The Chief of Campus Police will coordinate and supervise all Campus Police activities, enforce applicable federal, state and local ordinances, and college rules and regulations. Must ensure the safety of persons and college property. Accountable for managing all public safety, police and emergency management services, and proactively providing 24/7 security of college buildings and grounds, providing a safe environment for the college community, and enforcing all laws and applicable college policies and procedures.
Must perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of Student Services. The responsibilities and duties of the Chief of Campus Police may change as the needs of the college arise.
Bachelor’s degree in Law Enforcement or related field from an accredited college or university or a minimum of 5 years’ leadership experience in directing a police or law enforcement agency. Must be certified as State of Illinois police officer. Red Cross Certification and CPR certification required. Must possess a valid DL and FOID Card.
Appropriate certification(s) as required by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board. Ability to maintain certification by the Illinois Local Governmental Law Enforcement Officer’s Training Board. Ability to acquire and maintain various access levels to LEADS. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and internet. Ability to work with confidential information and/or data, maintain discretion. Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse campus community.
The Chief of Police must have the ability to prepare reports, provide First-Aid and handle firearms. Must pass polygraph and criminal background investigation and subject to physical fitness evaluation.
Commitment and respect for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth.
Morton College, the second oldest community college in Illinois, was founded in 1924 to meet the educational demands in the growing communities of Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other near western suburbs which were a national hub of economic activity. As a comprehensive community college, recognized by the Illinois Community College Board, Morton College's mission is: To enhance the quality of life of our diverse community through exemplary teaching and learning opportunities, community service, and life-long learning.