Campus Police Lieutenant

Washington, DC
Johns Hopkins University

Salary: Min $62,300 – Max $109,000 Annually.

Open until filled

Essential Functions:

  • Supervise security and public safety staff, enforce departmental rules and regulations governing officers’ performance, and initiate disciplinary action where appropriate.
  • Ensure subordinate compliance with the Public Safety rules, policies, and regulations.
  • Investigate campus security incidents; prepare appropriate reports; ensure that proper campus personnel and/or external groups are notified when necessary (i.e., human resources, student affairs, MPD Responds to medical emergencies, fire alarms, and directs security personnel as needed.
  • Trains and supervises contract security personnel. Provides general information at roll calls.
  • Assist in scheduling and conducting fire drills including the maintenance of records for Fire Department inspections.
  • Supervises and ensures accurate, complete, and correct report writing and documentation procedures and techniques, etc.
  • Serve as liaison to the contract guard service, campus personnel, students, and other outside constituencies.
  • Resolve minor complaints or conflicts involving members of the campus community.
  • Conduct periodic walkthrough of all occupied buildings, ensure security officers conduct thorough patrols of campus buildings and ground.
  • Monitors CCTV and alarm systems and respond to alerts.
  • Supervises special events and assigned security personnel.
  • Supervises security officers assigned to lock and unlock campus buildings and offices as necessary.
  • Maintains security controls for issued University keys; safeguards and controls issued University equipment.
  • Watches for and reports irregularities, such as security breaches, facility and safety hazards, and emergency situations.
  • Remains alert for the presence of unauthorized persons and/or security code violators, approaches suspicious persons, and/or notifies police as appropriate.
  • Interprets policies and procedures for application.
  • Must be able to function in keeping with a community-oriented, value-based philosophy.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or graduate of certified police academy.
  • Ten years- experience in law enforcement related field (city, county, state, university, federal agency) with 5 years of law enforcement supervisory/management experience.
  • Valid MD driver’s license required.
  • JHU Equivalency Formula 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
  • Must have a collaborative style of leadership, with the ability and willingness to foster a team environment within the department. Must be able to interact with the general public, students, staff, and faculty in a collaborative manner.
  • Must also be able to work independently, make observations, and write clear, concise, accurate reports containing acceptable content with proper grammar and punctuation reflecting these observations.
  • Must be able to properly and professionally analyze and react to stressful and hostile situations.
  • Must be able to work ALL shifts, including weekends, holiday, and overtime shifts. This may include schedule changes as needed to meet safety and security requirements of the University. Overtime may be MANDATORY.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree.