Department:: Security-Public Safety
Locations:: Haverhill, MA
Posted:: Apr 25, 2022
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Ref. No.:: 251889
Position ID:: 146720
Full-Time Deputy Chief: Department of Public Safety; Assistant Director; 37.5 hours/week, Non-Unit Professional Position
Anticipated Start Date: ASAP
SUMMARY: Northern Essex Community College (NECC) Department of Public Safety (DPS) is seeking applicants for Deputy Chief's position. The NECC Department of Public Safety is building a police department that utilizes both police and security to bring the highest level of protection and service to the NECC community. The Deputy Chief will assist the Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police to grow the department and create a unique and dynamic department built with a focus on 21st century policing and best practices in campus public safety. The Deputy Chief will also be instrumental in developing and managing all areas of this department including but not limited to budgeting, personnel (both in house and contract security), training, community policing and engagement, investigations, policy development, and the many daily decisions that must be made as the department grows. The Deputy Chief will serve as the 2nd in command of the Department of Public Safety.
The addition of police officers began in 2020 from when the department moved from solely security services to a full-scale police and security model, this position will be critical to implementing change in an environment that is new to campus law enforcement. The Deputy Chief will be responsible for developing opportunities for community engagement to allow the public to understand and trust the process. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working with committees and groups on campus to generate positive synergy between the police and citizens of NECC.
The Deputy Chief will understand the specific needs of a college campus and ensure that all members of the department under his/her command are effectively trained, prepared and supported to perform their duties to protect the college, employing the practices and philosophy of community policing. In addition, the Deputy Chief will be instrumental in the department's goal of obtaining certification, and ultimately accreditation, through the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission. The Deputy Chief must also help to ensure the safety of the college environment by maximizing the patrol staff's attention on the community's needs to their safety and security concerns. This individual will conduct ongoing assessments of the proficiency of the patrol staff, operational procedures and resources. They will also oversee the active and on-going assessments of the community oriented policing programs and initiatives. The Deputy Chief will take a leadership role with the law enforcement services including criminal investigations, police training, policy development, and court process. They will also assist with operational event planning, incident command, crisis preparation and response, as well as maintain effective, collaborative relationships with key members of the campus, local, state and federal law enforcement agencies. In addition, the Deputy Chief will assist the department with understanding and adhering to the new standards and policies of the Massachusetts POST Commission including internal investigations, discipline, training, policy development, and certification.
The Deputy Chief must stay current with issues relating to campus public safety issues as well as legal updates and obligations, training needs crime prevention, investigatory practices, supervisory and patrol functions. The Deputy Chief must be knowledgeable in areas of the Clery Act, Title IX, NIMS and ICS as they relate to campus law enforcement, security, and emergency related services. Motivating, training, and directing members of the staff and ensuring they are engaged with the community are critical responsibilities of this position. This person will help the staff gain the confidence of the campus community by understanding their needs and imparting this information with his or her experience and knowledge of working on a college campus.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
BACKGROUND CHECK: Candidates will be required to pass a CORI and SORI check as a condition of employment.
COVID VACCINATION: Candidates for employment should be aware that all Northern Essex Community College students, faculty and staff have been fully vaccinated since January 3, 2022. Accordingly, initial employment is dependent upon receipt and verification of full vaccination status records; details of how to fulfill vaccine record verification requirements will be provided during the hire and onboarding process.
SALARY: Anticipated starting salary range is $70,0000.00 - $80,000.00 annually with complete fringe benefit package including competitive health insurance, dental insurance, basic life insurance, long-term disability insurance, paid sick and personal leave, educational benefits for employee/spouse/dependents, and excellent retirement benefits.
TO APPLY: To be considered for this position you must submit a cover letter and resume online.
DEADLINE: Open until filled
Northern Essex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, maternity leave, military service and national origin and any other protected class in its education programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statues and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act and related statutes and regulations, Affirmative Action, non-discrimination policies, and Title IX compliance/sexual harassment: Assistant Director of Human Resources, Elizabete Trelegan B-219, 978-556-3928/ firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
Prospective employees are encouraged to review the College's Annual Security Report (ASR), in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which can be found on the disclosure page of the College's website at: http://www.necc.mass.edu/clery
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