- Position Summary
- Full-time position under the Management Personnel Plan (MPP) available on or after August 1, 2021 for the University Police Department.
Under the direction of the Chief of Police, when assigned, the Lieutenant may serve as the next-in-command of UPD. Assists the Chief of Police in planning, organizing and directing the work performed by personnel. Exercise direct supervision over the field operations of the department, which includes responsibility for the training and evaluation of personnel. Investigate complaints lodged against the department or other problems of a critical nature, making recommendations for possible course of action. Provide interpretation of public safety policies and regulations. Responsible for the review of correspondence and reports, the maintenance and evaluation of reports and the preparation and administration of appropriate budgets. May receive authority to act on behalf of the Chief of Police in his/her absence.
- Job Duties
- Duties include but are not limited to:
- Assist the Chief of Police in planning, organizing and directing the work performed by subordinate personnel.
- Coordinate the recruitment and hiring of university police personnel. Ensure university compliance with applicable state, federal and ADA laws.
- Provide direct supervision over the field operations of the department, including scheduling, report review and written correspondence, and responsibility for the coordination, training and evaluation of personnel.
- Act as Liaison Officer to various on-campus departments or groups and allied law enforcement agencies.
- Represent the University Police Department in the planning and coordination of all major events which directly affect the safety and security of the university.
- Research, develop and provide interpretation of public afety policies and procedures, while ensuring relevancy and compliance to applicable local, state and federal laws.
- Act as Internal Affairs Officer, investigating complaints lodged against members of the department, ensuring compliance with local, state and federal laws, including the Peace Officer's Procedural Bill of Rights Act.
- Coordinate all scheduling, staffing, budgeting, logistics and other administrative duties within the patrol or administrative division as assigned by the chief.
- Participate in development, updating, and implementation of policy development and analysis, program development and evaluation, personnel administration and resource management.
- Manage the development, scheduling and presentation of crime prevention programs geared for faculty/staff/students.
- Research alternate forms of funding through such programs as the Federal Crime Bill Act and Community Policing Grant programs.
- Manage all PRA requests to ensure UPD is fully in compliance with all laws and regulations.
- Directly supervise and coordinate the University's Parking Enforcement, Parking Management Bureau (PMB), and Live Scan programs. Hear complaints lodged against the parking program or parking officers and determine appropriate dispositions at lowest possible level.
- Coordinate recruitment, hiring and training of all new student parking officers, staff members.
- Coordinate Warrior Express evening safety shuttle program, including recruitment, records check and training of volunteers. Research and implement improvements that expand access to and improve the quality of the evening safety shuttle program.
- Identify, make recommendations, and manage implementation for improvements to alternate modes of transportation for students, faculty, staff and members of the public traveling to and from the university. Explore partnerships with public transit that bring access to the campus from the surrounding areas.
- Oversee content development of department social media content to educate and inform the campus community.
- Coordinate the enforcement actions of University Police Officers, as peace officers, for the State of California. Serve warrants, make arrests, appear in court, write reports and answer calls for service. Maintain personal level of proficiency as required by California Peace Officer's Standards and Training (POST).
- Directly responsible for the delivery of police, dispatching, and parking services within the department.
- Act as Watch Commander or Shift Supervisor.
- Directly supervise or participate in investigations of a sensitive or complex nature.
- Respond to calls for service when required.
- Assess individual and departmental training needs. Coordinate training for all officers and ensure departmental compliance with the State of California Peace Officer's Standards and Training (POST) guidelines.
- Supervise all sworn police officers and supervisors, community service officers, parking enforcement officers, and student volunteers. Prepare and complete required performance appraisals on personnel.
- Conduct inquiries and investigate complaints lodged against departmental members and make recommendations on dispositions.
- Update the on-going criminal statistics notification letter in response to the "Student Right-To-Know" and Campus Security Act (Clery Act).
- Purge all Public Safety records, documents and evidence in accordance with the guidelines provided by the Department of Justice.
- Act as an Executive-In-Charge (EIC) in the absence of the Chief of Police.
- Exercise direct supervision over the patrol and operations divisions of the police department.
