The City of Aurora, a diverse mix of urban, suburban and rural life at the intersection of prairie grasslands and the Rocky Mountains, offers something for every lifestyle, from convenient transit-connected living to master-planned communities. More than 381,000 residents and 10,000 businesses choose to call Aurora home. The City is now seeking a Police Chief who will be a strong and compassionate leader. The City is especially interested in candidates with an understanding of and sensitivity to the importance of diversity within the community and within the Department. Candidates must possess at least ten years of senior command level experience in a large police department, including at least five years of supervisory experience at a senior management level. In addition, candidates must also possess substantive knowledge of and experience with community policing principles and practices, and gang and drug-oriented programs and strategies. Competitive candidates will be technologically savvy and possess strong fiscal and budgetary management skills. A Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Law, Criminal Justice or a related field is required. A Master’s Degree in one of these fields is preferred. The annual salary for the Police Chief is negotiable, DOQ.