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Arkansas Government Job
Summary
The Higher Education Public Safety Commander I is responsible for the overall coordination and scheduling of a small to medium-sized certified law enforcement staff assigned to investigation/crime prevention, patrol, traffic and/or training at an institution of higher education. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Typical Functions
Assists in planning, coordinating, assigning, and reviewing the operations of subdivision programs and staff assigned to campus patrol, investigations, traffic, parking, and/or communications. Coordinates and schedules training activities for assigned personnel, communicates standards and practices to assure uniform delivery of services to the campus, and coordinates protective service activities with campus departments and outside organizations. Communicates policy directives for assigned area and ensures completion of departmental goals and objectives; keeps abreast of changes in laws, regulations, policies, procedures and practices. Assists in planning and developing departmental goals and objectives, assures proper communication of directives to subordinate employees, and develops and maintains productivity standards for proper compliance to established criteria. Supervises ongoing investigations; compiles statistical reports concerning sub-division activities and coordinates reporting requirements. Interprets directives and attends special meetings to convey information concerning investigations and complaints, or to answer questions concerning public safety activities. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of law enforcement management and supervisory principles. Knowledge of criminal laws and related departmental and campus policies and procedures. Knowledge of investigative methods and techniques. Ability to supervise the work activities of others. Ability to conduct training and evaluate training effectiveness. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Skill in the operation of firearms.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree with a major in criminal justice or related field; plus two years of progressively more responsible experience in law enforcement, including one year in a supervisory capacity. Certified as a Police Officer in accordance with ACA 12-9-106. Possession of a valid state motor vehicle operators license. 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.
Preferred Qualifications
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
Hire Date: 1/1/2015
This position has been extended.
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Paper Arkansas Tech University applications are available at the ATU Office of Human Resources located in Browning Hall 1st Floor, Suite 106, 1505 North Boulder Ave, Russellville, AR 72801.
Applications may also be submitted online at the Arkansas Tech University website:
Please apply either at this Arkansas Jobs website OR the Arkansas Tech website. Please do not apply at both websites. RESUMES ARE NOT ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF AN APPLICATION.
Clery Act
October 9, 2012
Arkansas Tech University is committed to assisting all members of the Arkansas Tech University community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual security and fire safety compliance document, which is required by federal law, is available at .
If you would like to receive a printed copy of the combined Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you can visit the Arkansas Tech University Public Safety Office at 1508 N. Boulder Avenue or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling .
The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, fire safety, university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Arkansas Tech University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

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