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University Police: Police Lieutenant

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus
University Police

Full Time, Staff

  • Official Title: Police Lieutenant
  • Job ID: #20412
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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University Police: Police Lieutenant

POSITIONA full-time sworn law enforcement position is currently available in University Police. The working title for this assignment is police lieutenant with an official title of police lieutenant. This is a fixed-term professional academic appointment that is renewable by the chief of police.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Certification or ability to be certified by Wisconsin Department of Justice, Training and Standards Bureau as a Police Officer in the State of Wisconsin
  • Three or more years of experience supervising police personnel
  • Seven or more years of experience working in a university police agency, or a police agency within a community closely connected with a college/university
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusiveness

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Business Administration, Higher Education Administration or related fields
  • Evidence of working collaboratively in a college or university setting
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with local and regional policing agencies
  • Experience coordinating emergency management, critical incident response and/or crisis intervention situations
  • Completion of a law enforcement leadership academy, institute or command school

DUTIES

Work is performed under supervision of the Chief of University Police.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  Manages personnel; administers programs; directs and supervises implementation of policy to ensure safety and security on all institutional properties; enforces laws; responds to emergency situations; acts as a liaison between the unit and internal and external stakeholders; administration of law enforcement operations; supervision of police officers; exercise law enforcement authority; and assistance to the Chief.  Performance is guided by departmental policies and procedures, University policies and procedures, Wisconsin statutes and administrative code. This position has full statutory arrest authority.

THE UNITThe unit of University Police is committed to providing quality law enforcement and public safety services to students, faculty, staff, and visitors. The unit consists of a chief of police, a lieutenant, two sergeants, six full-time officers, a security lead, a police services associate and varying part-time officers. https://www.uwec.edu/police/

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITYUW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in facultyundergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: https://www.uwec.edu/job-postings/You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the police lieutenant position (Job ID #20412) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed. Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to: Jay S. Dobson, Chief of Police dobsonjs@uwec.edu

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by December 29, 2023.  However, screening may continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is  limited, the   University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime.  Visit Campus Security and Fire Report  (https://www.uwec.edu/files/8/annual-security-report.pdf) .  Also visit our Campus Security Authority policy (https://www.uwec.edu/files/787/CleryCompliancePolicy.pdf).

                  UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.