The Position: Applications are currently being accepted for Chief Of Police, located at the District Service Center / Police Department. It is mandatory that the incumbent possess impeccable integrity, good judgment, and proven expert decision making ability. The Chief of Police is commander of sworn officer personnel, a Communications Supervisor, a Parking Program Services Supervisor, College Service Officers, Communication Dispatchers, Fire/Intrusion Alarm Maintenance Specialists, and non-sworn office technical personnel. The Police Department operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Assignments may include day, evening, and/or weekend hours. Selected candidate must be willing to adjust work days/hours based on the department's needs.
The College Police Department is organized by the authority of the Penal Code Section 830.32, and Education Code Section 72330, which provide members of the Police Department with peace officer authority to enforce the law on or near our college campuses, grounds, or properties owned, operated, controlled, or administered by the District. The College Police Department is fully certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST); approved as a participating agency in the California Law Enforcement Telecommunications Systems (CLETS); cooperates by formal agreement with the San Diego Police Department regarding arrest procedures, the ARJIS reporting system, follow-up investigations, impounding of evidence, and prisoner transport; and participates as a member of the San Diego County Law Enforcement Training Managers' Association.
Please note that an employee may be transferred to any site at the option of the Chancellor.
Desired Qualifications: A minimum of three (3) years of management and administrative responsibility in a comprehensive law enforcement program supplemented by a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in criminal justice, police science, business administration, public administration, or a related field. FBI National Academy, POST Command College, and/or a Master’s degree are highly desirable. Experience in higher education law enforcement
Experience in working with diverse employees with successful outcomes
Experience in high level managerial law enforcement
Pay Information: (Salary Information). This position is FLSA Exempt (does not accrue overtime). Excellent Benefits are provided to all Contract employees with assignments greater than, or equal to, 50% (0.50 FTE) and all eligible dependents. A temporary probationary period will apply to the employee entering this assignment. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements/handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.
All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.