Deputy Chief of Police-Indiana University Police Department IUPUI (IN)

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.

Fundamental Responsibilities:

Works with public safety leadership to develop strategic plan(s) for campus/division operations and university-wide public safety planning; establishes and maintains plans and operations in compliance with university, state and federal requirements; reviews and interprets laws and regulations affecting the university and the preservation of public safety.
Develops, recommends, and implements policies and procedures; serves in advisory capacity to public safety senior leaders and other university officials for public safety concerns and methods for increased efficiencies.
Manages, trains, instructs, evaluates, and supervises public safety staff, including their work performance for completeness, accuracy and compliance within established university and departmental standards; consults with public safety leadership on operational and personnel issues and conducts progressive discipline as necessary.
Oversees and ensures compliance with various local, state, and federal reporting requirements.
Completes project assignments from Division Chief of Police and other public safety leaders (for example, policy construction and development, security needs/issues, etc.).
Compiles and assimilates data, makes recommendations to senior public safety leadership, prepares statistical reports and provides analysis relative to the department’s goals and objectives.
Provides support for planning all major special events; athletic, social, or of a cultural nature; with focus on crowd control, traffic control and security operations; provides guidance and direction, ensures adequate staffing, space and facilities for the subsequent performance of duties.
May contribute and serve on various university and/or local, state, or federal law enforcement committees.



Bachelor’s degree.


Degree in business administration, criminal justice, public administration, or a related field.
Master’s degree in a related field.


Eight years of law enforcement experience that includes four years in a supervisory/leadership role.
Project management experience involving engagement and collaboration across a wide spectrum of diverse functions.


University law enforcement experience.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.



Possess a valid driver’s license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University within six months of appointment.
Possess ILEA (Indiana Law Enforcement Academy) certification within 6 months of appointment.
Current and continued certification in university required courses such as CPR, AED, Blood Borne Pathogens, IDACS, etc.
Complete and maintain all required annual law enforcement training and certifications as prescribed by IUPD, Indiana State Law, and the Indiana Law enforcement Training Board (ILETB).
Current firearms qualification.


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

The selection process outlined below will take place on Thursday, July 15, 2021.

Candidates selected to proceed will complete all of the following:

1 . Multi-Component Test

Panel Interview – critical scenario response
Oral Presentation
In-Basket Exercise
2 . Behavior Based Interview Panel

3. Division Chief/Deputy Chief Interview

4. 1:1 Interview with representative from Chancellor’s office

5. Superintendent and Deputy Superintendent Interview

6. Additional Components

A. Public Presentation

B. Question and Answer with direct reports )

C. Short ride-along and tour of the department

More detailed instructions will be provided to candidates who are selected to advance in the process.

Please visit to apply for posting number 294775. Deadline for accepting applications is June 28th.