$200,000 - $230,000/annually
Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience.
Benefits Level Eligibility: Full benefits
Executive Recruitment Services has been retained for this search. Review of applications to begin May 4, 2022. Position will remain open until filled.
Nominations for this position and requests for information should be addressed to our Search Consultant, Heather Renschler at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Covered Individuals do NOT include employees who work 100% remotely with NO expectation that they will physically access any University location or program at ANY time. If 100% remote work ends, the employee is subject to policy.
UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials submitted after the IRD will be forwarded only at the request of the hiring unit. Submit your materials before the IRD to ensure consideration by the hiring unit.
The IRD for this job is: 05-04-2022
UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the experience of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. It's known as an unconventional place where innovation and experimentation is part of the campus's DNA. That playful, bold spirit still thrives today, all on a campus renowned as among the most beautiful in the world.
The UC Santa Cruz Police Department is responsible for all law enforcement services, including maintenance of order, crime prevention and education programs, emergency preparedness and incident response, community policing, and participates in mutual aid agreements with neighboring law enforcement agencies and other UC campuses statewide. The police department also has responsibility for Emergency Management, Police Student Ambassador Program, crime prevention, and physical security systems. The Police Department is 24 hours a day, 7 days a week operation.
More information can be found here: https://police.ucsc.edu/
Reporting directly to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Risk and Safety Services, the Chief of Police leads all police department efforts and is responsible for protecting life and property, maintaining security and order, and preserving the general welfare of the campus community. The Chief manages and coordinates all police activities including: patrol, investigation, records, law enforcement, crime prevention, and detection, and department conformance to the California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST).
The Chief coordinates and ensures the provision of services for the main campus and for university facilities and programs at off-campus sites including; Santa Clara, Scotts Valley, City of Santa Cruz, and Monterey Bay locations. The Chief of Police has the added responsibility for the safety of the campus community during first amendment assemblies, campus emergencies, special events, criminal threats, dignitary protection, and other incidents that may affect the normal working operations of the campus.
Responsible for managing and directing the Police Department and other delegated authorities and duties, the incumbent is expected to be a visible member of the campus community and available for on-campus senior leadership consultation. Develops campus and/or organizational policies and authorizes their implementation. Represents the campus in campus-wide and system-wide meetings and discussions. Recognized as an influential leader. Makes decisions in collaborations with senior leadership for the organization and ensures achievement of objectives. Erroneous decisions will have a serious impact on the overall success of the division or the campus.
No. of Positions: 1
Employee Classification: This is a Career appointment
Job End Date: None
Work Location: UC Santa Cruz Main Campus
Union Representation: Non-Represented
Job Code Classification: 005978 POLICE CHF MGR 3
Travel: Up to 25% of the time
30% Manages the activities of the police department through several subordinate managers having overall responsibility for functional programs. Directs the proper and efficient delivery of some public safety and law enforcement services. Partners with other campus departments and city/county agencies in broader public safety services. Performs the functions of a Captain of Police, Lieutenant of Police, Sergeant of Police or Police Officer as needed. Directs all planning and administration for the deployment of personnel, resources, and funds for the police department. Selects strategies, standards, methods, and systems for successful implementation of department goals in a manner consistent with the mission of the department and campus. Provides guidance and direction to the department for the achievement of objectives, including policy, budget, and other planning for the department.
30% Manage, mentor, and coach staff. Understand staff needs and lead through change. Work with subordinate managers on employee & labor relations situations as well as recruitment/retention of staff (sworn & non-sworn). Supports department morale and holds staff accountable. Ensure appropriate training for the department in support of the department and campus missions. Authorizes and oversees personnel action review boards and administrative investigation review boards as necessary.
20% Lead bridge and community building efforts, plans, and implementations. Partner in campus-wide initiatives and changes around public safety as a subject matter expert of law enforcement and possible innovations, solutions, and/or changes. Actively engage with community groups, including students.
10% Represents UC Santa Cruz and the department in public appearances and as active leadership within community and campus committees and groups.
5% Serves as a senior stakeholder within the campus emergency plan during or in preparation for civil unrest, disaster, or other significant police operations. Advises senior management on controversial situations, negotiations, or influencing and persuading other senior-level managers.
5% Overseeing key responsibilities of department risk management related to community safety and policing.
All UCSC employees must understand and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
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To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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