The Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) Authority Law Enforcement Department seeks an experienced and transformational leader with a customer service mindset to serve as its next Chief of Police. Effective in crisis management, the Chief of Police must have strong communication skills with experience in patrol, community policing, and investigative functions of a typical law enforcement agency similar in size to RDU. The ideal leader will have a keen understanding and awareness of the culture of an airport law enforcement department including the high level of federal regulations and be committed to a level of quality customer service that the department is known for. The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Law Enforcement Department (RDULE) is a fully accredited North Carolina law enforcement agency. This position requires a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public administration, or another relevant field, and 10 years of progressively responsible law enforcement experience across functional areas such as patrol, internal affairs, administration, investigations, community policing, etc. including six to seven years professional management or related experience in law enforcement administration including three to four years of related tactical and administrative supervisory experience. Must possess applicable certification from the NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Commission or obtain such certification within six months of hire. A master’s degree and executive law enforcement training are preferred. Must have a valid NC driver’s license or the ability to obtain a valid NC driver’s license within 60 days of relocating to NC. Experience working in an airport environment preferred. See full posting for information on transfers. The hiring range is $112,000 – $150,000 annually. Starting salary will depend on experience and qualifications. The RDU International Airport provides an excellent benefits package. To apply, please visit and click on the Chief of Police – RDU International Airport Authority (RDU) title. All applications must be submitted online via the Developmental Associates application portal – NOT the Airport Authority Employment Application portal, nor any other external website. Resumes and cover letters must be uploaded with the application. Applicants must apply by August 26h, 2022. Successful semi-finalists will be invited to participate in virtual interviews and skill evaluation on September 27 – 28, 2022. Candidates are encouraged to reserve these dates for virtual meetings should they be invited to participate. All inquiries should be emailed to The RDU International Airport is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The recruitment and selection process is being managed by Developmental Associates, LLC.