national search is underway to attract highly qualified candidates for an
exciting opportunity to lead the University of California, Davis Police
Department (UCDPD). UC Davis is a public teaching and research university with
more than 36,000 students.
Reporting to the Provost and Executive Vice
Chancellor, the Chief of Police is responsible for managing, planning, and
directing the law enforcement activities associated with the University’s main
campus (located in the City of Davis), the UC Davis Health campus (located in
the City of Sacramento), and associated buildings.
UCDPD has a budget of $11
million and currently employs 51 sworn officers, 25 professional
staff, and 112 student employees. Top candidates will have a career history that
demonstrates outstanding leadership skills and the ability to embrace and
celebrate the culture and diversity of UC Davis.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree and progressively responsible command
level experience, including division
management assignments. Master's degree and/or advanced level training
or graduation from the FBI National Academy is preferred. Requires current California
POST management certification or ability to obtain certification. This at-will
position has a very competitive salary that will
be based on the candidate’s qualifications, experience, and salary history.
Salary is augmented by an attractive benefits package.
candidates should apply by submitting a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume,
and current salary to firstname.lastname@example.org
by May 5, 2017. Confidential inquires welcomed to Chief Gary Peterson (Ret.),
Ralph Andersen & Associates, (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at