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Department Office Of Campus Police
The University Police Lieutenant supervises, plans, coordinates
and oversees the activities and operations of staff assigned to the
patrol shift, investigations and administration. The University
Police Lieutenant serves as the responsible official in charge in
the absence of the Associate Director/Deputy Chief of Police; and
completes additional duties as assigned.
Associates Degree required. Several years of experience in law
enforcement, preferably in a University setting.
Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
Special Requirements Summary
Should be proficient in using multiple computer software
programs designed to prepare reports and other documents relative
to the position (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.). Must
meet Louisiana Peace Officer Standards and Training ( POST )
requirements for a Special Police Commission and have exemplary
background and integrity as well as a history of ethical decision
making. Must be in possession of a valid state motor vehicle
driver’s license; must have and maintain a clean motor vehicle
driving record. Must pass a comprehensive criminal background
Knowledge, Education, Experience, and Proficiencies
Knowledge of criminal laws, case laws, legal codes, court
procedures, precedents, government regulations, juvenile
procedures, effective policing practices and due process. Excellent
organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication
skills. Candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to
understand verbal and written direction, maintain a professional
demeanor and restraint at all times, which includes stressful
Experience in managing a diverse work force highly desirable.
Knowledge and Understanding of public safety and security issues.
Strong analytical, critical thinking and decision-making skills.
Strong interpersonal and communications skills are necessary to
effectively deal with the University students, faculty, staff and
the public. Must be able to work independently in absence of the
Assistant Vice President and Associate Director of Campus Safety.
Must be able to properly and professionally analyze and react to
stressful and hostile situations. Must have knowledge of the
requirements of the Clery Act., Title IX, and Threat
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Description
Supervises, evaluates, trains and provides guidance to
subordinate personnel; directs and advises subordinates in
enforcing criminal laws and university policies and procedures;
ensures subordinate compliance with the Police Department policies,
procedures, and regulations; oversees all schedules for regular and
special assignments for the patrol shift; oversees special
assignments and details as required; responds to calls for service
as appropriate; documents complete, concise and clear information
in reports; communicates and maintains good relations with the
faculty, staff, students, general public, and other law enforcement
agencies; collaborates with the Associate Director of Public
Safety/Deputy Chief of Police on all training activities for the
patrol shift; must be trained and certified to carry and operate
any weapons or devices when appropriate (i.e. less-lethal weapons,
OC Spray, ASP baton, handcuffs etc.); must be able to command and
mitigate threatening incidents or events on property owned by the
university; prepare necessary records and reports for submission to
the Assistant Vice President of Campus Safety and the Associate
Director of Campus Safety; performs other assignments as
Posting Number S023P
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 01/06/2020
Position End Date (if temporary)
Posting Date 12/19/2019
Application Review Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Attach online only your resume, cover letter and contact
information for three references.
Founded in 1925 by Saint Katharine Drexel and the Sisters of the
Blessed Sacrament, Xavier is Catholic and historically Black.
Located in New Orleans, the ultimate purpose of the University is
to contribute to the promotion of a more just and humane society by
preparing its students to assume roles of leadership and service in
a global society. This preparation takes place in a diverse
learning and teaching environment that incorporates all relevant
educational means, including research and community service.
Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an
Documents Needed To Apply Required Documents Resume
Optional Documents Letter of Recommendation
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