Chief of Police
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POST DATE 8/11/2016
END DATE 10/30/2016
University of California - Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONJOB SUMMARY
Chief of Police
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Job Summary Statement:
Reporting to the Administrative Vice Chancellor, the Chief of Police is responsible for providing management and leadership to the UCLA Police Department, a fully sworn California POST accredited Police Department. In conjunction with the Administrative Vice Chancellor, the Chief develops and implements a strategic plan to ensure the safety and security of the UCLA community, which includes a daily campus population of approximately 72,000. The Police Department is also responsible for the safety and security of UCLA Health Services, student and faculty housing, and all UCLA owned and operated facilities in the City of Los Angeles and surrounding communities. The Chief manages plans and directs the law enforcement of the campus; establishes goals and objectives for the department; develops and implements policies and procedures that promote campus wide safety initiatives; and manages a budget of $16.5 million dollars. The Chief adheres to Federal, State, County and Municipal laws and codes, University of California policies and procedures, and California Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) requirements. The Chief participates in various local campus, system-wide law enforcement committees, and represents the Police Department to the campus, neighboring communities, and outside law enforcement agencies.
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QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION
Must be a sworn peace officer either with California POST Management certification or with equivalent certifications and the ability to obtain California POST certifications within one year of hire, and must commit to and obtain an Executive POST Certification within 30 months of hire. Must also have significant experience and demonstrated achievements in managing a diverse law enforcement workforce.
Prefer a master's degree or combination of education and experience with at least ten years of increasing law enforcement responsibility and at least five years of management and administrative responsibility.
Current working knowledge of police management methods and philosophies, law enforcement practices/procedures and legal issues, especially relating to the campus environment
Must be able to obtain and maintain an FBI Secret Clearance, or higher.
Prefer a working knowledge of policing at an institution of higher education with shared governance between campus constituents.
Demonstrated ability to lead law enforcement professionals with regards to the principles of community oriented policing, encouraging community involvement and an enhanced working relationship between law enforcement and the community as a whole.
Demonstrated ability to provide leadership with effective written and oral communication skills sufficient to explain, persuade and direct.
Demonstrated skill in analysis and strategic planning to identify key issues in complex situations, evaluate options and initiate strategies for optimal resolutions.
Demonstrated ability and skill in acquiring information, including the solicitation of input from others, useful to improving day-to-day operations, strategic planning and crisis management.
Detailed knowledge of California statutory codes, case law, civil law and procedures, civil liability issues, labor law, and personnel administration relevant to a Police Department.
Working knowledge of complex financial and accounting issues, sufficient to administer and delegate responsibility for an operational budget exceeding $16.5 million, annually, and for strategic long-term planning and allocation of resources.
Demonstrated skill in relating well to a diverse University community in a variety of situations, both formal and informal, while maintaining a professional demeanor sufficient to represent the interests and positive image of the UCLA Police Department
Working knowledge of the rules and regulations governing the campus; ability to monitor the political and practical daily issues of importance to the campus population in order to anticipate and proactively respond to potential law enforcement and safety concerns.
Skill in analyzing information, problems, situations, practices, or procedures to:
- define the problem or objective,
- identify patterns, tendencies and relationships,
- formulate logical and objective conclusions and solutions
- or recognize alternatives and their implications,
- under conditions that may include political considerations, fiscal constraints, or threats to human life and safety. Required
Ability to drive legally within the state of California and to carry and maintain proficiency with a department issued firearm.
Demonstrated ability to adhere to Law Enforcement codes of conduct and standards of professional ethics
Ability to maintain equanimity in the face of resistance, indifference or hostility.
Ability to successfully complete pre-employment physical and psychological examination.
Ability to meet performance standards and other requirements of the Universitywide Police Policies and Administrative Procedures.
ADDITIONAL POSTING INFORMATION
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Cover Letter and Resume required. References, salary history and any additional document is optional.
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SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT DESIGNATIONS/ REQUIREMENTS PER UC POLICY
Conflict of Interest:
Position is subject to University Conflict of Interest Code required by the Political Reform Act of 1974. Candidate selected will be required to complete financial statements for public record.
Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.
Position is subject to the California DMV's "Pull Notice System" and continued employment is contingent upon proof of a satisfactory driving record.
Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UCLA to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.
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Other Special Employment Requirements:
Pre-employment Physical: Employment is contingent upon completion of satisfactory pre-employment physical examination.
POSITION IS SUBJECT TO PERFORMANCE STANDARDS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY WIDE POLICE POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES.
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