College (ECC) is a comprehensive, fully accredited community college located in
Elgin, Illinois, one of its most rapidly growing cities. Our district
encompasses 360 square miles, serving 400,000 people, 11,000 businesses with
four public school districts and 15 high schools. ECC was selected as one of
five Illinois community colleges to participate in the national Achieving the
Dream (AtD) initiative. is a long-term national initiative that collaborates
with community colleges to help more students earn degrees, complete
certificates, or transfer to four-year institutions to continue their studies.
The park-like setting of our 145 acre Main Campus offers instruction spanning
nine major buildings with beautiful views. ECC also offers classes throughout
the northwest suburbs of Chicago with more than 100 off-campus locations.
Plan, coordinate and
direct the activities of the campus police department. Supervise personnel in
the prevention detection and investigation of crimes, maintenance of order,
enforcement of traffic regulations, etc.
Manage the day-to-day
operations of the ECC Police Department personnel. Interview, hire, train,
schedule, supervise and evaluate the ECC law enforcement, security and
administrative staff. Respond, or provide staff to respond to all off-hours
Make all follow up
investigations on criminal incidents on campus. Apprehend and arrest suspects
for felony or misdemeanor offenses in accordance with applicable State statutes.
Collect evidence and interview any possible witnesses for subsequent court
Make recommendations to
management on any necessary policy/procedure changes, equipment
purchase/replacement and employee performance issues.
programs to enhance awareness of campus crime and safety.
Maintain the "Standard
Operating Policies and Procedures" manual of the ECC Police Department. Develop
and maintain the Colleges' "Emergency and Evacuation" manuals.
Supervise all vehicle
maintenance and operations for the Police Department.
Prepare Clery Annual
Campus Safety Report.
Liaison with other law
Serve as Acting Chief of
Police as needed.
Participate in a minimum
of 20 hours of mandatory in-service training per year.
job-related duties as assigned which pertain to the job description.
(BA/BS) from four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of
education and/or experience.
Fifteen years experience
in law enforcement with five years at a command level at an increasing level of
responsibility (equivalent to police lieutenant or higher).
Experience in policy
development, budgeting, personnel, and training.
Certification by the
Illinois Local Governmental Law Enforcement Officer Training Board.
communication and organization skills.
Ability to prepare clear
and comprehensive written reports.
Working knowledge of
pertinent federal, state laws and local ordinances.
Knowledge of operation
and use of Law Enforcement equipment.
Ability to analyze
situations and adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action.
coordination, strength, and ability sufficient to meet strenuous police duty
Ability to adapt to
exposure to extreme weather conditions, intense physical activity and safety
Ability to operate a
variety of police vehicles and equipment.
annual firearms certification as required by Illinois Public Act 94-103.
Acquire and maintain
LEADS and AED/CPR certification.