Position title
Manager - Police Services

Summary of Position


Red Rocks Community College exemplifies extraordinary. We are dedicated to our Vision and Mission, which promote student achievement, staff empowerment, and community engagement. We live our values: Integrity, Collaboration, Learning, Inclusiveness, and Communication. We encourage applications from individuals whose background and interests align with our commitment to inclusiveness and welcome you to visit the RRCC Inclusion & Diversity webpage for additional information.

With an unrivaled reputation grounded in our Values, we stand out as a cutting-edge model in higher education. We are one of the first community colleges in the country to offer both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs. Our continued pursuit of excellence is instilled in our employees and has inspired a dynamic and passionate culture.

Department Information: The Red Rocks Community College Police Department is a full-service Police Department and is responsible for providing law enforcement services and ensuring public safety throughout both the Lakewood and Arvada Campuses. They take great pride in ensuring all RRCC students, faculty, staff and visitors have a safe and secure campus, free of crime and safety hazards.

The Red Rocks Community College Police Department strives to build strong and effective community partnerships. Those partnerships provide the opportunity for the RRCC Police Department to work collaboratively to reduce crime and enhance the quality of life and education for those who attend or visit Red Rocks Community College.

The College Campus Police Department includes trained personnel who are responsible for monitoring safety and security on campus. The Red Rocks Community College Police Department is a sworn law enforcement agency.

Job Summary: The Police Services Manager is responsible for the supervision of the RRCC Police Communication Technicians, the day to day operations of the RRCC dispatch unit and the administrative support to the Chief of Police. Administrative responsibilities include; establishing and maintaining all record systems, correspondence, internal documentation for courts and input of information to the State and National reporting systems. This assignment is responsible as the Police Records Custodian for accurate dissemination of Police reports and records to Law Enforcement agencies and civilians.


Description of Position


Supervision, Hiring, Training, Time/Leave, Performance Management:

Supervise Police Communication Technicians. Monitor workload and flow, establish schedules, ensure compliance with policy, procedure and regulations [creating operating procedures and writing manuals], designing courses and training staff and set priorities.

Partner with HR to begin the hiring process for vacant positions. Review and update position descriptions as needed and review and approve draft position announcements prior to their posting. Conduct interviews, reference checks, and recommend hiring decision to HR.

Review timesheet records on a daily basis for each direct report. Follow up with direct reports who have not yet recorded applicable time on their timesheet. Review and approve leave requests for direct reports. Ensure vacation schedules do not overlap. Ensure each direct report submits their timesheet by end of day on the last working day of the month. Complete overall review of submitted timesheets, comparing with leave requests to ensure they match and approve by appropriate monthly deadlines. Ensure applicable paperwork is completed and submitted to HR/Payroll by the appropriate deadlines for any overtime and/or shift work.

Monitor and document performance of direct reports throughout the plan year. At the beginning of a new direct report’s employment and/or at the beginning of each performance plan year, review the performance plan document with each direct report and establish goals for the year. Conduct mid-year and year end performance plan appraisals for each direct report ensuring all signed documents are turned into HR by established deadlines.

Responsible for the accurate and timely documentation of any and all actions of direct report staff that may result in the recommendation of corrective or disciplinary action and for resolving informal grievances.

Police Communications Operations Management:

Operates EForce, Records Management Systems and Computer Aided Dispatch Software. Interacts with other law enforcement agencies, courts and District Attorney Offices as requested or required. Responsible for overseeing processes and training department staff on the use of the College’s Emergency Notification and Door Lock/Unlock systems. Perform duties of Police Communication Technician on an as needed basis with duties that may include but are not limited to; receiving and recording emergency and routine calls, clarifying situations, determining the need for and level of response, transmitting information to Police Officers, retrieving and updating crime reports and background inquires.  

Office Administration:

Supports the Chief of Police and the RRCC Police Department work unit through general office and administrative operations including; creating and revising office procedures, writing office procedure manuals, designing forms and establishing general office record systems and resource libraries. Organizes and establishes work processes to deliver services prescribed by the Chief of Police. Follows all directives of the Chief of Police to ensure compliance and conformance with deadlines. Answers questions and provides technical information or resolves discrepancies on interpretations of department rules, regulations, policies and other guidelines prescribed by the Chief of Police.

Records & Database Management:
Confidentially maintain security sensitive databases and programs including parking, tickets, and court citations. Performs the duty of Police Records Custodian for the Colorado Open Records Act to accurately disseminate court reports to various Law Enforcement Agencies, Courts and civilians. Enters all pertinent information into the Colorado Bureau of Investigations’ National Incident Based Reporting database in accordance with submissions standards. Responsible for compiling and submitting The Clery Annual Security Report.

Budget Management, Inventory and Purchasing:
Assists the Chief with the preparation and allocation of the annual budget estimates. Account for the RRCC Police Department’s allotted funds by authorizing (signing) operating expenditures for things such as office supplies. Identify problem areas and issues or devise solutions and prepare reports substantiating solutions to the Chief of Police. Exercise purchasing and procurement responsibility through use of the College’s Purchasing Card (P-Card) and purchasing processes.

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Job Location
13300 West Sixth Avenue, Lakewood, CO, 80228
Job Type
Employment Type
$60,704.00-$66,775.00 Per year
Date posted
November 21, 2023
Valid through
January 19, 2024
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