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Deputy Chief ECU Police-East Carolina University (NC)

Date Posted: May 14, 2024

Employer: East Carolina University


Deputy Chief ECU Police
Job Description and Qualifications: Deputy Chief ECU Police

Position Number: 909136
Vacancy Open to: All Candidates
Department: AFH Police
Department Homepage:
Advertising Department: ECU POLICE DEPARTMENT
Division: Administration & Finance
Classification Title: Associate Director
Working Title: Deputy Chief ECU Police
Number of Vacancies: 1
Full Time Equivalent (FTE): 1.0
Full Time or Part Time: Full Time
Anticipated Hiring Range:
Salary Grade Equivalency:
Work Schedule: M-F
Work Hours: 8-5pm, and as needed
Position Location (City): Greenville
Job Category: Non-Faculty Law Enforcement

Organizational Unit Overview:

The primary objective of the East Carolina University Police Department (ECUPD) is to provide proactive, professional law enforcement services to the community in support of the University’s educational mission. To accomplish this, the police department protects life and property, investigates crimes, leads crime prevention efforts, and enforces federal, state, and local laws and/or policies. ECUPD is a full-service, CALEA and IACLEA accredited, professional law enforcement Agency, and officers are certified, sworn, and empowered with the same authority and responsibilities as other state and local law enforcement officers in the State of North Carolina. The ECUPD consists of sworn police officers and non-sworn employees and is organized into major operational functions that include various administrative responsibilities, field operations (patrol) responsibilities, criminal investigations, community affairs, and emergency communications.

Job Duties:

Minimum Education/Experience:

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree or greater and 8 years of sworn law enforcement officer experience or an associate degree and 10 years of sworn law enforcement officer experience. At least 4 years of experience must have been in a supervisory role equivalent to a Police Lieutenant or greater. Certification from NC CJETSC as a commissioned police officer or certification eligible for out-of-state lateral hires.
License or Certification required by statute or regulation:

Certification from NC CJETSC as a commissioned police officer or certification eligible for out of state lateral hires. More information regarding the minimum standards for certification can be found here.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

• Minimum of bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, and at least Eight (8) years of sworn law enforcement experience in higher education.
• At least four (4) years of sworn law enforcement experience in a sworn law enforcement supervisory role equivalent to a Police Lieutenant or greater in higher education law enforcement.
• Successful completion of a recognized law enforcement leadership program such as the FBI National Academy, Northwestern School of Police Staff and Command, Administrative Officer’s Management Program (AOMP), Southern Police Institute or another, equivalent program.
• Current ADVANCED law enforcement certification from NC CJETSC, or a current, equivalent advanced out-of-state law enforcement certification AND the ability to laterally transfer a currently active out-of-state law enforcement certification to NC CJETSC.
License or Certification required by the Department:

Special Instructions to Applicant:
Job Open Date: 05/13/2024
Job Close Date: 05/26/2024
Open Until Filled: No

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].
Eligibility for Employment:

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
Office of Human Resources Contact Information:

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected]. Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

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