Police Lieutenant

University of Utah
Full time Full day
Salt Lake City, UT

Details


Open Date 01/15/2020


Requisition Number PRN22914B


Job Title Police Lieutenant


Working Title Police Lieutenant


Job Grade G


FLSA Code Administrative


Patient Sensitive Job Code? No


Standard Hours per Week 40


Full Time or Part Time? Full Time


Shift Rotating


Work Schedule Summary


Rotating shifts, including weekends, holidays and University Closure days.


VP Area President


Department 00471 - Public Safety


Location Campus


City Salt Lake City, UT


Type of Recruitment External Posting


Pay Rate Range 40.78 to 44.86


Close Date


Open Until Filled Yes


Job Summary


Police Lieutenant to manage the daily operations of the University's Department of Public Safety. Will plan, organize and direct operations for police services (patrol and investigations) and/or security services (campus and/or hospital). Under administrative guidance of the Chief or Deputy Chief, the Lieutenant performs administrative work for the Police Department; exercises direct supervision over sworn and non-sworn personnel; exercises discretion and independent judgment in the performance of their duties; and does other related work. In addition, this position may assume command of the department in the absence of the Chief of Police and Deputy Chief of Police.


Responsibilities


Essential Functions:




  1. Plans, organizes, manages and reviews the work within a division.




  2. Directs personnel to assure the proper performance of duties and adherence to established rules, regulations, policies and procedures.




  3. Prepares required correspondence and reports and maintains records relating to department activities.




  4. Coordinates emergency responses by the Public Safety Department to disasters and other emergency incidents on campus.




  5. Performs "Incident Command" responsibilities and assists as needed in emergency Operations Center (Campus or Hospital.)




  6. Conducts internal investigations and background investigations as assigned by the Chief of Police or Deputy Chief of Police.




  7. Works closely with all University Departments and University Administration to ensure an effective working relationship.




  8. Works closely with other law enforcement agencies to further public safety or law enforcement interests.




  9. Participates in development of department goals, objectives, priorities and strategic plans.




  10. Participates in the administration of the department budget.




  11. Directs the supervision and performance evaluation of division staff and initiates recognition/disciplinary action where appropriate.




  12. Represents the department at a variety of public functions.




  13. Responsible for carrying out the mission of the department and promoting the department's core values.




  14. Oversees the department's commitment to staff development and cooperative management practices.




  15. Analyzes administrative and organizational problems and makes appropriate recommendations.




  16. Responds quickly and effectively in difficult situations.




  17. Performs the duties of a police officer as needed.



  18. Performs other duties and assumes other responsibilities.



  • This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.


Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor's degree or equivalency in a related field with recognized coursework in Police Science, Administration of Justice, or Public Administration and five years full-time experience as a sworn Category 1 Police offer, with at least two of those years in a Police Sergeant position. Successful completion of FEMA courses NIMS 700, ICS 100, ICS 200, ICS 300 is also required.


University experience is strongly preferred. Additional education in management/supervisory coursework is highly desirable.


Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


PREFERENCES : Bachelor's degree in Police Science, Administration of Justice, Public Administration, or a related area. Current Utah Category 1 Police Officer certification. Successful completion of FEMA courses – NIMS 700, ICS 100, ICS 200, and ICS 300 are also required.


University experience is strongly preferred and additional education in management / supervisory coursework is highly desirable. A commitment to provide excellent customer service is required.


Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Preferences


Benefits:


The University of Utah Employee Health Care Plan has three Plan Design Options and two Network Options from which employees can choose.


Please reference the link below for information regarding University of Utah Health Benefits, Retirement, Life insurance and any additional benefit inquiries you may have.


https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/healthcare.php


University of Utah employees receive free public transit on both the UTA Trax and UTA bus systems.


University of Utah employees receive reduced tuition once they meet specific eligibility rules.


Please reference the link below for additional information regarding Reduced Tuition Benefits:


https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/tuition.php


Type Benefited Staff


Special Instructions Summary


Additional Information


The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran's status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.


To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS' post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.


This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS' post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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