TITLE: Deputy Chief of Police – Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools LOCATION: NORTH CENTRAL OFFICE The Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools (KCKPS) is a nationally recognized urban school district that serves approximately 22,000 students. With a Head Start program, three preschools, 30 elementary schools, 8 middle schools, and 5 college and career academies/high schools, the district serves a wonderfully diverse mixture of students. A remarkable 62 different languages are spoken in the homes of our students. To serve those students, the district employs approximately 3,650 staff, including more than 1,600 teachers. The vision of the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools is to be one of the Top 10 School Districts in the Nation. Our goal is that "Each student will exit high school prepared for college and careers in a global society, and at every level, performance is on track and on time for success." To help our students achieve this goal, the district is implementing a district-wide initiative called Diploma+. JOB GOAL: Assists the Chief of Police in the development, administration, coordination, and implementation of departmental policies, procedures, programs, and activities. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assists the Chief of Police in developing and implementing goals, objectives, policies, and procedures for the department. Represents the police department at meetings, conferences, and other public functions. Directs the preparation of a variety of records and reports relating to department activities; prepares, reviews and presents reports and other necessary correspondence; reviews and evaluates reports and other documents submitted by subordinate personnel. Studies crime reports and current literature in law enforcement to determine trends and make recommendations for changes in organization and operating policies and procedures. Assists the Chief of Police in evaluating and recommending modifications, as required, to programs, activities, policies, procedures, rules, orders, and regulations to ensure compliance with the Kansas City, Kansas Public School and department’s mission, goals, objectives, core values, board of education rules, operating procedures, department policies and general law. Assists in the design and implementation of operational, technical and administrative methods of community policing, crime prevention, delinquency control, law enforcement, and related functions, including but not limited to, investigations and identification, patrol, traffic control, and safety. Identifies and resolves difficult public and human relations problems. Assists in developing the departmental budget and provides administrative guidance for the control of budget expenditures. Reviews and directs the department’s fiscal, equipment, and human resources activities and services; develops, reviews and manages staff and employee recruitment, development and training. Respond to major incidents and ensure that the Incident Commander is following Incident Command System/protocol; assumes role as Incident Commander or other role as needed for the situation. Conducts, directs and reviews investigations of officer and staff misconduct within the police department and makes disciplinary action recommendations to the Chief of Police. Coordinates law enforcement activities with other departments and law enforcement agencies. Serve as assigned as a liaison with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies, as well as the Kansas City, Kansas community. Coordinates the activities of the Police Department with other agencies, both generally and in special investigations/arrests, special events and operational activities as directed by the Police Chief. Participates in professional organizations and on a variety of boards, commissions and committees as assigned by the Chief of Police. Assumes command of the police department in the absence of the C Complies with all State and school district policies. Other duties as may be assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice, or related field Possess a valid Kansas Driver’s License Must submit to a pre-employment background check, with no felony or major misdemeanor convictions, and a drug screen as specified by the Chief of Police Ten (10) years of increasingly responsible, broad-based experience as a commissioned police officer with a recognized law enforcement agency with a Minimum of five (5) years of proven management and command-level responsibility with experience making complex administrative and operational decisions. Proven ability to lead collaboratively within a culturally diverse setting. COMMUNICATION / ORGANIZATION: Maintains communication with school personnel, and parents/guardians to enhance cooperative action that will meet the educational needs of students. Applicant must have the ability to deal with the public forthrightly and courteously and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school district administration, staff and students, parents and community, peers, news media, city, state, county and federal authorities as well as others contacted in the course of work; ability to speak clear and concisely in written or oral communication. Utilizes existing technology effectively in the performance of duties. Knowledge of Microsoft Office software and able to learn and use institutional software systems. REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems using effective problem solving techniques. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and analyze and interpret general professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, correspondence, and protocols. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, staff, parents, students, and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Works involves physical effort. Physical agility is required to access all types of areas. Regularly required to walk, run, stand, jump, climb, stoop, crouch, kneel, and climb a ladder/fence/stairs; must be able to access all levels of a building/structure. Manually operates various tools, equipment, office equipment, and law enforcement devices. Must occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing up to 60 pounds. May be required to physically restrain person(s) during detainments and/or arrests using standard law enforcement procedures. Required to detect odors and have temperature sensitivity. Communicates verbally and in writing. Eyesight, including corrected eyesight, with regards to close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception is required to perform the job. Must be both physically and mentally fit when reporting for duty. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to indoor activity. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside activity and work under hazardous conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Must be able to carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's objectives, policies and applicable laws. Knowledge of the principles and practices of modern police organization, operations, and administration. Knowledge of police records and their application to police administration and solution of police problems. Experience with Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) systems with newer technology. Experience with mainframe computer systems, security, archival and data recovery systems, Window Exchange servers, Internet Connection Knowledge of the Kansas Open Records Act. Experience as Records Custodian for a Police Department or other Government agency. Ability to obtain NCIC certification. Knowledge of the geographic area of Kansas City, Kansas. Knowledge of City ordinances, state and federal laws and the ability to explain and interpret pertinent provisions of laws, ordinances and regulations. Ability to plan, organize, administer and direct police activities of broad scope, intensity and community and departmental impact. Certification in Incident Command System Training (National Incident Management System). Must possess the ability to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations and to determine the proper course of action. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 261 day position SALARY: Based on USD No. 500 Salary Schedule FLSA STATUS: EXEMPT REPORT TO: Chief of Police EVALUATION: Evaluation of this position will be completed in accordance with the Board of Education policy on evaluation The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. The individual currently holding this position performs additional duties and additional duties may be assigned. Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. KCKPS does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, tenure, disability or any other factors that cannot be lawfully considered in its programs and activities as required by all applicable laws and regulations. Signatures This job description has been approved by all levels of management: Manager _______________________________________________ HR ___________________________________________________ Employee signature below constitutes employee’s understanding of the requirements, essential functions and duties of the position. Employee _____________________________ Date ____________ " />
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Deputy Chief of Police-KCKPS
Job Description
Primary Location North Central Office
Salary Range Per Year
Shift Type Full-Time