Location: Oneonta, NY Category: Management / Confidential Posted On: Fri Jan 24 2020 Job Description:
The University Police Department at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for the management confidential position of Assistant Chief of Police. Reporting to the Chief of Police, expectations include assuming a broad array of command responsibilities including administration, operation, strategic planning, and other senior-level leadership roles for a comprehensive, full-service police agency.
The University Police Department at SUNY Oneonta is an accredited agency through the NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services, Office of Public Safety. We are dedicated to the philosophy of constitutional policing. To learn more about the College or the Department, please visit https://suny.oneonta.edu/ or https://suny.oneonta.edu/university-police.
Duties include but not limited to: Under the direction of the Chief of Police, supervises and directs sworn and nonï¿½sworn law enforcement personnel and civilian staff; collaborates with a broad array of campus stakeholders, municipal police departments, and other agencies to implement comprehensive services and programs for the safety of students, faculty, staff, and visitors; assists with the training of personnel in accordance with established law enforcement/public safety standards, emphasizing expertise in community-oriented policing practices and a commitment to delivering community-centered services within a campus setting.
Other responsibilities include organizational development and campus safety management; critical/emergency management planning and crisis response; professional development of officers, with a strong commitment to staff retention and morale; spectator and event coordination; budget development and fiscal oversight; application of relevant federal, state, and local laws and ordinances (including Clery, Title IX and VAWA); the development and evaluation of departmental policies and procedures; understanding student life and the needs/issues of a campus community; and a commitment to sustaining and advancing the Department's diversity. The new Assistant Chief will possess a vision for continuing to build a progressive law enforcement agency with an emphasis on current trends and best practices in a higher education setting. The incumbent must be available for a timely response to campus.
Required qualifications: bachelor's degree; 6 years of progressively responsible experience as a sworn law enforcement officer, 3 years of which served in a command level position; current NYS Municipal Police Training Council (MPTC) Basic Course for Police certification or equivalent outï¿½of-state certification (out of state applicants are required to meet NYS MPTC Basic Police Course requirements within 6 months of hire); a valid NYS driver's license or ability to obtain one.
Preferred: law enforcement experience in a university or campus setting; a record of highly effective communication skills; training in the National Incident Management System and emergency response coordination; command level leadership training such as FBI National Institute, IACP Leadership training, etc.; familiarity with or experience working in a DCJS accredited agency; and experience working with and serving diverse populations.
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SUNY Oneonta values a diverse college community. Please visit our website on diversity at: https://suny.oneonta.edu/diversity. Moreover, the College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Established in 1889 as a state normal school with the sole mission of training teachers, the SUNY College at Oneonta was a founding member of the State University of New York system in 1948. Today, SUNY Oneonta is a multi-purpose comprehensive public college with programs in the liberal arts, sciences, social sciences, and professional studies. The College is known for outstanding and accessible faculty, a campus community committed to academics and service, developing students into life-long learners, and a beautiful campus that helps nurture connections between the upper Susquehanna Valley of rural central New York and our global society.