- Investigate complaints lodged against members of the department, or other problems of a critical or sensitive nature.
- Provide interpretation of public safety policies and regulations.
- Review and evaluation of correspondence and reports.
- Preparation and administration of appropriate budgets.
- Coordinate the recruitment and hiring of public safety personnel. Act as Liaison Officer to various on-campus department or groups and allied law enforcement agencies.
- Represent the Department of Public Safety in the planning and coordination of all major events.
- Complete all scheduling, staffing, budgeting, logistics and other administrative duties.
- Research alternate forms of funding through such programs as the Federal Crime Bill Act and the various Community Policing Grant Programs.
- Coordinate the enforcement actions of Public Safety Officers, as peace officers, for the State of California.
- Directly responsible for the delivery of police, dispatching, and parking services within the department.
- Assess individual and departmental training needs, coordinating training for all officers; ensure departmental compliance with the State of California Peace Officer's Standards and Training (POST).
- Provide leadership and guidance to all employees by leading as a stellar example of how all employees shall conduct themselves while on and off duty.
- Through appropriate training and special assignments, empower officers and employees with additional responsibility and accountability in their duties.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Minimum Qualifications
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Graduation from a POST police academy.
• Completion of a POST Management Program within one year of appointment.
• Five or more years of active law enforcement experience.
• Possess (or be eligible to possess) a POST supervisory certificate within the first 6 months of employment.
- Preferred Qualifications
- Bachelor's or Master's degree from accredited institution.
- Possession of Management POST certificate.
- Required Qualifications
- Completion of a POST Management Program within one year of appointment.
- Ability to maintain personal level of proficiency as required by California Peace Officer's Standards and Training (POST).
- Ability to use sound judgment, effective leadership, efficient management, and strategic vision skills.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a diverse population of administrators, faculty, staff, students, parents, visitors, and multicultural communities.
- Ability to build confidence and trust with the campus community, and hold oneself accountable as well as those supervised.
- Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
- Ability to plan, direct, supervise and coordinate the work of assigned personnel.
- Ability to interpret and make decisions in accordance with laws, regulations and policies.
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
- Knowledge of modern police practices, techniques and methods.
- Knowledge of principles and practices of organization and personnel management.
- Knowledge of pertinent Federal, State and local laws and ordinances, particularly with reference to apprehension, arrest, search and seizure, evidence and records maintenance and traffic control.
- Knowledge of principles and techniques of budget development and administration.
- License or Certifications
- Valid California Driver's License, required.
- Possession of a POST Basic Course and Intermediate certificate, required.
- Possess (or be eligible to possess) a POST supervisory certificate within the first 6 months of employment, required.
- Possession of Management POST certificate, preferred.
- Compensation & Benefits
- Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, outstanding vacation, health, dental, and vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. Link to (Bargaining Unit: MPP) Benefits Summary: CSU Employee Benefit Summary
- How to Apply
- To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a completed Stanislaus State online employment application, cover letter, and resumé. Applications are accepted electronically only. Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration. To apply online, please click the "Apply Now" button on this page.
- Application Deadline
- OPEN UNTIL FILLED; SCREENING TO BEGIN ON OR AFTER JUNE 1, 2021. (Applications received after the screening date will be considered at the discretion of the university.)
- Criminal Background Clearance Notice
- Satisfactory completion of a background check (which includes checks of employment records, education records, criminal records, civil records; and may include motor vehicle records, professional licenses, and sex offender registries, as position requires) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
- Additional Information
- Campus & Area
California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion - one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts.
Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West's No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.
Clery Act Disclosure
Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the annual security report (ASR), is now available for viewing at https://www.csustan.edu/annual-campus-security-report. The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Stanislaus State for the previous three years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the office of the Clery Director located at One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised 7/21/17, as a condition of employment.
Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (209) 667-3351. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. As a federal contractor, we are committed to attracting a diverse applicant pool. Please consider completing the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability form (your response will not be shared with the search committee) at: Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability PDF Form.
CSU Stanislaus hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
The individuals who appear to be the best qualified for this position will be contacted by telephone or email for an interview.
INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled