A nationwide search is underway to attract highly qualified candidates for an exciting opportunity to be the new Assistant Vice President for Campus Security and Chief of Police (“Chief”) for The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin). The new Chief will be a collaborative and inspirational leader committed to community-oriented policing and will be actively engaged in a full-service law enforcement agency in a large, diverse, and dynamic metropolitan setting.

Education & Experience:
Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 15 years of progressively varied and responsible experience as a certified/licensed full-time law enforcement officer with a recognized law enforcement agency(ies), including 5 years of service in an administrative, supervisory, or management position at the rank of Police Captain/Commander or above (or the equivalent).

Required Certifications will include:
Currently have or ability to obtain within 6 months following the date of the appointment, a Texas Driver’s License, a Texas Peace Officer License, and Master Certification from the TCOLE.

Preferred Qualifications Include:
Master’s degree; working knowledge of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security and Campus Crime Statistics Act; experience as a Chief of Police or other command level experience in a leadership position in a major municipal police department or working in a higher education environment; and executive training through the FBI National Academy, the Senior Management Institute for Police, or an equivalent venue.

Additional Requirement: This is a security sensitive position requiring a comprehensive background investigation; the candidate must also be able to qualify for a U.S. Government Top Secret Security Clearance.

Compensation offered will be competitive for the region and commensurate with qualifications and experience. A full complement of benefits including two choices of retirement plans State Retirement Plan through Texas Retirement System (TRS) or 401k type will be offered for this position.

Interested candidates are asked to submit by Monday, January 9, 2023, to ensure primary consideration. Electronic submittals are required to apply@ralphandersen.com and should include a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume. Review and consideration of submitted material will begin immediately upon receipt and will be ongoing throughout the process. All completed applications will be accepted and evaluated until an offer is extended and accepted. Confidential inquiries and questions regarding this career opportunity should be directed to Ms. Heather Renschler, Project Director or Chief Daniel Hahn (ret.), Co-Project Director at (916) 630-4900. Alternatively, an appointment may be requested by sending an email to scheduling@ralphandersen.com.

Detailed brochure available at: www.ralphandersen.com/jobs/asst-vp-campus-security-cop-university-of-texas-austin/.