• Police Department Secretary/Clery Contact

    Job Description

    The University of West Alabama Police Department is a full service, 24 hour, law enforcement agency serving the University of West Alabama. We are currently seeking a full-time Secretary/Clery Contact to support the department and the Chief of Police. Hours are generally 8A to 5P, but may require night and weekend work.

    This position is designated as an essential position that necessitates your attendance at work under all types of emergency conditions. Some examples of emergencies include inclement weather, utility failure, fire or other situations as determined by the Chief of Police. Attendance may also be required on federal, state, and administrative holidays. Regular and predictable attendance is required.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    The successful candidate will possess a High School diploma or GED equivalent and two years of general office or clerical experience. Substitution of education for experience allowed.

    The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

    • Excellent computer skills
    • Command of the Microsoft Office suite
    • Strong technical and troubleshooting skills
    • Ability to problem-solve and make decisions.
    • Ability to effectively communicate.
    • Skill in composing routine letters and preparing detailed reports.
    • Skill in recording and compiling material for reports.
    • Strong conflict-resolution skills

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Knowledge of law enforcement policies, practices, procedures and terminology.
    • Knowledge of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act).

    Typical Responsibilities:

    • Compile and prepare statistical data to satisfy components of the Jeanne Clery Act.
    • Word processing, typing, and filing
    • Process ticket appeals
    • Process deposits
    • Work directly with students, parents, faculty, staff, and community members to resolve day-to-day administrative and operational problems
    • Schedule and coordinate travel, meetings, interviews, training events, and other similar activities
    • Prepare business correspondence (often using word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation computer software)
    • Facilitate purchasing for the department
    • Research and identification of key data sources
    • Perform multifaceted general office support
    • Prepare meeting minutes, meeting notes and internal support materials.
    • Supervision of student workers and Dispatch personnel
    • All day-to-day operation matters
    • Other duties as assigned

    Application Deadline:    

    Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received after May 23rd will only be considered if the candidate pool is limited.

    Effective Date: June 16,  2014 


    Submit a letter of application, résumé and contact information for three professional references to Chief Jeff Manuel.

    Electronic applications are preferred. They may be sent to jmanuel@uwa.edu.

    Mailed applications may be addressed as follows:

         The University of West Alabama
         Station 50
         Livingston, AL 35470
  • Only complete applications will be considered.

    The University of West Alabama does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability or sexual orientation in employment, or the provision of services.

    Minority applications encouraged.

    For details on benefit package go to www.uwa.edu/Current_Openings.aspx