The University of Vermont is seeking a Deputy Chief of Police Services who will be responsible for leading and supervising the day-to-day operations of the University Police Services, with direction from the Chief of Police. As a member of the senior leadership team, the Deputy Chief promotes the implementation of our vision, values and mission, strategic operational goals and management philosophy. This position provides leadership, judgement and decision-making, using a community-oriented focus to ensure high quality, effective public safety services.

The Deputy Chief is responsible for overseeing police operations including patrol, crime prevention and detective operations; required reporting and communications; and the development, writing and oversight of policies and procedures. This position also participates in the development of the budget by providing supporting documentation, planning and other budget activities.

Bachelor’s degree in related field and six to eight years’ specialized experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution, actively engage in learning and practicing principles of social justice and inclusion, environmental sustainability, and delivering exceptional value and a great experience to customers. Applicants are required to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

For further information on Job Posting # S3347PO, or to apply with electronic application, resume, cover letter, and a list of references with contact information, visit our website at: Tel: 802.656.3150. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until suitable candidates are found.

For more information on our department, visit For more information about the Burlington, Vermont area visit The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.