Location: Kentfield, Indian Valley (Novato) &/or Online, California
Description: PRIORITY SCREENING DATE: September 20, 2017
All application materials must be received by the Priority Screening Date in order to be considered during the initial screening. Applications received after this date may be considered thereafter at the discretion of the college until the position is filled.
Under the direction of the Chief of Police / Director of Safety, assist in the direction, planning, organization, management and supervision of the Police Department; plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the activities of sworn and non-sworn staff within the district police department, including parking and traffic operations; to coordinate public safety activities with other district departments; recommend and implement administrative policies and procedures in accordance with compliance of applicable District, County, State and Federal laws, rules, regulations and statues and to provide highly complex staff assistance to the Police Chief.
DIVERSITY STATEMENT College of Marin strives to embrace diversity in all forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened and productive environment and demonstrates sensitivity to and respect for a diverse population.
Examples of key duties are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature. Incumbents routinely perform approximately 80% of the duties below. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
Train, supervise, review and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; monitor workloads; interview and recommends employee transfers, reassignment, termination and disciplinary actions.
Plan, develop and coordinate in-service training of sworn and non-sworn personnel per department and POST mandates; provide training to the District on various safety topics including active shooter, sexual assault awareness, personal safety and security area review; oversee patrol operations and personnel issues.
Oversee crime prevention; assist the Chief of Police in disaster/emergency preparedness plans and training, evidence collection, community-oriented policing programs, investigations and other programs as assigned within the department and the District; provide budget, staffing and expenditure recommendations.
Participate in background investigations and investigator suspension; oversee background investigations on candidates for employment with the department; oversee the sworn, non-sworn and student cadet/technician training programs.
Manage and supervise police activities or functions on District properties and facilities; schedule police personnel coverage for crowd and traffic control of special events and functions.
Direct the preparation and maintenance of narrative and statistical reports and records related to personnel and assigned activities, including those related to training programs and intermittent crime statistics; compile data for court presentations.
Communicate with faculty, staff, students and external organizations to coordinate activities and programs, resolve issues and exchange information; respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive citizen inquires and complaints; appear in court to present evidence and testimony on criminal and civil cases.
Oversee and conduct criminal and special investigations including internal affairs investigations; implement and initiate disciplinary actions; confer with management, legal counsel and others regarding department and District issues.
Assist with planning and overseeing District-wide parking and transportation programs including vehicle, bicycle and pedestrian traffic and parking lot/garage access and safety.
Operate a computer and assigned software including the criminal justice system database; operate communications equipment; operate law enforcement tools, weapons and devices; drive a vehicle to conduct work as assigned.
May assist and contribute as needed with the District's Drug and Alcohol Prevention Program (DAAPP) including, but not limited to: updates and coordination of information required in the DAAPP, and coordination of the annual notification to employees and students and the biennial review.
May serve on the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT).
Assume responsibility of the department in the absence of the Chief of Police.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Requirements & Desirables: REQUIREMENTS 1.) Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, public administrationoran equivalent combination of education and experience from which similar knowledge, skills and ability may be acquired;and 2.) Extensive experience in public contacts that has demonstrated skill in respectful and sensitive communication with people who are diverse in their cultures, language groups, abilities, lifestyle and backgrounds. Demonstrated sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Increasingly responsible law enforcement experience including two years at the level of a Police Sergeant.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES (Desirable Attributes & Skills) 1.Planning, organization and direction of the law enforcement and security activities of the District. 2. Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training. 3. Applicable sections of the California Penal Code, Education Code, Vehicle Code, Health and Safety Code, Welfare and Institutions Code and other laws related to District law enforcement and security. 4. District security, safety and police policies, procedures and regulations. 5. Existing and pending legislation related to school police services and operations, such as the Jeanne Cleary Disclosure Act. 6. Investigation techniques and procedures. 7. Shared governance, committee leadership and District administration processes. 8. Operation of specialized law enforcement tools, equipment and vehicles. 9. Oral and written communication skills. 10. Budget preparation and control. 11. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. 12. Record-keeping and report preparation techniques.
