Description/Job SummaryOverviewA Police Officer Supervisor is the supervisory level of law enforcement at the College. Employees in this classification supervise police officers, and Building Security personnel performing campus policing to ensure the safety and security of the College, its students, employees, guests, buildings and property. This position receives general supervision from the Deputy Director and the Director of Public Safety.Responsibilities/DutiesOverview of position: Summary of position's responsibilitiesA Police Supervisor is responsible for the:Provide the full level of law enforcement work, enforcing laws, rules and regulations governing the safety and protection of individuals, building and propertyProvide supervision, guidance and/or assistance to police sergeants, lower level police officers and building guardsConduct training and continuing education for public safety personnelRespond to calls for assistance and emergency service and take appropriate supervisory actionConduct the investigation of supervisor complaints and incidents involving public safety personnelAssist the Director and Deputy Director in the management and maintenance of the department's equipmentReview and assist with cases for court, including testifying in court when necessaryInteract with college community and establish a rapport with the publicProvide the public with safety informationConduct community related public safety programsCollaborate with local and state law enforcement agencies when neededDirect traffic and assist with crowd controlPerform related duties as assignedRequired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writingAbility to interpret and apply laws, policies and proceduresAbility to determine when laws and college policies have been violated and taking appropriate actionsAbility to supervise, train and lead Police Sergeants, lower level police officers and security personnelAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all members of the college community including students, faculty, staff, and administrators in a multicultural environment.Ability to operate a police car, police radio and other equipment or weapons as required (ie side handle baton, handcuffs, first aid equipment, etc.)Ability to work effectively under pressureAbility to quickly analyze complex, sensitive and/or hazardous situations and issues and quickly devise solutions and action plansAbility to exercise sound judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisionsKnowledge of modern law enforcement practices and methodsKnowledge of related federal and state criminal lawsKnowledge of the principles and methods of crime investigation, techniques of interrogation, and identification and preservation of physical evidenceKnowledge of the laws and protocols of arrest and evidenceKnowledge of the principles and methods of crime preventionKnowledge of the principles and practices of crowd control and group behaviorKnowledge of police communications equipmentSkill in the use of police equipmentWork Environment:This position regularly works both indoors and outdoors. The position also works under exposure to injury resulting from dangerous weapons, physical violence, moving traffic or hazardous physical activities; is subject to verbal and physical abuse; works in all types of weather conditions and at all times of day; operates motor vehicles at high speeds for pursuit or emergency response purposes; and interacts with individuals under physical and/or emotional stress. Duties may require the operation of a motor vehicle. The position may be subject to call-in during emergencies and staffing shortages and may work a rotating shift, holidays and weekends. The work environment is highly diverse and demands a high level of cultural competence in interpersonal communications and interactions.Physical Demands:Duties require physical health, strength, agility and stamina. The work may entail sitting, standing, walking, running bending, stooping, reaching, lifting, crawling, kneeling, climbing and lifting and transporting both objects and persons. Work requires eye-hand coordination, manual dexterity, near vision acuity, and the ability to see and read printed material and computer screens. Duties involve oral, written, electronic and telephonic communication.Required QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement or related field OR-Two (2) years of permanent rank supervision experience as a Police Sergeant or a higher ranking position (in lieu of Bachelor's degree)Must be currently employed as a Maryland Police Training Commission Certified Police Officer; OR be formerly employed as such with a lapse in service no greater than three years; OR demonstrate ability to obtain certification as described in the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR)Must possess an unrestricted non-commercial driver's license valid in the state of MarylandThis position requires a background checkThis position requires a physical examinationThis is an essential/ emergency positionThis position is subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with COMARPreferred QualificationsPreferred Qualifications:(5) years' experience preferred;Experience in an institution of Higher Education.