasonable time as determined by the City) an OPOTA certificate and must have a valid Ohio driver’s license within 30 days of appointment. Offers excellent wages of up to $119,413/yr. with extensive benefits including a City-provided vehicle.  We have been informed that the Dayton Ohio Daily News has requested the identity of applicants through the Ohio Public Records Act.  Kettering will agree to this request, as is required by law, and will do so following December 31, 2014. It is possible that compliance with the act may require only names of candidates; however, more detailed information may be required. The newspaper could also agree to receiving information only on finalists or some other limited disclosure. We sincerely appreciate your application.  If this development is of significant concern to you, you may contact us and have us remove your application from further consideration and our data base by December 31, 2014.  In that case, information regarding you will not be released to any entity under the provisions of the Ohio Public Records Act.  If you wish to do so please contact Julie Snyder at: .  Also please acknowledge receipt of this notification to Ms. Snyder via her e-mail address."  Apply by submitting Resume, Cover Letter and Salary history (Submissions in response to this recruitment are subject to release and disclosure to the media and general public under the Ohio Public Records Act.) by 5:00 pm on December 31, 2014 to: Electronic Submission Preferred.  Visit for more detailed information about this position. Equal Opportunity Employer












Milwaukee Police Department





THE PURPOSE of the Crime & Intelligence Manager position is to provide analytical support to ongoing investigations and assist in the production of analytic products for presentation in law enforcement and community-based forums.


  •  Applies appropriate analytical methods and techniques to identify and analyze raw information for the purpose of substantiating criminal patterns and/or trends and predictive analysis.
  •  Uses computerized analytic tools to create charts, maps, timelines, and link diagrams for the purpose of demonstrating analytical findings, including target relationships, time sequence of   events, and criminal hierarchies.
  •  Conducts tactical, strategic and intelligence lead policing assessment of major crime.
  •  Manages the crime analysis section personnel.
  •  Assists in the development and training of Crime Analysts.
  •  Correlates, integrates, and evaluates varying types of information from investigative activities for the purpose of generating investigative leads, and prepares reports to document investigative activities and summarize findings.
  •  Leads and/or assists with special projects and investigative efforts of the Milwaukee Police Department.
  •  Assists law enforcement officers at crime scenes and during the execution of search warrants in the identification and collection of notes, files, records, and other items to be analyzed and/or used for intelligence purposes, and the development of intelligence lead case management.
  •  Develops curriculum and provides training to department members in intelligence lead policing strategies.
  •  Provides training to other Federal, State, and local law enforcement intelligence personnel.
  •  Works in partnership with associated Federal, State and local agencies, analysts, and investigators to facilitate information sharing in accordance with national Crime Intelligence Sharing plan.

Reasonable accommodations requested by qualified individuals with disabilities will be made in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.


  1. Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Information Management Systems, Computer Science, or closely related field from an accredited college or university.
            IMPORTANT NOTE: To receive credit for college, transcripts are required and must be received by the application
            period closing date. College transcripts should be attached to your   
            online application. Applications without transcripts attached will be considered incomplete and will be rejected
       2.  Five years of strategic analysis and criminal intelligence analytical experience
       3.  A minimum of three years of work experience with relational database development, management, and data
            NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education and experience may also be considered
       4.  Valid driver’s license at time of appointment and throughout employment.
  •  Certified Law Enforcement Instructor
  •  Certified Structured Query Language Administrator
  •  Law enforcement experience
  •  Instructor and presentation experience in the field of criminal intelligence


  •  Knowledge of intelligence techniques, operations, and analytical projects involving interrelated subject areas.
  •  Knowledge of computer systems in order to conduct research and analyze data.
  •  Knowledge of management principles and practices.
  •  Ability to communicate orally to effectively present findings to command level officers and other local, State and Federal law enforcement officials.
  •  Ability to communicate in writing to effectively prepare findings and create reports for command level officers and other local, State and Federal law enforcement officials.
  •  Ability to manage and supervise others.
  •  Ability to present research findings in a concise and well-organized manner.
  •  Ability to effectively represent the Police Department when interacting with counterparts throughout the Intelligence and law enforcement communities.


