Responsible for the management of the Investigative Services Section of Campus Safety and Security (hereafter called Security) and direct the delivery of security investigative services to the Johns Hopkins University, Homewood Campus and designated off-campus University sites. Oversee the various crime prevention programs to include the Hopkins Neighborhood Walkers on Patrol, Hopkins Crime Watch program, and the bi-weekly Security Meet and Greet functions.
Essential Job Functions:
Responsible for the delivery of investigative services to the Homewood campus and environs, with primary emphasis on the security of students, faculty and staff, to include developing campus security and investigative strategies, ensuring sensitivity to all crime victims, facilitating their access to on and off campus support services.
Carrying out the directing of investigative follow-up to reported offenses to include the prompt publication and distribution of security alerts
Exercising discretionary authority toward resolving disputes or differences in the best interest of all parties involved
Review coordinate and direct investigations that may be conducted by campus officers
Identify and analyze crime patterns, security problems and risks
Determine ways to improve security and solve security problems and recommend actions to Shift Commanders and the Executive Director, as well as various departments and offices
Advise Executive Director on investigations, security issues and recommend actions
Maintain a Counsel with the Office of Homewood Student Affairs and other department heads, deans, and assistant deans, various telephone company investigations units, and University students and staff on matters pertaining to investigations, crime prevention, and security issues
Represents the University in criminal court cases and ensures evidence to support prosecutions
Ensure compliance with federal Clery crime reporting requirements
Create crime graphs and charts and others as needed
Oversees the security aspects of all events on campus
Supervises the investigator(s) handling this responsibility
Administrator of RMS system
Direct supervision of all employees in the Investigative Services Section
Note: This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree required - Preferred in Criminal Justice, Business, Liberal Arts, or Social Sciences discipline. Master's degree highly desirable.
Related Work Experience:
Minimum of 10 years experience in a law enforcement related field (city, county, state, university, federal agency)
Minimum 5 years of investigative oversight responsibility for a broad range of criminal offenses to include person crimes (robberies, assaults, sex offenses, etc), thefts, burglaries, domestic violence and harassment
Demonstrable experience in positive dealings and initiatives with a diverse community, students and young adults
Knowledge, skills and abilities
Excellent administrative skills, organizational skills, and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills
Broad range of fully developed police investigative skills
Coordination and management of criminal investigations
Uniform crime reporting and data compilation
Good understanding and application of community-based policing
Proficiency with personal computers, word processing, database management, Microsoft Office,
Excel spreadsheets, email, and familiarity with various security systems
Must pass pre-employment background check
Must be able to pass physical examination to perform related police duties, and qualify as commissioned special police officer after background investigation
Position is non-uniformed (business suit and/or sport coat/dress shirt/tie) and may involve shift work.
Must pass certification for expandable baton and OC spray
Valid State driver's license required
Minimum Physical Requirements:
Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time
Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction
Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard
Communication skills using the spoken word
Ability to see within normal parameters
Ability to hear within normal range
Ability to move about
Occasionally lifting, carrying objects weighing 40 lbs. or less
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