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Deputy Superintendent and Chief Campus Law Enforcement Officer-Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

Date Posted: February 14, 2024

Employer: Indiana University Bloomington


Indiana University Bloomington
Deputy Superintendent and Chief Campus Law Enforcement Officer


In 1820, Indiana University (IU) became one of the first public universities west of the Allegheny Mountains and is now the flagship campus of IU's seven campuses and two regional centers statewide. With an enrollment of over 45,000 students, it is one of the top public research universities in the world. Indiana University's mission is to provide broad access to undergraduate and graduate education for students throughout Indiana, the United States, and the world, as well as outstanding academic and cultural programs and student services. The university seeks to create dynamic partnerships with its communities in economic, social, and cultural development to contribute to economic prosperity in Indiana and beyond. offer leadership in creative solutions for 21st-century problems, and strives to achieve full diversity and maintain friendly, collegial, and humane environments, with a strong commitment to academic freedom.


The Position
Reporting to the associate vice president and superintendent for public safety (AVP), the deputy superintendent and chief campus law enforcement officer (DS/CLEO) is the administrative head of the Indiana University Police Department (IUPD) on the Bloomington campus and supervisor for the divisional chiefs of police in the IUPD system throughout the state. This position oversees administrative and management functions within the department, including, but not limited to, policy, planning, personnel, operations, investigations, administrative processes, and budget management activities. The deputy superintendent assists all IUPD divisions within the police department to establish and maintain an atmosphere in which people can go safely about their varied activities in furtherance of the university's higher objective and promotes a climate that encourages freedom of expression and social experimentation. The deputy superintendent contributes expertise on senior leadership teams to formulate strategic planning and operational objectives for system law enforcement and public safety programs; establishes long-term divisional plans and strategic goals; and cultivates positive community relations, including liaising with local municipal agencies. The deputy superintendent supervises five direct reports and approximately 160 sworn and 40 non-sworn personnel.


A bachelor's degree and a minimum of ten years of law enforcement experience are required. A master's degree and experience in a higher education setting are preferred. Indiana Law Enforcement Academy certification or the ability to achieve certification is also required. The ideal candidate will possess broad experience across multiple police functions, including patrol, crime prevention, criminal investigation, and administration; demonstrated ability to provide positive and motivational leadership to police department personnel; and demonstrated awareness of/sensitivity to cultural issues and an ability to respond effectively to the needs of a diverse constituency.


Application and Nomination
Review of applications will begin March 13, 2024, and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895 or email [email protected].


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Indiana University pledges itself to continue its commitment to the achievement of equal opportunity within the University and throughout American society as a whole. In this regard, Indiana University will recruit, hire, promote, educate, and provide services to persons based upon their individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


As required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission. Questions specific to Title IX may be referred to the Office for Civil Rights or the University Title IX Coordinator.


Indiana University shall take affirmative action, positive and extraordinary, to overcome the discriminatory effects of traditional policies and procedures with regard to the disabled, minorities, women, and veterans.

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