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Tufts University

Equal Opportunity Employer –minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

A minimum of five years of law enforcement experience, with three additional years of law enforcement supervisory experience, is required. A bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or related field, with ten or more years of experience, is strongly desired. Demonstrated progressive leadership and proficiency in law enforcement, security operations, or security training, including teaching/training in a law enforcement or security environment, is expected. The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated commitment to providing leadership in building equitable, diverse, and inclusive environments; thorough knowledge of law enforcement and investigative principles, practices, response procedures, police authority, and jurisdiction, as well as constitutional and criminal law; the ability to interpret and enforce laws and regulations as each relates to the management of compliance work and assessment, development, delivery and evaluation of additional training for TUDPS staff; and the ability to manage complexity and think strategically. Effective communication, interpersonal and presentation skills, great attention to detail, knowledge and understanding of the principles of ICS and NIMS, strong organizational and computer skills, and an analytical, creative, forward thinking, and customer-oriented approach are required. Knowledge and understanding of the basic concepts of community-oriented policing, crime prevention, and problem solving are also essential.

Application and Nomination

Review of applications will begin February 12, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at Nominations for this position may be emailed to J. Scott Derrick at Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.

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Tufts does not discriminate in admissions, employment, or in any of its educational programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion or religious creed, disability or handicap, sex or gender (including pregnancy, sexual harassment and other sexual misconduct including acts of sexual violence such as rape, sexual assault, stalking, sexual exploitation, sexual exploitation and coercion, relationship/intimate partner violence and domestic violence), gender identity and/or expression (including a transgender identity), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. Retaliation is also prohibited. Tufts will comply with state and federal laws such as M.G.L. c. 151B, Title IX, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment and Rights Act, Executive Order 11246 and other similar laws that prohibit discrimination, all as amended. Tufts is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. More detailed Tufts policies and procedures on this topic may be found in the OEO Policies and Procedures page.



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