The Carnegie Mellon University Police Department is an accredited policing agency providing law enforcement on university property. Uniformed officers are responsible for maintaining public safety on all 112 acres of university-owned property. The services we provide include police patrols and call response, criminal investigations, fixed officer and foot officer patrols, event security, and crime prevention and education programming. The police services division includes all police related operations and personnel. Each division is commanded by a police lieutenant and each patrol shift is supervised by one of four sergeants.
We enjoy an excellent working relationship with other university public safety agencies as well as the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, the Pennsylvania State Police, the Allegheny County Police, the FBI and other state, local and federal agencies. Working together as a community is critical to maintaining a safe environment, and communication is a key component to that success. As such, you should have a demonstrated record of success in developing effective relationships at all levels of an organization and throughout the community.
We are seeking a progressive Police Lieutenant with exceptional interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills and demonstrated leadership and management experience in municipal or university law enforcement. You should be familiar with contemporary policing principles, possess the knowledge and ability to identify and implement technology solutions for modern day policing, and embrace data driven policing principles. You will be committed to a management style that promotes a positive, creative, inclusive and supportive departmental environment. A strong commitment to the professional development of all employees in the department is very important, demonstrated by mentorship, guidance and leading by example. Labor relations experience and a demonstrated history of successful partnerships with the community and other supporting agencies are essential.
Core Responsibilities include:
Acts as a liaison between police personnel and the Chief; transmits all orders and directives of the Chief.
Investigates departmental personnel complaints and infractions of department rules and regulations and submits written reports on the circumstances and makes recommendations for action by the Chief.
Assists in developing and improving crime prevention, awareness, and protection services/programs for the department. Participates in various training programs and presentations given to the campus community.
Examines/reviews police crime/incident reports daily for completeness and conformity with department rules and regulations, the Clery Act, FERPA, and the PA UCR Program and makes revisions/corrections as needed. Ensures that all PA and university internal citations issued by police officers are reviewed and files on same maintained by one of the sergeants.
Ensures the proper use, maintenance of, accountability for, and inventory record keeping of all department property, equipment, and facilities.
Oversees the departments Accreditation program. Responsible for the implementation of a plan to apply for, obtain, and meet the standards for professional accreditation and reaccreditations as required by the PA Chiefs of Police Association, CALEA, IACLEA, or other professional accreditation organizations.
Ensures that all assigned personnel clearly understand and are prepared to carry out their assignments in conformity with the policies, procedures, and directives of the department.
Supervises and coordinates the daily activities of the sergeants and detectives. Manages and oversees the case assignments of the detectives. On a daily basis, reviews all crime/incidents reports online for the previous 24-hour period, and assigns new cases to the detectives.
Other duties as assigned
You must demonstrate:
Decision Making Skills
Law Enforcement Experience
Oral and Written Communication Skills
Problem-Solving and Reasoning Skills
Ability to respond to and manage emergency situations and/or crisis.
Ability to pay close attention to detail; keep and maintain accurate and detailed reports and records.
Ability to maintain composure when dealing with difficult situations and/or individuals.
Ability to meet deadlines, work under pressure and with frequent interruptions.
Ability to prioritize work and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Walking and standing, bending and lifting are occasionally required.
Must be physically fit to perform work associated with law enforcement
Required to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time.
Required to operate motor vehicles, machinery, and/or to perform mechanical or skilled trades.
Required to travel to and/or work at off-campus or remote locations.
Required to work extended periods of time with exertion to include arrest scenarios, protests, events, and protective details.
Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience is required. Master's Degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement and Justice Administration, Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field is preferred.
Executive management certificates including the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University Center for Public Safety or other similar state and or national programs are preferred.
At least 5-8 years' experience in a county, municipal or university enforcement management position equivalent to a sergeant, lieutenant, captain or commander.
Municipal Police Officer Education and Training Commission (MPOETC) and Pennsylvania ACT 120 certifications are required, or ability to acquire certification prior to employment.
PA Driver's License - Department of Motor Vehicles
Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD security clearance
Background and credit check
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Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.
Job Function: Business Operations
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Time Type: Full Time
Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
Internal Number: 2015553
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.