Police Lieutenant – Station Commander-Tufts University (MA)

Tufts University

Equal Opportunity Employer –minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Police Lieutenant – Station Commander – 20001653

The Position

Reporting to the Captain of Field Operations, the Lieutenant-Station Commander, Medford/Somerville provides comprehensive leadership and oversight for the campus, including the patrol function and supervision of Patrol Sergeants, Police Officers, and Campus Security Officers. The Lieutenant responds to emergency and non-emergency incidents and assumes command as needed, providing leadership, guidance, direction and resource coordination in compliance with university and Tufts University Department of Public Safety (TUDPS) policies and procedures. In the absence of an officer of higher rank, the Lieutenant assumes command of the department, keeping the command staff informed of any significant incidents or emergencies, and assumes the role of the shift supervisor in the absence of a Sergeant. The Lieutenant develops collaborative, long-term relationships with the campus and local community in order to create and guide initiatives that embody the department’s unwavering commitment to a community policing philosophy and engage in effective strategies and tactics designed to instill trust, while also offering thoughtful delivery of services, programs, and education to prevent crime and disorder.

A minimum of five years of law enforcement experience, with three additional years of law enforcement supervisory experience, is required. A bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or related field, with ten or more years of experience, is strongly desired. Demonstrated progressive leadership and proficiency in law enforcement and investigative principles and practices, response procedures, police authority and jurisdiction, and constitutional and criminal law is expected. The successful candidate must possess an active motor vehicle operator’s license in good standing, and possess or be able to obtain a current and valid MA class A LTC, a certified Mass State Police SSPO, a Middlesex, Suffolk, and Worcester County Deputy Sheriff powers, and applicable city or town special police authority as deemed necessary by the department.

Application and Nomination

Review of applications will begin February 19, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanjohnson.com/open-positions. Nominations for this position may be emailed to J. Scott Derrick at jsd@spelmandjohnson.com. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.

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