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28 Aug 2015

Full-Time Captain – Patrol Services

Wake Forest University – Posted by SACJobs Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States

Job Description

Founded in 1834, Wake Forest University offers the
personal attention of a small liberal arts college,
coupled with the breadth and global relevancy of a leading
research institution. With a total enrollment of 7,591
students and a faculty to student ration of 1:11, Wake
Forest claims the distinction of being the nation’s
premier collegiate university. Wake Forest is consistently
ranked among the top 30 universities in the nation. Their
mission is to educate the whole person, graduating
students who seek purpose-filled lives while building a
community dedicated to serving humanity in the spirit of
their motto, Pro Humanitate (For Humanity).

Reporting to the Major, Police Services Commander, the
Captain is responsible for assisting the Major in
providing professional and responsive community-oriented
law enforcement, event management, and safety and security
services for the Wake Forest University community. The
Captain serves as a Watch Commander, supervising,
reviewing, planning and directing personnel and all
activities within Patrol Services to ensure the effective
performance and delivery of services in a fair and
impartial manner; a liaison with various campus
stakeholders including students, faculty, staff, visitors,
surrounding community and first responders; and an
Incident Commander when necessary. In addition, the
Captain evaluates personnel, monitors measurable goals and
objectives to support a comprehensive culture and
community policing philosophy throughout Patrol Services;
identifies and coordinates comprehensive field training
for all personnel; implements intelligence lead policing
and crime resistance strategies; oversees all
investigations including criminal, Title IX support, bias
incidents, citizen complaints, personnel conduct, and
delivery of services; and regularly meets with and leads
learning sessions for student and employee groups to
remain engaged in campus culture. This position works
collaboratively with Federal, State, and other local
officers in the investigation, apprehension, and detention
of wanted persons and with other agencies where activities
of Public Safety are involved and ensures compliance with
and proper enforcement of all laws, University regulations
and professionally recognized standards. The Captain
oversees a large staff of sworn and non-sworn personnel
primarily through subordinate supervisors; serves as a
mentor/coach for developing personnel; and reviews all
daily operations, incident reports, media logs, and other
administrative paperwork to ensure consistent applications
of policies and procedures.

The successful candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree
and a minimum of three years supervisory experience in
campus law enforcement. Candidates must meet all
requirements of and be eligible to be a certified Law
Enforcement Officer in accordance with the provisions of
the “North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and
Training Standards Commission” [Basic Law Enforcement
Training (BLET) Certification] and must be able to obtain
a valid North Carolina drivers license, maintain a good
driving record, and be insurable
Applica.aspx). In addition, the successful candidate must
have completed training in law enforcement supervision and
management, with a minimum of three years experience in
supervision in a law enforcement environment and
specialized training in campus law enforcement issues,
community policing, problem solving, criminal
investigations, criminal incident response, professional
standards, field training, investigative techniques, and
personnel management. The Captain will have demonstrated
experience in developing collaborative relationships with
the community and be committed to working in partnership
with community members and leaders to resolve problems as
well as possess integrity, ethics, and a high level of
professionalism. Further the Captain will have excellent
communications skills and knowledge of progressive
community-oriented law enforcement, security and safety
practices, police administration, supervision and budget
practices, professionally recognized policies and
procedures, rules and regulation standards for campus law
enforcement, and experience in risk and safety management.


Education: Bachelor’s Degree Required
Work Experience: 3-5 Years

How to Apply

Contact Info: Review of applications will begin September 23, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the SJG website at under the link Current Searches. Nominations for this position may be emailed to Heather J Larabee at SJG – The Spelman & Johnson Group Wake Forest University – Captain – Patrol Services Heather J. Larabee, Search Associate Visit the Wake Forest University website at Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.

Job Categories: Safety and Security. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Captain and Patrol Services. Salaries: TBD - Based on Experience.


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