California State University, East Bay

Chief of Police

Filing Deadline : September 14, 2018
Joel Bryden

Bob Murray & Associates
1544 Eureka Road, Suite 280
(916) 784-9080 – Fax (916) 784-1985

Detailed Description : PDF

Founded in 1957, California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) is one of 23 universities of the California State University (CSU) system. With an enrollment over 15,800 students, CSUEB is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and sustainability. CSUEB is seeking an experienced Chief of Police to provide overall leadership and effectively and efficiently manage the University Police Department. The ideal candidate will be a creative, solutions-oriented thinker and problem solver who is comfortable adapting and executing change, and capable of evaluating, organizing, and directing staff to meet the established goals and objectives of the Department. CSUEB is looking for a strong leader with the highest standards of personal and professional excellence and integrity to serve not only as an administrator, but also as a mentor to a team of professionals and staff. A Chief who is willing to be fair but capable of being firm and holding people accountable, will be ideal. The new Chief must be approachable, engaging, and personable, and be an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively and collaboratively across a diverse campus community. A minimum of 15 years of sworn law enforcement experience, including at least seven (7) or more years of progressively responsible experience at the level of lieutenant and above; a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Public Safety, or other closely related field; or a combination of experience and education that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position, are required. POST certification, POST Supervisory and POST Management certification, or satisfaction of all POST requirements within the first year of employment, and a valid California Driver’s License are also required. A Master’s degree in a related field, experience working in a higher education environment, and advanced training in emergency management is preferred. The annual salary range for this position is $155,000 – $165,000, DOQ.

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Candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three (3) or more professional references in addition to an online application. Contact Joel Bryden at (916) 784-9080, should you have any questions. This position will remain open until filled and may close without further notice. First Resume Screening: September 14, 2018

California State University, East Bay is an Equal Opportunity Employer.