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Accreditation Manager

Institution name: University of California Police Department, Berkeley

Title: Accreditation Manager

Job location: CA

Job category: Command/Supervisory Staff positions


Posting date: 2022-06-15 00:00:00

End date: 2022-09-14 00:00:00

  • Manages and coordinates departmental activities related to the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) Accreditation process.
  • Receives assignments and sets work priorities, coordinating them to meet deadlines in order to ensure an efficient workflow through the department.
  • Reviews a wide variety of complex and technical issues concerning law enforcement standards and the accreditation process.
  • Assigns, directs, and coordinates groups of employees to achieve plans of action, recommendations to the Chief and command staff, and other activities in order to meet compliance with applicable accreditation standards.
  • Develops, writes, revises, and manages the department’s catalog of policies and forms to meet accreditation standards, including written directives.
  • Conducts regular reviews of policies and procedures with appropriate staff and revises department policy and procedure manuals to ensure standard operating procedures are reliable and up-to-date and to meet all current IACALEA, legislative mandates and judicial rulings.
  • Recommends changes in policies and procedures when indicated by accreditation updates, changes, or modifications, and assigns writing projects to others that achieve accreditation objectives as needed.
  • Determines and develops appropriate proofs of compliance for accreditation standards, including type, frequency, and retention of necessary documentation.
  • Maintains master file and archive files for department written directives, and maintains accreditation Standard Compliance Overview Form (SCOF) files.
  • Maintains hard copy files for departmental directives and updates as necessary.
  • Recommends and implements appropriate software applications to increase work efficiency and expedite information retrieval, including PowerDMS and Lexipol.
  • Participates in regular conferences with the Chief and command staff on planning, data analysis, accreditation, and other related matters.
  • Composes/edits a variety of correspondence, reports, memoranda, and other material requiring independent judgment as to content, accuracy, and completeness.
  • Assists with the preparation of the departmental annual budget by projecting the accreditation costs for the coming fiscal year.
  • Consults with the Chief and command staff on building and equipment modifications for compliance purposes.
  • Evaluates program outcomes and changes systems, processes, and guidelines to ensure program success and relevance for department members.
  • Conducts program research, analysis, and data collection, and identifies program problems to explore possible alternatives to recommend necessary changes.
  • Identifies and verifies compliance with established law enforcement standards, correcting any noted deficiencies through policy, training, or other administrative measures.
  • Reviews standards and ensures the department remains in compliance.
  • Coordinates and oversees mock and full onsite assessments, and attends review hearings.
  • Serves as the department’s representative to IACLEA, and provides various presentations to UCPD about accreditation, policy, and other planning issues.
  • Receives written and verbal inquiries from other governmental agencies to enhance the accreditation process.
  • Keeps abreast of all aspects of the accreditation process, including proposed changes or amendments to the standards, assessing the impact of changes on current policies and procedures of the department.
  • Participates in the IACLEA University Police Accreditation Coalition (UPAC) to learn and share best practices among the network of accreditation professionals across the 10 University of California Police Departments.
  • Provides accreditation-related training and various types of presentations to department personnel.
  • Develops and conducts training on accreditation and professional standards. Attends related meetings, training, and conferences that may require overnight travel.


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