HE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMANDER I (Lieutenant-Criminal Investigator) Extra-Help

UAPB CONTROLLERS OFFICE   Pine Bluff, AR   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on September 21, 2022
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HE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMANDER I (Lieutenant-Criminal Investigator) Extra-Help

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.

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. Shall serve as the lead Criminal Investigator and Supervises ongoing investigations; compiles statistical reports concerning sub-division activities and coordinates reporting requirements. Prepares criminal case file for judicial review by the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Interprets directives and attends special meetings to convey information concerning investigations and complaints, or to answer questions concerning public safety activities. Coordinates monitoring of Surveillance Security Cameras footage review; Camera Functionality Test; Code-Blue Emergency Phone Functionality Test; and maintain status logs. Coordinate and/or Broadcast Campus
Emergency Alerts. Performs other duties as assigned.

The Higher Education Public Safety Commander I is classified as an (ESSENTIAL WORKER-FIRST RESPONDER) and may require on-call duty
status and shift work. Qualification with small arms; and the wearing of firearms and uniforms are required.
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.

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree with a major in criminal justice or related field; plus three years of progressively more responsible experience in law enforcement, including two year in a supervisory capacity. Certified as a Police Officer in accordance with ACA 12-9-106. Possession of a valid state motor vehicle operator’s 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

Subject to background check and substance abuse testing

APPLICATION PROCESS: Qualified individual must submit an application and resume with the name, address, and telephone numbers of three references; and the State of Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training Personal History Statement.

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is committed to creating a safe and secure educational and work environment. We are committed to leveraging inclusion and diversity
principles. The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all
employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran
status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Candidates must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment, and all applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.