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The Public Safety Director is responsible for directing and supervising staff to provide full-time protection to the campus facility, investigating crime, implementing crime prevention

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Typical Functions:

Supervises public safety officers and other administrative personnel. Reviews daily activity reports, case reports, and accident reports. Organizes and directs activities of police department, including law, traffic, and parking enforcement and investigations. Ensures coordination/cooperation with local police agencies and district and circuit court systems. Develops and implements crime prevention programs and briefings for campus. Conducts all officer training and yearly in-services and updates. Gathers and reports crime statistics to the U.S. Department of Education and Uniform Crime Report (UCR). Coordinates security for athletic events and all other special events. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of state and federal criminal laws, law enforcement practices, procedures, and standards. Knowledge of criminal justice principles and procedures. Ability to establish comprehensive organizational systems and programs and to direct operations to subordinate managers. Ability to interpret and apply provisions of law, regulation, or policy to specific situations in law enforcement. Ability to prepare written reports and make verbal presentations to large groups. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, including effective public speaking.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, business administration, or a related field; plus four years of experience in law enforcement, or a related field, including two years of experience in a supervisory capacity. Must possess Basic Law Enforcement Certification in accordance with ACA 12-9-106. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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