to University of Colorado’s flagship campus, Boulder is a recreational magnet
and one of America’s healthiest, happiest cities. Boulder boasts more than 30 galleries, 130
studios, four local museums and 32 theaters. Residents come together for
numerous festivals throughout the year, including CU Boulder’s own Colorado
Shakespeare Festival, the Colorado Music Festival, the Chautauqua Summer
Festival, the Boulder Creek Festival, the Pearl Street Farmer’s Market, Boulder
Arts Week and much more. Each Memorial
Day, more than 50,000 runners, joggers, walkers and wheelchair racers take to
the streets for the annual Bolder Boulder 10K, the third largest road race in
the U.S and the seventh largest in the world. A tradition since 1979, the event
culminates at CU Boulder’s Folsom Field.
Thanks to vast networks of bike paths, cycling thrives in Boulder. Under
the shadow of the Flatirons Mountain Range, over 145 miles of world-class
hiking trails are open year-round to explore Colorado’s natural beauty. www.colorado.edu/hr/boulder-and-beyond/boulder
is a dynamic community of scholars and learners situated on one of the most
spectacular college campuses in the country. As one of 34 U.S. public
institutions belonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities
(AAU), CU-Boulder has a proud tradition of academic excellence, with five Nobel
laureates and more than 50 members of prestigious academic academies. CU Boulder employs more than 7,200 people,
with more than 1,100 tenure and tenure track faculty. Our fall 2017 headcount
was 33,246 students. 27,665 are undergraduates, and 5581 are graduate students.
On campus, there are more than 300 student clubs and organizations and
close to 40 fraternities and sororities. Freshmen must live on campus. 29
percent of the students live in college-owned, operated or affiliated housing
and 71 percent of students live off campus.
Colorado Buffaloes compete in the NCAA Division I Pac-12 Conference. The
student athletes, called Buffs for short, are supported by two buffalo mascots:
a costumed student called Chip and a live animal named Ralphie V. Spectators
and participants can enjoy football, men's and women's basketball, cross
country, golf, skiing (alpine and Nordic) and indoor and outdoor track and
field, as well as women's lacrosse, soccer, tennis and volleyball. https://www.cu.edu/cu-careers/cu-boulder
Chief of Police manages a full service police department for the University.
The Chief of Police is responsible for overseeing sworn police officers who
provide the full range of police services to the University community,
including patrol, investigative, crime prevention, 24/7communications center,
and community service functions. The Chief is responsible for promoting a safe
and secure educational and work environment for the University community
through the communication and enforcement of University policies, federal,
state, and local laws.
Chief of Police has managerial, administrative, and fiscal responsibility for
the CU Boulder Police Department. Other responsibilities include the management
of patrol services, communications and information services for the department,
facilities and residential security, investigations, victim assistance, crime
prevention programs, emergency and disaster preparedness, responses to hostile
threats, training, and the professional development of department personnel.
The Chief of Police is responsible for the development and implementation of
policies and procedures relating to campus safety; ensuring compliance with all
reporting requirements; collaborating with faculty, staff and students to
provide educational programs and public safety services; and serving as liaison
with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.
and Personal Characteristics:
and demonstrated knowledge of emergency management and dealing with and
managing emergency situations in a community or university environment.
A strong leader with unquestioned integrity,
exhibiting personal and organizational accountability.
Excellence in external and internal
communication with the ability to listen, instill understanding, and build
Innovative and collaborative leader, skilled in
building partnerships with allied agencies, university and community
stakeholders to problem solve and pursue solutions.
Demonstrates a solid record of building
community and/or university partnerships, and shows past performance as an
active, collaborative member of a university/or community management team
striving to address the increasing needs of a vibrant community.
A genuine commitment to leading an open and
transparent police department, which promotes the good work of the CU Boulder
Police Department, while accepting responsibility for all police actions and
identifying ways to continually improve.
Effective mentoring, team building and
Political acumen—ability to effectively maneuver
complex political situations.
Experience and demonstrated success building
strong relationships of trust, mutual understanding, and accountability with
the University Executive Team, Police Command Staff, employees of the
Department, members of the community, and regional partners.
Knowledge of federal rules and regulations and
how they relate to the operations of a University Police Department.
Exceptional organizational and management
Knowledge and experience in budget preparation
and fiscal management.
Ability to utilize extensive leadership
experience to build on an existing level of excellence in the Police
members of the University of Colorado Boulder Police Department (CUPD) are
dedicated to providing the highest quality police services in order to enhance
community safety, protect life and property, and reduce crime and the fear of
crime. To do this, we pledge to develop a partnership with the community, to
lead a community commitment to resolve problems, and to improve the safety and
quality of life for all CU affiliates. The CUPD is a full-service police agency
with 46 sworn and 36 non-sworn employees providing community-based public
safety services to a diverse community of 36,000 affiliates 24 hours a day,
seven days a week, all year long. Every year the department responds to
approximately 20,000 calls for service and ensures the safety and security for
all of their PAC-12 Conference athletic events with attendance at football
games exceeding 50,000 fans. Patrolling the campus by foot, bicycle,
motorcycle, and vehicle, the CU-Boulder police work diligently with the
University community and surrounding agencies to ensure a prompt and
coordinated law enforcement response.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Baccalaureate degree in criminal justice, law
enforcement, public administration, business administration or related area and
a minimum of 10 years of P.O.S.T certified peace officer experience and
currently holds a commander level rank or higher.
· Possession of, or ability to obtain within one
year from date of hire, a valid Colorado P.O.S.T. certification. www.coloradopost.gov
valid Colorado driver license or the ability to obtain a Colorado driver
Final applicants for this position are subject
to reference checks, a psychological exam, a polygraph, criminal history,
motor vehicle and financial history background checks. This is a security
· A Master’s degree.
Extensive knowledge of the methods and practices
of law enforcement on a university campus, including knowledge of criminal
laws, rules of evidence and community policing principles.
Knowledge of Title IX and the Clery Act.
Law Enforcement Training
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
hiring range for this position is $145,000 to $183,000 and will be commensurate
with skills and experience.
University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental,
retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University
of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and
offers an inspiring higher education environment.
The University is being assisted in this
search by KRW Associates, LLC. Applications will be accepted electronically
until 5PM (MDT) March 29, 2018 by KRW Associates, LLC, firstname.lastname@example.org and must include a cover letter, resume (with salary history), and 6
Questions should be directed to Dr. Jerry Williams,
KRW Managing Partner, 303-726-6220 or Susan Eaton, KRW Senior Associate: email@example.com or 303-377-9675.
The University of Colorado is
an equal opportunity employer.