Commander, Operations

Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 18, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Date 02/18/2021 Closing Date 03/04/2021 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment background check

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

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Joliet Junior College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please email or call (815) 280-6725.

Advertising Summary

Founded in 1901 as the nation’s first public community college, JJC’s dedication to student learning, community prosperity, and personal growth has influenced generations of students and community partners. Our six campuses and extension centers ensure accessibility and empower 30,000 students annually to improve their lives through the power of education.

Our commitment to our mission drives the change and innovation necessary to meet the evolving needs of our students, employees, and community. Our continued success is drawn from talented, diverse, and committed employees whose knowledge and passion for education create a thriving culture both in and out of the classroom.

JJC supports an inclusive and collaborative environment where everyone can learn, grow, and perform at their best. We invite you to apply your skills and experience in a way that supports excellence and rewards your contributions. Join our family and make JJC your first choice!

The college supports this commitment by providing full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees including:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (employee & family)

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

Flexible Spending Account

403(b) and 457(b) option for pre-tax retirement savings
Joliet Junior College Tuition Assistance (employee & family)
Long Term Disability

Life Insurance & a comprehensive leave plan including:

  • Federal holidays

  • Vacation

  • Personal

  • Sick

Job Details

STATUS : Full Time
DEPARTMENT : Campus Police
DIVISION : Administrative Services
UNION : Non-Union
REPORTS TO: Chief of Police
PLACEMENT : Professional Grade S12
MINIMUM PAY RATE : $72,918 annually

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

Position Summary

The primary mission of the Operations Commander is to assist the Chief in the management, operation, supervision and direction of the department, and in fulfilling the departmental requirement of providing a safe teaching, working, and learning environment on campus. In addition to regular police duties, the Operations Commander shall direct and manage the department in the absence of the Chief. As examples without limitations, the Commander shall have the following typical duties and responsibilities:

1. Perform all duties of a Police Officer.
2. Supervise, assign, direct, evaluate, and discipline all subordinates as required.
3. Act as a liaison between police personnel and the Chief; transmit all orders and directives of the Chief
4. Examine/review police crime/incident reports daily for completeness and conformity with department rules and regulations, the Clery Act, FERPA, or other compliance standards, and make revisions/corrections as needed.
5. May serve as the shift commander for certain shifts.
6. Manage daily operations of the department.
7. Develop departmental operational policies and procedures.
8. Ensure College compliance with all required state and federal reporting requirements.
9. Assist the Chief in the selection of new departmental employees.
10. Develop and supervise training for new employees.
11. Assists with the preparation and administration of the police department budget and has signature authority in the absence of the Chief.
12. Promote the Department’s vision, mission and goals to others and actively participate in achieving and maintaining them.
13. Work closely and cooperatively with local county, state law enforcement agencies and officials to maintain a positive cooperative working relationship.
14. Serve as the Incident Commander at all scenes while on duty, delegate as appropriate; provide oversight and guidance to supervisors and staff.
15. Oversee special projects and administration of payroll within the department and other administrative functions.
16. Perform other duties as assigned.

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