POLICE SERVICES LIEUTENANT
San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
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The Police Services Lieutenant reports to the Chief of Police, to
be assigned District-wide. This is a full time, 12 months per year,
As a sworn Peace Officer under the direction of the Chief of
Police, performs supervisory duties, general law enforcement and
patrol duties in uniform, without limitations, to meet Department
NATURE and SCOPE
The Police Services Lieutenant will be guided in his or her duties
by those directives promulgated by the San Jose/Evergreen Community
College District. These include: Oath of Office, Mission
Statements, Vision Statements, Core Values, Quality Statements, and
Business Plans, as well as Department Policy and Procedures.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Under the general supervision of the Chief of Police, the
Lieutenant is responsible for the supervision of all assigned
personnel and is responsible for the protection of life and
property and enforcement of all pertinent laws within the
jurisdiction of the San Jose/Evergreen College District Police
2. Act as an overall assistant to the Chief of Police and may act
as temporary head of the Police Department in the Chief's
3. Work closely with members of the campus administration, the
faculty, the students, or representatives of local public safety
agencies in the implementation of policies, procedures or
agreements pertaining to program operations.
4. May provide interpretations of campus public safety policies and
regulations to members of the campus community, representatives of
local agencies or members of the general public.
5. Direct law enforcement functions according to Departmental
Policy and Procedures.
6. Manage the performance of Uniformed Patrol Officers, the
Department Bicycle Program, Parking Enforcement Unit/Community
Services Officers (CSOs), Dispatch staff, and non-sworn Civilian
office support staff.
7. Coordinate the Department's involvement in special events held
on the campuses.
8. Supervise other personnel assigned to the San Jose/Evergreen
College District Police Department by evaluating their work and
providing on-the-job training as appropriate.
9. Coordinate the Department's Field Training Program, Firearms and
Range Qualification, Dispatch Communications Training Program,
Parking Enforcement Training/CSO.
10. Assume administrative investigations responsibilities and other
relevant disciplinary issues as assigned by the Chief of
11. Coordinate the California Law Enforcement Telecommunications
Systems (CLETS) and Criminal Justice Information Center (CJIC)
information systems and Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) software, and
oversee Departmental compliance with property and evidence statutes
set forth in the CA Evidence Code.
12. Under the direction of the Chief of Police to provide overall
guidance and coordination of Department personnel in matters
pertaining to criminal investigations and prepares special
13. Act as Incident Commander during critical emergency situations
on District property.
14. Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
1. Law enforcement and campus security principles, practices and
techniques including patrol procedures, investigations, and the
collection and preservation of evidence.
2. Laws, rules and regulations pertaining to the functions of the
District Police Department including laws of search and seizure,
arrest, legal rights of citizens, and court procedures.
3. Planning and organization principles.
4. Record-keeping, evidence and report-writing methods.
Skills and Abilities:
1. Meet standards specified by the Commission on
Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.).
2. Train, supervise, discipline and evaluate personnel.
3. Determine appropriate actions in emergency situations.
4. Enforce laws, rules and regulations and conduct
5. Administer first aid and CPR.
6. Analyze situations accurately and take appropriate action.
7. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working
relationships with others.
8. Plan, organize, coordinate and supervise assigned work.
9. Work effectively with others to achieve common goals.
10. Use standard word processing software as well as CLETS and CJIC
11. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
12. Collect, compile and analyze information.
13. Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, cultural, disability, religious
background and sexual orientation of community college students,
faculty and staff.
14. Meet standards of physical stature, endurance and agility
established by the District.
15. Operate a computer and assigned office equipment.
16. Administer first aid in emergency situations.
17. Human relation skills to resolve confrontation, affect behavior
of others, facilitate small group processes, supervise the work of
others and review performance, and convey a positive image of the
18. Operate and maintain emergency police equipment such as a
firearms, Taser, OC spray, shotgun, patrol rifle, baton, handcuffs,
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
1. Associate’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and
experience from which similar knowledge, skills and ability may be
2. Five years of increasingly responsible experience as a police
officer with a P.O.S.T.-certified California law enforcement
License and Requirements:
1. Possess a California P.O.S.T. Supervisory certificate and then
successfully complete the P.O.S.T. management course within the
mandated time limit set forth by P.O.S.T.
2. Possess a valid California Driver’s License.
3. CPR certification.
1. Bilingual abilities desirable.
District’s Diversity Requirements
- Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of the
diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual
orientation, cultural, disability, and ethnic background of groups
historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced
- Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major
duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in
the District’s hiring policy; or demonstrated equivalent
transferable skills to do so.
$119,650 - $145,435 Annual Salary (Range M20: Management 2022-2023
Salary Schedule). Starting salary placement is generally at Step
Excellent fringe benefit package includes District paid medical,
dental, vision, EAP (employee assistance plan) and life insurance
for employee and eligible dependents, and income protection.
Voluntary plans include supplemental life insurance, Flexible
Spending Accounts, 403b and 457 Deferred Compensation Accounts.
Supervisor positions also include 22 vacation days, 19 holidays, 12
sick leave days and 6 administrative leave days per year.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and
apply on line at the following link: https://sjeccd.peopleadmin.com/
About San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
The District is represented by dedicated and talented employees who
are passionate about providing our student population with the best
educational experience possible. The District recognizes that
cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic
excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding;
provides positive roles models for all students, and creates an
inclusive and supportive educational and work environment for its
employees, students, and the community it serves.
As of fall 2017, with enrollment of approximately 18,500 per
semester, and an extremely diverse student population
(Hispanic/Latino 44%, Black/African-American 4%, Asian/Pacific
Islander 32%, American Indian/Native American 0.5%, White/Caucasian
11%) attaining educational goals reflecting 45% - AA Degree and
Transfer to a 4-Year College/ University, the District’s emphasis
on student success makes it a recognized educational leader in the
The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve as
colleagues to an existing diverse group of managers, supervisors
and confidential staff consisting of 29 % Hispanic/Latino, 13%
Asian/Pacific Islander, 7% Black/African American, 23%
White/Caucasian, and as well as encouraging applications from all
qualified, outstanding applicants.