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Chief of College Police

San Francisco, California



San Francisco Community College District

Human Resources Department

33 Gough Street

San Francisco, CA 94103

Phone: 415-241-2246

Fax: 415-241-2335






$90,622 - $153,685



Application Deadline: Until Filled
















Posting Number: #0090009








Under administrative direction of the Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration, the Chief of College Police plans, develops, organizes, directs, supervises and evaluates a comprehensive public safety and law enforcement program for the San Francisco Community College District to ensure the protection, security and safety of all students, staff, property, visitors and equipment.




  1. Plans, directs, and manages the staff and operations of the Public Safety department to provide 24 hour-a-day protection and security; coordinates security with all events, and day-to-day operations in a manner which ensures the safety of the public; supervises all public safety staff; participate in all decisions related to selection, promotion, evaluation, and discipline of personnel;

  2. Consults with District administrators and Department chairs to define security needs; Implements safety and security policies and procedures; ensures that they are understood and carried out by all public safety personnel; formulates training materials and training programs; assists, advises, and guides all college departments regarding public safety regulations and procedures, and provides recommendations for improving security throughout the college;

  3. Assures that the enforcement function is performed in accordance with current federal, state and local laws.  Provides appropriate direction and coordination of major criminal investigations that may involve other law enforcement and criminal justice agencies; 

  4. Develops and implements safety and security policies and procedures in accordance with educational and Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) requirements; Ensures, through training and strategic deployment of necessary institutional police officers, the comprehensive readiness of the public safety staff to effectively cope with security issues, and emergencies, i.e., theft, vandalism, personal injuries, assaults, natural disasters, etc., that could effect college operations; coordinates the District’s disaster readiness plan;

  5. Develops and administers departmental budget; establishes appropriate staffing levels to meet program needs and identifies means to attain staffing goals; ensures continuous improvement in departmental services to meet or exceed internal and external customer expectations; assumes a lead role in fostering effective labor management relations;

  6. Directs and participates in the investigation of alleged or suspected violations of security, criminal and civil law, violations of the City Charter and Board of Trustees policies; resolves issues of jurisdiction and assures the effective cooperation of District staff with protective agencies; prepares and presents reports of investigations to the Vice Chancellor of Administration and Finance, District management and administrative staff, District Attorney and/or Police Department;

  7. Oversees and coordinates the investigation of misconduct charged; analyzes existing evidence of facts, carries out appropriate physical restraint, arrest and search or seizure laws; assures that cooperation and effective liaison with the public safety staff and outside law enforcement agencies, including police and fire, are properly maintained.  Reviews content of written reports to ensure adherence to legal requirements;

  8. Maintains current knowledge of security-related state and federal laws, fire protection and other pertinent safety laws and codes, security systems and technical equipment.  Participates in Safety Committee meetings and conducts meetings with other departments, various campus groups or units with regard to personal safety and crime prevention on campus; 

  9. Acts as liaison for the Vice Chancellor of Administration and Finance in representing the District in interactions with representatives of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies and programs; reviews and analyzes all law enforcement, security and investigative reports submitted by outside agencies and prepares reports or responses as appropriate;

  10. Controls and tracks usage of security equipment and devices; reviews and updates equipment maintenance contracts; recommends the enhancement or purchase of security equipment;

  11. Performs other related duties as required.




This position requires considerable walking and standing, and includes possible exposure to physical injury and other dangers inherent to police work.


Pursuant to Board of Trustees policy, the carrying and use of deadly weapons; including firearms, by all employees is strictly prohibited at all District work sites and property.





Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration





Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  1. Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities to work with faculty, staff, and students as well as community groups from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual  orientations, disabilities, and ethnic backgrounds;

  2. Earned Master’s Degree from an accredited institution of higher education*;

  3. Five (5) years of experience managing security, law enforcement, and/or other public safety personnel in a public jurisdiction or large corporation including experience in investigations and emergency preparedness.  Experience must include demonstrated success in the development and implementation of an effective security program;

  4. Possession of Advanced and Supervisory Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Certification (a photocopy must be submitted upon request);

  5. Possession of a current, valid Driver License (a photocopy must be submitted upon request);

Desirable Qualifications:

  1. Earned Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Government Relations, Police Science, Criminology or related Behavioral Science from an accredited institution;

  2. Experience working in a diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, disability, and ethnic background of community college students.