SALARY RANGE The current salary (1FX) is $62,338 for residents of the City of Milwaukee. The annual starting salary is $60,809 for non-Milwaukee residents. Appointment above the minimum is possible.

The City of Milwaukee provides a comprehensive benefit program which includes a Defined Benefit Pension Plan, 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, Health and Dental Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, Group Life Insurance, Tuition Benefits, Paid Vacation, 11 Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Leave and other paid leaves.

THE SELECTION PROCESS will be job related and will consist of one or more of the following: training and experience evaluation, written, oral or performance tests or other assessments methods. The Milwaukee Police Department reserves the right to call only the most qualified candidates to the examination. Oral examinations may include written exercises.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications can be accessed by visiting Applications and transcripts should be submitted no later than the deadline listed above. If you would like assistance completing an application, please contact the Department of Employee Relations at (414) 286-3751 or The Department of Employee Relations is located in City Hall, 200 E Wells St, Room 706, Milwaukee, WI 53202. For additional information about the position, please contact Vanessa Armstrong, Human Resources Analyst Senior, by email: or phone: (414) 935-7542.











City of Casa Grande

  Police Captain

GENERAL PURPOSE:  This is a professional level administrative position responsible for the management, supervision, and technical police work as assigned by the Police Chief. This position is responsible for decision-making, independent judgment in interpreting rules and regulations, and applying State law and City Ordinances. Much latitude is permitted for independent action within the framework of the department and the City.


The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

  • Directs and administers police division activities; coordinates activities to ensure work performed meets the needs and standards of the Department and the City.
  • Serves as an integral part of the department’s management team and, as such, is responsible for coordinating and fostering inter-divisional, inter-departmental, and department/citizen relationships.
  • Commands, organizes and directs activities of subordinate personnel as required; directs the training and development programs of subordinate personnel.
  • Studies crime trends and adjusts, or makes recommendations regarding, staffing strength, assignment and prioritization.
  • Supports the Department’s and the City’s policies, goals and objectives, and works with City management and staff to achieve such goals.
  • Performs a variety of specialized and generalized law enforcement administrative work related to the functions and services of the Casa Grande Police Department, including establishing community, business and neighborhood relationships and groups to interact with the Department.
  • Performs a variety of specialized functions in areas of expertise, including but not limited to patrol and shift scheduling, internal affairs, volunteer services, community affairs, support services, and related functions.
  • Reviews and investigates cases as necessary, makes appropriate referrals, investigates complaints, and may conduct internal investigations; makes recommendations of findings to Police Chief.
  • Provides input into budgetary decisions as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

 SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Lieutenants, Sergeants, Officers and technicians.


Education and Experience:

Bachelor Degree in Law Enforcement, Criminology, Criminal Justice, Public

Administration, or closely related field and seven (7) years of experience as a Police

Officer, including three (3) year’s supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination

of education and experience.

 Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Police Department policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of modern law enforcement management principles, practices and methods.
  • Knowledge of City, county, state and Federal laws, regulations and ordinances.
  • Knowledge of the Arizona criminal justice and court systems, procedures and protocols.
  • Knowledge of law enforcement methods, practices, and procedures; including case laws governing arrest, rules of evidence, probable cause, and search and seizure.
  • Knowledge of strategy and tactics for management and deployment of personnel and equipment in complex tactical and emergency situations.
  • Skill in effectively supervising, leading and delegating tasks and authority.
  • Skill in analyzing complex law enforcement and security issues, and developing solutions.
  • Skill in assuming command level responsibilities and making appropriate decisions, while assuring compliance with Department and Division goals and objectives.
  • Skill in interpreting laws and regulations, making independent decisions, maintaining composure, and working effectively under stressful conditions and emergency situations.
  • Skill in directing work and holding staff accountable for successful outcomes.

 Special Requirements: Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certification; must possess State of Arizona Driver's license, and clear criminal record.

 Physical Demands / Work Environment:  Work is performed outdoors and in various law enforcement facilities; must maintain a level of physical fitness to meet Department standards.

 Police department positions require successful outcome of a background check and polygraph examination.

 $82,023.97 - $113,359.58 annually with appointment normally made at entry-level step.

Recruitment closes December 28, 2014.

 Online application required. Apply at