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Director of Campus Safety and Administration of Justice (Part-Time 48.75%)

Position Deleted on 3/24/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Redding, CA
Admin - Police and Public Safety
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
$62,582 to $76,069 USD Per Year
Shasta College


SHASTA COLLEGE is searching for a Director of Campus Safety and Administration of Justice. The Director must relate well to the diversity of faculty, staff and students and to the unique needs of Shasta College.

The Director must be committed to collegial governance, team work, and creative leadership. The most sought after characteristics of leadership include sound judgment, flexibility, creativity, resourcefulness, and excellent communication skills.


The Director of Campus Safety and Administration of Justice is expected to manage the District's Campus Safety Department, to provide a safe and secure environment for staff and students, to direct the District's academic program in Administration of Justice. Employees in this classification receive limited supervision within a broad framework of policies and procedures, and hire, train, assign, schedule, supervise, and formally evaluate the work of others. Employees assigned to this classification are required to pass a background check in accordance with POST standards. This is an educational administrator, overtime exempt, position.

Duties and Responsibilities
* Manages and directs the functions of the District's Department of Campus Safety; prepares department operating policies and procedures, which includes the setting of long- term goals and objectives; develops and implements campus safety related policies and procedures.
* Directs the Administration of Justice academic program and may serve as faculty coordinator.
* Ensures a safe and secure environment for staff and students; ensures security of District properties and resources.
* Prepares departmental directives, guidelines, general orders and special orders; develops training standards.
* Develops, manages and directs implementation of District crime prevention strategies, emergency response strategies, and parking and safety activities.
* Identifies staffing needs within the Campus Safety Department and manages the screening, selection, and training of new employees.
* Identifies staffing needs within the Administration of Justice academic program; selects, assigns, trains, and evaluates faculty.
* Oversees patrolling of District properties to deter potential violators.
* Directs response to alarms, emergency calls, and suspicious activities; makes arrests and takes other appropriate action as necessary.
* Manages the District's parking program(s), including research and analysis of data, recommendations for and planning of parking facilities, resolution of security and funding issues, and enforcement of laws, regulations, and procedures.
* Prepares and/or directs the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records and files related to assigned activities and personnel.
* Reviews paperwork of subordinates including crime and accident reports, proposals and other documents to assure accuracy, completeness, and timely filing with the appropriate law enforcement agencies.
* Effectively recommends the hiring of assigned staff and evaluates their performance.
* Plans, coordinates and provides appropriate training of subordinates; supervises participation in training courses required by P.O.S.T.
* Manages the preparation of periodic crime report summaries for review with campus administrators.
* Develops and prepares the annual preliminary budget for the Department; analyzes and reviews budgetary and financial data; authorizes expenditures in accordance with established limitations.
* Oversees the maintenance of accurate records, reports, incident logs, memos and department correspondence related to assignment.
* Communicates with other District administrators, personnel, and outside public safety organizations to coordinate course offerings, services, programs, and the exchange of information.
* Manages the operation and use of department resources.
* Attends a variety of local and statewide meetings, including hearings and court proceedings as needed; conducts meetings and training sessions.
* Performs other related management duties similar to the above in scope and function as required.

Employment Standards
Knowledge of:
* Modern methods of law enforcement administration including extent and limitations of the laws of arrest; search and seizure; theory and practice of police supervision and management; rules of evidence; vehicle code and traffic control; court procedures; appropriate safety precautions and emergency procedures; and criminal law, investigation, and crime prevention practices.
* Pertinent federal, state, local and district laws and ordinances including applicable sections of the California penal code, State education code, motor vehicle code, health and safety code, business and professional standards, and laws pertaining to the use of force.
* Curriculum practices for community college education.
* Administration of Justice academic program.
* Budget preparation and control procedures.
* Principles and practices of administration, supervision, and training.
* Effective oral and written communication techniques.
* Appropriate defense measures to protect self or others in adverse situations.
* First aid and CPR techniques.
* Applicable statutes, laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures related to various law enforcement activities.
* Investigative techniques and practices.
* Techniques and procedures applicable to theft and loss prevention.
* Effective traffic and parking control procedures
* Diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Ability to:
* Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
* Interpret, apply and explain various rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
* Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others using tact and diplomacy.
* Assess emergency circumstances and develop, implement, and direct appropriate response strategies within legal and procedural guidelines.
* Deal effectively with diverse campus groups and individuals under routine and stressful conditions.
* Maintain accurate records; write concise and comprehensive reports.
* Coordinate Administration of Justice academic program.
* Meet standards of physical stature, endurance and agility; administer first aid in emergency situations.
* Meet the physical requirements necessary to safely and effectively perform job duties to include patrolling on foot, running, and operating bicycles and motor vehicles.
* Meet the psychological standards required of a sworn officer.

