Shift Sergeant

The Lasell-Mount Ida College Police Department is seeking individuals to fill the position of Sergeant.   Sergeants are required to cover one or both campuses.  This position is not in a bargaining unit.

The position of Sergeant is a full time position and the successful candidates shall be assigned to work forty hours per week.  The schedule may include any combination of shifts including days, evenings or nights.  Sergeants are eligible for, and will be required to work, overtime and details as necessary for the successful operation of the department.   Sergeant's work under the direction of the Command Staff and will assist in the supervision of department personnel of equal or lesser rank.  They will be assigned as patrol supervisors and be responsible for directing the activities of personnel assigned to the patrol or dispatch units.  They will assist the Command Staff in all aspects of field supervision of the Lasell-Mount Ida College Police Officers, Dispatchers, and Security Officers.  They will be held accountable for the efficiency, discipline, appearance and general good conduct of those assigned under their supervision.  They will be responsible to ensure compliance with all rules, regulations, department and college policies, general and special directives and SOP's.  They will patrol all areas of the campus and visit subordinates as often as practical to ensure the efficient functioning of the department.  They will assist in conducting training, reviewing reports, preparing court documents, assuring the submission of all necessary paperwork at the conclusion of the shift and all other aspects of shift supervision.  Sergeants will perform crime prevention, community relations duties and any other related duties as required by the needs of the department.   They are responsible for insuring all necessary notifications for an incident are made in a timely manner.  They will be responsible for filling any vacancies to ensure the efficient and continuous operation.  These duties may be changed or expanded as necessary.


Successful applicants must possess a minimum of an Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice, a Bachelor's Degree is preferred and a minimum of 5 years' experience at the rank of Police Officer or above.  Supervisory training and experience is preferred, but not required.    Candidates should possess excellent report writing skills and knowledge of criminal investigations, patrol procedures and court procedures.  They should have strong communication skills, both written and oral and a thorough knowledge of the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  They should possess the ability to evaluate a situation or information and develop a reasonable and effective course of action and they must be capable of working with a minimum amount of supervision.
How to Apply:
 Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, resume and three references.

Lasell College is an equal opportunity employer. 

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