The Village of Flossmoor, IL is seeking an experienced and dynamic police leader to be their next Chief of Police. The Village desires a visionary, progressive, forward-thinking leader who embraces the best practices of 21st Century Policing, along with a demonstrated commitment to community engagement and collaborative team building. The candidate must also have a history of ethical decision-making and effective management of complex organizations. The Flossmoor Police Department is a full-service department with an authorized strength of twenty-one sworn officers and twenty-two civilian employees.

The Village of Flossmoor is governed by a Village President (usually referred to as Mayor) and a 6-member Board of Trustees. The Mayor and Trustees are responsible for setting all policies for the Village as well as enacting municipal laws that govern the Village of Flossmoor. The Mayor and Board employ a Village Manager who is responsible for implementing the Board’s policies and the day-to-day management of the Village.
The Village of Flossmoor is seeking an innovative and collaborative professional with proven leadership and managerial skills in all aspects of police administration including staffing and labor relations, budgeting, policy development, and community relations. A successful candidate will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrate success building internal and external partnerships and engaging the community through effective community policing programs. Further, a successful candidate will have had diversity, equity and inclusion training and experience leading a department in a multi-racial community. The successful candidates will have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. In addition, the successful candidates will have ten (10) years of experience in police work as a certified officer with a minimum of five (5) years of law enforcement supervisory experience at a senior command level.

Other desirable training includes the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command, PERF Senior Management Institute for Police, the Police Executive Role in the 21st Century (PER21C) program at Western Illinois University, designation as a Certified Police Chief by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, or similar programs, as well as a master’s degree.

The candidate must be available for an all-day assessment in the Village of Flossmoor on Saturday, January 28, 2023. Candidates will be notified on or near December 12, 2022, if they are chosen as one of the finalists to attend the assessment center. The Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police is assisting with this search.

For more information, please visit: https://ilacp.mcjobboard.net/jobs/92721