When you teach at College of DuPage you can provide direction for students'
lives. As the second largest higher education institution in Illinois and the
fifth largest single-campus community college in the nation, we strive every day
to find new and better ways to prepare students to meet every challenge.
Responsible to the Chief of Police to handle patrol operations, as well as
provide services and protection for college properties, interests, students,
faculty, support staff and guests.
*(DENOTES ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)
* Working knowledge of all responsibilities for the duties of a patrol officer
as listed on the Patrol Officer Classified Position Description.
* Supervises, evaluates performance and assigns work of patrol officers,
Sergeants, Dispatchers, Community Service Officers and student employees.
* Coordinates the patrol function in Public Safety services including traffic
control, fire prevention, and safety.
* Prepares periodic reports of work performed.
* Prepares State and Federal reports on Department of Public Safety.
* Interviews, recommends appointment and discipline of Public Safety
* Inspects assignments to see that delegated responsibilities are carried out
* Assists in the development, implementation and attainment of department
goals, objectives and policies as requested by the Chief of Police. Evaluates
activities of assigned area and recommends improvements and modifications.
* Assists in the enforcement of all laws, ordinances, and departmental
regulations including updating the operations manual.
* Conducts security/alarm surveys on a periodic basis.
* Reviews departmental procedures and accomplishments quarterly and makes
recommendations to Chief, as required.
* Coordinates the security needs for on and off campus events and functions.
* 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.
* Enforce applicable State statutes, City and County ordinances when such are
required for the protection of College properties, interest, students,
faculty, supportive staff and guests.
* Assist other police agencies surrounding the College upon request, when the
performance of those enforcement duties would not remove an officer from the
Take initial reports of vehicular accidents, thefts, disturbances, injuries,
illnesses, assaults, batteries, deaths, and other crimes and incidents,
including interviews of victims and witnesses and further investigation of
matters for purposes of obtaining evidence, recovering property, preparing
cases for court and for making referral to other police agencies so corrective
action can be taken in cases of safety or health hazards.
* Successfully qualify at department range qualification shoots.
* Adhere to department and college rules, regulations, policies and
Other related duties as assigned.
degree required; MS degree preferred.
Illinois certified Police Officer and 5 years of law enforcement experience
and a minimum of 3 years law enforcement supervisory experience or other
supervisory experience is required.
Ability to communicate clearly both orally and writing, analyze situations
under stressful conditions and adopt effective courses of action, and
interpret and apply written information (laws, regulations, policy, legal
opinions, etc.) is essential.
have knowledge of police methods and procedure; principles and practices of
supervision, training, and performance evaluation; federal, state, and local
laws regarding crime, search and seizure.
than 5 years law enforcement experience is preferred.
Starting salaries are dependent on education and experience.
College of DuPage also offers a generous benefits plan.
Teaching at College of DuPage is enhanced and enlivened through institutional
support of faculty creatively engaging in instructional development, research to
improve student learning and remaining current in their field of specialty.
The student 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 its