Chief of Police/Director of Public Safety
Company: University of California
Location: Rancho Cucamonga
Posted on: April 4, 2021
Chief of Police/Director of Public Safety - Chaffey College
Employment Opportunities page has loaded. Chief of Police/Director
of Public Safety Position Description The Chief of Police/Director
of Public Safety, plans, organizes, coordinates, and directs the
operations and activities of the Police and Public Safety
Department; directs law enforcement and, security personnel;
develops and implements policies and procedures to improve
operational effectiveness and consistent with best practices;
administers the district's health and safety and emergency
preparedness program; performs hazard risk analysis and assessment.
Responsibilities Duties may include, but are not limited to:
- Plan, organize, coordinate and direct the activities of the
Police Department/Public Safety Department; direct law enforcement
and security activity.
- Maintain, direct, supervise, and emphasize a community-based
policing philosophy, encouraging a familiarization approach between
law enforcement and the community, while utilizing a collaborative
approach at problem solving.
- Interview and select employees consistent with district
procedures; supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned
staff; coordinate and arrange for appropriate training or provide
training directly; recommend transfers, reassignment, termination
and disciplinary actions; develop work schedules to provide for
- Develop and prepare the department budgets, analyze and review
budgetary and financial data, control and authorize expenditures in
accordance with established procedures; review, approve and
purchase equipment and materials as needed.
- Monitor and review crime and hazardous or unsafe condition
reports, parking citation appeals, and other controversial or
disputed areas of public safety; conduct investigations to
determine appropriate action; ensure compliance with legal
- Respond to inquiries and complaints from the public and college
personnel in writing, in person or on the telephone; resolve issues
or concerns in a timely and effective manner; conduct student,
employee, or departmental investigations as appropriate.
- Direct and administer the District's Health and Safety/Disaster
- Respond to and take charge of emergency operations on campus
during disasters or critical incidents.
- Operate various law enforcement and industrial health and
safety equipment including radio and communications equipment,
firearms and other electronic surveillance and safety monitoring
- Direct and oversee the ongoing maintenance of law enforcement
records management, parking citation enforcement, fire alarm and
security/video/access control computer systems.
- Maintain current knowledge of applicable provisions of the
Penal, Education, Local Municipal, Fire, Health and Industrial
Safety Codes, as well as other official codes and regulations
related to the activities of the Department.
- Direct the preparation and maintenance of records related to
department functions and activities; maintain records of law
enforcement, health and safety, and risk management activity
affecting the District; maintain records as required; review and
approve documents and reports as appropriate.
- Attend and conduct various meetings; serve as chair of the
District's Health and Safety Committee; serve as District
representative on the SCSRM Risk Management/Loss Control
- Review and recommend the selection of new systems to improve
campus safety, including but not limited to District Intrusion
Detection, Fire Alarm, Access Control, and Video Surveillance
Systems; maintain current knowledge of changes in technology.
- Manage, control and maintain the issuance of keys to District
- Administer the District's Compliance with Rule 2202 of the
South Coast Air Quality Management District.
- Plan, review, recommend, and implement the District's parking
lot construction and road improvement program.
- Establish and maintain an effective emergency communication
system within the District and surrounding community.
- Review and recommend the selection of Architects, Engineers,
Construction/Project Managers in District construction
- Create, cultivate, and nurture a cooperative working
relationship with College management, faculty, staff, and local and
- Conduct patrol and investigative functions as needed for the
safety and security of students, faculty, staff, visitors, and
- Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONS Job competencies as indicated below:
- Clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the
diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender
identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of a community
college environment. Experience and Education: Any combination of
education and experience that provides the knowledge, skills,
abilities necessary for a Chief of Police. A typical way of
obtaining the required qualifications is:
- Five (5) years of increasingly responsible law enforcement and
supervisory experience with a certified law enforcement
- A Bachelor's Degree in criminal justice, public or business
administration or related field, certified management or
supervisory certification, or completion of the FBI National
- Ability to obtain a California Basic P.O.S.T. Certificate
within two years per 832.4 P.C. Ability to:
- Meet and maintain currency of standards specified by the
Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.)
- Obtain P.O.S.T. Executive Certificate within two (2)
- Plan, organize, coordinate, and direct a comprehensive law
enforcement and public safety program for a community college
- Supervise and provide direction and training to law enforcement
- Analyze and respond to situations and properly apply laws and
rules including the laws of arrest, legal rights of individuals and
groups, rules of evidence and criminal procedures.
