Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Safety/Chief of Police
UNC Asheville Seeks Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Safety/Chief of Police
If you are a law enforcement executive who:
√ appreciates and values the developmental experiences of young adults;
√ enjoys the vibrant interchange of ideas that make up a thriving academic community;
√ sees yourself as a collaborator and change agent; and,
√ recognizes the opportunity for designing a community policing model that engages the campus and broader public for mutual learning about law enforcement, cultural competency, and equity…
UNC Asheville then this department and the UNC Asheville Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Safety/Chief of Police could be your next career move.
About UNC Asheville Public Safety:
The campus consists of 365 acres and 50 buildings, with 46% of degree-seeking students living in 16 different campus housing communities. The department works closely with administrators, students, faculty, and staff to create and maintain a safe environment. Its statutory arrest jurisdiction includes all University property, owned, and leased, as well as streets and sidewalks adjacent to the property. In addition, it participates in a mutual aid agreement with several local law enforcement agencies.
Reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, the AVC for Public Safety serves also as Police Chief and leads a Public Safety Department with an estimated $3M budget. The Assistant Vice Chancellor (AVC) for Public Safety is responsible for broad oversight, planning, organization, and coordination of all campus safety functions for UNC Asheville. These responsibilities include university police, emergency management, environmental, health and safety, and parking and transportation. This position has oversight of crisis management and coordination of campus-wide response teams in the event of an emergency.
In addition to other duties the position is responsible for developing, planning, implementing, and directing a comprehensive and complex enforcement of all state, federal and local laws applicable to these areas.
The role includes crime prevention, accident prevention, emergency response, criminal investigations, and the security of residence halls, campus buildings and other university premises. The role also organizes, directs, and supervises the day-to-day activities of the on-going comprehensive campus police and public safety programs. The position is also responsible for administering the college’s compliance with the Clery Act and its requirements, as well as managing the campus’ emergency management program. Including the Chief, the department has 20 employees. More information about the department can be found here