Chief of Police Salary: $80,292.00 - $102,480.00 Annually Deadline: 8/8/2018
Complete job description and application available online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/napavalley/jobs/2141209/chief-of-police
Napa Valley College is seeking a Chief of Police with demonstrated administrative skills to join an outstanding team of faculty, staff, and administrators to provide high quality programs and services to our district, our community, and most importantly, our students. The members of the Napa Valley College Police Department (NVCPD) are dedicated to providing the highest quality police services to enhance community safety, protect life and property, and reduce crime and the fear of crime. To do this, we pledge to develop a partnership with the community, to lead a community commitment to resolve problems and to improve the safety and quality of life for all at Napa Valley College. The NVCPD is a full-service police agency with sworn and non-sworn employees providing community-based services to a diverse community of students and staff. The department responds to approximately 13,000 calls for service and ensures the safety and security for all students and staff, by patrolling the campus by foot and vehicle, work diligently with the College community and surrounding agencies to ensure a prompt and coordinated law enforcement response.
NVC is a dynamic community of scholars and learners situated on one of the most spectacular regions of California. As one of 114 California Community Colleges, NVC has a proud tradition of academic excellence, with an average headcount of 6,350 students on one main campus and two off-campus centers. NVC employs more than 772 people, with more than 104 tenure and tenure-track faculty.
The incumbent in this position will be responsible for managing a full-service police department for Napa Valley College and will be responsible for overseeing sworn police officers who provide the full range of police services to the College community, including patrolling, investigations, crime prevention, emergency response and management, and community service functions. The Chief of Police is responsible for promoting a safe and secure educational and work environment for the College community through the pro-active communication, community engagement and enforcement of College policies, federal, state, and local laws. The position reports to the Assistant Superintendent/Vice President, Student Affairs.
This is a full-time, 12-months-per-year, administrative position. The salary is appropriate placement on Range 15 of the current Administrative/Confidential salary schedule. Initial salary placement is $6,691 to $7,377/month, with future steps up to $8,540/month. Placement on the salary schedule is commensurate with experience. The college offers a fringe benefit package including medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, employee assistance program, and retirement system membership. Assignment includes 19 paid holidays, 22 vacation days, and 12 days sick leave annually.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Managerial, administrative, and fiscal responsibility for the Napa Valley College Police Department. • Management of patrol services, communications and information services for the department, facilities security, investigations, victim assistance, crime prevention programs, emergency and disaster preparedness, response to hostile threats, training, and the professional development of department personnel. • Responsible for the development and implementation of policies and procedures relating to campus safety. • Ensuring compliance with all reporting requirements. • Collaborating with faculty, staff and students to provide educational programs and public safety services. • Serving as liaison with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE A. Applicants must complete the online application through GovernmentJobs.com. To begin the application process, please visit the Napa Valley College website at www.napavalley.edu/hr and click the "Career/Job Opportunities" link. All elements of the application, including supplemental questions, must be submitted in order for the application to be considered complete.Internal applicants are still required to submit a complete application packet for this position. This includes submission of transcripts and all other required application materials.
The District will not accept materials by e-mail, fax, or mail for this position.
SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS: If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please contact Human Resources.
Napa Valley College, an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, maintains a drug-free workplace and requires that employees abide by that policy.
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QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications
Education: • Baccalaureate degree in criminal justice, law enforcement, public administration, business administration or related area.
Experience: • Minimum of 10 years of certified peace officer experience. • Experience at a commander level rank. • Experience and demonstrated knowledge of laws and procedures relative to basic patrol, search & seizure; emergency management and dealing with and managing emergencies in an academic environment. • Demonstrates a solid record of building community and college partnerships and a genuine commitment to leading an open and transparent police department, which promotes the good work of the Napa Valley College Police Department, while accepting responsibility for all police actions and identifying ways to improve continually. • Experience and demonstrated success in building strong relationships of trust, mutual understanding, and accountability with the executive teams, employees of a department, members of the community, and regional partners. • Knowledge of state and federal rules and regulations and how they relate to the operations of an educational law enforcement department.
Skills: • Strong leadership skills with unquestioned integrity, exhibiting personal and organizational accountability. • Innovative and collaborative leader, skilled in building partnerships with allied agencies, college and community stakeholders to problem solve and pursue solutions. • Political acumen and ability to effectively maneuver complex political situations. • Exceptional organizational and management skills, including knowledge and experience in budget preparation and fiscal management.
Minimum Requirements • Possession of or ability to obtain within one year from date of hire, a valid California P.O.S.T. certification. • A valid California driver's license or the ability to obtain a California driver's license. • Final applicants for this position are subject to a background investigation, a psychological examination, and a physical examination.
Desirable Qualifications • Knowledge of the methods and practices of law enforcement on a college campus, including knowledge of community policing principles. • Knowledge of Title IX issues and the Student Right to Know Act (Clery Act). • Executive Law Enforcement Training.
Internal Number: 51008
About Napa Valley College
Napa Valley College, formerly known as Napa Junior College and Napa Community College, is one of California's 113 community colleges, located in Napa Valley.