Director of Institutional Safety, University Police at University of Missouri - St. Louis

St. Louis, MO 63121

About the Job

Direct and organize the operational, financial and personnel activities of the University of Missouri-St. Louis Police Department.

Plan and Monitor University police activities according to departmental goals and objectives that are consistent with contemporary policing models, statutory requirements and professional accreditation standards.

Perform liaison duties with University administration and local, state and federal criminal justice agencies.

Discuss and counsel faculty, staff, students and the general public on various areas including law enforcement, physical security and campus safety. Oversee the assignment of law enforcement support personnel for special events that may be required for assemblies, speakers, concerts and collegiate sports on campus.

Oversee the administration of the Office of Parking and Transportation to include, enforcement of parking regulations, issuance of parking permission and oversight of compliance and adherence to the contracted campus shuttle system agreement for movement of students, faculty and staff.

Provide assistance and recommendations to the appropriate department when necessary for the establishment or enhancement of card access to buildings and dormitories. Advise and counsel where necessary on issues regarding Safety and Risk Management.

Develop operating budgets for all units within the department. Review and approve the operating expenditures of all units and ensure the maintenance of proper records.

Interview, select and evaluate the performance of personnel and administer discipline within the department.

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree in Law Enforcement or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary.

Have working knowledge of the professional standards published by the Commission on Accreditation on Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).

At least six years' experience in law enforcement and/or law enforcement administration at a command level, including requisite training and experience sufficient to meet current State Licensing requirements for a police officer in a first class county is necessary.

Physical Requirements

This position involves working in an office environment and requires the ability to use office equipment and related materials. Commensurate mental and physical skills necessary to walk/stand for long periods of time, respond to emergencies, and maintain order among individuals and groups may be required.


$83,400 - $125,150

Application Deadline
April 30, 2017

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UMSL is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.


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