The Chief of Police and Director of Public Safety is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the operations of Fresno State’s Public Safety Department (Police and Traffic and Parking Operations), which includes a comprehensive law enforcement program focused on a climate of safety and security for the campus community, emergency preparedness, crime prevention, investigations, and traffic control. This position supervises 57 full-time employees and 40 student assistants in the following classifications: MPP (sworn and non-sworn positions), sergeant, corporal, police officer, information technology consultant, dispatcher, parking officers, community service specialists and other administrative personnel.
Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree with a major in police science, criminology, public administration, or related field.
- Five (5) years of progressively responsible law enforcement management experience as a lieutenant or higher.
- Candidates must: