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Variable; as assigned
The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoy outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
At 3 o'clock in the morning, we are here for you.
The University of Washington campus is a beautiful campus. It takes the commitment of our police force, security personnel and the involvement of the community to create a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. The UWPD is committed to involving the community in solving crime problems through community policing practices and keeping the community educated as to safe practices to protect yourself and your property. This also requires a commitment from the community in helping us by taking responsibility in reporting crimes, suspicious activities, and practicing good and practical crime prevention techniques.
As an agency of the university community, UWPD provides law enforcement to the largest college and stadium in Washington State. It also provides security to visiting dignitaries and during demonstrations. The Police Department serves a vital role in the safety, security, and success of the University of Washington. Its purpose is to serve and protect the students, staff, faculty and all people and property within the jurisdiction of that community.
UWPD has an outstanding opportunity for a Campus Police Lieutenant to serve the University of Washington's Seattle Campus in specialty positions to include directing special activities (such as training and large events such as football games); directing a line police unit including police sergeants. Incumbents have arrest powers and are required to be commissioned law enforcement officers under the regulations of the state.
Additionally, the Lieutenant will:
Oversee and coordinate the activities of patrol squads, sergeants in specialty positions, and in some cases security officers and security guards or any other lieutenant role in the department at the discretion of the Chief of Police;
Recommend procedures and methods to increase department efficiency;
Assist in the development of programs;
Review department records and reports; initiate corrective action when necessary to ensure compliance with the institutions regulations, local, state, and federal law; prepare department reports as required;
Develop and direct police department training programs; review the effectiveness of the unit;
Plan, schedule, and assign staff to shifts and sections;
Participate in personnel processes; make recommendations on appointments, promotions, transfer, disciplinary actions, and discharges;
May perform duties in the positions of Support Services Lieutenant, Internal Affairs, Special Operations and/or Patrol Lieutenant as needed.
Perform related duties as required.
Two years of law enforcement experience or training in a supervisory capacity equivalent to Campus Police Sergeant
Possession of a valid WA driver's license (by date of hire);
No previous felony convictions.
A Bachelor's Degree in Police Science may substitute for one year of required experience.
Be at least twenty-one years of age at time of hire;
No convictions for child abuse;
No convictions for domestic violence;
Candidates must have successfully completed a State Law Enforcement Academy, been employed continuously for two years and have current certification as a police officer;
Must be a commissioned State of Washington law enforcement officer or have the ability to become Washington State commissioned within 12 months of employment.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Two years university policing experience
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
Expected to perform the following or it is a critical part of the position: Standing, sitting, walking, hand dexterity (keyboarding/repetitive movements), reading, writing, eye-hand coordination, hearing, talking, seeing (clear vision near and/or far), using the telephone, contact with general public, working alone.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Working inside/outside and working flexible hours, as needed.
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS Application Deadline: January 22, 2017 Online Profile Performance Indicator: Prior to February 3, 2017 Assessment Process: January 31, 2017
1. Apply on-line by the application deadline noted. A complete application includes:
*Copying/pasting an updated resume in your candidate profile;
*Completing the Police Minimum Qualifications Assessment, Req #141240;
*Completing the US Work Authorization 11/2013 Assessment (as needed)
*Completing the Criminal Conviction and Adverse Finding Disclosure 11/2013, Req #141240
*Supplemental Questions Assessment: Answering the following questions in a narrative format from a supervisor's perspective, not to exceed one typed page response per question: - What do you see as the biggest challenge(s) facing a lieutenant at UWPD? Provide example(s) and describe how you would overcome the challenge. - What is the role of the lieutenant at UWPD in getting the organization from good to great?
*Letter of recommendation from a current supervisor/leader within the department must be emailed to UWPDhires@uw.edu by the Application Deadline above
2. On-line Profile Performance Indicator Survey: Must be completed prior to February 3, 2017 Public Safety Testing will send the survey to qualified candidates.
3. Multi-Component Assessment Process: Those who meet the minimum qualifications will be contacted after the application deadline regarding the Multi-Component Assessment, scheduled for January 31, 2017 at UWPD. The assessment process will include a panel interview, in-basket exercise, and practical scenarios and will account for 30% of the applicant's overall score.
4. Oral Board (Executive Staff and/or Senior Staff will be scheduled for the week of February 6, 2017 or a date/time that's mutually convenient between the candidate and the executive leadership team. The oral board score will account for 30% of the applicant's overall score.
5. The Chief's Interview will be scheduled for the week of February 6, 2017 or a date/time that's mutually convenient between the candidate and the chief of police. The Chief's Interview, review of applicant's background, training and supervisory packet will account for 40% of the applicant's overall score.
6. Each candidate must achieve an overall score of 70% to be placed on the Promotional List.
7. A polygraph, comprehensive background investigation, psychological and medical exam will be conducted, if necessary.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.
Additional Note regarding the Application Process:
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter or Supplemental Questions and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment, you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.