Chief of Police (Job Announcement) Prairie View A&M #jobs #hbcu #hbcujobs

Chief Of Police

FLSA Exempt
Min Salary or Wage N/A
Mid Salary or Wage N/A
Required Education Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Science, Psychology, or Law Enforcement
Required Experience Seven years of related experience as a Certified Peace Officer including at least five years of law enforcement management experience at the rank of Lieutenant or at least five years of related experience in law enforcement at an institution of higher education
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Knowledge of the criminal justice system. Knowledge of information required by State and Federal governments. Knowledge of employee background checks, principles, and practices of public administration and modern management methods.
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to ensure understanding. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Strong public speaking, leadership, and management skills. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of others. Ability to gather, correlate, and analyze information and devise solutions to administrative problems. Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality. Ability to work in a high stress environment.
Physical Requirements – None.
Required Certification(s)/Licensure(s) Intermediate, Advanced, or Master Peace Officer Certification from Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. Certified in Texas Law Enforcement Telecommunication System (TLETS) and CPR. National Incident Management System (NIMS) training certification. Law Enforcement Leadership training, weapons, radar, and baton certifications. Valid driver’s license.

Department Information

Department Name Office of Auxiliary Services
Department Location Central Receiving builiding

Position Information

Posting Title Chief Of Police
Preferred Education Master’s degree or higher degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology or related field.
Preferred Experience Requirements Seven or more years experience in law enforcement management in a higher education environment.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities At least five years of related experience in law enforcement at an institution of higher education at the rank of Lieutenant or higher.
Preferred Licenses/Certifications Master Peace Officer Certification from Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.
Posting Number S00564JP
Posting Summary The University Police Department takes the lead in providing a safe environment for the university community by protecting life and property by deterring and detecting crime, reporting fires and safety hazards and controlling traffic on campus. The Chief of Police reports directly to the Vice President of Auxiliary Services. This position serves as the senior law enforcement officer for PVAMU and supervises, plans, directs, coordinates and implements departmental goals, policies and procedures. The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with all departmental units to ensure the safety and welfare of all students, faculty, staff and visitors associated with the University through crime prevention, work with local law enforcement agencies and lead community police efforts.
Number of Vacancies
Open Date 01/27/2017
Close Date 02/28/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant All required documents listed below are required to be attached to your application prior to the Close Date indicated above.

Please contact the Office of Human Resources on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process. No further applicant documents will be accepted once the job posting has closed.

To be considered, even if you are a current or former employee, or current or former student of PVAMU, all required documents must be attached at the time your online application is submitted.

Special Requirements The Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) and its member institutions are now part of a standardized Pay Plan effective December 1, 2016. All job titles that were not a part of the TAMUS standardized pay are subject to change. Upon hire, the successful candidate will be notified of any changes in title and its specifics under the new pay plan.
Background Check Required Yes