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Police Chief

Company: Virginia Community Colleges
Location: virginia
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Application Package must include Online Application Resume Cover letter Names, addresses, email and telephone numbers of three (3) professional referencesIn order to better serve our customers, PVCC will only accept online applications. PVCC will not accept hand-delivered applications or applications submitted by mail, email, or fax. Cover letters, resume/curriculum vitae, and unofficial transcripts (if required) must be attached electronically to the online application. Unofficial copies of transcripts will suffice for initial review. Official transcripts are required upon employment. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by an accredited evaluation service.Deadline: Review of applications begins immediately.References & criminal background checks required. Piedmont Virginia Community College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.We value and support the diversity of our students, faculty, and staff. We seek to promote an understanding and appreciation of differences by creating an inclusive environment embracing individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and aspirations.

Role Title Law Enforcement Manager I

Role Code 69074-SW

FLSA Exempt

Pay Band 05

Working Title Police Chief

Position Number 28200082

Agency Piedmont Virginia Community College

Division Piedmont Virginia Community College (Div)

Work Location Albemarle - 003

Hiring Range Commensurate with experience

Emergency/Essential Personnel Yes

EEO Category

Full Time or Part Time Full Time

Does this position have telework options?

Does this position have a bilingual or multilingual skill requirement or preference?

Work Schedule

Determined by Supervisor

Sensitive Position No

Job Description

PVCC seeks a police chief that is responsible for making daily independent decisions based on knowledge and experience to ensure continuity of police and security services to the college community. Leads and manages the Police and Security Services operations and provides direct supervision to department personnel. Provides continuity of policy and provides administrative direction and department protocol. Establishes goals and objectives, reviews departmental procedures, and coordinates positive working relationship with other local law enforcement agencies. Provide leadership that results in PVCC police and security personnel who carry out their duties in a professional and safe manner, that they have and use good judgement and serve the mission of the college. Plans and coordinates college emergency exercises and attend require meetings/training as necessary. Maintains emergency safety plans (e.g., ERP , EOP ) as required. Represents the department as a member of appropriate professional law enforcement and emergency management associations. Evaluates threats and takes immediate action to protect life safety and the college. Keeps the Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services informed of major operational issues on a routine basis.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the hiring process of departmental personnel to ensure that proper procedures are followed and that resources are properly allocated.
  • Oversee the colleges crisis management and emergency preparedness plans to ensure that the plans are update, follows best practices and that college personnel are properly trained to handle crises.
  • Oversee internal and criminal investigations to ensure that they are conducted in a thorough and concise manner and that proper closure is made.
  • Oversee special events held at the college and coordinate efforts with other departments, as necessary.
  • Direct and manage the departments general orders in order to maintain a professional department and to ensure the integrity of all personnel.
  • Manage the departmental budget and ensure that all required reconciliations and reimbursement are completed in a timely manner.
  • Works with PVCC faculty/staff and students to provide effective communications and promote the police department in a positive manner.
  • Oversee and manage the departments training program in accordance with the Department of Criminal Justice Services ( DCJS ) standards.
  • Supervise employees and establish goals and objectives to ensure that the daily work activities are carried out in a positive and professional manner and in accordance with relevant policies and procedures.
Special Assignments

May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

KSA's/Required Qualifications

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with course work in criminal justice, law or a related law enforcement field. Current and responsible supervisory or managerial experience in law enforcement. An equivalent combination of training, experience and education may be substituted for education. Progressive experience in a complex, multi-location environment is preferred. Experience in an academic environment is also preferred. At least 5 years of supervisory experience is required. Substantial training in Homeland Security and crisis management planning. Experience in personnel actions, including recruitment, selection, evaluation and disciplinary action.

Valid VA Drivers License, CPR or first aid training/certification preferred.

Required Competencies: Must be able to function mentally and physically under stress and emergency situations. Must be able to communicate both verbally and in writing. Must be able to plan, organize and direct enforcement activities to achieve goals and objectives of the college. Must have a working knowledge of statute enforcement and considerable law enforcement, as well as security and safety knowledge, principles, procedures, and techniques. Considerable knowledge of customer service practices and principles. Must have the skills to handle firearms and operate a motor vehicle safely. Demonstrated ability to give oral and written instructions, to react appropriately in routine and emergency situations. Demonstrated experience in functioning as a member of a management team and the ability to provide excellence in customer service to serve the PVCC community in a professional manner. Must be able to gather information and write factual reports and to effectively communicate policies, rules, regulations, and procedures. Must demonstrate experience in functioning as a member of a management team and managing the day-to-day operations consisting of police/security personnel. Must never have been convicted of a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude. Must have a clean driving history.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a campus policing environment and experience in community policing dynamics
  • Experience in emergency management and safety preparedness in a campus environment
  • Operation of a State Vehicle Yes

    Supervises Employees Yes

    Required Travel

    Limited

    Posting Number CLS_342P

    Recruitment Type Public

    Number of Vacancies 1

    Position End Date (if temporary)

    Job Open Date 03/15/2021

    Job Close Date

    Open Until Filled Yes

    Agency Website www.pvcc.edu

    Contact Name Jamie L. Wills-Payne, Recruitment Coordinator

    Email jwills-payne@pvcc.edu

    Phone Number

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    Application Package must include
    Online Application
    Resume
    Cover letter
    Names, addresses, email and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references

    In order to better serve our customers, PVCC will only accept online applications. PVCC will not accept hand-delivered applications or applications submitted by mail, email, or fax. Cover letters, resume/curriculum vitae, and unofficial transcripts (if required) must be attached electronically to the online application. Unofficial copies of transcripts will suffice for initial review. Official transcripts are required upon employment. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by an accredited evaluation service.

    Deadline: Review of applications begins immediately.

    References & criminal background checks required.

    Piedmont Virginia Community College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

    We value and support the diversity of our students, faculty, and staff. We seek to promote an understanding and appreciation of differences by creating an inclusive environment embracing individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and aspirations.

    Additional Information

    Piedmont Virginia Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, disability, veteran status, sex, age or sexual orientation in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Human Resources Director, 501 College Dr., Main Building, Room M810, Charlottesville, VA 22902; 434.961.6567.

    We are a Virginia Values Veterans (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.

    The selected candidates offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealths Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link: http://ethics.dls.virginia.gov/

    EEO Statement

    The Virginia Community College System, anEEOemployer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, theVCCSis committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

    ADA Statement

    TheVCCSis anEOEand Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts ( ADA and ADAAA ), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.

    E-Verify Statement

    VCCSuses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    • * Do you have military service or military spouse experience?

      (Open Ended Question)

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