* Master's degree and one year leadership experience, or equivalent, i.e. Bachelor's degree and 2 years experience in law enforcement, or Associate degree in administration of justice, police science, or related field and six years sworn experience in law enforcement including supervisory experience.
* P.O.S.T. basic, intermediate, and supervisory certificates (or eligibility for).
* Teaching/training experience; preferably at the community college level.
* A valid and appropriate California Driver's license, Class "B" with a driving record acceptable to the District's insurance carrier.
* A valid CPR card (or eligibility for).
* Commitment to provide instruction for students with diverse abilities and interests. Personal qualities to work effectively and sensitively in a multicultural student environment.
* Understanding of and commitment to the mission and philosophy of the California community college system.
* Demonstrated successful interpersonal communication and leadership skills.

Starting Date:
July 1, 2012, or soon thereafter.

Salary and Benefits 
* Salary range: $62,582-$76,069/year, Range 25 on the Administrative Salary Schedule (to be prorated for part-time position)
* $1,803/year doctorate differential (to be prorated for part-time position)
* Medical, dental, and vision insurance

Application Procedure

Required application form and procedures can be obtained by accessing the "Employment" link from the Shasta College Homepage at or by contacting the Human Resources Office.
To be considered a candidate for this position, the applicant must submit the following:
* Shasta College Application form
* cover letter addressing criteria listed in the position announcement
* resume and/or placement file
* college transcripts (unofficial will be accepted at the time of application)

Interviews will be by invitation only and are typically held on campus.
[NOTE: The District does not provide expense reimbursement for those invited to initial interviews.]

Application Deadline

Position is open until filled. First Review Date: Friday, March 2, 2012

Submit to:
Shasta College
Attn: Human Resources Office
P .O. Box 496006
Redding, CA 96049-6006
Phone: (530) 242-7640
TDD: (530) 225-4988
Fax: (530) 225-4990

The District
The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Community College District encompasses over 10,000 sq. miles serving approximately 247,700 residents of beautiful northeastern California. The College is located four miles east of Redding, which is the population center of the upper Sacramento Valley. Located 220 miles northeast of San Francisco, the campus is situated on 337 acres and commands spectacular views of Mt. Shasta, Mt. Lassen, and the Trinity Alps. Nearby are some of the outstanding recreational areas in the western United States, including Shasta, Trinity, and Whiskeytown Lakes.

Shasta College enrolls approximately 11,000 students, including on-campus day, on-campus evening, and off-campus students taking classes in extended education centers throughout the District. The College currently employs about 150 full-time faculty and administrators, 300 part-time instructors, and 200 support staff.

The Community

Redding, with a population of 90,000, is the financial, industrial, medical, and retail center of far Northern California. The Turtle Bay Exploration Park with the renowned Sundial Bridge is located in Redding near the Civic Auditorium where numerous events and cultural activities are held. The recently restored historic Cascade Theatre and the Shasta College Health Sciences Center are at the heart of the downtown revitalization.

The area has a moderate spring and fall; hot, dry summers; and cool, wet winters with temperatures that seldom fall below freezing. Housing is available in most price ranges.

Shasta College is an EEO Employer

Diverse Applicants are encouraged to apply.

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