Police Lieutenant Job no: 503265-SFSU Police Department (CA)

Under the general supervision of the Deputy Chief, the Police Lieutenant will provide leadership, management, administrative support, and motivation to one of the divisions that comprise UPD. The Police Lieutenant will typically supervise a group of Police Sergeants, Police Officers, Support Personnel, Units, and Programs. The Lieutenant will also serve as the liaison with all external public safety agencies and assist with media relations as the Public Information Officer as directed by the Deputy Chief or the Chief of Police.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor degree highly preferred. Degree may be substituted with 4 or more years of police management experience.
Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Intermediate Certificate or higher, and five or more years of law enforcement experience.
Four years of progressive law enforcement leadership experience, including but not limited to Lieutenant, Sergeant, and Corporal.
Valid California Driver’s License and possession of a satisfactory driving record.
Must possess (or qualify to possess) a POST Supervisory Certificate and qualify for a POST Management Certificate within two years
of appointment.
Thorough knowledge and ability to interpret and accurately apply current law enforcement methods, policies, procedures, rules,
regulations, laws, investigative techniques and procedures.
Knowledge of community policing programs, public safety procedures and emergency response planning.
Familiarity with collective bargaining and administrative corrective action as appropriate in a union environment.
Ability to perform all duties in a professional, competent, and courteous manner, exercising independent judgment and sound decision
making skills.
Ability to handle all duties with accuracy, timeliness, and trust.
Ability to plan, organize, multi‐task, and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
Possess strong oral and written communication skills.
Knowledge of the National Incident Management System (NIMS), Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS), Incident
Command System (ICS) guidelines, and general emergency preparedness practices.
Ability to collaborate with multiple entities to plan and accomplish objectives, and coordinate ongoing multiple, large and complex
projects from conception to completion.
Ability to lead, direct, supervise, motivate and inspire others; measure the performance of people, teams and organizations, and
assess performance and progress.
Ability to interact effectively with members of UPD and public in stressful situations.
Ability to operate in an environment that requires discretion and confidentiality.
Must be able to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and campus
Must possess outstanding interpersonal skills and work well with others.
Must be technology savvy, and proficient with Windows platform, word processing, spreadsheets and databases.

Preferred Qualifications
Six or more years of law enforcement experience.
Possession of a current POST Management Certificate and at least 60 units of college.
Five or more years of leadership experience, including but not limited to Lieutenant, Sergeant, Corporal, Field Training Officer, or team
Two or more years of active law enforcement experience in a college or university setting.
Experience with media relations or as a Public Information Officer.
Possession of an Emergency Management Certificate or prior supervisory experience of an emergency management program.
Knowledge and ability to apply the principles, practices and procedures of modern public safety administration, organization and
operation. This includes: patrol procedures; criminal investigations; emergency response planning; major incident command and
management; crime prevention; community policing strategies; traffic safety, as well as a working knowledge of federal, state and
local laws, policies and regulations governing law enforcement in general and public safety within an academic environment
Ability to lead effectively and courageously by exhibiting high levels of ethics and professionalism in their daily actions and
addressing difficult issues in a timely manner.
Ability to communicate effectively in written form, including reports, memorandums, business correspondence, procedural manuals,
budget documents and press releases.
Demonstrated skill in verbal communication, including the ability to present information and respond to questions from employees,
managers, customers, and the general public in both small and large group settings.
Ability to engage in creative problem‐solving efforts as applicable to public safety management concerns. Demonstrated skill in
defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts and drawing valid conclusions from interpreting an extensive variety of technical
instructions in mathematical or diagram form while dealing with multiple abstract and concrete variables.

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