Rockford.edu / News
05/11/2017 2:34 pm
Rockford University invites applications for Chief of Police/ Director of Public Safety. The Chief will provide leadership and vision for the department, which will oversee the safety of the Rockford University community to support a learning environment. The Chief will insure that the overall mission and goals of the University as they relate to safety are implemented by the Department. The Department will be based upon a “community policing model” which is adapted to the campus environment and promotes teamwork, collaborative problem solving and service to students, faculty and staff.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
While performing the duties of this job, employee is required to have the ability to move about campus on foot at a rapid pace and run up stairs. The employee frequently is required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The incumbent must be able to stand, walk, stoop and kneel. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Visual acuity (with or without correction). While performing this job, employee may be required to physically subdue combative subjects, must maintain an appropriate level of physical ability.
Employee works in a professional office environment that is highly visible to members of the University community. Work is performed primarily indoors but employee must be able to work outdoors in all kinds of weather. 24/7 availability is a must.
Employee has access to sensitive information. A high level of trust and confidentiality is required.
Please submit a cover letter, resume/cv, list of three (3) professional references with contact information and two letters of recommendation to HumanResources@rockford.edu.
The full consideration deadline is June 2, 2017. First round interviews will begin mid-June. The anticipated start date is July 2017.
Rockford University offers a rich benefits package including health, dental, vision, long term disability and a 403(b) retirement plan. Tuition remission for employee, spouse/partner and dependents is available upon date of hire. The salary range for the 2017-18 fiscal year is $50,000 – $60,000. Placement in the salary range is based on educational qualifications and related experience.
Candidates who reflect the diversity of Rockford’s student body and community, enhance and promote engagement with other cultures, and have demonstrated a commitment to working with and as part of a multicultural faculty and diverse student body and community are strongly encouraged.
About Rockford University:
Rockford University, formerly Rockford College, is a four-year, co-educational institution founded in 1847 offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in traditional liberal arts and professional fields. We offer approximately 80 majors, minors and concentrations, including the adult accelerated degree completion program for a B.S. in Management Studies. Through our Graduate Studies department, degrees are extended to include the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT).
Rockford University is home to one of only 11 Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) chapters in Illinois, the most prestigious honor society in the United States. Named by The Princeton Review as a Best Midwestern College and one of only 81 colleges in the nation as a “College with a Conscience,” we currently serve approximately 1,280 full-and part-time students. Our mission is to educate men and women to lead responsible lives by means of a curriculum grounded in liberal arts learning and complemented and extended by professional and practical experience.
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