Chief of Police-Humboldt State University (HSU) (CA)

Humboldt State University (HSU) is the northernmost campus of the 23-school California State University system with a student population of approximately 6,000. HSU’s Police Department is a 24/7 POST certified police agency staffed by 25 full and part-time employees, including 13 sworn peace officers. HSU is now seeking a Police Chief. Leadership, the ability to establish relationships with the community outside of the campus as well as outside agencies, business acumen, and a passion for the educational environment are desired strengths in HSU’s new Police Chief. A typical candidate will be a currently employed sworn peace officer or honorably retired and able to meet California Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) certification requirements within one year of appointment, including completion of a POST Management Certificate. Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college, university, or equivalent institution; a graduate degree or advanced training is preferred. Fifteen years of law enforcement experience is required, including a minimum of four (4) years of management and administrative responsibility at the command level. A combination of education and experience that is equivalent to these requirements may be substituted. The salary range is $152,748-$160,000 annually; placement within the range is DOQ. Please apply online at Contact Joel Bryden at (916) 784-9080 should you have any questions. Filing Deadline: August 21, 2020.


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