Humboldt State University, CA

Chief of Police

Filing Deadline: Open Until Filled
Joel Bryden

Bob Murray & Associates
1544 Eureka Road, Suite 280 • Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 784-9080 • Fax (916) 784-1985

Detailed Description : PDF

Humboldt State University (HSU) is the northernmost campus of the 23-school California State University system with a student population of approximately 6,000. HSU’s Police Department is a 24/7 POST certified police agency staffed by 25 full and part-time employees, including 13 sworn peace officers. HSU is now seeking a Police Chief. Leadership, the ability to establish relationships with the community outside of the campus as well as outside agencies, business acumen, and a passion for the educational environment are desired strengths in HSU’s new Police Chief. A typical candidate will be a currently employed sworn peace officer or honorably retired and able to meet California Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) certification requirements within one year of appointment, including completion of a POST Management Certificate. Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college, university, or equivalent institution; a graduate degree or advanced training is preferred. Fifteen years of law enforcement experience is required, including a minimum of four (4) years of management and administrative responsibility at the command level. A combination of education and experience that is equivalent to these requirements may be substituted. The salary range is $152,748-$160,000 annually; placement within the range is DOQ.