Deputy Chief of Police

Indiana University
February 17, 2021
Indianapolis, IN
Job Type




Job Summary

Assist the Division Chief of Police in providing leadership and oversight for law enforcement and safety for the campus. In coordination with the Chief, develops, implements, and continuously improves a comprehensive operation that satisfies University policy and mission related to public safety. Acts in capacity of senior departmental officer when higher level officers are absent.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and eight years of law enforcement experience including four years in a supervisory role.

Valid Indiana Driver's license, or ability to obtain within 6 months of appointment and ability to be insured by Indiana University.

Must be Law Enforcement Academy certified and must obtain Indiana Law Enforcement Academy certification within 6 months of appointment.

Possess current (and ability to maintain) certification in department required courses such as CPR, AED, Blood Borne Pathogens, IDACS, or obtain certifications within 6 months of appointment if required for the position.

Possess current firearms qualification.

Complex project management experience involving engagement and collaboration across a wide spectrum of diverse functions. Ability to take control and perform duties effectively and in a professional manner during situations that may rapidly evolve, and range from friendliness and persuasion to firmness and deadly force. Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information with a diverse variety of individuals, including disseminating instructions to staff. Ability to complete and maintain all required annual law enforcement training and certifications as prescribed by Indiana State Law and the Indiana Law Enforcement Training Board (ILETB). Advanced knowledge of the use and care of firearms, communications equipment, motor vehicles, computer hardware and software, photographic equipment, breath and chemical test equipment, audio-visual equipment, and all other associated law enforcement equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from advanced law enforcement management training (FBI National Academy, Southern Police Institute, or similar institution). Completion of ILETB Certified Instructor training. Advanced degree.

Work Location

Indinanapolis, Indiana

Job Classification

Salary Plan: PAE

Salary Grade: 5SS

FLSA: Exempt

Job Function: Legal, Safety, & Protection

Posting Disclaimer

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

Campus Safety and Security

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or by visiting IUPD.

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