The Police Lieutenant is responsible for providing leadership, management and motivation within the University Police Department. The University Police Department provides twenty-four hour professional police services to the campus community, ensuring that it remains a safe and vibrant environment. The Police Lieutenant will also be expected to assume command in the Captain’s absence.
The University Police Department is divided into five areas of responsibility: Patrol Division with a Day Watch and a Night Watch (includes oversight of specialized duties such as Emergency Preparedness; Field Training; Martin Luther King Jr. Library Security and the Cadet/Public Safety Assistant program); Administrative Division (consisting of Investigations and Professional Standards (includes oversight of critical functions such as Training; Policy and Procedures; Property and Evidence; Firearms and Tactics and management of fleet and equipment); Records/Communications Division and Parking Services. The Police Lieutenant will be responsible for oversight and administration of either a Patrol Division Watch, Administrative Division or the Investigations Division. The assignment is subject to change at the Chief’s discretion. Work may be evaluated based on feedback from campus community members in addition to the ability to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed below.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Provides leadership and management to operational units, providing strategic direction to their chain of command, oversight for field situations and effective allocation and coordination of Department resources.
Responsibilities include attending meetings with departmental and outside groups, teaching training classes, delivering lectures or briefings, preparing reports, and maintaining personnel records.
Maintains regular contact and interaction with appropriate law enforcement and public safety organizations at the local, state and federal levels.
Leverages professional relationships to identify and recommend best practices that will strengthen the Department’s ability to achieve its goals.
SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.
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