Pitt-Johnstown seeks a student-centered leader with a commitment to student development to lead the Pitt-Johnstown Campus Police department. The Pitt-Johnstown Campus Police department serves university students, faculty, staff, and visitors by providing safe and secure environment for living and learning. We continuously strive to build and cultivate relationships, foster ongoing education, and provide a visible and welcoming presence for our community. The Chief of Police is responsible for the safety and security of the University's community and facilities, the enforcement of all laws and related campus regulations, oversight of UPJ's emergency management plans and activities, management of all University traffic and parking programs, and the provision of other related campus services. The Police Chief must be committed to providing excellent customer service and community policing. Dedication to campus interaction and participation, employee involvement and development, and unquestionable personal and professional ethics are essential. The Chief will support student well-being and development efforts through up close and personal student services to prepare our student to be ready for the real world. The Chief of Police reports to the Vice President of Student Affairs and works closely with UPJ staff, students, faculty, administration and the local community to direct and administer the overall policing and public safety initiatives, as well as promote a safe and secure environment across the University. The person in this position provides leadership, management and direct oversight to university police, parking services, threat management, emergency management, campus shuttle and dispatch services. The Chief of Police directs and oversees the operations and strategic planning of all police functions pertaining to police services, student outreach programs and security and law enforcement programs.
PA Act 120 Certification (or equivalent) is required.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Administrator.IV
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 5-6 years experience
Work Schedule: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
Hiring Range: To be determined
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 20000931
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.