Director of Public Safety & Chief of Police-University of Cincinnati (OH)

We’re excited to announce our search for a Director of Public Safety & Chief of Police!

The Department of Public Safety at the University of Cincinnati is committed to providing a safe campus environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Our Police Division (UCPD) is a preeminent leader in urban campus policing, grounded in core principles and driven by innovative solutions. As the third largest law enforcement agency in the region, UCPD operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. All police officers are certified by the State of Ohio and have full police authority. Our division includes a K-9 Unit, a Criminal Investigations Unit, a Community Engagement Unit, and a Training Section. The director will have responsibility for law enforcement, security, and emergency management programs. For more information, visit

In keeping with our diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives which recognize the power of a vibrant and diverse community, we are encouraging applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. We ask your assistance in bringing this important position to the attention of qualified prospects and invite you to nominate outstanding individuals.

We are accepting applications now and will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

A copy of the full position description and application can be viewed online at

Please forward contact information on prospective applicants to

Individuals interested in self nominating must apply online.

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / EOE / M / F / V / D