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Assistant Chief of Police, Arizona State University Police Department
By Arizona State University Police Department, Human Resources
Mar 8, 2012 - 12:11:30 PM

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Posted Rate of Pay

Depends on experience

Duties and Responsibilities
Assists in directing and administering activities of all division units.  Ensures that all operations are in compliance with Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (AZ POST), Commission for Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), Division, and University standards. Participates in forecasting budget needs for future years. Directs the maintenance of complete records and documents including general correspondence, statistics, fingerprints, criminal investigation, personnel, field training, and typical department records. Prepares and supervises the preparation of necessary reports relating to activities; reviews reports prepared and submitted by subordinates. Provides information, gives instructions, and responds to questions from the public and employees to enhance public relations and employee morale. Assumes responsibilities of the Chief of Police in his or her absence and performs other duties as assigned. Receives general direction from the Chief of Police. Performs the duties of a police officer when circumstances require.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Police Science, Public Administration, Criminology, or a related field, and six years' experience in progressively higher positions of law enforcement responsibility; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.

Possession of AZ POST certification or equivalent out-of state certification. Must obtain an AZPOST certification within six (6) months of hire date.

Desired Qualifications
Evidence of a master's degree in related field preferred.  Graduation from advanced law enforcement management training  (i.e., FBI National Academy, Staff and Command School, Southern Police Institute)preferred.

Demonstrated knowledge of:  principles of personnel management, supervision, and training. Experience in: campus law enforcement; working with faculty, staff, and students in a  diverse environment; utilizing leadership and management skills; facilitating presentations; organizational, time management, and  problem solving skills.  Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills including preparing complex proposals and reports.

Statements/General Info
Arizona State University offers a comprehensive benefits package at very competitive rates to enhance the total compensation of its faculty and staff. Some benefits require a 90-day to 26 week waiting period for coverage. Please visit the ASU Human Resources website, for further information regarding employee benefits. In addition, everyone who parks or expects to park a vehicle on any ASU campus, including ASU employees, must register each vehicle with Parking and Transit Services by purchasing and displaying a valid ASU parking permit while the vehicle is on campus. Employees are not reimbursed for the costs associated with parking on campus.

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions. Positions are sensitive positions which require the successful completion of a background investigation, including fingerprinting. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a polygraph, medical and psychological assessment, and drug screening. A Department of Motor Vehicle check will also be conducted.

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 70,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

Arizona State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Close Date
Initial close date of March 29, 2012 and every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed.

Instructions to Apply
Application deadline is 11:59pm Arizona time on the day indicated.

Candidates can view and apply for this position at:

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position. If you need assistance applying for this job, please contact our customer service center at 480-965-2701.

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