This position plans, organizes, assigns, and supervises departmental activities including the enforcement of criminal law, rules and regulations of the university, and the conduct of subordinates. Assesses performance, appearance, and conduct of subordinates. Provides guidance and direction to staff who may include sergeants and administrative personnel on policies, procedures, rules, and regulations. Receives and relays directives, assignments, and special orders to subordinates. Makes evaluations and analyses concerning accomplishments of departmental goals and objectives. Observes and evaluates departmental operations for efficiency and effectiveness. Prepares and reviews various reports and makes recommendations. Develops and administers training programs. Conducts investigations, writes reports, and recommends appropriate actions. May be required to perform direct law enforcement activities, including preventing or suppressing crime and making arrests. Performs related duties as required. Confers with university administrators, faculty, staff and students; and other law enforcement, court and governmental officials on matters of mutual interest. Prepares work schedules, assigns overtime; and approves requests for leave. Other duties as assigned.
Candidates should a submit letter of intent in Guardian Tracking and complete an online application to the Office of Human Resources. Upon receipt of an application, the Office of Human Resources will forward qualified candidates to Deputy Chief Simerly. The Lieutenant Oral Review Committee may consist of personnel internal and external to the police department and will forward recommendations to the Chief of Police. The Chief of Police may conduct final interviews and will select the applicant for promotion.
Internal Number: 196068
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