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Manager, Suburban Law Enforcement Academy

Glen Ellyn, Illinois



College of DuPage

425 Fawell Boulevard

Glen Ellyn, IL 60137




Application Deadline: NA




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College of DuPage is more than a highly respected community college: we're a thriving community of diverse individuals committed to inspiring, creating, and extending success for every student. As the second-largest higher education institution in Illinois, we have built a family that is dedicated to making our world a better place to live through the power of education, imagination, and unrelenting ambition. Our educators work together to meet today's challenges, and prepare for tomorrow's with new ideas, approaches, and techniques.


Become a new member of our inclusive community in the following role:


Manager, Suburban Law Enforcement Academy



This position is responsible for all Suburban Law Enforcement Academy (SLEA) activities.

  • Manage and supervise the Suburban Law Enforcement Academy.

  • Develop community contacts for Homeland Security Training Institute (HSTI) and the Academy.

  • Seek and initiate new training opportunities for the Academy.

  • Market HSTI and the Academy at regional conferences, workshops and meetings. Represent HSTI and the Academy at State meetings and boards.

  • Serve as liaison between the law enforcement community, emergency planning, 1st responder and private sector safety communities and the College of DuPage.

  • Develop and manage budget and make fiscal projections for SLEA CE and SLEA Academy with an eye toward standardization of processes and policies in support of improved customer service and operational efficiency/cost savings. Create revenue, enrollment and customer service measurable goals for all SLEA staff and faculty.

  • Design, develop, implement and evaluate course curriculum, new delivery modalities, online trainings, etc.

  • Develop policies and procedures in compliance with the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board, NIMS, etc.

  • Recruit, hire, supervise evaluate and develop instructors.

  • Initiate remuneration and assignment sheet data for faculty.

  • Recruit students, serve program ambassador and represent the College at public events, chambers of commerce, etc.

  • Support the creation and distribution of marketing collateral as well as the implementation of a comprehensive marketing plan.

  • Periodically review staffing and resource plan to ensure SLEA CE and the Academy are properly staffed to support program and revenue growth.

  • Develop and support meaningful relationships with public and private sector partners including advisory boards, the cultivation of donors and service and delivery partners and grant opportunities to provide innovative educational opportunities for the growing integrated field of Homeland Security.

  • With Director of HSTI, prepare short and long-term plans for HSTI and SLEA.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements:






Minimum of eight (8) years of command experience in medium to large agency. Experience working with multiple public and private agencies.




Bachelor's Degree in Management or Criminal Justice or other related field.







More than eight (8) years of management, criminal justice or other related experience; teaching experience.




Master's Degree in Management or Criminal Justice or other related field.



Microcomputer and other equipment necessary to provide the Director and staff with information and training tools needed to grow this program.


Some evenings and weekend work. Heavy local travel, car required. Some one and two day travel required. Excellent written and oral communications are necessary.


This position requires a background check and drug screen.



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









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