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Police Lieutenant

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Full Time, Safety

Position Information     

This is a full-time management (MPP) position.  MPP employees serve at the pleasure of the campus President.  MPPs do not serve a probationary period and never receive permanent status.

This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Special Working Conditions: 24/7 operation to include nights, weekends, holidays, and on-call.

Conditions of Employment         

Possession of a valid Driver's License is required.  Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving record.

Employment is contingent upon candidate passing a pre-employment physical exam with the ability to lift up in excess of 50 lbs.

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Application Deadline & Salary Information         

The review of applications will begin Wednesday, July 6, 2022, and the position will remain Open Until Filled.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Major Duties

Under the general direction of the Chief of Police, the Lieutenant will manage the patrol, investigations, parking, dispatch, and transportation functions of the Police Department ensuring a comprehensive, twenty-four-hour, law enforcement and security program for the entire campus community (including the immediate surrounding community). The Lieutenant will participate as part of the executive team in the overall leadership/management of the Department and must be able to demonstrate the ability to exercise independent judgment and sound decision-making skills. The Lieutenant must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Working conditions may include field, administrative and shift duties. The Lieutenant is expected to be on call 24 hours a day and may be required to work outside of normal business hours(i.e. nights, weekends, and holidays). The Lieutenant will ensure that Department directives are adhered to, goals are accomplished and objectives are met. The Lieutenant will serve as a field commander at the scene of major incidents, demonstrations, and/or special events. The Lieutenant will perform traditional police and law enforcement-related duties. The Lieutenant must possess knowledge of law enforcement procedures as they relate to the University jurisdiction.

Qualifications

Required Education and  Experience:

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Experience: Minimum 5 years of law enforcement experience including 3 years in a supervisory capacity. Possession or eligibility for a California POST Supervisory Certificate. The ability, after employment, to satisfy requirements for a POST Management Certificate within two years of employment as outlined in Section F of the POST Administrative Manual. Satisfaction of POST employment criteria. Valid California Driver's License.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Follows all University policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security and non-discrimination policies and procedures.
  • Contributes to a positive University experience for each and every student, and assists in achieving the University's mission
  • The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
  • Proven ability to interpret and evaluate policies and procedures and formulate proposals for implementation and improvement.
  • Knowledge of personnel management theories, principles, practices, and techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead personnel.
  • Experience in directing multiple complex tasks and projects of a diverse nature simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently in carrying out the management and leadership of a work group.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with peers and the campus community.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and written, across a broad segment of society.
  • Experience and competency in software applications in support of major job duties (Excel, MS Word, Outlook).
  • Understanding and experience in the use of technology in the accomplishment of project objectives.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the concepts of the Incident Command System (ICS), the Unified Command Structure, the Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS), and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
  • Demonstrated understanding of the role and responsibility of local responders and local government in the overall emergency response plan.
  • Experience managing a unit budget.
  • California State University Dominguez Hills expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct are expected of all employees.

Certification:

The ability, after employment, to satisfy requirements for a POST Management Certificate within two years of employment as outlined in Section F of the POST Administrative Manual. Satisfaction of POST employment criteria.

Valid California Driver's License.

*Correspondence instruments, to include pencils, pens, typewriters, computers, FAX, photocopier.
*Communications radios.
*Motor Vehicles
*Personal safety equipment to include firearms, batons, handcuffs, pepper spray, taser, and flashlight.

Responsibilities

30% Supervision Supervision

Manage the patrol, investigations, parking, dispatch, and transportation functions of the Police Department ensuring a comprehensive, twenty-four-hour, law enforcement and security program for the entire campus community (including the immediate surrounding community). The Lieutenant must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Working conditions may include field, administrative and shift duties. The Lieutenant is expected to be on call 24 hours a day and may be required to work outside of normal business hours(i.e. nights, weekends, and holidays). The Lieutenant will serve as a field commander at the scene of major incidents, demonstrations, and/or special events. The Lieutenant will perform traditional police and law enforcement-related duties. The Lieutenant must possess knowledge of law enforcement procedures as they relate to the University jurisdiction, Crime Prevention, Patrol, and Communications Units. Directly manages/supervises, evaluates, and counsels immediate subordinate supervisors. Coordinates identify and correct operational deficiencies within areas of responsibility in an appropriate and timely manner. Assures that employees are in compliance with Department procedures, policies, and goals. Informs the Chief of the progress of unit activities. 

25% Policy Policy

Oversees the review and update of the CSU Dominguez Hills Police Policy and Procedures manual. Responsible for reviewing current policy for continued relevance. Responsible for writing new policies, and updating current existing policies in electronic and print media. Responsible for creating training on new policies to alert and educate personnel. 

20%  Administration Administration

Participate as part of the executive team in the overall leadership/management of the Department and must be able to demonstrate the ability to exercise independent judgment and sound decision-making skills. Interacts with administrators and supervisors of other University departments and law enforcement agencies to promote positive working relationships and ensure that the missions of the Department and University are fulfilled. Requires the incumbent to receive and transfer critical information; assists in the coordination of events; assumes command of critical incidents; provide proper policy interpretations as required. Actively serves on University committees or groups, as assigned.

10% Budget Budget

Maintains a working knowledge of the Department's budget to assist the chief in the sound management of fiscal resources, including assisting in establishing budget priorities and budget planning. Will assist, as necessary in payroll functions of the Department. 

5%  Personal Development

Personally maintains professional credentials and participates in ongoing training/educational activities to remain current in the field of law enforcement. Ensures personal compliance with all training mandates from the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training. 

5% Police

Performs policing duties as required to include, but not limited to, traffic control; crowd control; arrest situations; criminal/administrative investigations; traffic enforcement; and response to emergency situations. 

5% Other duties as assigned.

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.   For more information or definition of these terms, please visit:

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at https://www.csudh.edu/dhpd/clery/crime-stats/ , or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639. Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free.  Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property.  Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9

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