ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR/DEPUTY CHIEF
VISION OF IDEAL CANDIDATE MARCH 9, 2017
An Associate Director/Deputy Chief is
a management position that requires proven leadership skills as identified by
past assignments and successes. The individual must be seen as firm but also
seen as very approachable. He or she must be a creative thinker, unbiased and
able to understand the specific needs of the community they may be fortunate
enough to serve. To be successful in the position one needs to be comfortable
delegating responsibilities but, more importantly, granting the authority to
another to accomplish delegated responsibilities or assigned tasks.
A qualified candidate for Associate
Director/Deputy Chief should have had significant experience in overseeing,
directing, planning and controlling the activities of a law enforcement agency
whether in a municipal or campus environment, preferably both.
Candidates for our management
position should display an openness and commitment to diversity and should have
a track record of treating people of racial, ethnic and socioeconomic
differences with fairness.
A candidate for this management
position should not only display the successful managerial traits of leadership
and adaptability but also have emphasized personal growth. This position
requires several minimum job qualifications in that area, such as:
in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement or a related field. (Master’s Degree
Graduate of an
advanced Police Executive Development Program.
Graduate of a
full-time municipal police training academy recognized by the Municipal Police
Possess 5-7 years
of police management command experience at the rank of Lieutenant or higher.
administrative procedures, budget preparation and management practices, and
experience in developing rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
applicable laws, rules and regulations, and the skills to apply them.
capacity to develop and foster effective working relationships with individuals
reflecting a broad range of identities, perspectives and experiences.
of the Clery Act and Title IX as they apply to institutions of higher
Lastly, the ideal candidate should be
committed to working closely with all departments at Berklee to ensure the
safety, security and well-being of all members of the Berklee Community.
Candidates may apply to careers at www.berklee.edu/career-center.