Chief of Police
Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Safety and Security, the Chief of Police (Chief) provides leadership and direction for the George Washington Police Department (GWPD), an unarmed, police force that provides security and crime prevention services to the University. She/he serves as the public face of GWPD internally and externally and provides day-to-day, strategic management and oversight of the University’s security programs. The Chief establishes and communicates a departmental vision and provides strong, energetic leadership and direction to GWPD staff in the implementation of that vision. Nurturing a strong sense of teamwork, the Chief is expected to attract and retain a workforce that reflects the diversity of the University and the Washington area community while creating and maintaining an environment that promotes a workplace climate based on respect and trust, where individuals feel comfortable reporting incidents of discrimination or harassment.
For more information or to apply, please visit https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/68922
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 10 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master’s degree or higher in a relevant area of study plus 8 years of relevant professional experience. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
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