University Police Lieutenant (Fort Hays State University)

03/17/2022

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
This is commissioned law enforcement work in providing police protection for a regent's institution. Work involves enforcement of municipal ordinances, county resolutions and state statutes. Enforcement of rules, regulations and policies of the University and the Board of Regents. The University Police Lieutenant is considered an administrative supervisor and has latitude in the performance of assignments, adherence of department policies, directives and general orders as approved by the Director of Police. The Lieutenant, in conjunction with the Sergeant, is held accountable for the operations of all patrol shifts and the proper direction and supervision of 1 Commissioned Police Sergeant, 6 Commissioned University Police Officers, 1 Security Officer and various car parkers in the performance of their duties and expectations. This position performs duties in accordance with department rules and regulations, state personnel regulations, state laws, law enforcement code of ethics, General Orders, directives from the Director of Police, the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights, and general principles of police work. Monitors staff for compliance to the same standards. This position may be required to work special or emergency assignments with little or no notice. This position is salaried and exempt and not subject to overtime. The position requires initial and continual certification as set forth and defined by the Kansas commission on peace officers' standards and training. Refer to responsibilities for detailed duties associated with the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Current certified Police Officer 21 years of age, a U.S. Citizen; have been fingerprinted and a search of local, state and national fingerprint files made to determine whether the applicant has a criminal record; not have been convicted of a crime that would constitute a felony under the laws of this state, a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence or a misdemeanor offense that the commission determines reflects on the honesty, trustworthiness, integrity or competence of the applicant as defined by rules and regulations of the Kansas commission on peace officers' standards and training; have graduated from a high school accredited by the Kansas state board of education or the appropriate accrediting agency of another state jurisdiction or have obtained the equivalent of a high school education as defined by rules and regulations of the commission; be of good moral character sufficient to warrant the public trust in the applicant as a police officer or law enforcement officer; have completed an assessment, including psychological testing approved by the commission, to determine that the applicant does not have a mental or personality disorder that would adversely affect the ability to perform the essential functions of a police officer or law enforcement officer with reasonable skill, safety and judgment be free of any physical or mental condition which adversely affects the ability to perform the essential functions of a police officer or law enforcement officer with reasonable skill, safety and judgment and obtain initial and continual certification as set forth and defined by the Kansas commission on peace officers' standards and training. At time of appointment, candidate must have passed a standardized written test, polygraph examination, background investigation, physical, psychological and a drug screening testing.

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Required Application Documents: Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three professional references. Applicant documents should be submitted in one PDF.

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:
Name: Ed Howell
Email: elhowell@fhsu.edu
Phone: (785) 628-5304