Responsible for conducting thorough, timely, and expedited violence risk assessments for the university and rendering input on violence risk to the executive team of the Police Department. Assists in determining the existence of threats of violence toward members of the university community, whether on or off campus, and supports the coordination of university-wide threat management responses. Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) on the topic of campus threat assessment/management.
Acts as a threat assessment/management conduit between the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT), the Threat Assessment Management Team (TAMT), and the Police Department's executive team. Proactively coordinates open source monitoring to identify potential threats to the university; conducts appropriate risk assessments of any threats of violence toward members of the university community (on or off campus); partners with the Police Department for additional data concerning threat assessment issues and/or behaviors. Assists in the development and implementation of procedures for threat response management and coordination. Coordinates with TAMT evaluation meetings, ad-hoc assessments, team training, and case management. Documents TAMT meetings. Monitors persons of concern as identified by TAMT. Utilizes a variety of threat analysis models to formulate threat ratings. Guides case discussions and coordinates response. Conducts related interviews and completes field follow-up investigations. Collects statistical data related to all threats to the university. Works closely with the Police Department, and with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies on criminal investigations, when appropriate. Liaises with Tarrant County Mental Health resources. Prepares and coordinates training sessions, and partners with campus departments and offices on threat response and education. Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree. Ten (10) years of professional law enforcement experience. Two (2) years of investigative experience or the equivalent experience. Currently certified as a Peace Officer by the Texas Commission on law Enforcement (TCOLE) OR an Out of State Peace Officer who meets the TCOLERULE (219.2 – https://www.tcole.texas.gov/content/commission-rules) for Reciprocity for Out-of-State Peace Officers, Federal Criminal Investigators, and Military Police; and pass the licensing exam within six (6) months of date of employment. Experience with working with persons in mental health crisis. Experience with and proficiency in social media research and investigations. Experience with and proficiency in MS Office Suite.
Possess a current TCOLE Peace Officer License. Master's degree. A minimum of twenty years (20) of professional law enforcement. Five (5) or more years investigative experience. Possess a current Master TCOLE Certification. Professional experience in an institution of higher education. Working knowledge of Maxient Case Management software. Working knowledge of either Mosaic or Waver21. Possess ATAPs Certified Threat Manager certification.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 12234
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With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.