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Chief of Police

Institution name: University of Texas at Dallas

Title: Chief of Police

Job location: TX

Job category: AVP/Campus Chief/Public Safety (Department Leader) positions


Posting date: 2022-11-08 00:00:00

End date: 2022-12-04 00:00:00

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Vice President and Chief of Staff, this position is responsible for the effective leadership, management, and operation of the University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) Police Department on the main Richardson campus, UT Dallas facilities in the Southwestern Medical District, and other geographically separated university facilities. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 1) planning, organizing and directing the activities of the department; enforcing state laws and The University of Texas System (UT System) Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations; 2) ensuring a safe and secure environment for teaching, research, and public service through patrol, response to calls for service, investigations, and education; 3) and promoting programs and philosophies that reflect community policing best practices and that are consistent with the direction and oversight provided by the UT System Office of Director of Police (ODOP).

Minimum Requirements:


Additional Information:

Additional information regarding the University of Texas at Dallas Police Department can be viewed at:

To find information about Texas Administrative Code requirements, please click on the link below:
Texas Administrative Code Title 37; Part 7; Chapter 217

What we have to Offer:
UT Dallas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusiveness. We offer an employee-friendly work environment with a comprehensive benefit package including:

    • Competitive Salary
    • Tuition Benefits
    • Medical insurance – including 100% paid employee medical coverage for full-time employees
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Long and short-term disability
    • Retirement Plan Options
    • Paid time off
    • Paid Holidays


About UT Dallas
The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to graduating well-rounded members of the global community whose education has prepared them for rewarding lives and productive careers in a constantly changing world. A diversity of people, ideas and perspectives is crucial to our vision and mission. A charter member of SEA (STEMM Equity Achievement) Change, UT Dallas is a place where members of the community from all backgrounds are welcomed, treated fairly, and encouraged in their pursuit of excellence.

UT Dallas is ranked among the “Best of the Best Colleges” for LGBTQ Inclusion by Campus Pride. The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosts a variety of programs and initiatives toward efforts to cultivate a culture of equity and belonging for all members of the campus community. “LilyPad” lactation facilities are located throughout campus for private use by nursing parents. The University currently supports nine Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that are communities of faculty and staff from various identities along with advocates and allies (e.g., Black Faculty and Staff Alliance, Universal Access ERG, Military and Veteran ERG).

The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living and working environment that is welcoming, respectful and inclusive of all members of the university community. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.


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