Texas Tech University Administrative Lieutenant in Lubbock, Texas


Extended Job Title:

Administrative Lieutenant

Org Level 1:

Texas Tech University

Position Description:

Performs administrative and supervisory law enforcement work for the Department of Police Services. Responsible for direction, planning, organizing, staffing, training, and control of all members under his/her command.

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Major/Essential Functions:

Testify in court to present evidenceManages police administration, patrol, or investigations and related law enforcement activities. Coordinates and supervises special activities or events on campus requiring additional support from division or contact with outside law enforcement agencies. Completes special projects by representing the department on committees and in meetings, coordinating activities with departments, staff, and the public. Provides staff assistance to assigned Police Captain; prepares and presents staff reports and other correspondence as appropriate and necessary; prepares a variety of reports and makes presentations. Ensure sergeants and non-sworn supervisors maintain adequate staffing for their assigned work unit to include scheduling days off, assigning overtime, approving time off and training requests, making adjustments for illnesses and injuries. Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned sergeants and civilian supervisors. Responds to emergencies by serving in an on-call capacity, developing operational and emergency plans, and reporting on major incidents and events; assumes the role as Incident Commander or another role as needed for the situation. Attends and participates in professional group meetings and committees; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of law enforcement. Informs personnel of division changes in regulations and policies, implications of new or amended laws and new techniques of police work. Reviews a variety of police related reports prepared by subordinate officers or others.

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Schedule Details:

Monday - Friday, 8AM - 5PM

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Preferred Qualifications:

No less than one year of service as a sergeant and be serving at that rank at the time of the promotional process. Have a satisfactory record of performance with an overall rating of at least meets expectations on the employee’s performance evaluations for the previous two years with no special evaluations or formal disciplinary actions. Knowledge of Information Technology.


Texas Tech Police Department

Required Attachments:

Resume / CV

Job Type:

Full Time

Pay Statement:

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group:

Protective Services

Occasional Duties:

Testify in court to present evidence or act as a witness in traffic and criminal cases. Assumes the duties of a Captain in the Captain's absence when directed. Receive and record complaints and commendations about departmental personnel. Performs other duties as assigned.



EEO Statement:

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Police Science or related field plus six (6) years experience in law enforcement; OR a combination of related education and/or experience to equal ten (10) years.

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Navy Enlisted Classification Code:

9545, 2775, 2771, 2750

Army Military Occupational Speciality Code:

31A, 31B

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Marine Military Occupational Speciality Code:

5811, 5803