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State of Massachusetts Chief of Campus Police in Boston, Massachusetts

The Lemuel Shattuck Hospital (LSH) is seeking an experienced and committed Campus Police Chief. The Campus Police Chief is responsible for supervising and directing the overall functions of the Campus Police Department. The incumbent in this roleprepares reports and budgets for the department; supervises campus police officers, communication dispatchers and mail room clerk and is responsible for training and evaluating staff performance; planning and development of staffing schedules, time off requests and weekly time approvals. Under emergency conditions, the Campus Police Chief performs related work as required by and with other law enforcement agencies; maintains and develops departmental and hospital-wide polices and ensures staff, patients and visitors are in compliance with safety and protection policies. The Chief maintains liaison with law enforcement agencies; ensures a high level of customer service and consistent campus police service is provided on all shifts. In the absence of a sergeant, all campus police officers report to the Chief of Campus Police. Please Note: The hours for this position are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The days off are Saturday and Sunday. _Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):_ * Plans, establishes, and monitors appropriate security and emergency procedures for the hospital to ensure compliance with hospital policies, rules and regulations as well as the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to ensure the safety and protection of hospital employees, patients, clients, and visitors. * Establishes lines of communication within the hospital to keep Campus Police/Communications aware of new procedures, current or past problems and circumstances to ensure the continued efficiency of departmental functions and those of the entire system. * Meets a minimum of weekly and as necessary with Sergeants in order to exchange information, advises on specific incidents or activities and to assist in helping to solve problems of concern to the overall effective operation of the Campus Police and Communications Department. * Conducts training for hospital wide staff in New Employee Orientation, Fire Assistant and Fire evacuation procedures, Drug Awareness and recognition and makes recommendations for training to hospital management. * Undertakes final review of all Department records and reports for accuracy and completeness, oversees the proper filing and disposition of them. Reviews Officer rounds sheets and reports of safety violations, investigates and makes written reports on actions taken. Ensures that appropriate individuals are notified to correct and rectify all violations. * Supervises and participates in the investigation of crimes, acts of vandalism, violations of rules and other disturbances; the control and enforcement of traffic and parking regulations; the establishment and maintenance of fire safety procedures; and any other activities as required to ensure the safety and well-being of the hospital. * Maintains departmental budget including the utilization of overtime. Participates in short and long term planning for the department. Reviews monthly budget for discrepancies and addresses and resolves any discrepancies with the business office. * Directs and oversees the ordering, issuance, maintenance, storage, and auditing of all Department equipment. * Maintains and develops policy both departmental and hospital wide. _Required Qualifications:_ * Knowledge of the principles, practices, techniques of supervision and performance management. * Knowledge of the fundamentals of criminal investigation. * Knowledge of the techniques to be followed in the transportation of injured persons. * Knowledge of the methods and procedures followed in the security of buildings and property. * Knowledge of the types and uses of the devices used in restraining prisoners. * Knowledge of the methods of general report writing. * Knowledge in the use of devices used in police work such as batons, handcuffs, mace, etc. _Preferred Qualifications:_ * Knowledge of substance use and drug enforcement protocols * A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice. _Agency Mission Statement:_ LSH takes pride in helping people recover from illnesses and conditions that are often underserved or difficult to manage in other health care settings. The Hospital serves populations that are mostly indigent, often in the care and custody of state agencies, and present with clinical issues that arise from mental illness, homelessness, and substance abuse. LSH provides 260 inpatient beds and 25 specialty medical clinics, including surgical services, to patients and clients referred by private sector providers and state agencies (including the Department of Public Health (DPH), the Department of Mental Health (DMH), the Department of Developmental Disabilities (DDS), and the Department of Corrections (DOC)). We strive continuously to improve the quality of life for our patients through the delivery of collaborative treatment and a patient-focused continuum of care. Teaching professionals from various health disciplines always have been a part of the hospital’s charge as well. *Total Compensation: * As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including: • 75% state paid medical insurance premium • Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans • Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs • Low cost basic and optional life insurance • Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan • 12 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time • Tuition benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities • Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options • Incentive-based Wellness Programs • Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program _Pre-Offer Process:_ A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring Guidelines Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth's website. For questions regarding this requisition, please contact the Executive Office of Health and Human Services Human Resources at 1-800- 510-4122 Ext. #2. First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Minimum Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have at least (A) four years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in governmental police force or in law enforcement work, (B) of which at least two years must have been in a supervisory capacity, or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. Substitutions: I. An Associate's degree with a major in police science, law enforcement or criminal justice may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required (A) experience. II. A Bachelor's degree or higher with a major in police science, law enforcement or criminal justice may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required (A) experience.* *Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed. Special Requirements: I. Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator's License. II. Appointee must be eligible for appointment as a special police officer under Chapter 147 of the Massachusetts General Laws. *An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Job: Public Safety* *Organization: Department of Public Health *Title: *Chief of Campus Police Location: Massachusetts-Boston-170 Morton Street Requisition ID: 210005NU