North Carolina A&T State University invites applications for the position of Associate Vice Chancellor for Police & Public Safety/Chief of Police.
The Associate Vice Chancellor is responsible for ensuring that university security, safety programs and protection programs including crime prevention; campus patrol; investigations; crime reporting and case management; and disaster preparedness are effectively managed and contribute to the overall safety and security of the campus.
This position reports to the Vice Chancellor of Business and Finance.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Police Department (UPD) includes a staff of over 70 sworn and non-sworn personnel and an additional 20 employees, organized into several areas: Office of the Chief, Administrative Services, Support Services, Patrol, CID (Criminal Investigations Division), K-9, Crime Prevention, Community Policing, Telecommunications, Accreditation, University Security and Contracted Security.
All commissioned officers are certified police officers in accordance with rules established by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission; have successfully completed training and passed the Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards licensing exam; and are in compliance with the Commission’s mandated in-service training that is required on an annual basis.
Internal job number: 003906
Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice or Public Administration and at least five years of progressively responsible experience in higher education campus Public Safety, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. If a bachelor’s is the terminal degree, seven years of experience is required. Must have excellent communication skills as well as administrative, organizational and supervisory skills. Must be able to handle sensitive issues in a diverse community.
Certification as a law enforcement officer in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission.
Out of state candidates must have successfully completed a Basic Law Enforcement Training course accredited by the state of transfer to be considered. Out-of-state candidates cannot have a break in service from the out of state agency of more than one year. All out-of-state candidates will have to complete 96 hours (or more) of training to be eligible for NC Certification and pass the state exam. Please note that federal and military training or experience is not recognized by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission.
Ten years of law enforcement experience with five or more years in a command or supervisory position. Additional experience in working with college/university constituencies and local, state and federal law enforcement agencies is a desirable.
All applicants must submit a formal application online.
You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks.
North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!