• Clemson University
  • Clemson, SC
  • Mar 06, 2019

Job Description

Clemson University

Location Police Department
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular


Under the general direction of the Chief of Police, is responsible for a variety of administrative, technical, and/or supervisory tasks related to day-to-day operations. Performs responsible supervisory work in directing the activities of Sergeants and Police Officers. Work assignments are received orally and in writing. Work is performed with considerable independence within established policies, procedures, and guidelines. Work is reviewed through results obtained. Performs other work as required.

25% - Essential - Special Operations - Coordinate and direct the work of the Special Operations Division to include personnel assigned Power Shift function, the Special Response Team (SRT), and EOD K9 team(s). Conduct pre-operational planning, develop Incident Action Plans, and organize response to sensitive and critical incidents within the jurisdiction. Oversee scheduling and allocation of assigned personnel to special event support and directed patrol initiatives. Coordinate with Professional Development and Training to support the training function.

25% - Essential - Administrative Management: Evaluate personnel and equipment needs to develop short and long term plans. Supervise personnel actions to include hiring, performance appraisals, transfers, promotions, work schedules and dismissals. Conducts periodic reviews of in-car and body-wear video. Supports law enforcement operations throughout the University. Conducts liaison with other University departments, judicial offices, and area law enforcement and emergency response entities to ensure efficient and effective working relationships.

20% - Essential - Accreditation: Coordinates accreditation tasks to meet deadlines. Meets with the Deputy Chief and/or Chief and others to identify needs and report progress on accreditation efforts. Maintains frequent contact with State and National accreditations staff while attending accreditation coalition meetings. Develops new programs, systems, procedures and equipment specifications to improve the department performance in meeting all standards. Stays abreast of accreditation processes, proposed amendments to standards, transition policies, and/or process changes. Assigns and directs accreditation work groups. Drafts written directives.

20% - Essential - Uniform Operations - Acts as shift commander and supervises sergeants, officers and other civilian personnel. Makes work assignments; provides on-the-job training and assistance to officers. Checks reports, adjusts work units/routines to cover work load. Counsels, coaches and evaluates subordinate personnel. If necessary may take calls for service, patrol to deter and detect crime, cite and/or arrest law violators, prepare and/or serve civil processes, secure and/or protect prisoners and provide protection services. Assesses, plans, and evaluates area operational plans and deployments.

10% - Essential - Enforcement: Enforce State, local and University laws, rules and regulations as a certified police officer during special events and other special assignments as assigned by supervisor. Exercise arrest powers when appropriate. Completes incident reports, booking reports, fingerprints and photographs when necessary.

Education - Bachelor's Degree - Public Administration, Criminal Justice or related field.

Work Exp 7+ years sworn LE experience with 5 years progressive leadership responsibility at supervisor lvl

Requires South Carolina Law Enforcement certification within one year of appointment.

Comprehensive Job Knowledge - Comprehensive knowledge of theories and practices and ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations

Supervises Work of Others - Supervises work of others and may offer recommendations for hiring, termination and pay adjustments but does not have responsibility for making these decisions.

Provides Budget Input - Provides input into the budgeting process, and oversees fund allocation.

70% - Perceive, observe, clarity of vision

60% - Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself

50% - Recognize or inspect visually

50% - Extends hands or arms in any direction

25% - Stand for prolonged period
25% - Sit (stationary position) for prolonged period

25% - Walk or move about

20% - Use hands or feet to operate or handle machinery, equipment, etc

20% - Move, transport, raise or lower
15% - Position self to accomplish task (i.e. stoop, kneel, crawl)
10% - Ascend or descend (i.e. stairs, ladder)
5% - Use taste or smell to detect or determine particular flavors or odors

- Exposure to heat or cold
- Exposure to dust/fumes
- Wet or humid
- Noise
- Vibration
- Chemical hazards
- Overnight Travel
- Exposure to bio-hazards (i.e. blood, bodily fluids)

The multi-functional job duties of law enforcement require personnel to perform all of the above checked duties for varying lengths of time, often combining multiple physical requirements at the same time in the performance of duty. Law enforcement requires that personnel perform their duties in a wide variety of occupational hazards and working

Education - Master's Degree

Current South Carolina Class I certification preferred.

Standard Hrs: 40; Band: 04 ($ 62,400.00 - $ 73,900.00)

March 25, 2019

Clemson, SC

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.