Under the general direction of the Chief of Police, the Police Captain plans, coordinates, and directs the operation of an armed college police department for the protection of students, staff, visitors, and facilities. The Police Captain also trains, supervises, and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel.
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:
Administering the college traffic and patrol program.
Directing the preparation of citations against violators to the municipal courts as required.
Training, supervising, and evaluating college police personnel.
Approving schedules and assignments to maintain full operational patrol schedules.
Responding to parking and citizen complaints.
Supervising and conducting investigations, and filing reports for recommendations regarding theft, building security, automobile parking, safety, and related problems.
Ensuring college safety through oversight of patrolling activities, safety checks of buildings, elimination of fire hazards, prevention of theft and vandalism, and reporting unusual hazardous or suspicious occurrences and conditions.
Maintaining close relationship with law enforcement jurisdiction in the District on matters involving students and in the development of joint programs for emergency response and crime prevention.
Providing for the proper maintenance, use, and operation of equipment, supplies, and materials assigned for use within the college police program.
Maintaining records and files of reports submitted by officers.
Evaluating reports and logs, and providing proper feedback as necessary.
Maintaining a college police manual for use by college police staff.
Assisting with the preparation and monitoring of department budgets.
Supervising and performing a variety of related tasks, such as fingerprinting staff members, monitoring campus building alarm systems, overseeing the campus patrol program, and participating on committees at the college and District level.
Serving as watch commander in absence of police sergeant, when necessary.
Overseeing special programs and/or projects for the district such as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), when necessary.
Performing the duties of a Police Officer, when necessary.
Rendering emergency first aid and CPR.
Assisting with the department’s emergency preparedness and response programs.
Serving as the incident commander at emergencies involving Los Rios Community College District jurisdiction, or mutual aid events as requested by the Chief of Police.
Maintaining current knowledge in scope of duties.
Performing other duties as assigned.
The administrative assignment may include day, evening, weekend, and/or off-campus work and/or hours.
Have a master’s degree from an accredited institution completed by December 6, 2021.
Have one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s administrative assignment.
Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.
The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.