Elon University is currently accepting applications for a Director of Campus Safety and Police. Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Business, Finance and Technology, the Director will manage the functional, administrative, personnel and financial responsibilities for a 24 hour/365 days a year Campus Police Department. The director is responsible for a unit which includes Elon’s Campus Police Department which has 21 sworn officers. This unit is a NC certified unit under statute G.S. 74-G. Additionally, the Director will provide leadership for the following areas: campus safety and fire programs, emergency response, security escorts, property protection programs, parking and parking enforcement. For the entire department, including the Campus Police Department, there are 39 full-time and 2 part-time staff persons. Candidates may find out further information by reviewing the departmental website at: http://www.elon.edu/e-web/bft/safety/default.xhtml.
The position will remain open until filled. Apply at https://elon.peopleadmin.com/postings/5273.
The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) with 10 years of experience with federal, state, or university police with preference given to applicants who have previous university police experience. The ability to demonstrate the highest degree of judgment and community engagement with multiple constituencies is a requirement. The Director must have or be able to quickly obtain NC certification as a law enforcement officer.
Internal Number: 20121287
About Elon University
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered liberal arts university that values strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon’s 6,700 students prepare to become the ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe. Elon is known for academic excellence across the curriculum, and for experiential learning programs in study abroad, undergraduate research, leadership, interfaith dialogue, civic engagement and community service. Elon is ranked the nation’s #1 master’s-level university for study abroad and is a top-producer of Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. U.S. News & World Report recognizes Elon more than any other university in the nation for academic programs that “Focus on Student Success.” More than 425 full-time faculty members teach in six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 78 percent ranks in the to...p 10 percent of U.S. private universities. The student-faculty ratio is 12-1, and the average class size is 20. The university's 636-acre residential campus in the Town of Elon, N.C., is consistently recognized as one of the nation's finest environments for learning. The Elon Phoenix NCAA Division I athletic program is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association.