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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Job Details for 2221 - EO Accreditation Coordinator

Job Description

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
GRADE: 111


POSITION SUMMARY
Under general supervision, performs work of moderate difficulty coordinating the accreditation process with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement; performs related work as required.


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
An employee in this class is responsible for monitoring the policies, procedures and operations of the Sheriff’s department to ensure compliance with the standards designated by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement (CALEA). General supervision is received from the Chief of the Law Enforcement Bureau or the Sheriff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all the duties and responsibilities performed by positions in this class.

• Reviews policies, procedures and directives for compliance with Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement (CALEA) standards
• Reviews and monitors administrative and operational activities for compliance with Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement (CALEA) standards
• Identifies deficiencies and makes recommendations to bring into compliance
• Coordinates training programs for sworn and civilian personnel and maintains training records
• Drafts policies and procedures
• Schedules, assigns, directs, and reviews the work of subordinate personnel
• Assists supervisors with developing divisional procedures which meet Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement (CALEA) standards
• Maintains records pertaining to accreditation of the department
• Maintains regular attendance and punctuality

NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Adjusts work assignments and schedules in the event of an emergency to participate in emergency preparedness, response, and recovery activities as assigned.
• Depending on assignment may maintain required emergency management training, licensure and/or certifications.
• Performs related duties as required or assigned within job classification.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Knowledge of:
• Current office practices, procedures and equipment
• County policies and procedures
• Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes
• Law enforcement administration and criminal justice systems
• Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement (CALEA) accreditation standards and procedures
• Management and leadership principles

Skill in:
• Using computer hardware and software including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, email, etc
• Applying an acquired knowledge of procedures, rules, regulations and services applicable to the assigned office
• Verbal and written communication
• Dealing effectively with others and in gaining cooperation from others
• Planning, scheduling and supervising the work of others

Ability to:
• Manage projects and multiple priorities simultaneously
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with department and division staff, other departments and others, such as vendors
• Communicate and use interpersonal skills to interact with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. to sufficiently exchange or convey information and to receive work direction
• Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations and statutory requirements
• Convey excellent oral and written communication
• Work effectively under stress
• Maintain confidentiality
• Monitor and evaluate employees
• Prioritize and assign work
• Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals
• Plan, organize, manage and evaluate the work of the division to ensure efficient, timely and cost-effective services
• Plan, analyze, and evaluate programs and services, operational needs, and fiscal constraints
• Provide leadership to effectively resolve issues

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Exercises supervision of personnel in related area of responsibility.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Completion of a High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma equivalent and five (5) years of experience within law enforcement administration, which included responsibilities within several divisions or units or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position is typically office or administrative work and is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
None.