Police Acceditation Senior Program Specialist - (170001F7)
POLICE ACCREDITATION (CALEA)
SENIOR PROGRAM SPECIALIST
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), Department of Public Safety is currently recruiting for a Police Accreditation Senior Program Specialist to coordinate programs for Commission of Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) accreditation purposes. The selected candidate will coordinate the implementation of new and revised standards, assess the impact of changes on current policies and the need for creation of new policies, and complete all related work as required.
UMB's Police Force is comprised of sworn officers, security officers, police communications, and administrative staff. The mission of the force is to deliver quality crime control service that supports UMB's mission to improve the human condition and serve the public good of Maryland and society at-large through education, research, clinical care, and service.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)
Review, develop, and administer department policies and procedures for compliance with accreditation standards.
Collect proof of compliance and produce appropriate reports in accordance with accreditation standards. Maintain documentation files with proof of compliance.
Plan, coordinate, and implement on-site compliance assessments.
Conduct policy research and surveys of jurisdictions relating to accreditation.
Assist in writing directives to ensure accreditation requirements; updates accreditation plan as necessary.
Analyze and identify industry changes and trends as per CALEA and alert management to anticipated changes. Work with senior management in developing program goals and milestones.
Prepare reports on existing department operations, methods and procedures as they relate to accreditation standards.
Develop and maintain department manuals as necessary; maintain all records associated with accreditation.
Participate in special projects.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in a related field.
Experience: Three (3) years of administrative program coordination experience.
Preferred: Prior CALEA law enforcement or other accreditation experience is preferred.
Other: Consideration may be given for a unique combination of education and experience.
Comprehensive background check is required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Possesses a thorough knowledge of position requirements and able to perform position in compliance with all requirements, regulations, and laws. Ability to maintain high standards with the work being performed and maintain awareness with trends and influences. Assumes personal responsibility for all outcomes; makes effective and timely decisions; and learns how to effectively use technology. Maintains productivity and uses knowledge strategies to increase knowledge base. Skill in exercising initiative, resourcefulness, and sound judgement with an ability to solve problems and make decisions. Ability to prioritize ongoing and new projects necessary to implementing a specific organizational program. Skill in continuously seeking to improve the quality of services and processes.
Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and factswith a variety of people internal and external to the organization. Writes and presents information in a clear and concise way. Interprets and understands written information and is able to listen attentively to verbal and non-verbal cues that lead to a deeper understanding.
Ability to work cooperatively with others and demonstrates professional, ethical, respectful, and courteous behavior when interacting with others. Demonstrate pleasant and positive interactions with other to meet customer expectations, and provide follow up with customers. Reaches compromise and consensus to influence and negotiate. Remains calm and is able to manage conflict, and works well with a diverse workforce. Approachable style allows others to be open in sharing thoughts and ideas.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, globa...l health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.