Manchester Community College (MCC) - Police Lieutenant

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Department Manchester Community College (MCC) Police Department
Job TitlePolice Lieutenant
Location Manchester, CT

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Manchester Community College (MCC) Police Department, CT Police Jobs

Hiring Police Lieutenant

Salary:$89,582 - $116,039/year                                                       Close Date:03/09/2023 11:59:00 PM

Interested applicants are encouraged to fill out the fields below. A follow up email with the application link will be sent directly to your inbox:



  • In the State of ConnecticutManchester Community College (MCC) is a constituent unit of the Board of Regents for Higher Education, CT State Colleges and Universities (CSCU).  The CSCU provides access to academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused on student success.  Our core collective responsibility is to continuously assess practices and policies and transform the world we live in by eliminating inequities.  

    Established in 1963, Manchester Community College serves the Central Connecticut region and supports excellence in teaching and learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances positive change for the students, communities and industries it serves, as well as awards associates degrees and certificates.  The majority of our students are focused on completing their studies at the college and transferring to a 4-year institution.   

    We are currently recruiting for a Connecticut POST Certified Police Lieutenant to work at our campus, located in Manchester, CT.  This position is full-time, 40-hours per week.  Primary Hours are 1st shift, 7:00am - 3:00pm, Monday - Friday; however, the incumbent must be available to work all shifts.  As a College Police Lieutentant, you:


    • Must have the ability to work all shifts and weekends as necessary; and to respond to and take command of emergency situations as appropriate;
    • Plan, organize and supervise police activities at the college;
    • Assess enforcement, protection and security needs of the institution;
    • Conduct confidential investigations and handle cases involving more serious or sensitive incidents;
    • Serve as a member of the facility security committee.


    NOTE:  Candidates must be able to prove current POSTC Certification, and must have been certified for over two years to be considered.

    As a state employee, you would be eligible to participate in our competitive benefits plan, which includes health and dental insurance, a retirement plan, group life insurance, and other supplemental benefits.


    In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.  In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the minimum qualifications as listed on the job opening and must specify your qualifications on your application.   Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.  You will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application into the JobAps system.

    This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date.  The email notification will include an expiration date by which you must submit (Finish) your responses.  Applicants are encourage to regularly check your email for notifications.  Please check your SPAM and/or JUNK folders, as emails could end up there in error.

    Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.   Those invited to interview may be required to submit additional documentation, which supports their qualification(s) for this position.  These documents may include a resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.

    All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period.  It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception.  Requests should be made to

    PLEASE NOTE:  Due to the volume of applications anticipated, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be provided through your JobAps portal account. Specific questions regarding this recruitment should be directed to Sheila Antonacci,

    The immediately vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.


    In the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, the University System, or Manchester Community College this class is accountable for supervising law enforcement activities and security functions.



    GENERAL: Plans, organizes and supervises police activities; assesses enforcement, protection and security needs of the institution; develops plans and procedures to accommodate full range of problems; allocates patrol or investigative area duty assignments to unit personnel; schedules subordinates to provide for 24-hour coverage of security function; plans, develops and conducts training programs; evaluates staff performance and reports on, recommends or takes corrective action as required; prepares reports of unit activities; coordinates exchange of information with other law enforcement agencies; supervises inspection or investigative activities; conducts confidential investigations and handles cases involving more serious or sensitive incidents; supervises, conducts or coordinates special programs, projects and services; supervises identification process for employees involved with security or handling of money; serves as a member of facility security committee; may perform full range of police enforcement, protection, security and administrative functions as required; may take command of police unit in absence of an official of higher rank; performs related duties as required.


    Considerable knowledge of police administration; considerable knowledge of police practices, procedures and investigative techniques; considerable knowledge of methods and techniques utilized in criminal investigations; considerable knowledge of security practices and procedures; considerable knowledge of criminal law and court procedures; considerable knowledge of evidentiary procedures; considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of traffic and crowd control procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable interview skills; ability to analyze emergency situations and develop effective courses of action; supervisory ability; ability to utilize computer software.


    Five (5) years of experience as a Police Officer in an organized police department or within state service.


    GENERAL: Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been at the level of Police Sergeant.


    A Bachelor's degree may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience.


    • Candidates must have a current, valid POST-C certification and have the ability to qualify with the use of a department issued firearm; 
    • Demonstration of progressively responsible leadership experience in law enforcement;
    • Demonstrated experience supervising and coordinating police officers, and other employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments and administrative duties;
    • Demonstrated experience in the areas of accreditation, training, and administrative investigations;
    • Extensive knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; traffic and crowd control practices and procedures; criminal law and court procedures;
    • Demonstrated record of strong community relations, communications, supervisory, and technical expertise;
    • Experience working in a school setting or as a school resource officer;
    • Familiarity with laws affecting public safety on a college campus and their application to protecting life and property, while preserving individual constitutional rights;
    • Ability to work with campus administration and relevant committees on the development, implementation and maintenance of emergency response procedures, environmental health and safety initiatives and crisis management operations;
    • Ability to work collaboratively with college leadership and Student Affairs regarding community college policies and regulations related to student matters;
    • Strong oral and written communication skills; strong information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams etc.);
    • Proven ability to work effectively with culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse individuals. 


    1. Candidates for this class are subject to selection standards pursuant to Section 7-294-a-e of the Connecticut General Statutes and the regulations of the Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council.

    2. Incumbents in this class must possess and maintain authority from the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection to "arrest and present before a competent authority any person for any offense committed within his precinct." (Connecticut General Statutes 29-18 and/or 10a-142).

    3. Incumbents must possess and maintain certification as a law enforcement officer in the State of Connecticut pursuant to Section 7-294-a-e of the Connecticut General Statutes and the regulations promulgated by the Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council. Loss of certification will result in removal from the class.

    4. Incumbents in this class may be required to maintain certifications pursuant to the regulations of the Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council and/or agency requirements.

    5. Incumbents in this class must possess and maintain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.

    6. Incumbents in this class may be required to obtain and retain Emergency Medical Technician (EMT certification).

    7. Incumbents in this class must be eligible and qualified to bear arms.

    8. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.


    In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.


    1. Incumbents in this class must have general good health, be free from any disease or injury which would impair health or usefulness and possess and retain sufficient physical strength, stamina, agility, endurance and visual and auditory acuity required, to perform the duties of the class.

    2. Applicants may be required to pass a physical examination.


    Incumbents in this class may be exposed to unpleasant and/or dangerous situations which could cause injury or loss of life.



    The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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