At the University of California San Diego, we embrace an inclusive culture of exploration and experimentation. Established in 1960, UC San Diego has been shaped by exceptional scholars who are not afraid to look deeper, challenge expectations and redefine conventional wisdom. As one of the top 15 research universities in the world and the only academic medical center in San Diego, we are driving innovation and change to advance society, improve the health of our community, propel economic growth and make our world a better place. Learn more at www.ucsd.edu.
Resource Management & Planning (RMP) supports UC San Diego's mission by providing a variety of operational and support services for the campus community. As one of the world's top 15 universities, UC San Diego's research-intensive, 24/7 operation and daily population of 65,000 students, faculty, staff and visitors make our campus larger than many small cities, requiring a similar level of infrastructure and services.
Resource Management & Planning is committed to promoting an inclusive culture comprised of staff from diverse backgrounds. We encourage the creativity and unique perspectives that each of our employees brings to the workplace. Our differences inspire the innovative ideas that help us face challenges and implement solutions.
Priority will be given to candidates that apply on or before January 28, 2022.
Reporting directly to the Vice Chancellor - Resource Management & Planning, the Chief of Police is responsible for managing and directing the UC San Diego Police Department and other delegated authorities and duties. The police department is a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (24/7) operation.
The Chief of Police is responsible for and has commensurate authority to command, direct, and organize all police functions for the San Diego campus. Direct and manage strategic and tactical responses to campus emergencies. This includes establishing objectives for the department developing department policies and procedures preparing the budget and selecting, appointing, training, disciplining, and promoting officers and employees in the department.
Provides vision and leadership, ensure the implementation of campus safety plan is aligned with systemwide UC Community Safety Plan guidelines, ensure high-quality service, accessible to all members of the UC San Diego community to feel safe and respected in every interaction. Collaborate with campus community to build open lines of communication, engagement and understanding
Provides leadership and management oversight of UC San Diego Police Department International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Accreditation (IACLEA) Program implementation. Ensure operational readiness, training, alignment of policies and procedures with current professional standards and best practices consistent with the University's principles of community and their commitment to integrity, excellence, accountability and respect.
Develops campus and / or organizational policies and authorizes their implementation. Represents the campus in campus-wide and systemwide meeting and discussions. Recognized as an influential leader. Makes final decisions for the organization and ensures achievement of objectives. Erroneous decisions will have a serious impact on the overall success of division or the campus.
Must have demonstrated experience working closely and collaboratively with all members of the community. Demonstrated ability in fostering partnerships on the implementation of a distributed model of safety services.
Ability to evaluate departmental policies and practices to align with the needs and values of our diverse community and adapt as needed.
Highly experienced ability to communicate effectively in person and in writing. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective, cooperative, and collaborative partnerships and relationships with students, staff, faculty, management, and external constituents and stakeholders. Advanced skill in resolving conflict situations and in recognizing politically sensitive situations.
Advanced knowledge of law, regulation and University policy regarding public safety and law enforcement functions. Advanced knowledge of modern policing issues, philosophies, practices and trends as applied within the University environment. Advanced knowledge of current law enforcement management theory and administrative standards. Advanced knowledge of supervisory, management, administrative, and command leadership principles.
Advanced knowledge of budgeting and financial practices applicable t
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.