- Develop, implement, and administer a complex balanced budget
and prioritize departmental needs and expenditures.
- Understand interpret, and apply applicable laws, policies and
case precedents. Knowledge of:
- Principles, practices and techniques used in modern California
law enforcement, campus safety and crime prevention.
- Current trends in law enforcement and court cases affecting
- Applicable federal, state, county, city and District laws,
rules and regulations.
- Liability issues and risk management as they pertain to
community college policing.
- Management principles, law enforcement, security methods,
investigation procedures, crowd control, parking and traffic
- Education, penal, vehicle codes and rules, regulations, and
policies of the District.
- Principles of management, supervision and training.
- Budget preparation and administration.
- Oral and written communication skills.
- Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and
- Technical aspects of field specialty; fact finding methods and
- Administrative organization, personnel, and policies of the
- Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.
- CAL/OSHA standards, requirements, and regulations. MEETING
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS DOES NOT ASSURE THE CANDIDATE OF AN
INTERVIEW. Applications will be evaluated taking into account the
breadth and depth of relevant education, experience, skills,
knowledge and abilities. Additional Information APPLICATION PROCESS
Chaffey College recently implemented an online electronic
application system. Our new application can be accessed
at--https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/chaffey . The
application must be completely filled out in detail and clearly
show that you meet the qualifications as set forth in the
announcement, and you must upload the following documents:
Please do not include any additional documents only the documents
that are indicated below. If you upload documents that are not
required, your application may be disqualified. Please do not
submit letters of recommendation or documents that contain your
- Cover Letter--
- Professional Reference List--(Include names, current addresses,
phone numbers, and email addresses)
- Copy of Transcripts--(Transcripts must indicate degree
earned/conferred- photocopies or computer printouts are acceptable.
Transcripts of all degrees applicable to meeting the minimum
qualifications for this position must be included. Copies of
diplomas/degrees are NOT acceptable in lieu of transcripts.
Official sealed transcripts will be required upon hire.) Foreign
transcripts must be transcribed and evaluated in English by a bona
fide evaluation service. Educational requirements must be met on or
before the closing date.)
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT This is a full-time, 12-month, management
position, Level III, Range 27 of the Management Salary Schedule
with starting salary of Step A, $10,206/month to Step C,
$11,265/month. Effective date of employment will be as soon as a
successful candidate is selected and a mutually agreed upon date is
EXCEPTIONAL BENEFITS PACKAGE
Health care, dental program, and vision services for employees and
eligible dependents; employee life insurance; sick leave; and
retirement coverage through the Public Employees' Retirement System
The Selection Process
A screening committee will conduct all minimum qualification
appraisals as set forth on the announcement and reserves the right
to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum
qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant an
interview. Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of
the time and place of the interview. Interviews are usually held on
the Chaffey College campus and are conducted by an Interview
Committee. Additional interviews may be required. Reasonable
accommodations are provided to persons with disabilities. Should an
applicant have a need for an accommodation due to a disability, the
applicant should contact the Office of Human Resources. Travel
costs related to an interview will be borne by the applicant.
About the College
Established in 1883, Chaffey College is one of California's first
colleges. Nestled in the
foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, Chaffey's Rancho Cucamonga,
Fontana and Chino campus locations serve students from throughout
the Inland Empire. A fully accredited two-year institution by the
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Chaffey College offers
associate degrees and vocational and transfer programs in a wide
variety of subjects. Most recently named one of the Top 10
community colleges in the nation by the Aspen Institute; Chaffey
College remains committed to its mission of improving the lives of
its students, faculty, and staff through education.
Serving throughout the diverse Inland Empire, Chaffey College
provides services to the cities of Chino, Chino Hills, Fontana,
Montclair, Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga, and Upland, reaching a
population of more than 830,000. The District also recruits from
some of the area's top high schools, accepting students from four
surrounding districts; Chaffey Joint Union High School, Chino
Unified School District, Fontana Unified School District, and the
Upland Unified School District.
Whether the goal is to transfer to a four-year institution or enter
the workforce better prepared, Chaffey College provides its
students with the opportunity to take a variety of applicable
courses. From taking lower division and general education classes
to learning career-technical skills, the college provides its
students with the tools needed to succeed during their time at
Chaffey and beyond.
Keywords: University of California, Rancho Cucamonga , Chief of Police/Director of Public Safety, Executive , Rancho Cucamonga, California
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!