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JOB PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITY
Incumbent serves as Chief of Police for the AISD Police Department. Incumbent has responsibility for maintaining and enforcing policies, directives, standards and laws of the District and State. Incumbent is also responsible for the oversight of the two sections of the Campus Police Department. Incumbent is directly responsible for all aspects of a major support service department in the District.
§ Meet with Campus and Central Office Administrators concerning security, safety, and law enforcement matters.
§ Participate on committees and task force groups as a representative of AISD’s interests.
§ Work with command staff to solve day-to-day problems within the department.
§ Coordinate police activities with campus activities.
§ Respond to specific requests from other agencies or departments.
§ Plan and research to meet future needs, requirements, and service demands.
§ Develop and present in-service training for both Police Department and other AISD staff.
§ Perform administrative functions of the department (e.g., including budget planning and approval, payroll, and personnel matters.)
§ Incumbent has final responsibility for all department planning on both a short and long term basis.
§ Coordinate scope of services and all work for both sections within the Police Department.
§ Perform all budget planning functions and receives input from Bureau supervisors. Incumbent has final responsibility for submission and justification of department budget requests.
§ Assign both general and specific duties to subordinate supervisors according to management plan and/or outside request for service.
§ Instruct subordinates daily and as needed on department policies, procedures, programs, and objectives. Issue both written and verbal directives.
§ Establish standards for the department based on accepted practices in each specific area of operation.
§ “Spot check” all areas of operation through direct supervision and inspection.
§ Design all department in-service training courses for staff.
§ Resolve formal and informal grievances; make final decision in all disciplinary actions and terminations. Hold hearings as necessary.
§ Track performance of all Police Department personnel and review all performance evaluations on personnel.
Set standards for hiring practices and oversee all personnel functions within the department. Establish background investigation procedures.
· Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice or related field
· Graduation from a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education Approved Academy or Program
· Masters Peace Officer Certification
· Minimum 10 years experience as a police officer
· Minimum 5 years of experience in a command level position in law enforcement.
· Experience working with families and youth preferred.
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary Grade A10, 230 Days - $92,000 - $112,000
(The salary is based on experience and qualifications.)
An Equal Opportunity Employer