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Police Lieutenant (Administrator II)

California State University, Dominguez Hills
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 24, 2024

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Police Lieutenant (Administrator II)

Job No: 535865
Work Type: Management (MPP)
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Full Time, Safety, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Working Title: Police Lieutenant

Department Name: University Police

Division: Administration and Finance

Classification Title: Administrator II

MPP employees serve at the pleasure of the campus President. MPPs do not serve a probationary period and never receive permanent status.

Position Salary Range: $9,276 - $13,252 per month

The anticipated hiring range for this position is $11,500 - $12,000 per month.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Review of applications will begin February 20, 2024, and the position will remain open until filled.

About the Department/Position:

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. 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.

Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:
  • 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).
  • Serve as field commander at the scene of major incidents, demonstrations, and/or special events. The Lieutenant will perform traditional police and law enforcement-related duties.
  • Directly manages/supervises, evaluates, and counsels immediate subordinate supervisors.
  • Coordinates identifies, and corrects operational deficiencies within areas of responsibility in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Assures that employees are in compliance with Department procedures, policies, and goals. Inform the Chief on the progress of unit activities.
  • Responsible for writing new policies, updating current existing policies in electronic and print media.
  • Responsible for creating training on new policies to alert and educate personnel.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of the Department's budget

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience: Minimum 5 years of law enforcement experience including 2 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.

Preferred: California State University Public Safety Officer experience

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.
  • Must possess knowledge of law enforcement procedures as they relate to the University's jurisdiction.
  • Demonstrate the ability to exercise independent judgment and sound decision-making skills.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Contributes to a positive University experience for every student, staff and faculty, and assists in achieving the University's mission.
  • 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.

To view the full position description, click “Position Description” above.

General Information:
  • Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
  • In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California.
  • The CSU system offers a competitive total compensation benefits package for employees and qualifying dependents, including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and tuition assistance. It is our goal to compensate employees equitably and fairly. You can access a full description of our benefits here.
  • 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.
  • Employment is contingent upon the candidate passing a pre-employment physical exam with the ability to lift up in excess of 50 lbs.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

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.

Employees at California State University, Dominguez Hills shall abide by the Nondiscrimination Statement.

Applications Close: Open until filled

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