The Towson University Police Department is currently accepting qualified applicants for a University Police Officer VI, Police Captain Position. Reporting directly to the Deputy Chief of Police, this position is responsible for the day-to-day operations in either the Patrol or Operations Support Bureau. Determines work priorities; plans schedules; assigns and reviews work. Recommends and oversees the implementation and administration of policies and procedures for areas of responsibility and ensures adherence to State and local laws and University regulations. Coordinates law enforcement's activities for major events and programs.
The UPO VI, Police Captain manages the day-to-day operations of the department within assigned Bureau; coordinates law enforcement actives for major events and programs; supervises and trains subordinate personnel; determines work priorities; plans schedules; assigns and review work; develops, recommends and oversees the implementation and administration of policies and procedures for area of responsibility. This position ensures adherence to State and local laws and University regulations; monitors and evaluates performance of subordinate personnel and initiates disciplinary actions as necessary. Responds to scene of emergencies, disturbances or disasters and assumes command of agency and support personnel according to protocol; participates in staff meetings and recommends the implementation and modification of agency directives and methods for improving performance and work quality of staff and directs and oversees the preparation of a variety of special and recurring review, reports. The UPO VI will do analysis and plans pertaining to agency patrol operations and procedures. Identifies community concerns and problems through community interaction, determines possible solutions and implements problem-solving techniques.
Bachelor's degree and five years of experience in police management and supervision and certification as a sworn Police Officer recognized by the Maryland Police Training Commission. Master's degree preferred. Candidate must possess effective oral and written communication skills as well as strong problem solving skills; the ability to multi task and manage complex assignments and job tasks; and the ability to supervise and manage other effectively. Must possess and maintain a valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver's license with no more than 5 points.
A Criminal Background Investigation, pre-employment physical, polygraph, and psychological evaluation are required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, clickhere. This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.
The Clery Act specifies the federal right to know about crimes occurring on or near college or university campus. In compliance with the act, Towson University distributes the annual Clery Report, which can be found here.
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