A full-time, position is available in Finance and Administration – University Police beginning in May 2019, or as soon thereafter as possible. The working title for this assignment is Chief of Police with an official title of Director of Protective Services. The salary range of $95,000-$105,000 will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Serves as the chief law enforcement officer on campus including the management, supervision and evaluation of a Lieutenant, Sergeants, Detective, full and part time officers and students.
Responsible for developing and implementing internal policy and control including all criminal investigations conducted on university property.
Coordinates the enforcement of state statutes, rules and regulations of state agencies/institution, and county and city law/ordinances as they pertain to UW-Eau Claire Police.
Supervise and lead staff, with an emphasis on providing protective services to students, faculty, staff and the campus community.
Lead the campus effort on crime prevention.
Coordinate and provide assistance to local law enforcement agencies as requested.
Prepare, submit, and administer the unit budget and annual reports.
Supervise maintenance of police data records including the management of equipment within the department and maintain current policy for receiving and processing requests for records and equipment.
Direct the protective services strategic planning operations of major campus events.
Formulate procedural unit policies, rules, regulations, and oversee the disciplinary structure of the department in accordance with university guidelines.
Oversee appropriate training and professional development opportunities are provided to staff. Maintain state certification standards for departmental law enforcement personnel.
Serve as a liaison between the University and local, county, state, regional and national law enforcement agencies.
Represent the University to various institutional divisions as well as to governmental agencies, vendors, students and their families and/or the general public.
Establish and maintain strong coalitions with various community groups.
Provide leadership and collaborate with campus and community stakeholders on alcohol and other drug prevention efforts, suicide prevention efforts and emergency communication systems.
Foster a department and campus climate that embraces equity, diversity and inclusion.
Comply with federal and state crime reporting requirements, including the Clery Act, and serve as a Campus Security Authority as outlined by the Clery Act.
Serve on other campus and community committees as needed, and perform other duties as assigned by the Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration or the Chancellor.
A bachelors degree from a regionally accredited institution is required. Additional requirements include certification or ability to be certified by Wisconsin Department of Justice, Training and Standards Bureau as a Police Officer in the State of Wisconsin; full time employment experience working in a police department; full time employment experience working in a university police agency or in a community closely connected with a college/university. Also required is experience supervising full or part time employees in a public safety setting; & demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusiveness.
Preferred qualifications include a masters degree from an accredited institution in the field(s) of Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Business Administration, Higher Education Administration or related fields. Additional preferences include evidence of working collaboratively in a college or university setting, and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with local and regional policing agencies. Also preferred: experience in coordinating emergency management, critical incident response and/or crisis intervention situations; attendance at law enforcement leadership academy, institute, or command school.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.
Internal Number: 155423
About University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
Founded in 1916, UW-Eau Claire continues to build its national reputation based on the achievements of its students and faculty. As one of the Midwest's top public universities, UW-Eau Claire provides students with small classes led by talented professors, cutting-edge programs, endless opportunities to get involved and experience more of the world, and the support they need to meet their goals for success. Add to that a safe and friendly campus community and beautiful surroundings (from rivers and bike trails to shopping and entertainment), and you?ve got one exceptional place.