OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking a Patrol Sergeant. This is a full-time, 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the OSU-Cascades Associate Vice President for Finance and Strategic Planning.
A safe campus and community are critical for the success of students, faculty, staff and visitors at OSU-Cascades. The Patrol Sergeant will be responsible to the Director of Public Safety for the operational execution of the Department's comprehensive campus safety strategic plan to ensure the well-being of the campus community and protection of the physical assets of the OSU-Cascades campus.
The purpose of this position is to provide operational collaboration and guidance between Director of Public Safety and OSU-Cascades DPS personnel. The sergeant will serve as a subject matter expert in OSU-Cascades campus safety rules, officer training and safety equipment maintenance and management. This position will have delegated authorities and responsibilities from the Director of Public Safety for emergency management, incident management, and the Emergency Notification System, in the event that the Director is unavailable and as deemed necessary. DPS staffs special campus security officers as defined in ORS 352.118 and operate within the scope authorized by University management.
In the absence of or at the direction of the Director, the Patrol Sergeant will act as the first line supervisor of Public Safety Officers and other public safety personnel for day to day operations including staffing, deployment and incident investigation. In the absence of or at the direction of the Public Safety Director, the sergeant participates on the OSU-Cascades Student Care Team, OSU Threat Assessment Team, and serves as the campus representative in regional threat assessment (e.g. Central Oregon Regional Adult Threat Assessment Team and Emergency Manager's Meeting). In addition to the above managerial duties, perform all the duties of a Public Safety Officer.
The Patrol Sergeant is responsible for working collaboratively with the City of Bend Police and Fire Departments and OLCC in the coordination of investigation and enforcement of municipal and criminal codes as required by law and policy. The sergeant will participate in emergency and disaster response coordination on behalf of the institution. Additionally, this role is responsible for establishing strong collaborative working relationships with all facets of the University community and the local stakeholders in mental health, social services, crisis intervention, stress management, police, fire, and district attorney's office.
OSU-Cascades, located in Bend, Oregon, is a branch campus of Oregon State University. Established in 2001, the university currently enrolls more than 1,200 students in bachelor's and master's degree programs. The campus expanded to a four-year university in 2015, opened its 10-acre campus in fall 2016, and the Oregon legislature approved additional funding in 2017 and 2018 for continued campus expansion, which is currently in progress. The branch campus has ambitious enrollment goals to reach 3,000 students by 2025 and is engaged in building a culturally diverse and community-centric educational environment.
Typically requires Associate’s Degree from an accredited college/university in law enforcement or related field; OR 4 years of related work experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Supervisory or lead experience of law enforcement/public safety personnel. May require certification and/or licensure.
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university.
Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible supervisory experience in a police, military, or other public safety organization in a variety of assignments.
Demonstrated knowledge of effective strategies for working with diverse faculty, staff and students.
Relevant experience interpreting applicable laws and developing departmental policies.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSUSTANDARD 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Motor Vehicle Check Requirement.
This position is deemed essential and the incumbent is expected to report to work during inclement weather, emergency and other University work curtailments or closures.
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary range is anticipated to be $47,820-65,000 and will be commensurate with skills, education, and experience.
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