College of DuPage is
more than a highly respected community college: we're a thriving community of
diverse individuals committed to inspiring, creating, and extending success for
every student. As the second-largest higher education institution in Illinois,
we have built a family that is dedicated to making our world a better place to
live through the power of education, imagination, and unrelenting ambition. Our
educators work together to meet today's challenges, and prepare for tomorrow's
with new ideas, approaches, and techniques.
Become a new member of
our inclusive community as the:
Interim Deputy Chief
The Interim Deputy
Chief of Police will handle department
decision making in the absence of the Chief of Police, handle department support
services and protection for college properties, interests, students, faculty,
support staff and guests.
Directs the operation of the department in the absence of the Chief.
Coordinates the Support Services functions including investigations, dispatch,
community service and student employees.
Has budget signature authority and assists with the preparation and
administration of the Public Safety Police Department budget.
Assists in the development, implementation, and attainment of department goals
Develop and update operational police department policies and procedures.
Represents Public Safety Department as it pertains to security and safety
issues associated with college construction projects. This includes review and
comment on building documents, traffic issues and attendance at construction
team meetings with input on decision making for security and safety.
Is the designated Safety Officer within the department to identify, review and
make changes for internal, as well as external safety issues.
Develop fire, tornado, and other emergency response plans and drills.
Manage the hiring process for new Public Safety Officers, Dispatchers and
Community Service Officers.
Coordinates Public Safety training programs.
Responsible for compliance with federal Cleary Act compliance.
Directs department inventory control practices.
Responsible for department inspections in compliance with policy.
Works closely and cooperatively with local, county, and state law enforcement
agencies and officials to provide service to the college campus.
Prepares periodic statistical analysis of calls for service and other periodic
Evaluates activities of assigned area and recommends improvements and
Assists in the enforcement of all laws, ordinances, and departmental
regulations including updating the operations manual.
Responsible for the administration of payroll within the department.
Enforce College rules and regulations pertaining to traffic and parking,
posting of notices, distributing tracts and pamphlets, assemblages of persons,
and use of building and grounds.
Represents the Public Safety Police Department serving on Continuous
Improvement Teams as appropriate.
Enforce application state statutes, city and county ordinances when such as
required for the protection of College properties, interest, students,
faculty, supportive staff and guests.
Assist other police agencies surrounding the College upon request.
Successfully qualify at department range qualifications schools.
Conducts security/alarm surveys on a periodic basis.
Working knowledge of all responsibilities for the duties of each employee
Classified Position Description within the Public Safety Police Department.
Other related duties as assigned.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE and EDUCATION:
Illinois Certified Police Officer with
6 years of law enforcement experience and a minimum of 3 years law enforcement
supervisory experience or other supervisory experience.
BS degree in Criminal Justice.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE and EDUCATION:
More than 5 years law enforcement
MS degree in Criminal Justice and
graduate of police upper management course.
Knowledge of equipment used within the department of Public Safety as related to
Usually good. Some exposure to outside weather year round. Some work during the
night hours. May work 2nd or 3rd shift as required. Available on call 24 hours
daily and 7 days per week. The physical effort to be able to lift items of 100
This position requires a background check
and drug screen.
population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and
background. College of DuPage is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages
applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the College.