Deputy Superintendent and Chief Campus Law Enforcement Officer

Bloomington, IN
Indiana University Bloomington

Essential Functions:

  • Reporting to the associate vice president and superintendent for public safety (AVP), the deputy superintendent and chief campus law enforcement officer (DS/CLEO) is the administrative head of the Indiana University Police Department (IUPD) on the Bloomington campus and supervisor for the divisional chiefs of police in the IUPD system throughout the state.
  • This position oversees administrative and management functions within the department, including, but not limited to, policy, planning, personnel, operations, investigations, administrative processes, and budget management activities.
  • The deputy superintendent assists all IUPD divisions within the police department to establish and maintain an atmosphere in which people can go safely about their varied activities in furtherance of the university’s higher objective and promotes a climate that encourages freedom of expression and social experimentation.
  • The deputy superintendent contributes expertise on senior leadership teams to formulate strategic planning and operational objectives for system law enforcement and public safety programs; establishes long-term divisional plans and strategic goals; and cultivates positive community relations, including liaising with local municipal agencies.
  • The deputy superintendent supervises five direct reports and approximately 160 sworn and 40 non-sworn personnel.


  • A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of ten years of law enforcement experience are required.
  • A master’s degree and experience in a higher education setting are preferred.
  • Indiana Law Enforcement Academy certification or the ability to achieve certification is also required.
  • The ideal candidate will possess broad experience across multiple police functions, including patrol, crime prevention, criminal investigation, and administration; demonstrated ability to provide positive and motivational leadership to police department personnel; and demonstrated awareness of/sensitivity to cultural issues and an ability to respond effectively to the needs of a diverse constituency.