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Campus Police Chief (FT)

Location: Dougherty County Main Campus and Off-campus sites

Albany Technical College seeks a well-qualified, highly motivated individual to fill the position of Campus Police Chief for the Albany Technical College Police Department. He/ she will report directly to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and be responsible for providing management and leadership for the college’s Safety/Security Office. The Chief is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the department, organizational direction, employee supervision, and emergency management and community engagement for the police department.  He/she will be responsible for the coordination, implementation, execution, and compliance to all standard operating procedures by all members of the police department.  The Chief of Police is responsible for the overall management of the law enforcement, security, and public safety program on campus in support of the education, research, public service and residential activities of students, faculty, staff, and members of the public.  He/she presents in-service training to officers and other educational programs to the campus community, coordinates operational plans and developments with local and other law enforcement agencies, maintains programs for fire prevention and fire prevention equipment, and manages and oversees financial/budget operations of the department.  The COP will monitor and evaluate the activities of personnel to ensure compliance with TCSG policy manual and department procedures.  He/she provides sound leadership regarding emergency preparedness and threat assessment, evaluates employees at scheduled intervals upon reviewing of all relevant information, prepares the Annual Security Report for the Department of Education, manages and reviews the collection of crime related data for the campus and area surrounding the campus.  The COP develops and/or assists with the development of policies and procedures and recommends changes to effectively meet the goals and requirements of the program.  He/she maintains knowledge of assigned program areas and provides updates to management on services, operations, and projects.  The COP will conduct regular evaluation of services provided and will adjust as needed.   He/she will ensure that they are up to date with policies, procedures, and state or federal laws that may impact department initiatives.   The COP will serve as primary investigator of on-campus incidents reported to the campus police.  He/she will communicate and partner with local police, fire, and traffic departments regarding matters of concern to the college community (traffic, reports, crime, safety, etc.) and maintain the department’s commitment to Community Policing philosophy.  The COP will maintain and update files of hazardous materials within the police department.  He/she will serve on campus committees when requested, and attend civic and government meetings when applicable.  The COP will maintain Peace Officers Standards Training (P.O.S.T.) certification and mandatory annual training as required by Georgia State Law, will participate in required staff development trainings and activities, and manage the institution’s parking enforcement program.

  • He/she should have good oral and written communication skills
  • Have knowledge of federal, state and local laws and criminal procedure.
  • Be proficient in the use of Microsoft office, Excel, and other computer related software.
  • Have knowledge of campus safety & security procedures.
  • Have knowledge of POST mandated training requirements
  • Have good leadership and supervisory skills
  • Have good organizational skills
  • Have good decision making and problem solving skills

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications: The applicant MUST possess an Associate degree *AND* have five (5) years’ experience *OR* have seven (7) years of experience in law enforcement *AND* have two (2) years of administrative and supervisory experience.  MUST be P.O.S.T. certified *OR* have the ability to become Georgia P.O.S.T. certified within one (1) year, possess valid driver’s license, *AND* have experience using computerized software.

Preferred Qualifications:  Applicant MUST have prior experience with Title IX, Clery Act, and Open Records regulations. Experience as a presenter, trainer, or instruction facilitator. Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university. Complete and maintain all required annual law enforcement training and certification as prescribed by Georgia State Law. Be current and continued certification in departmental required courses such as CPR, AED, Blood Borne Pathogens, etc.

Physical Demands:  The employee occasionally will be sitting and standing for extended periods of time. Use of a firearm and other police safety equipment. Work environment may involve some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions. Moderate physical activity; requires handling of average-weight objects and standing or walking for extended periods of time. Hand and finger motion may be required for data entry purposes.

Salary/Benefits:  Salary is commensurate with education and work experience.  Benefits include paid state holidays, annual sick leave, and the State of Georgia Flexible Benefits package.

Application Deadline:  Position will remain open until filled.   All applications packets MUST be completed via the Online Job Center at https://www.easyhrweb.com/JC_Albany/JobListings/JobListings.aspx . As a part of the application process, interested candidates will be required to upload other documents including a resume, cover letter and unofficial transcripts (see job center listing for more details). This posting will be removed from the Online Job Center once the position has been filled. For more information regarding this position or application instructions, please contact the Human Resources Office at 229-430-6597.  All positions require a pre-employment criminal background investigation, education, and employer/professional reference checks. Some positions may additionally require a motor vehicle record search, credit history check, fingerprinting, and/or drug screen.  All male applicants between the ages of 18 and 26 years of age must present proof of Selective Service Registration. Copies of all transcripts should be submitted at the time of application. Official transcripts are required upon employment. Albany Technical College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or citizenship status (except those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law).

Note: Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to personally contact each applicant.

If we are interested in scheduling an interview, a representative from our college will contact you

Title IX Coordinator:

Dorene Aquino HR Coordinator

1704 South Slappey Blvd.

Albany, GA 31701

229.430.6597

Equal Opportunity Officer:

Lola K. Edwards-Director of Human Resources

1704 South Slappey Blvd.

Albany, GA 31701

229.430.1702

Section 504 Coordinator:

Regina Watts, Special Needs Coordinator,

1704 South Slappey Blvd.

Albany, GA 31701

229.430.2854

To apply for this job please visit www.easyhrweb.com.