Listening > Responding > Contributing SHARE YOUR PASSION.
If you're a courageous and honest leader who is able to meet change with
innovation to promote and carry out the College mission, this is the opportunity
for you. Bring your expertise into our dynamic environment and increase the
positive impact of your talent. Apply your skills and experience in a new way,
and spread your enthusiasm for excellence at Harper College.
welcome you to inspire others, contribute to your profession, and enjoy the
complete educational experience, collegial setting, and advanced resources of
Harper. Share more than your expertise. Share your passion for success.
Chief of Police
Harper College is currently seeking an experienced Chief of Police. The
successful candidate will manage, command and lead the operations of the Harper
College Police Department to ensure consistency with community based policing
and fact based systems that meet the needs of Harper College. You will ensure
that Campus Police policies, procedures, practices, services, and programs are
appropriate and responsive to a well-established, large suburban college campus
with satellite facilities. You will also supervise and direct employees of the
Harper College Police Department (HCPD); establish department goals and
objectives consistent with the Harper College Strategic Plan; and serve as the
College's designated Emergency Management Coordinator.
Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, public administration, social science
or related field required. Master's preferred.
Completion of a major police management program such as the Federal Bureau of
Investigations FBI National Academy is preferred.
minimum of five years of supervisory experience with a college/university
police department or a municipal, county, state or federal law enforcement
agency is required. Community College experience is preferred.
Experience must include a strong emphasis on crime prevention, safety
management and physical security.
be a Certified Illinois Peace Officer, or be able to receive Illinois Law
Enforcement Training and Standards Board (ILETSB) certification.
Annual mandatory qualification/certification required by law to include:
Annual Firearms qualification and Police Chiefs 20-hour annual training.
have strong functional computer and software skills to include Microsoft
Office Suite products and Oracle as well as law enforcement related software
Openness to change and new methods, a passion for continuous learning and
self-improvement, and a willingness to meet change with innovation to promote
and carry out the College mission.
Demonstrated ability to organize, supervise, train, motivate, and evaluate
Ability to be a fair-minded, ethical, and honest leader with excellent
interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills and the courage and
integrity to lead and accept responsibility.
Personal characteristics that ensure effective working relationships with all
segments of the College and the public.
Understanding, sensitivity, and commitment to meeting the needs of the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the
student, employee, and community populations.
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