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The Police Lieutenant is a Command Staff position in which the incumbent has purview over all Law Center service functions, which may include Patrol, Support, and Special Services bureaus. S/he supervises, oversees, and coordinates activities of police operations, researching, designing, and implementing all training and certification requirements for sworn and non-sworn personnel. The Police Lieutenant provides proximity and exercises delegated authority of the Law Center Command Staff so that critical decisions are made in a timely manner and quality of service is assured. Reporting to the Deputy Chief of Police or their designee, and working independently with limited supervision, the incumbent has additional duties that include but are not limited to:
Supervisory and Administrative
Ensures compliance with all departmental operations, procedures, written and verbal directives.
Ensures subordinates on tour of duty are trained and knowledgeable of all current and pertinent orders.
Carriers out effective management practices on tour of duty to achieve maximum efficiency.
Participates in decisions on matters of employee welfare, evaluation, performance management, progressive discipline, and logistical needs.
Continuously inspects personnel under his or her direction during tour of duty to ensure compliance with orders and procedures.
Ensures management and investigation of all special events, training, complaints, crime, accidents, and incidents occurring are reported or observed on tour of duty in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Ensures that proper and comprehensive reports are prepared, and inspects it for thorough and required information.
Cautions and apprehends persons behaving contrary to relevant laws and University rules.
Prepares a variety of correspondence, reports, procedures, and other written materials.
Oversees policies, procedures, and day-to-day operations.
Incident Management &Community Relations
Maintains liaison with MPO, DCFD, GERMS, other policy agencies, and other public safety and first responder agencies.
Implements and directs emergency operations plans, and coordinates emergency response and management with affected administrators, officials, and agencies.
Maintains a partnership with University students, faculty, staff, visitors, dignitaries, other community members, and other government and non! government organizations to address and resolve public safety issues.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution of higher learning in criminal justice or related field
Minimum of 5 years progressively responsible law enforcement experience related to public safety, including at least 2 years of supervisory experience; An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered in lieu of above requirements
Previous experience in and responsibility for critical incident response and notification procedures
Intermediate knowledge of criminal and civil law and of police practices and procedures, with excellent verbal and written communications skills, including report writing
Previous experience and/or training in situations involving sexual assault and discrimination (including religious, racial, and sexual orientation)
Ability to pass a comprehensive background investigation and qualify for a Special Police Officer's Commission
Ability to be on call when necessary and a willingness to work extended, odd off hours to achieve the expectations of the Department, including rotating tours of duty (day shifts, evening shifts, overnight shifts) with fluctuating days off
Ability to successfully complete a written exam, a physical agility test, a panel interview, a background investigation, medical and psychological exams, a post-offer, pre employment drug test, and other procedures as necessary
Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certification
A U.S. Citizen at least 21 years of age
Possess and maintain a valid driver's license with no violations in the last three years and able to pass Georgetown University driver's certification
Comfortable using computers including Microsoft Office Suite apps (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) email and/or the ability to learn these applications
Possess tact, patience, a courteous demeanor and pleasant personality in order to deal with students, staff, faculty, visitors, and community members
Working knowledge of electronic reporting systems
Respect the use of police power in relation to a University environment
Ability to supervise, evaluate, manage, and motivate subordinate sworn and non-sworn personnel
Emergency management experience
Demonstrated leadership in a higher education environment
Additional certifications to training
Administrative and clerical skills
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