Job Identification: 892 Locations: , , , , Job Schedule: Full time Job Category: Public Safety
Reporting to the Director of Public Safety, the Investigator/Community Liaison is responsible for overseeing the operation of the Public Safety Office and conducting follow-up investigations regarding criminal and non-criminal cases that occur on campus. Responsible for conducting investigations involving complaints regarding the Public Safety Office by Faculty/Staff, Students and Visitors. Work with university partners in Student Affairs, and others, toward developing a more open and trusting relationship between the university community and the Office of Public Safety. Play a key role in the department's overall effort to improve relations with all members of the community. Preserve the peace, providing a safe environment and protecting the rights of members of the university community. Work closely with the Assistant Directors at both campus locations.
What You'll Do:
During the hours of 6:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m he/she will be responsible for the supervision of the sergeants and line staff that are on duty. He/She will be responsible for responding to all serious situations at both campuses and assume the lead role The Investigator/Community Liaison will be required to ensure all proper notifications are made and coordinate with local law enforcement when required.
Work with OSI, The Center and University Ministry to develop meaningful and supportive relationships with all members of the community. He/She will partner with OIDE to develop on-going cultural competence training for all staff. Meet regularly with key staff in Student Affairs to develop positive working relationships. Attend SGA meetings. Attend various student organization meetings in order to gain a better understanding of the students and causes that they represent, and to allow the students better insight to the inner-working of Public Safety. Work with the Director and the Assistant Directors to identify areas within the office that need improvement to support the goal of improving community relationships.
Reports to all serious calls while on duty and notifies Assistant Director of all serious incidents.
Conducts investigations arising from offenses against persons and property.
Conducts investigations on complaints received from the university community regarding the Public Safety Office.
Coordinates the investigations with outside law enforcement agencies as required.
Coordinates investigations with internal departments within the University.
The Investigator/Community Liaison supervises all line staff while on duty.
What You'll Need:
Bachelor's degree preferred
3 years investigative experience preferred
3 years supervisory experience preferred
Experience with video analytics
Knowledge of Illinois Law and Criminal procedure
Knowledge of Microsoft Word/Basic computer skills
Have demonstrated strong communication skills, both orally and written
Have strong interpersonal skills in dealing with people
Able to work independently and handle sensitive situations.
Proven investigative experience
The position will oversee operations at both campus locations from the hours of 6:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m., Monday through Friday
Working for a stable and well-known University that values diversity and inclusion.
Top choice medical, dental, and vision benefits.
Retirement plan matching contribution of 10%.
Tuition waivers for employees and dependents.
Generous paid time off, sick time, holidays, floating holidays, and more!
For consideration, please include a resume and cover letter.
Diversity and Inclusion Statement: Guided by an ethic of Vincentian personalism and professionalism, DePaul compassionately upholds the dignity of all members of its diverse, multi-faith, and inclusive community. We seek to hire collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated professionals who are committed to advancing our university mission to making education accessible to all, with special attention to including underserved and underrepresented communities. Successful candidates thrive in an environment where ideas and perspectives representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and experiences are welcome and supported.
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Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect: Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected. For more information, please visit the following pages: Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act
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DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.
At DePaul University, we are looking for candidates who want to join us in our mission to provide access to education for all. Successful candidates welcome ideas and perspectives from colleagues and students representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, religious beliefs, and experiences. We seek collaborative, open-minded and hard working professionals to work in a real world urban learning environment. Are you exceptional, yet modest and open to challenges? We seek achievers and leaders that want to bring their passion and skills to our well-respected community of approachable colleagues. Build your career with us. DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.