Job details

College of Southern Nevada
  • Position Number: 2397338
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • Position Type: Campus Safety and Police


Assistant Director - Police Department


The College of Southern Nevada appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:
  • Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
  • Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
  • Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.


If you are unable to attach the required documents to your online application or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team within Human Resources via email at hr.recruitment@csn.edu or call (702) 651-5800 to be directed to the appropriate Recruiter.

Job Description

University Police Services, Southern Command invites applications for an Assistant Director. We appreciate your interest in employment at our growing division.

PROFILE

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) was established in 1865 and is currently comprised of two doctoral-granting universities, a state college, four comprehensive community colleges and one environmental research institute. The public system of higher education in Nevada is governed by the Board of Regents serving over 100,000 students and 15,000 employees.

University Police Services, Southern Command, is a full service category I law enforcement agency that serves the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, the College of Southern Nevada, the Desert Research Institute and Nevada State College. The department consists of 163 employees and has responsibility for the public safety needs of 80,000 students, faculty and staff over an 800 square mile service area. Law enforcement operations consists of 80 full and part time sworn peace officers, a full service 9-1-1 Center, K-9 operations; emergency management operations with a fully functional EOC and oversight of major special events hosting more than a million visitors a year to various events.

COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

ROLE of the POSITION

The Vice President & Director of University Police Services, Southern Command oversees and supervises all full and part-time staff within University Police Services, Southern Command. University Police Services, Southern Command is a major work unit critical to the overall safety and welfare of all NSHE campuses and locations in Southern Nevada The Assistant Director is one of 3 Assistant Directors and may be assigned to the Regional Division; Central Division or Administrative Division and is instrumental in the overall development of strategic and planning functions of the department. The Assistant Director assists in special events and routinely develops a risk-based analysis for police operations to ensure that appropriate law enforcement resources are deployed and utilized. Often and routinely coordinates and collaborates with other law enforcement agencies. The Assistant Director collaborates with internal and external agencies.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Assistant Director of University Police Services, Southern Command oversees and supervises both full and part-time staff. This position is part of a major work unit critical to the overall safety and welfare of all NSHE campuses and locations in Southern Nevada and is instrumental in the overall development of all strategic and planning functions of the department. The Assistant Director will assist in developing and coordinating all training for Police Services personnel and will oversee all special events and routinely develop a risk-based analysis for all police operations to ensure that appropriate law enforcement resources are deployed and utilized for special events throughout the year. This position will often and routinely coordinate and collaborate with other law enforcement agencies, and internal and external agencies. He Assistant Director must also demonstrate support for diversity, equity, and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Public Safety or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university and 5-7 years of related professional experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) certified, category I in Nevada, or have the ability to obtain POST certification within one (1) year.


Starting Salary Range

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is full-time, exempt, and is contingent upon funding.

APPLICATION DETAILS

Submit a cover letter or letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, unofficial transcripts, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

Review of candidates' materials will begin immediately, and this position will remain open until filled. Materials should be addressed to Adam Garcia, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact University Police Services Human Resources at (702) 895-4887 or kelly.scherado@unlv.edu.

NSHE - INTERNAL APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE

Employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number, "R0124255" in the search box.

If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.

NOTE TO APPLICANT
  • This position requires that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.
  • As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.
  • Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.


SAFETY AND SECURITY STATEMENT

NSHE is committed to assisting all members of university communities in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report compliance document is available online.

NSHE is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. NSHE employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:
  • Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
  • Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
  • Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.


Exempt
Yes

Full-Time Equivalent
100.0%

Required Attachment(s)

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents to your application:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Contact information for at least three (3) professional references


Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will us this information during the initial review of application materials.

Posting Close Date
05/6/2021

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

All document(s) must be received by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the closing date posted on the job announcement.

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.


To apply, visit https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CSN-External/job/CSN---North-Las-Vegas-Campus/Assistant-Director---Police-Department_R0124255

About Us
The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) creates opportunities and changes lives through access to quality teaching, services, and experiences that enrich our diverse community. CSN has three main campuses in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson and multiple sites and centers.

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a persons age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.





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