Illinois University invites applications for the position of Director of Public
Safety. The Director is the
administrative head of the Department of Public Safety and reports directly to
the Executive Vice President for Business and Finance and Chief of Operations.
The Director advises the Executive Vice President on all public safety
and security matters. Responsibilities include selection, training and evaluation
of departmental personnel including police officers, security guards,
telecommunicators, and administrative and clerical personnel; many of whom are
covered by collective bargaining agreements.
Candidates should possess knowledge of organizational and management policies, principles and practices, especially as they apply to university law enforcement. Must effectively manage the department consisting of 101 employees and a $2.4 million annual budget. Experience in negotiation, bargaining and the administration of a bargaining agreement desired. The successful candidate will possess the ability to work with a diverse and multicultural student and staff population. Completion of a bachelorís degree in a field appropriate to the position and a minimum of eight years of supervisory experience in law enforcement required. Additional specialized training in law enforcement areas is highly desirable. The ability to manage a technologically modern police force is essential. The candidate must be eligible for Certified Police Officer Status, as granted by the Illinois Local Governmental Law Enforcement Officers Training Board and meet fitness standards. Candidates must provide evidence of strong commitment to Affirmative Action. This position requires a background check.
Illinois University, a state-assisted institution, enrolls more than 23,000
students and has a faculty of more than 1,200.
Its seven colleges--Business, Education, Engineering and Engineering
technology, Health and Human Sciences, Law, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and
Visual and Performing Arts--offer a total of 52 undergraduate majors, 52
graduate majors, and one professional (J.D.) degree.
To apply submit cover letter and resume with the names and addresses of four (4) references to: Admasu Zike, Office of the Provost, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115. Deadline: April 2, 2001. EOE
is an Equal Opportunity Employer