The University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) seeks a Police Chief to oversee the administration of the university’s law enforcement and police functions to provide a safe and secure campus environment for students, staff and campus visitors.
The Police Chief supervises all activities of the University Police Department; assists with coordination of campus emergency response planning and training; ensures compliance with initiatives such as the Clery Act; and serves as the liaison between the university police, internal campus constituencies and external law enforcement agencies. This position reports to the Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services and interacts regularly with a wide variety of campus leaders and constituents.
The successful candidate must be a creative problem solver, a positive proactive leader and team builder with:
· Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices of modern police administration;
· Bachelor’s degree in law enforcement, police administration, criminal justice or a related field, or equivalent work experience. Master’s degree preferred;
· Advanced certification by the Alaska Police Standards Council or the ability to obtain certification;
· Eight to ten years civilian law enforcement experience with minimum five years of supervisory experience;
· Excellent written and oral communication skills for articulating security and emergency preparedness information to university leaders, staff, students and local officials;
· Demonstrated management experience and leadership ability; and
· Ability to pass a physical fitness test and meet all other basic standards for police officers in the state of Alaska (per 13 AAC 85.010)
The University of Alaska Fairbanks is Alaska’s top teaching and research university and the state’s only Ph.D.-granting institution. On its flagship Fairbanks campus and through its network of community campuses across the state, UAF serves 10,500 undergraduate and graduate students. UAF is a richly diverse academic setting with a high percentage of Alaska Native, Native American, and international students along with a wide variety of other ethnic backgrounds and a substantial number of non-traditional students. On-campus housing accommodates 1,700 students, faculty and staff, and the campus provides venues for many community events throughout the year. The Fairbanks campus is a leading research intensive university with programs in social and natural sciences, arts, and interdisciplinary areas with a particular emphasis on the North.
Fairbanks is Alaska’s second largest city and blends the amenities expected of a much larger city with the warmth and friendliness of a small town. Residents embrace the extreme climate, easy access to Alaska’s wilderness, and strong sense of community. Moving to Fairbanks can be as much a lifestyle decision as it is a career opportunity.
Salary is dependent on experience; generous benefits package.
More information on the department is available at http://www.uaf.edu/police.
To apply online, go to http://www.uakjobs.com (posting number 0065875 ).
The position is open until filled. Review of applications begins March 1, 2013 .
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Applicant must be able to pass thorough background investigation (no prior convictions of any nature, good employment history back to age 18 -all employers will be contacted, current vehicle registration and insurance, good financial history), be able to work 10 hour shifts as assigned and complete 20 week training program. No re-location pay or reimbursement is available. Must be able to type 40 words per minute with no more than one error (39 words per minute net) and provide certified typing test as required with the online application as supplement 1.
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For all positions, please go to www.uakjobs.com and look for Fairbanks jobs with the Police Department to apply. Please read the vacancy announcement thoroughly to ensure you are qualified and eligible for the position.