1) Directly supervise and conduct performance evaluations for direct reports. Â Direct and approve performance evaluations for others in the division. Â Make performance based salary recommendations.
2) Meet regularly with team leaders to promote team building, resolve issues, and exchange ideas for improvement. Set goals and follows through with team leaders to insure direction is appropriate to achieve desired results. Meet regularly with team leaders to promote team building, resolve issues, and exchange ideas for improvement. Â Set goals and follows through with team leaders to insure direction is appropriate to achieve desired results.
3) Develop draft policies and procedures at the unit level and submits for consideration and approval. Provide guidance and direction for the implementation of policies and procedures. Insure that policies and procedures are applied consistently throughout the unit. Direct and initiate performance improvement counseling as necessary.
4) Functions as a key member of the Command Staff and assists in making critical management decisions. Participate and provide input in periodic management meetings to keep top management informed of problems and concerns.
5) Serves as a representative of the department at community meetings and events on and off campus with key stakeholder groups.
6) Responsible for the strategic planning and oversight of the department's community engagement efforts which include the management of the Community Relations Unit
7) Oversees the operationalization and maintenance of the University of Chicago Police Department Community Engagement plan in collaboration with the Office of Civic Engagement.
8) Works with campus partners and external community groups to develop new campus engagement opportunities.
9) Serves as a departmental Instructor and subject matter expert for community relations and community engagement topics including Community Oriented Policing & Problem Solving, Fair and Impartial Policing and Procedural Justice. Develops goals and objectives directly related to community policing initiatives. Track outcomes and completes a review of programs to assure they continue to be applicable and effective.
10) Serves as the Chair of the department's Community Advisory Committee.
1) Demonstrated skill in dealing with bureaucratic protocol at all levels of the Department of Safety & Security and university organizations.
2) Commitment to serving the interest of the University community and the strategic goals of the Department of Safety & Security.
3) Ability to absorb and interpret information given while maintaining perspective on the goals of the department.
4) Ability to maintain professionalism, credibility and good customer service skills when dealing with all contacts, internal and external.
5) Ability to lead by example.
6) Ability to remain calm and objective throughout stressful and unpleasant situations.
7) Willingness and ability to make timely, sound decisions and accept concomitant responsibility.
8) Ability to communicate effectively and consistently with others using tact when necessary.
9) Ability to develop the skills of staff and prepare personnel for increased responsibilities.
10) Knowledge of importance/priority in determining what should be communicated to supervisors.
11) Knowledge of organizational staffing and human resources.
12) Knowledge of basic financial management methods, techniques and procedures.
13) Ability to negotiate compromises between others.
14) Ability to evaluate job performance of employees through observation and/or review of work product.
15) Knowledge of EEO/Affirmative Action guidelines for recruitment, selection and promotion.
16) Knowledge of disciplinary and grievance procedures of the university.
17) Must fully understand the mission, values, objectives and goals of the department and be able to incorporate them in the daily operations of the department.
18) Ability to effectively deal with a variety of unpleasant circumstances and unusual human conduct associated with and/or arising from emergency situations including, but not limited to, physical trauma, mental and/or physical stress, panic, etc.
19) Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with public and enforcement officials, general public, and members of the University community.
20) Ability to work with people of various ages and backgrounds and with diverse constituencies, including students, parents, faculty, and staff in the University and the Medical Center.
21) Ability and willingness to evaluate job performance of employees through behavioral observation, reviews or work productivity measures.
22) Ability and skill to build consensus and credibility across the campus.
23) Ability to resolve conflicts and manage sensitive emergency situations appropriately.
24) Demonstrated self-restraint in challenging and/or difficult situations.
25) Ability to be on call and available to work nights/weekends/holidays as necessary.
26) Ability to work in inclement weather or weather extremes.
27) Ability to demonstrate that he/she is of good moral character.
28) Ability to demonstrate that he/she has a good driving record.
29) Ability to mentally and physically react effectively, quickly, calmly, and rationally during times of conflicts and emergencies.
30) Ability to use desktop computer (IBM compatible), pager, two-way radio, firearms, handcuffs and other law enforcement equipment, Breathalyzer machine, radar equipment, fingerprint equipment, camera, copy machine, and telephone.
31) Ability to write policy and procedures for department use.
32) Ability to initiate, implement and follow through on projects, programs or assignments with completed staff work.
33) Ability to incorporate new information after one has arrived at a conclusion in a problem analysis process. Â
1) Exposure to human blood, human blood components, and/or products made from human blood. 2) High stress environment. 3) On-call responsibilities. 4) Operate vehicles/drive motorized equipment. 5) Outdoor weather exposure. 6) Requires use of personal protective equipment. 7) Office environment.
Mental Demand Requirements
1) Ability to be aware of safety hazards and take appropriate precautions 2) Ability to communicate in writing 3) Ability to communicate orally 4) Ability to comprehend technical documents 5) Ability to condense complicated issues to simple summaries that can be understood by a variety of constituents 6) Ability to create and deliver presentations 7) Ability to develop and manage interpersonal relationships 8) Ability to exercise absolute discretion regarding confidential matters 9)Ability to follow written and/or verbal instructions 10) Ability to give directions 11) Ability to handle sensitive matters with tact and discretion 12) Ability to handle stressful situations 13) Ability to learn and develop skills 14) Ability to maintain a high level of alertness 15) Ability to pay attention to detail 16) Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously 17) Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines 18) Ability to react effectively, quickly, calmly, and rationally during conflicts and emergencies 19) Ability to read 20) Ability to train or teach others 21) Ability to work effectively and collegially with little supervision or as member of a team 22) Ability to work with frequent interruptions 23) Ability to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds 24) Active listening skills 25) Critical thinking skills 26) Decision making skills 27) Interpersonal skills 28) Math skills 29) Negotiation skills 30) Organizational skills 31) Planning skills 32) Problem solving skills 33) Quantitative and analytical skills 34) Reasoning skills 36) Time management skills Â
Physical Effort Requirements 1) Ability to bend, crouch, or stoop. 2) Ability to sit for 4 hours or more. 3) Ability to use computers extensively for 4 hours or more. 4) Ability to operate a vehicle safely. 5) Ability to operate equipment necessary to perform job. 6) Ability to run. 7) Ability to stand for 4 hours or more. 8) Ability to travel to various off-campus locations. 9) Ability to travel to various on-campus locations. 10) Ability to safely defend self/or others in hostile, combative situations. 11) Ability to Use Standard Work Station Equipment. 12) Ability to Use Standard Office Equipment.Â
1) Bachelor's degree in a related field.
2) Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certification, including, if applicable, successfully completing Basic Recruit Training in a state certified academy within the first 6 months of employment.
3) Valid driver's license that grants reciprocity in the State of Illinois or be eligible to obtain one and do so within 60 days of appointment.
4) Successful completion, annually, of a department authorized and approved in-service training course consisting of at least twenty (20) hours of instruction.
5) May be required to obtain specialized training or advanced education, i.e., FBI National Academy or the Northwestern University School of Police Staff & Command.
1) Experience at the rank of Captain or above within the University of Chicago Police Department.
2) Experience in campus law enforcement. 3) Successful experience in management, budgeting, planning, supervision, and training.
2) Cover Letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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