ABILITY TO: 1. Assist with coordinating and directing investigation activities. 2. Assist with overseeing and evaluate the District's disaster/emergency preparedness plans and training. 3. Train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff. 4. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others. 5. Interact with various law enforcement agencies, community groups and individuals effectively. 6. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. 7. Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures. 8. Operate a computer and assigned software. 9. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. 10. Meet schedules and time lines. 11. Work independently with little direction. 12. Plan and organize work. 13. Prioritize and schedule work. 14. Direct the maintenance of a variety of records and files related to assigned activities. 15. Demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Prior to employment, the selected police candidate will be required to complete the following: 1. Pre-employment Background 2. Pre-employment Medical Exam 3. Pre-employment Psychological Exam 4. Pre-employment Polygraph Exam 5. Criminal Justice/Fingerprinting 6. California Education Code, Section 87408.6 requires persons employed by a community college in an academic or classified position to submit to a TB risk assessment developed by CDPH and CTCA and, if risk factors are present, an examination to determine that he or she is free of infectious TB; initially upon hire and every four years thereafter. 7. In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 8. DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS: All Marin Community College District (MCCD) employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109 ). Employment with the MCCD requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. For more information, please see theMCCD Emergency Operations Plan . 9. Candidates applying for positions with the Marin Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS The following documents must be attached to your application in order to render it complete. Use the Attachment Type indicated in parentheses when making your attachments.
1. Cover Letter(cover letter) 2. Resume(resume) 3. Complete copy of college transcript conferring Bachelor's degree(transcript) 4. Copy of basic P.O.S.T. Certificate(other) 5. Copy of valid P.O.S.T. Supervisory or Management certificate(other) 6. Copy of current CPR/First Aid Certification (if not included in P.O.S.T. training)(other)
(If you hold additional degrees beyond the Bachelor's level, please attach a copy of your transcript conferring these degrees as well.Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for application purposes, as long as they confer the degree and show the coursework taken and grades achieved. An official transcript would be required upon hire.)
FOREIGN DEGREE HOLDERS: All foreign degree credentials must be evaluated by a third party to determine the equivalent U.S. degree and major, and the Foreign Credential Evaluation must be attached to your application before your application will be considered. Not attaching your Foreign Credential Evaluation will render your application incomplete. Evaluations should include a course-by-course evaluation and provide the name of the institution attended, a description of your credentials, the major field of study, and the U.S. equivalent for each credential. For a list of evaluating agencies, visit theState of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Note: Even if you obtained your graduate degree(s) in the U.S., you must attach a Foreign Credential Evaluation for your undergraduate degree if it was obtained outside the U.S.
Supplemental & Salary Information: WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Office and outdoor environment.
Seasonal heat and cold or adverse weather conditions.
Possible evening or variable hours during emergency situations. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to utilize assigned equipment.
Pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying heavy objects. HAZARDS:
Potential physical hazards involved in intervening in anti-social, illegal and violent behavior.
Contact with dissatisfied or abusive individuals. Firearms and other police-issued weapons or tools.
CLASSIFICATION CATEGORY The Police Lieutenant is a classified administrative position, in compliance with all applicable sections of the California Education Code
SALARY INFORMATION FLSA Status:Exempt Salary Grade:M2 Salary Range: $90,254.00 to $114,438.00annually. Background and experience will determine placement. Please refer to the Management Salary Schedule on ourHuman Resourceswebsite for more information on wages and upcoming cost of living adjustments.
SELECTION PROCESS Applications must include the documents listed in the Required Documents section to be rendered complete; incomplete applications will not be accepted. Screening will begin after the priority screening date. Applicants selected to interview will be contacted to schedule an interview appointment with the screening committee; however, applicants will be notified of their status, either way, following the screening.Candidates forwarded by the committee following the first interview will be invited for a second interview.Regrettably, College of Marin is not able to offer reimbursement for travel to interviews at this time.