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Accreditation Manager (0566U), University Police - 37547
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Jul. 5, 2022
Title Accreditation Manager (0566U), University Police - 37547
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Public Safety

Accreditation Manager (0566U), University Police - 37547

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

Departmental Overview

The University of California Police Department provides a full range of law enforcement services in support of the academic and public service missions of the University of California, serving a diverse community of more than 43,000 students and 14,000 faculty & staff in the vibrant City of Berkeley, at the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to the traditional role of a police department, we also carry out a variety of proactive educational, outreach and crime prevention programs. We pride ourselves in a professional and high-quality delivery of service, which we provide with sensitivity to the unique concerns of the University community. At the Berkeley campus, we employ approximately 44 sworn peace officers, 70 full time civilian employees and 35 part-time students. We are interested in ethical, intelligent, creative and motivated candidates who possess the desire and talent required to address the unique challenges of our urban campus environment. We offer a wide variety of assignments and a public service experience unlike any other agency. Learn more at

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: June 29, 2022.

  • Manages and coordinates departmental activities related to the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) Accreditation process. Receives assignments and sets work priorities, coordinating them to meet deadlines in order to ensure an efficient workflow through the department. Reviews a wide variety of complex and technical issues concerning law enforcement standards and the accreditation process. Assigns, directs, and coordinates groups of employees to achieve plans of action, recommendations to the Chief and command staff, and other activities in order to meet compliance with applicable accreditation standards. Develops, writes, revises, and manages the department's catalog of policies and forms to meet accreditation standards, including written directives. Conducts regular reviews of policies and procedures with appropriate staff and revises department policy and procedure manuals to ensure standard operating procedures are reliable and up-to-date and to meet all current IACALEA, legislative mandates and judicial rulings. Recommends changes in policies and procedures when indicated by accreditation updates, changes, or modifications, and assigns writing projects to others that achieve accreditation objectives as needed. Determines and develops appropriate proofs of compliance for accreditation standards, including type, frequency, and retention of necessary documentation. Maintains master file and archive files for department written directives, and maintains accreditation Standard Compliance Overview Form (SCOF) files. Maintains hard copy files for departmental directives and updates as necessary. Recommends and implements appropriate software applications to increase work efficiency and expedite information retrieval, including PowerDMS and Lexipol. Participates in regular conferences with the Chief and command staff on planning, data analysis, accreditation, and other related matters. Composes/edits a variety of correspondence, reports, memoranda, and other material requiring independent judgment as to content, accuracy, and completeness. Assists with the preparation of the departmental annual budget by projecting the accreditation costs for the coming fiscal year. Consults with the Chief and command staff on building and equipment modifications for compliance purposes. Evaluates program outcomes and changes systems, processes, and guidelines to ensure program success and relevance for department members. Conducts program research, analysis, and data collection, and identifies program problems to explore possible alternatives to recommend necessary changes. Identifies and verifies compliance with established law enforcement standards, correcting any noted deficiencies through policy, training, or other administrative measures. Reviews standards and ensures the department remains in compliance. Coordinates and oversees mock and full onsite assessments, and attends review hearings. Serves as the department's representative to IACLEA, and provides various presentations to UCPD about accreditation, policy, and other planning issues. Receives written and verbal inquiries from other governmental agencies to enhance the accreditation process. Keeps abreast of all aspects of the accreditation process, including proposed changes or amendments to the standards, assessing the impact of changes on current policies and procedures of the department. Participates in the IACLEA University Police Accreditation Coalition (UPAC) to learn and share best practices among the network of accreditation professionals across the 10 University of California Police Departments. Provides accreditation-related training and various types of presentations to department personnel. Develops and conducts training on accreditation and professional standards. Attends related meetings, training, and conferences that may require overnight travel.

Required Qualifications
  • Demonstrated experience in an accredited law enforcement agency or executive level leadership at a university/college police department. Thorough knowledge of and/or ability to learn college/university campus policy and procedures. Expert knowledge of university police processes, protocols and procedures and external regulatory requirements in policy domain. Demonstrated experience serving as the organizational expert on significant policy issue(s) or initiative(s). Highly skilled in all levels of project management. Leadership experience as it relates to program management, program site visits, and program review. Expert knowledge of applicable policy analysis techniques. Demonstrated experience crafting operational procedures and best practices from interpretation of complex law, policy and procedures. Expert analytical and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated experience researching and analyzing information with the skills to think logically, identify anomalies, trends, and potentially invalid data to determine level and scope of impact and develop solutions. Expert knowledge of common computer application programs. Skill to utilize online systems and software, including online databases and web tools, and specific knowledge and prior use in data management systems. Highly skilled communication and interpersonal skills to communicate with and influence others, both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated skill to analyze, predict and advise constituents regarding direction in the absence of clear external and internal practices. Political acumen and collegial communication skills to interact with the UC Berkeley Community, and senior leadership at both UC Berkeley and UCOP. Proven ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality. Demonstrated experience working in a large, fast paced, and complex environment, with a proven record of dependability, and sensitivity to confidential and difficult issues. Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or an equivalent combination of experience and/or training.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Public Administration or related field preferred.

Salary & Benefits

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Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Physical Exam

Employment is contingent upon passing a physical exam.

Mandated Reporter

This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.

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