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Clery Compliance Officer and Police Accreditation Manager

The Clery Compliance Officer and Police Accreditation Manager serves as the Campus Safety Survey Administrator and works collaboratively with various offices at the University to ensure the institution's compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and manages all aspects of the Department's law enforcement accreditation program (Texas Police Chiefs Association Recognition Program). Reports to the Chief of Police.


**Clery Compliance Officer**: Develops the institution's Clery compliance policies and procedures. Works with the appropriate University Departments to identify all Campus Security Authorities (CSAs) for the institution, facilities, and maintains CSA training. Works with the Office of Student Affairs and/or Human Resources to ensure compliance with the Drug Free Schools and Safe Campuses regulations. Coordinates with the appropriate campus departments to ensure compliance with HEA Fire Safety regulations. Oversees and manages all aspects of Clery Compliance for MSU campuses, to include but not limited to:  Submits annual crime statistics to the Department of Education.  Prepares, publishes, provides notices, and distributes the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report.  Gathers crime and disciplinary referral data from various internal and external sources, such as the Office of Student Conduct, local and state law enforcement agencies.  Ensures proper classification of crime incident reports generated by the MSU Police Department.  Collects crime statistics from all Campus Security Authorities.  Ensures institution's compliance with the Timely Warning Notice (TWN) requirements, including the assessment of crimes being reported to MSU Police Department for determining necessity of issuing Timely Warning Notices. Causes the issuance of such notices.  Ensures institution's compliance with Emergency Notification requirements and assesses situations to determine necessity of issuing notices. Causes the issuance of such notices.  Ensures testing is completed each year to include all required components to meet the HEOA definition of a test.  Ensures compliance with the daily crime and fire log requirements.  Maintains accurate records on security awareness and crime prevention programs and presentations.  Coordinates with appropriate offices to maintain an accurate list of buildings and properties owned and/or controlled by the institution.  Serves as the Records Custodian for all Clery Act associated records.  Occasionally makes public presentations to concerned parties regarding general Clery Act information and/or conducts such training.  **Police Accreditation Manager**:  At the direction of the Chief of Police, oversees and manages all aspects of agency accreditation.  Participates in policy and procedure development to help ensure accuracy, consistency, and clarity in department administrative manuals.  Edits policies, procedures, and other materials for manuals.  Monitors and ensures maintenance of accreditation status and ensures deadlines are met.  Provides liaison with the Texas Police Chiefs Association (TPCA) for all accreditation matters and meets with assessors and other TPCA representatives on all matters relevant to the Recognition 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 agency. Other applicable duties as assigned.

Physical Condition

Must have the physical and mental ability to properly carry out the duties and responsibilities of a commissioned police officer of Midwestern State University, to include the ability to speak and hear clearly. Must also meet all requirements established by TCOLE and have the physical use of all extremities in order to physically restrain or apprehend individuals when necessary.


Two years of experience working in procedural or management analysis or similar complex function. Experience complying with the requirements of the Clery Act and/or Title IX or similar complex state or federal legislation. Experience working within a law enforcement agency, specifically the law enforcement accreditation process. Prior work experience in Higher Education is preferred.


Excellent computer skills; familiar with Microsoft office suite and databases.


Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited Institution of Higher Education. Preferred disciplines include Communications, Criminal Justice, Emergency Management or related field. Must possess TCOLE Advanced or Master Proficiency Certification and additional law enforcement training as may be prescribed.

Additional Requirements

Requires the ability to work well with diverse populations and maintain positive working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the community. Quality of work must be accurate and complete and in compliance with policy/procedure and departmental guidelines. Must exercise sound judgment and display tact when speaking and dealing with the campus community and the public. Must be able to function effectively under stressful circumstances. Must have a high degree of integrity, moral character, and personal behavior. Must be able to work independently in the absence of supervision, understand and carry out oral and written instructions; and communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. May be required to travel to attend training. Requires successful completion of police pre-employment background investigation (external applicants only). *Serves as Campus Security Authority as outlined by the Clery Act. *Regular reliable attendance is required.*Must be available to occasionally work extended hours as well as some nights, weekends, and holidays. Must periodically serve on a standby or on-call basis.* This is a security sensitive (Mod) position and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.

Serves as a member of the University’s Incident Command Structure during times of emergency or disaster and maintains appropriate National Incident Management System (NIMS) certifications/trainings.

Last Updated 10-11-2019