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First Lieutenant

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Work Type: Classified
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Police and Public Safety

Job Title

First Lieutenant

Department

University Police

Salary

$51,804 - $64,755; commensurate with experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Lieutenant Investigations directs, coordinates, supervises, and monitors all tasks performed by officers assigned to the Investigative Services Crime Suppression Unit. Essential duties include: coordination, review, and participation in active criminal interdiction activities and methods; data gathering; intelligence gathering; intelligence analysis; canine planning, training, maintenance and support; and oversight for all Crime Suppression Unit activities. Additional duties include participation and investigation of criminal cases, supervision of special police responses as required by criminal actions, direct actions as needed at crime scenes, and, as necessary, assist with management of the patrol component. Must also be able to serve in the capacity of a Police Officer qualified to carry firearms; patrol the campus community; testify in court proceedings; maintain accurate records; operate and maintain law enforcement equipment; enforce all university, state, local and federal laws; and respond to emergency situations.

Required Education

High school diploma or high school equivalency (HSE).

Required Related Experience

Eight (8) years experience as a certified Law Enforcement officer; two (2) years experience in a Law Enforcement Leadership Role.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Current Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certification in the State of Tennessee. Driver's license required.

Desirable Related Experience

Teaching experience in law enforcement preferred; supervisory experience preferred.

Desirable License/Registration/Certification

Advanced Supervisory Training preferred; Competency Training preferred; Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) certification preferred; P.O.S.T. Instructor Certification preferred.

Documents Needed to Apply

Cover Letter & CV/Resume Required

MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU available at http://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2020AnnualSecurityReport.pdf or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

For individuals requiring a reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email emp@mtsu.edu.

Application Review Date: May 13, 2021

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