The Campus Police Lieutenant is responsible for assisting the Chief with the overall safety and protection of the students, employees and visitors to the campus as well as the property of the college. This includes normal policing functions related to campus security, such as crime prevention and investigation, and access to the campus by authorized individuals and the general public.
The Campus Police Lieutenant is responsible for the general hiring process of subordinates in the Department, supervises Public Safety Department personnel of all subordinate grades, and reviews work for conformance with relevant laws, rules, and standard operating procedures.
This position assists the Chief of Police in the performance of policy and procedures, and assures standards of performance, training, and development of the campus police personnel are and within established guidelines. This position serves as second in command within the department and acts for the Chief of Police in his/her absence.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists in and performs college wide public safety, including policy and procedures, and oversight of college operations to ensure compliance with a variety of rules, regulations, acts and laws.
Participates in the physical safety and security of facilities, grounds, and persons. Conducts and coordinates departmental training exercises as directed. Participates in responses to medical emergencies, facilities evacuation, fire safety, and police responses. Coordinates the Emergency response system which includes public information and community training.
Heads Search Committees for the hiring of new CPOs, ISOs and Dispatchers for the Campus Police Department. Reviews, coordinates and approves the scheduling and filling of shifts and details for requests for Leave. Performs annual evaluations. Manages the department time records, supervises the HRCMS payroll and leave input, reviews leave requests, determines overtime needs, and manages the employment background investigation program.
Assists in the supervision, operation, policies, maintenance, and testing of fire sprinkler systems, electronic fire alarm systems, emergency notification systems, burglar alarm systems, CCTV, and access control systems including key issuance/control. . Participates in the supervision of the maintenance and operation of fire prevention/detection systems, security systems, CCTV, and access control.
Enforces Massachusetts General Laws, college rules and regulations, coordinates district and superior court criminal prosecutions and as directed provides court testimony on behalf of the college. Supervises criminal investigations and Chapter 258 investigations.
Manages the field training program and facilitates required in-service training, medical training, re-certification training, and arms/weapons training.
Establishes staffing coverage and patrol standards for fixed post, foot and vehicular patrol; makes recommendations as appropriate.
Directs enforcement of college rules and regulations; Massachusetts General Laws; and the Constitution of Massachusetts and the United States of America.
Performs college wide crime prevention, detection & apprehension/arrest of criminal violators; criminal investigations; criminal court prosecutions at both the District and Superior Court levels; cooperating with the Dean of Students Office on issues of student misconduct and discipline. May represent the Chief and/or attend the SAR (Student At Risk) Committee.
Assists at the Campus Police Chief's direction in the investigation and coordination of M.G.L. Chapter 258 Claims (Tort Claims).
Participates as directed to act as a liaison to local, state and federal public safety agencies and officials for campus security issues; which may include public speaking;
Performs research and statistical computations to assist in compliance with the campus law enforcement portion of Federal Clery Law Act; assists with annual production of the Crime Awareness & Campus Security document.
Participates in the development and supervision of campus police policies and procedures; reporting mechanisms; College Emergency Telephone Response Network (Equivalent of E911 System), college wide radio systems, NCIC/CJIS computer system, and other wireless communications systems; and department deportment and supervision.
Performs oversight of motor vehicle traffic, parking, parking decal program, and rule/regulation enforcement.
Participates in the evaluation of performance; provides direction; makes disciplinary recommendations for sworn police, uniformed security and civilian campus police staff in accordance with the Unit Contract.
Directs staff in policy, procedures, protocols and coordination of responses to medical emergencies, fires, crimes/incidents in progress, facilities evacuation, bomb threats, environmental threats, declared states of emergency, natural disasters, and severe inclement weather.
Comply with the standards set forth by the Department of State Police to be sworn as a Massachusetts Special Police Officer in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 22C Section 63.
Respond to medical emergencies. Respond to incidents and issues including on-call emergencies 24 hours every day.
Shall carry and respond to a cell phone or similar communication device at all times.
Performs other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Chief of Campus Police.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Provides general training, supervision and evaluation of Campus Police Patrol Supervisors, Police Officers, Institutional Safety Officers, dispatchers and other related staff.
SALARY: $70,000.00-$75,000.00 commensurate with education and experience. Full time benefited employees at North Shore Community College are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package offered through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Click HERE for a highlight of these benefits.
STARTING DATE: ASAP
To be considered, candidates should submit the following documents: 1) a cover letter that addresses the duties and responsibilities and qualifications listed above: 2) a resume.
Candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide: unofficial transcripts or foreign degree evaluations and the name, address, email and telephone number of at least three current professional references, including a supervisor from your prior or current position.
Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice and five years of full-time experience in a governmental police force or in law enforcement work or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Applicants must have at least two years supervisory experience in law enforcement area.
Must have the ability to be sworn as a Special State Police Officer in accordance with Massachusetts General Chapter 22C section 63.
Must have successfully completed the Special State Police Academy, an acceptable alternative academy, or been a practicing Special State Police Officer concurrently for no less than the last ten (10) years.
First Responder Certification required; a Massachusetts Emergency Medical Technician Certification preferred.
Must possess a current valid Massachusetts class "D" operator's license or equivalent.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills and the ability to provide presentations to groups of people.
Demonstrated understanding of a culturally diverse campus and student population.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Gmail or similar email system
Must have a Massachusetts Class A firearms permit and have the ability to qualify with a firearm.
Must have the ability to pass the Municipal Police Training Counsel (MPTC) firearms course of training as prescribed by the MPTC firearms curriculum.
Finalists are required to successfully complete a pre-employment psychological test and medical examination.
Candidates will be required to pass a CORI/SORI and/or a National background check as a condition of employment.
Additional Salary Information: $70,000.00-$75,000.00 commensurate with education and experience.
NSCC is one of 15 Massachusetts community colleges. The college serves 26 cities and towns along the coastal region from north metropolitan Boston to Cape Ann. Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single building to three campuses, and from five to nearly 90 academic programs of study. The college has an urban campus in downtown Lynn, a suburban campus in Danvers and a cosmetology and culinary center in Middleton. Nearly 35,000 students have graduated from NSCC. The college is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).