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UMaine Orono: Police Captain.

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    Kilvinsky I think, therefore I'll never be promoted.

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    Police Captain
    University of Maine

    Orono, ME

    Admin - Police and Public Safety


    Application Due:


    55,000 to 75,000 USD Per Year

    University of Maine

    Job Description

    Title: Police Captain

    Department: Police

    Reports To: Chief of Police

    Date: March 12, 2019

    Purpose: Under general supervision, manages the public safety operations and activities of sworn University of Maine law enforcement personnel and support personnel. Directly manages and provides guidance to University Law Enforcement Officer Supervisors (Police Sergeants) and oversees the activities of other sworn University of Maine law enforcement personnel and support personnel; coordinates programs and services that increase faculty, staff, student and community awareness and safety, manages public safety, and other emergency response issues; prepares reports as appropriate and works with local law enforcement agencies to address public safety issues.

    Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
    • Manages, plans and schedules activities of University Law Enforcement Officer Supervisors and other sworn University Law enforcement personnel and support personnel; provides guidance regarding law enforcement rules and regulations and departmental policy; review incident reports and case evidence for completeness; provides a security presence when requested.
    • Manages public safety programs in accordance with established policies and procedures, reviews, evaluates and provides recommendations regarding campus safety and security, crime analysis and law enforcement resources to University administrators; works with faculty, staff and students to assist with the development and promotion of campus safety and security awareness programs.
    • Interview, trains, assigns directs and evaluates University law enforcement personnel; investigates and resolves citizen complaints; assures compliance with ethical, legal and departmental performance standards; may oversee shift watch in the absence of a University Law Enforcement Officer Supervisor. Conducts internal investigations as assigned.
    • Represents the department at meetings and serves as a liaison to faculty, staff students and University community leaders to address crime prevention issues; maintains communications with campus administrators, support and academic units, state and local public safety officials and University officials to resolve problems and assess special event needs; prepares administrative reports.
    • Conducts field inspections and interviews to ensure Law Enforcement Officers know and follow appropriate procedures.
    • Performs various administrative duties to include reviewing and approving or ensuring correction of incident reports, ensuring accuracy of time and attendance reports and correcting or reporting supply or equipment deficiencies.
    • Carries out special projects as assigned. Recommends various personnel actions including but not limited to hiring, performance appraisals, promotions, transfers and approval of time off.
    • Engages in activities that will enhance professional growth and performance of job responsibilities to include regional and national affiliations. Remains current regarding trends and technology issues and data management. Maintains Certification as a Maine Law Enforcement Officer by attending mandatory and other training as prescribed by the Maine Criminal Justice Academy.
    • Utilize coaching and mentoring methods which provide an environment that is anticipatory, supportive, and encourages feedback on performance.
    • Commit to organizational improvement by identifying opportunities to improve, and recommending possible alternatives for a situation.
    • Develop and maintain professional relationships that reflect courtesy, civility, and mutual respect.
    • Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community.
    • Serve as the head of the department when the Chief of Police is absent or unavailable.
    Knowledge & Skill Qualifications: Typically have a bachelor’s degree 7 or more years of progressively responsible and expansive work experience as a command officer or supervisor with knowledge of criminal and civil laws, investigation and traffic laws; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Knowledge of patrolling and enforcement techniques; knowledge of laws of evidence and investigatory techniques; ability to interact in a calm and professional manner with the public; knowledge of law enforcement training and development techniques; ability to use and maintain a firearm and equipment; computer proficiency related to databases, spreadsheets and law enforcement software. Certification as a Maine Law Enforcement Officer or ability to obtain a waiver is required. Experience working in a University environment, knowledge of Title IX and Clery Act is preferred. Ability to travel normally requiring a Driver’s License. Strong interpersonal skills and experience effectively communicating with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community. Proven experience supervising and training employees, to include organizing, prioritizing and scheduling work assignments.

    Supervisory Responsibilities: Direct supervision of Police Sergeants. Oversight of police operations, approval of time off, conducting performance appraisals and responding to grievances at the first step. Additional supervision of temporary part-time police officers.

    Work Schedule: The normal work schedule for this position is 10hr shifts, typically 12pm-10pm. In consultation with the Chief of Police, adjustments in the work schedule may be made in order to meet the requirements of the position.

    Work Environment: Job duties are subject to continuing influence by change and must be modified to meet on-going changes in a variety of venues. In addition, most technological equipment and support are changing. Missions and functions of various parts of the University also change, which can affect the needs of students, faculty, staff and visitors. Some aspects of the position are predictable; others are more difficult to anticipate.

    Work: Fiscal

    Position Type: Ongoing, base-budget.

    Schedule for Evaluation: In accordance with guidelines outlined in The Handbook for Non-Represented Faculty and Salaried Staff.

    Salary Range: $55,000 – $75,000

    Appropriate Background Checks Required
    Application Information
    Chief Roland J. LaCroix
    University of Maine Police Department
    University of Maine

    Online App. Form:

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