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General Statement of Duties: Supervise University Police Officers and dispatchers, oversee and provide assistance and direction to Sergeants as needed based on shift assignment, provide input on evaluations based on personal observations and appropriate records, identifies, develops and assists in implementing various training and crime prevention programs for departmental and other staff members, manages on-site investigations and acts as a liaison to municipal, state, federal, and other campus law enforcement agencies, performs other duties as required. Lieutenant is on call twenty-four hours a day for emergencies and other critical situations.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Plans, supervises and coordinates shift scheduling and details.
Responds to major scenes and assumes responsibility for completion of all necessary public safety and police functions.
Required to perform all the duties of a law enforcement officer, including those that may involve a personal safety risk on uniformed foot and mobile patrol.
Supervises operations at special events.
Executes special assignments relative to the administration of the University Police Department as required.
Assist with the Annual Security & Fire Safety, the Annual Departmental Report, Accreditation, UCR & NIBRS reporting, and the development of Policy & Procedure.
Enforces local, State, and Federal statutes as well as the rules and regulations of Fitchburg State University.
Routinely briefs the Chief and other university administrators when appropriate and according to standard operating procedures. Prepares written reports and memoranda.
Performs all the duties required of a campus Police Officer on and about campus, including uniformed foot and bike patrol as well as operation of the department motor vehicles.
Conducts internal and criminal investigations.
Participates in activities arranged or authorized by the department involving crime prevention and outreach programs for students and other members of the community.
Conducts annual performance evaluations of campus police officers as assigned by the Chief of Police.
Event & operation planning.
Perform all other duties as may be assigned or required by law or by proper authority.
Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice or related discipline required, Masters preferred. 7-10 years of work experience in policing and/or related field may be substituted at the discretion of the hiring authority for educational requirement.
Graduate from a full time Massachusetts Criminal Justice Training Council, Municipal or Massachusetts State Police Academy, or its equivalent is required.
Not less than five years experience including patrol, investigation, supervision, training, and administration in a law enforcement agency.
Eligibility for appointment as a Massachusetts Special State Police Officer.
Candidate must have experience working with diverse populations and have the ability to deal with young adults, faculty, and staff in a multicultural, multiracial environment.
Must have and retain a valid driver’s license, and possess a valid license to carry a firearm.
Must obtain or possess CPR/First Responder certification and be trained in operation of Automated External Defibrillator.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Computer literacy in the department’s law enforcement technology including word processing, LEAPS, ID equipment, various alarm systems/computers and other security related software.
Must pass a pre-employment physical and psychological assessment arranged under the auspices of the Campus Police Department and remain physically able to perform the essential functions of the job as it relates to physical and mental ability to perform the role.
Ability to obtain certification as a Law Enforcement Administration System Computer Operator after hire.
Ability to work varied work schedules and shifts based on assignment and the needs of the department/university.
Ability to complete specialty training applicable to campus law enforcement, including but not limited to first responder training, crime prevention, RAD training, instructor certifications in law enforcement and related disciplines preferred.
Ability to train staff on department policies and procedures.
Must be able to satisfactorily pass a check conducted by the Criminal History Systems Board (CORI check).
Ability to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation.
About Fitchburg State University
Fitchburg State University, located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, is a public institution dedicated to integrating high-quality professional programs with strong liberal arts and sciences studies. Founded in 1894, the university now has more than 30 undergraduate programs and 22 master's degree programs, and 7,000 full and part-time students.