*  Official transcript verifying the degree is required after the selection.





Associate Director





12 month appointment





The salary range for the position is competitive and based on related experience.  The annual salary range for the position $90,622 to $153,685.





Choice of several health plans, $50,000 Group Life Insurance, Prescription Drug Plan, and Dental Care Plan.





As soon as possible after appointment.





Submitting all of the application materials listed below is the responsibility of the applicant.  Postmarks will not be honored.  Application materials sent via email will not be accepted.  Under no circumstance will incomplete or late applications be considered by the Search Committee.


Applicants must submit the following materials which must be received by the Human Resources Department on or before the application deadline:

  1. A letter expressing interest in the position specifically indicating how the applicant's background and experience meet the “Employment Qualifications” and prepare the applicant for the responsibilities outlined under "Position Description/Major Duties and Responsibilities;"

  2. A current resume summarizing educational and administrative background and experience;

  3. A City College of San Francisco "Application for Administrative Position" form completed in full; (Statements on application form indicating "See Resume" are not acceptable.  Application forms are available at the CCSF Human Resources Department, and can be requested in person at 33 Gough Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, by calling (415) 241-2246, by FAX (415) 241-2335, or by clicking “Employment Opportunities” at  A resume or vita shall not be substituted for a completed CCSF application form.);

  4. Names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of five (5) references.  References will be contacted only if you are among the final candidates;

  5. Diversity Statement:  In a concise essay, relate several of your experiences or your involvement in circumstances or environments which strongly affected your understanding of and ability to function in a diverse community comprised of students and colleagues from varying academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientations, disabilities, and ethnicities;  (Separate from your letter of interest, submit a neatly presented response.  A direction to “see letter of interest” or “resume” is not an acceptable response.)


Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation to participate in this hiring process should contact the District ADA Coordinator at 241-2285 to make the necessary arrangements.  Please be aware that verification of a covered disability under the ADA may be required.


Arrangements should be made to have all the above materials received by the Human Resources Department on or before the application deadline.


Address the application materials package to:



City College of San Francisco

Human Resources Department - Posting Number: #0090009

33 Gough Street

San Francisco, CA  94103


Attn: Clara Starr

Dean, Human Resources



Application materials become the property of City College of San Francisco and will not be returned.  Since new documents must be submitted for each job opening, it is advised that applicants keep a copy of each document submitted for their own use and reference.  Application files for this position will not be considered for future openings.





For information regarding the duties and responsibilities of the position, contact:


Elisa Daniels

Principal Personnel Analyst

City College of San Francisco

Telephone:  (415) 241-2288





Applicants who meet all minimum qualifications and have all required application documents in the CCSF Human Resources Department on or before the deadline will be included in the initial review processes to be conducted by the Search Committee.  A reasonable number of applicants who are judged by the Committee as best matching the requirements of the position will be invited for a personal interview with the Search Committee.  An additional interview will be offered to applicants who are advanced beyond the initial interviews.






It is the policy of the City College of San Francisco to provide all persons with equal employment and educational opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, religion, age, gender, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, disability or AIDS/HIV status, medical conditions, gender identity, or status as a Vietnam-Era veteran.  These categories specifically include status as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning person in any District program or activity.  For further information, contact the CCSF Affirmative Action Office, (415) 241-2285.





A background investigation and psychological examination will be required prior to appointment.  Employee must pass and maintain continued eligibility throughout his/her employment.


Employees must satisfy all the pre-employment requirements for a CCSF Release to Work Authorization Certificate prior to appointment which include, but are not limited to, tuberculosis clearance (EC 87408.6), fingerprinting processing, and verification of their legal right to work in the United States.


City College of San Francisco reserves the right at its sole discretion to modify or to rescind this job announcement at any time without prior notice.










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