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Lieutenant (Campus Police)

Location: Norfolk, VA


Old Dominion University Police Department


November 10, 2017 by 5:00 pm

Job Description / Responsibilities

Lieutenant (Law Enforcement Manager I)
Position #01019

The University Police Department at Old Dominion University (Norfolk, VA) is seeking progressive law enforcement leaders for a Law Enforcement Manager I position: The Police Lieutenant is responsible for direction, planning, organization, staffing, and control of Sergeants, patrol officers and other subordinates within the Old Dominion University Police Department.


Required Qualifications:

  • Considerable police supervisory experience within a public law enforcement agency at the rank of Sergeant or higher within patrol and investigation divisions.
  • Completion of a first-level supervisory, and/or a mid-management law enforcement course of study.
  • Considerable knowledge of and skills in modern police practices and techniques.
  • Considerable knowledge of leadership principles and management techniques.
  • Strong working knowledge of investigative techniques and practices.
  • Considerable knowledge of Virginia and applicable federal laws.
  • Considerable working knowledge of administrative functions in areas of policy and police supervision.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and direct the efforts relating to law enforcement operations.
  • Demonstrated ability to comprehend and interpret written instructions, and work independently to solve problems involving many variables.
  • Certification as a police officer as mandated by a state department of Criminal Justice Services or police certifying body.
  • Possession of a valid VA driver’s license.
  • VA DCJS LEO Certification will be required within one year of hiring.
  • Graduation from high school or equivalent, and police leadership and supervisory training related to the duties of the position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study.
  • Considerable mid-management experience in a university police department of similar size and complexity.
  • VA DCJS Instructor certification.

How to Apply

This position opens October 9, 2017 and closes November 10, 2017.

To review position requirements and submit an application, please visit and follow the on-line instructions.