Reporting directly to the Chief of Police/Director of Public Safety, the Police Captain directs and manages the operational and administrative components of the RUPD, including the patrol function, criminal investigations, security, training, Clery Act and UCR requirements, dispatch, and the accreditation process. The Police Captain provides leadership and direction to the department consistent with the mission of Rice University and the RUPD and both supervises and coordinates the investigation of criminal cases, offering guidance and expertise to investigators, and ensures that procedures are conducted in accordance with all laws and regulations. In addition, the Captain organizes, plans, and delegates the workload of the RUPD; evaluates the operation of the department to ensure that it performs the functions for which it is responsible; maintains logs, prepares reports, and directs the preparation, handling, and maintenance of departmental records; and reviews employee performance for meeting specific goals and conducting their work in a manner that is consistent with the department mission and vision. This position supervises up to four Police Sergeants, three Lieutenants, and one Security Supervisor.
Position Status: Full-Time
Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 19643
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