SP6 Role Inventory

Temple University
Role Inventory Form
Position Specifications
Job Class:
Role Inventory Title: Deputy Director
Department Title:
Salary Grade:
Sub Department:
Reports To:
Prepared By:
Reviewed By:
Date: July 1, 2016
Family Definition
Protective Services Definition: The members of the Protective Services have the specific training and knowledge necessary to uphold/maintain
security and safety at the University. Specifically, members of this role draw upon their:
Knowledge of: The law crimes code, motor vehicle code and rules of criminal procedure, criminal justice system, specialized knowledge of
forensic investigations/forensic software analysis, University disciplinary system (code of conduct), external and Temple-specific police
operations, including trends and best practices; emergency services; investigations; regulatory requirements; budget maintenance and projections,
effective management and distribution of resources (people, time and equipment); risk management and reduction; education/service program
development and delivery; and chain of command rules (including being under orders, definition of insubordination, and affirmative duty
obligation to protect).
Skills and abilities related to: Law enforcement; police officers certification (PA) including annual training and recertification (first aid, CPR,
firearms); security and safety, human relations and interpersonal influence; crisis management; supervision, resource management and utilization;
and scheduling and deployment of personnel.
In order to:
Enforce the law, acting as first level of government
Maintain and enhance cost efficiency while maintaining or increasing safety
Provide personal protective services for VIPs, in conjunction with major events and at times of civil disobedience, and personal escort
services as needed and requested
Maintain and keep in working order essential equipment, including firearms, emergency equipment, bicycles, uniforms, defibrillators
Keep fully up to date on the proper usage of the latest equipment
Coordinate building security resources, using both university and contract personnel
Make recommendations to enhance crime prevention through environmental design, education programs, crime mapping, proactive
patrol, and community service/rapport building
Make first responder decisions, including first contact and next stage decision-making
Conduct student outreach/prevention programs
Provide/Ensure physical security (protection of physical plant and inanimate objects)
Responsible for risk management and risk reduction
Serve as community ambassador and information resource, including providing referral/counseling/social services
Develop and deliver educational and orientation programs on safety and security (including personal defense), including University, local
school and community
Maintain records on crime statistics
Manage crime scene effectively, both behaviorally and in regard to physical evidence
Handle intake of presenting problem; may restrain and/or commit individual to appropriate facility (whether for own safety or for
purposes of prosecution)
Serve as liaison, maintain positive rapport, and coordinate resources with local municipal law enforcement
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Profile Elements of Position
Functional Contribution and Research
Performance of Duties/
Project Responsibilities
Manages a major department, integrating multiple functions and processes.
Responsible for establishing department goals. Provides recommendations in support of enterprise objectives.
Analyzes, distills, and integrates internal intelligence to recommend appropriate strategic response.
Broad and in-depth knowledge of University.
In-depth knowledge of customer area and business needs; can translate needs into objectives, and guide others in
addressing and resolving those needs.
Defines vision and inspires group to support departmental mission and goals, consistent with organizational
Responsible for the delivery of all safety and security services/projects.
Provides work direction and defines priorities for major Department; has input into and impact on budget unit
Procedures, processes,
and standards
Ensures staff adheres to all policies and procedures within department.
Establishes/Recommends policies and procedures for the department.
Evaluates productivity of the department; will implement measures to resolve shortfalls and/or
recommend/implement changes to department-wide protocols.
Establishes/Recommends/Implements strategic objectives for department.
Relationships, Service & Community
Provides counseling/consultative services to a broad range of internal constituents.
Determines scope of relationships with other departments.
Initiates organizational-wide and varied contact.
Interactions are independent and typically involve the exchange of strategic information.
Frequent interaction with leadership; takes broad direction from leadership.
Negotiates with University leadership on behalf of overall security function for service provision.
Initiates outside contact, including negotiation with external vendors.
Manages, creates, develops and maintains positive, external contacts.
Functional Team
Provides direction and guidance to department.Realizes the mission of department. Responsible for effectively
managing and deploying staff.
Sets priorities for department.
Ensures effective interaction within the department.
Plans and supervises work of direct reports and, as needed, others.
Problem Solving & Innovation
Scope of Issues
Proactively anticipates and addresses highly complex problems that may affect the organization or budget unit.
Prioritizes and makes strategic decisions that have significant impact on department, budget unit or organization.
Problem Resolution/
Resources Available
Demonstrates expertise in determining priorities and assignments for department.
Monitors and evaluates implementation of solutions and develops or approves future strategies.
Oversees and manages complex problems, ensuring desired outcomes.
Reviews recommendations and approves problem resolution.
Synthesizes options and acts accordingly.
Applies knowledge of budget, personnel, equipment and related policy in independently deciding how to allocate
resources for optimal resolution.
Weighs options to use external resources and approves resource utilization.
5 & 6 are similar, any other distinguishing factors
Creativity and Innovation
Frequently uses creative, intuitive, and innovative solutions to resolve highly complex problems.
Approves and ensures the implementation of solutions within department to achieve broad objectives.
5 & 6 are similar, any other distinguishing factors
Decision Making Impact
Context of Decisions
Decisions are made with interpretation of policies, procedures and University-wide implications of decision.
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Profile Elements of Position
Decisions based upon mission/objectives of the department and/or organization.
Decisions may have significant impact on internal and external relationships.
Total budget responsibility for department.
Makes significant expenditures within established parameters.
Responsible for all personnel management within department, including hiring, promotions, performance evaluations,
and terminations.
Participates in and provides input into labor negotiations.
Attends grievance hearings and makes decisions concerning grievances.
Leadership and Training
Professional Development Ensures training and resources to accomplish departmental objectives.
and Training
Directs implementation of teaching and training to ensure personnel are competent, productive and meet performance
Technical Leadership
Ensures technical expertise is utilized within department, or across departments.
Ability to manage all levels of technical expertise.
Team Morale/
Role Model
Establishes professional standards and accepted organizational values as they apply to entire department.
Directs the efforts within department to teach, reinforce, and reward pursuit of organizational goals and objectives.
Ensures positive morale within department.
Key Departmental Functions
(capsule statement and basic task list from dept and prior version descriptions)
Profiling Related Dimensions
A. Supervision:
Supervised: Supervises all personnel within department. Carries out supervisory responsibility in
accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
B. Operating Budget range,
if Applicable:
C. Typical Education &
Bachelor’s degree and eight or more years of law enforcement experience.
D. Typical Equipment Used:
Ability to work in a wet or humid environment.
E. Environmental
Ability to work with explosives.
Ability to drive in hazardous climatic conditions.
Ability to distinguish colors.
Ability to speak clearly.
F. Expected Physical
Ability to see clearly with corrective lens.
Ability to use hands to fingers, handle, or feel.
Ability to reach with hands and arms.
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Profiling Related Dimensions
Ability to work nights/weekends/early mornings.
Ability to work overtime.
Ability to climb or balance.
Ability to drive an automobile/light vehicle.
Ability to handle sensitive equipment.
G. Other Pertinent
Note: This description incorporates the most typical duties performed. It is recognized that other related duties not specifically
mentioned may also be performed. The inclusion of these duties would not alter the overall evaluation of this position.
University Compensation (JobClass Title Family Level)
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