Chief of Police

Chief of Police


Pitt Community College
1986 Pitt Tech Road
Winterville, NC 28590
Phone: 252-493-7200

Job Location

Winterville, NC


Commensurate with Experience


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, June 1, 2018
Closes: Friday, June 15, 2018

Target Start Date

Friday, June 1, 2018

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Vice President of Administrative Services

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree required in criminal justice or related field; supplemented by minimum ten (10) years previous experience and/or training that includes law enforcement; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Must be certified and meet all requirements of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training Standards Commission in areas such as physical requirements, educational requirements, and skills requirements.  Must possess a valid North Carolina driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications

Data Utilization: Requires the ability to compile, assemble, copy, record and/or transcribe data and/or information according to a prescribed schema or plan. Includes judging whether readily observable functional, structural or compositional characteristics are similar to or divergent from prescribed standards, procedures or routines.
Human Interaction: Requires the ability provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others on how to apply procedures and standards to specific situations.
Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate and control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools and/or materials requiring complex and rapid adjustments.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a variety of reference data and information.
Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; ability to calculate decimals and percentages; may require ability to utilize principles of fractions and/or interpret graphs.
Functional Reasoning: Requires ability to apply principles of rational systems. Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form.  Ability to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet variations in assigned objectives.
Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise the judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving a variety of generally pre-defined duties which are often characterized by frequent change.

Physical Ability: Tasks involve the ability to exert heavy physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on climbing and balancing, but typically also involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds); may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (up to 100 pounds).
Dexterity: Requires the ability to perform skilled coordinated movements, such as operating a motor vehicle or firearm.
Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors.  Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds.  Some tasks require oral communications ability.
Environmental Factors: Tasks may risk exposure to dirt, dust, pollen, wetness, humidity, rain, temperature, traffic hazards, violence, and toxic agents.

Position Description

Under general direction, the purpose of the position is to provide responsible administration, supervision, and law enforcement for the Campus Police Department.  Employees in this classification perform supervisory and skilled technical work.  Position is responsible for all duties of administration, all matters relating to state law enforcement certification, and all personnel employed by the Campus Police Department.  Performs related work as directed.  Reports to the Vice President of Administrative Services.

Enforces all rules, regulations, and laws on the campus of Pitt Community College.  Investigates any criminal activity that occurs, and makes arrests and files charges as appropriate.
Coordinates with outside law enforcement agencies as needed with regard to criminal activity.  Assists outside law enforcement agencies with locating persons on campus.
Serves as witness and provides evidence in court as needed.
Coordinates and implements all law enforcement and related emergency procedures for the College.
Develops and maintains mutual aid agreements with other law enforcement agencies in other political subdivisions as approved by the Board of Trustees.
Responds, coordinates, and implements campus traffic and parking regulations.  Duties include issuing and maintaining records of annual parking decals for students and staff, coordinating the use of parking facilities for students and staff, coordinating and directing the issuance of campus citations for violations of traffic regulations, and coordinating the record keeping system for traffic citations and registration flags.
Coordinates with the Vice President of Student Developmental Services with regard to regulating student conduct on campus.  Duties include coordinating and enforcing the policy concerning weapons on campus, coordinating and implementing crime prevention on campus, etc.
Supervises and oversees public safety officers, ensuring that all rules, regulations, and laws are enforced properly and in a timely manner.  Performs such supervisory duties as instructing; assigning, reviewing, and planning work of officers; maintaining standards; coordinating activities; allocating personnel; acting on employee problems; selecting new employees; and recommending transfers, promotions, disciplinary actions, discharges, and salary increases.  Initiates and coordinates in-service training for personnel and maintains and updates the certification of public safety officers.
Coordinates and maintains the College's key system.
Coordinates the opening and closing of buildings for special activities.
Ensures compliance with the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, Title IX and the Clery Act..
 Receives, reviews, processes, files and/or submits a variety of documents and reports including daily activity log, incident report, criminal offense report, annual reports, etc.; forwards applicable data to the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles and the North Carolina Crime Information Center.
Operates a patrol vehicle and utilizes a variety of office and law enforcement equipment including computer, typewriter, handgun, baton, mace, etc.
Works under stressful, high-risk conditions.
Maintains required level of proficiency in the use of firearms; maintains weapons and equipment in functional and presentable condition.
Serves as a member of various committees and organizations including the Threat assessment team, Case Management Team and Administrative Services Leadership Team, etc.
Serves as resource person for the staff for the State Department of Community Colleges.
Performs related duties as directed.

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