Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Department: Public Safety Services
Associate's Degree in a related field. Bachelor's degree preferred. Must hold advanced peace officer certification issued by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE). Ten years law enforcement experience or experience in a related field to include three years as a supervisor. Must successfully complete SHSU Police Department Field Training Program. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Performs overall supervision of supervisors for the Sam Houston State University Police department. Performs regular patrols to prevent crime, suppress disturbances, arrest offenders and give aid and information to all citizens as circumstances require. Enforces all University, State and local laws. Handles departmental duties such as purchasing, special projects and assisting with policies and procedures.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Supervises and manages duties such as planning, organizing, leading, directing, controlling and assessing all regulatory activities in an assigned operational area. Checks for adherence to performance standards, personal appearance and conduct of subordinates. Makes evaluations of subordinate's work. Plans and conducts in service training programs, explains new laws, policies and procedures. Prepares various reports and helps prepare the department's annual budget. Audits expense accounts and other expenditures. Assists in the recruitment, interviewing and pre-employment investigations of new personnel. Works with local law enforcement personnel, judges, district attorneys, colleges and other officials. Helps maintain good departmental image. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 20073
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.