Under general supervision of the Chief of Police, plans, organizes, oversees, and coordinates the daily activities of various patrol shifts or other College Police support unit(s). Manages and evaluates supervisory personnel and police officers. Performs specialized work in protecting life and property, enforcing violations of criminal laws, and the rules and regulations of the college. Conducts administrative and criminal investigations, training and/or the performance of special service or assignments. Consistently monitors the overall job performance of supervisory police personnel to ensure adherence to College and Departmental policies and procedures.
An Associate's Degree with a concentration in criminal justice, law enforcement, police science, or social science is preferred. Any combination of higher education, training and experience which would produce the required competencies for the position can also be considered.
Must have at least three years of experience as a certified police officer with command level experience, or a university or campus police command level officer, or a school resource officer commander, or as a private security services manager at an institution of higher education.
Must have supervised personnel at the command level and managed programs and services directly related to this profession for at least two years
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Special Police Officer certification for the State of Maryland, and comply with all Maryland Police and Corrections Training Commission requirements
Thorough knowledge of College and Department operations, methods, policies, procedures and practices
Knowledge of relevant Maryland Annotated Codes and the local criminal justice system
Ability to analyze problems and adopt an effective course of action
Ability to motivate, encourage and reinforce the best work from others
Excellent emotional self-control
Effective community relations skills
Ability to deal firmly but tactfully with other employees and the general public
Ability to maintain a strong client-service orientation
Ability to interact and work comfortably with all types of people
Ability to handle multiple priorities
Ability to interpret and properly apply rules, regulations and policies
Ability to work with minimum supervision
Ability to communicate in spoken and written standard English.
In depth knowledge with police agency operations
Knowledgeable about law enforcement emergency communications
Ability to work well under stress
Knowledge of personal computers, office software and the records management system
Must maintain physical fitness standard that will allow the performance of police duties
Have the ability to physically restrain persons using approved restraint techniques
Be able to stand, walk bend, kneel, reach for a prolonged period of time.
Must meet and maintain all MPCTC standards for a certified police officer
Must successfully complete MPCTC Administrator Training Course within 12 months from date of appointment
Must be willing and able to work flexible day, evening, night, weekend and/or holidays shifts, and be willing and able to work required overtime for College sponsored events, college registration, both on campus and extension centers
Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
A background investigation will be conducted prior to the offer of employment. A signed authorization for the release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Effective August 8, 2022, Prince George's Community College's current vaccine mandate will expire for students, faculty, and staff. Select exceptions may apply. Face coverings will be voluntary campus-wide, including in classrooms and instructional spaces. Although the College will no longer require new employees and students to be vaccinated as a condition of employment or instruction based on current public health conditions, COVID-19 vaccines and boosters are strongly recommended.
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Prince George's Community College transforms students' lives. The college exists to educate, train, and serve our diverse populations through accessible, affordable, and rigorous learning experiences.We are proud to boast of a multi-talented and diverse workforce as well as offering a competitive benefits package and services that will add to your potential and work/life balance. We are looking to attract and retain individuals who are committed to helping our students succeed. In return, you will find PGCC an exciting place to work and grow.Prince George’s Community College supports and embraces cultural diversity, understood as the creation and promotion of an inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for everyone. We accept and value differences, including differences in age, race, national origin, ethnicity, religious affiliation, political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic background, and ability/disability. We strive for growth and success for all of our students, employees, business partners, and the community.Prince George's Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Affirmative Action/Title IX/Section 504/ADA Institution. The Chief of ...Staff, Room 130, Kent Hall coordinates the college’s program of nondiscrimination.Prince George’s Community College is a smoke and tobacco-free college.