Chief of University Police
Northeastern Illinois University
Office of Human Resources
5555 N. Bernard Street
Chicago, IL 60625
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Population: 10,000 students
Sworn Officers: 23
Application Deadline: Until Filled
(Chief of University Police)
Northeastern Illinois University invites applications for the position of Chief of University Police.
Full Time, Continuing Position
Under supervision of the Vice President for Finance and Administration, the Chief of University Police is the chief law enforcement officer for Northeastern Illinois University. The Chief provides leadership in fostering a safe environment for all university locations and constituents through enforcement of Federal, State, County and City laws as those apply to all Northeastern locations, as well as ensuring compliance with University safety and security policies, practices, rules and regulations. The Chief of University Police is also responsible for overseeing emergency management initiatives and communications, as well as key and card access control systems and procedures.
About Northeastern Illinois University
Founded in 1867, NEIU has a rich tradition of educational innovation and prides itself on preparing teachers and administrators who make a difference in Chicago. That tradition continues to this day and has expanded to include an array of academic disciplines, allowing the University to embrace fully the community in which it resides. NEIU is regarded as the most diverse public comprehensive university in the Midwest and is designated by the United States Department of Education as an Hispanic Serving Institution. Diversity is an important factor in the character of this urban institution and in the social fabric of the student body. NEIU has an enrollment of 10,000 students, and ALANA students represent nearly 60% of the student body. Located on 67 acres in an attractive residential area on the northwest side of Chicago, the University offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, education, and business. The University has additional campuses in the metropolitan area: The Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, El Centro, and the Center for College Access and Success (formerly Chicago Teachers’ Center). The University is also a founding member of the University Center of Lake County consortium campus in suburban Lake County, north of Chicago. Newsweek magazine named Northeastern Illinois University the sixth “Best Investment” in the United States and number one in Illinois. Northeastern shares the top-ten spot with Harvard, Stanford, Princeton and MIT.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Comprehensive benefits package including:
Applicants are expected to respond based on the entire job description.
This position requires a background check.
In order to be considered for employment by Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) you must submit the following and send all documents within one PDF/Word document to:
In addition to the links provided above for the Employment Application (fillable), Affirmation Action Form and Statement of Annuitant Status, you can also obtain these forms at:
NEIU Office of Human Resources
Bernard Office Building (B0B)
5555 N. Bernard Street
Chicago, IL 60625
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Northeastern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and invites applications from Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, as well as Other Qualified Individuals. Northeastern Illinois University's positions are contingent upon the University's receipt of its State of Illinois appropriation.
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