The Department of University Police and Public Safety at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Inspector, Support Services / Staff Associate.
The Inspector for Support Services will report directly to the Chief of University Police. This position will be part of the department’s Command Staff and will provide managerial support to the Chief of Police and the Assistant Chief of Police and will provide supervision of both the Patrol and Administrative staff in the absence of the Chiefs.
The Inspector of Support Services will be the liaison between the University Police Department and the Campus in support of all special events on and around the campus. They will consult with the University Community to provide guidance related to Special Events and will actively plan, coordinate and supervise all campus and surrounding community events where the University Police Department services may be requested/required.
This position will represent the department on the campus Facilities Use Committee and will coordinate with outside agencies on behalf of the needs of the campus as requested and necessary, including facilitating with obtaining required permits, licenses other documentation issued by the NYPD. This position will also be the point of contact for the NYPD Community Relations Officers and will work with them on any requests for use of space on campus.
Special event related responsibilities include:
- Acting as the on-site supervisor for all special events as requested by the Chief or Assistant Chief of Police
- Attending all meetings with various University participations to plan events that will require University Police resources
- Actively participate in the University’s Facilities Use Committee and recommend improvements to policies and procedures as necessary
- Conduct any necessary security checks re: event participants or entertainment
- Coordinate the preparation of event related overtime expenses with the Department Administrator and/or Department Budget Manager for submission of reimbursement requests
- Coordinating the use of Parking Services personnel when necessary into special event operational plans
This position will also support the recruitment efforts of the University Police Department by assisting with the tracking of responses to civil service canvases, scheduling interviews and agility tests, the preparation and processing of personnel transactions and coordination with Human Resources regarding the onboarding of candidates.
The University Police Inspector will represent the department at meetings as requested by the Chiefs, will serve on various campus committees as requested by the Chiefs; will assist with maintaining an up to date list of various required staff licensing and training requirements which will be shared with other department leadership and administrative staff; will be responsible for the preparation and tracking of department mandatory training; will represent the department at various orientation programs, including new employee orientation; will assist with the preparation and tracking of Patrol Staff evaluations and scheduling of Employee Health Screenings and will assist with and/or conduct Active Shooter Training for both the University Police Department and the Campus.
As required, this position will assist the Administrative staff with the daily completion of Patrol Staff time-sheets, the preparation and submission of the bi-weekly payroll and overtime reports; monitoring of Patrol Staff time and attendance and working with the department Administrator to advise the Chiefs of any T&A matters that need to be addressed; will coordinate all special parking requests.
Other duties or projects may be assigned as appropriate to rank and department mission.