|Tallahassee Community College is seeking candidates for the position of:
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – FLORIDA PUBLIC SAFETY INSTITUTE
Tallahassee Community College was recently ranked among the nation’s top producers of A.A. graduates. The College offers post-secondary instruction of the highest quality for citizens of Leon, Gadsden and Wakulla counties – the primary service area – as well as for students from throughout the state, nation and world. The College serves a diverse student population of over 12,000 credit students each semester. Approximately 80% of TCC’s enrollment is in the Associate of Arts Transfer Program. In addition to the Associate of Arts Transfer Programs, the College is also home to the Florida Public Safety Institute which serves as a premier certificate program for law enforcement, fire training and correction officer training. The Florida Safety Public Institute is the home of the Pat Thomas Law Enforcement Academy and the Tallahassee Fire Academy, as well as several state agency training academies and staff. The Florida Public Safety Institute sits on a 1,500-acre site in Gadsden County that includes a training and conference center, shooting and driving ranges, dining facility, 200-room housing facility, and more than 35 technologically advanced classrooms.
The position primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
1. Provides vision for and leads and directs the Florida Public Safety Institute including all facets of managing a 1,500-acre remote site of the College. Implements public
The College is seeking an experienced professional who can demonstrate unwavering integrity, interpersonal and organizational skills that can develop effective relationships with stakeholders and deliver results through exemplary leadership. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred, in Criminal Justice or a closely related field with ten years of progressively responsible experience in the criminal justice or public safety field, five of which must have been in a responsible administrative or managerial position in criminal justice or public safety. Must possess a law enforcement certification from a federal or state law enforcement agency.
THE APPLICATION PROCESS
Applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter, which may provide information that demonstrates their ability to foster and maintain high ethical standards; an effective decision-making style based on collaborative relationships; skills in building partnerships and collaborations with local law enforcement agencies, government entities, universities, and other community groups. Applicants must also provide a current resume or vitae and contact information for three professional references.
The College offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefit package. A TCC online application must be submitted and will be accepted until the position is filled, however, applications received after April 30, 2021 may not receive full consideration. Applicants may contact the college’s Human Resources Department at (850) 201-8510 for application assistance.
Preference is given to veterans and spouses who are eligible under the Veterans’ Preference Law. At time of application, submittal of Form DD214 is the minimum requirement for veterans’ preference claim. Note: Please upload your DD214 as an attachment as part of your application at the time of submission.
***TCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/E-Verify Employer ***
The selected candidate identified for this position will be required to successfully complete a criminal background check, which includes fingerprinting.
The College uses E-Verify as part of the I-9 process to verify the work eligibility of all new hires. Tallahassee Community College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies may be directed to: Renae Tolson, Equity Officer, Room 239 Administration Building, 444 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32304, (850) 201-6074, firstname.lastname@example.org.
All persons are encouraged to apply.
If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please notify Human Resources; (850) 201-8510, Fax (850) 201-8489 or via website at www.tcc.fl.edu.
Job Description Document – Exec.-Director-FPSI-P00494.docx