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Inspector, Support Services

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Local Title: Inspector, Support Services
Budget Title: Staff Associate
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Security & Police


Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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Job Summary:

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.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and two years of full time directly related experience. 
    • In lieu of a degree, four (4) years of full time directly related progressively responsible operational experience including two years of supervisory experience or equivalent. A combination of higher education and experience totaling four years may be considered.  
  • Graduate of a certified New York State Police Academy or currently a certified DCJS police officer. 
  • Must have and maintain an appropriate valid New York State Driver’s License; must have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations. 
  • Must be registered and maintain the ability to carry a firearm in the State of New York.
  • The position requires no environmental/physical demands. However, given the fact that the department operates 24 hours a day, 7-days a week, it is expected that there will be unusual working hours to accommodate the needs and situations that arise. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience as an NYPD Police Officer or higher rank
    • or 4+ years as a New York State University Police Officer.
  • Familiarity with the operations of a higher educational institution.
  • Familiarity with the provisions of the Jeanne Clery Act.
  • Working knowledge of the New York State Civil Service recruitment process. 

Work Schedule:

Variable Days; Variable Hours

Salary Grade/Rank:


Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:


  An approved COVID-19 vaccination.

Executive Order:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at


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