- Peace Officer Certification
- Driver's License
- Microsoft Office
Crime Analyst and Crime Prevention Specialist (JID 8183)
Administrative Analyst/Specialist III
Full Time / $6250 - $6600/mo.
CSUN's Commitment to You
CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.
About the University
One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students and seventh in bachelor's degrees to Latino students, serves the 13th largest Jewish student population, and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing students of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.
About the Department
The Department of Police Services is an accredited, full-service law enforcement agency. University police officers are State peace officers vested with full law enforcement authority including arrest authority. Officers meet training requirements mandated by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) as well as training designed to meet the needs of the university community.
Under general supervision of the Captain - Special Services Division, the Crime Analyst and Crime Prevention Specialist is responsible for collecting, analyzing, and mapping crime and incident data, monitoring crime trends, and performing statistical research in support of police operations and overall mission of the department to reduce crime and apprehend suspects. The incumbent operates and maintains computer applications and performs statistical research relating to crime pattern detection, suspect-crime correlation, target-suspect data, and crime forecasts; ; compiles and edits documents and reports; disseminates information relevant to actual and anticipated criminal activity to increase effectiveness of patrol deployment, crime prevention, and identification and apprehension of suspects; is responsible for the development, coordination, promotion, and execution of crime prevention programs, events, and services; develops advertising strategies for programs and services in partnership with the department's Public Information Officer (which includes networking and partnering with campus/off campus entities); creates/advertises annual crime prevention program calendar of campus tabling events and safety workshops; and performs other duties as assigned.
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in a job-related field required. Equivalent to five (5) years of full-time, progressively responsible relevant experience. Oversight and administration of a crime analysis program with supervision and/or lead experience is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Thorough knowledge of general practices, program, and/or administrative specialty, and operational and fiscal analysis and techniques. Advanced knowledge of policies, procedures, and outside regulations pertaining to crime analysis and crime prevention. Ability and specialized skills to: take initiative and independently plan, organize, coordinate, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved; expertise in investigating and analyzing problems with a broad administrative impact and implications; ability to train others and provide lead work direction; interpret, and apply a wide variety of policies and procedures to develop conclusions and make recommendations; perform basic research and statistical analysis; analyze data and make accurate projections using business mathematics and basic statistics; communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; RIMS; STOP security plate database and Omni lock program (Matador Bicycle Compound programming); NCIC, CLETS, DOJ databases and social media platforms. Crime and Intelligence Analysis Certificate; proficiency with the OSINT methodology of conducting analysis strongly preferred; valid driver license.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
The university offers an excellent benefits package.
The salary range for this classification is: $4693 - $8242 per month.
The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $6250 - $6600, dependent upon qualifications and experience.
HOURS: Full Time; 40 hours per week; 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday; may include evenings and weekends.
REG: This is a Regular position with a one-year probationary period.
This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU. The selected candidate must pass a fingerprint clearance (LiveScan).
A comprehensive background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the status of candidates who apply for the position.
The person holding this position may be considered a 'general reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
How To Apply
Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application utilizing: http://bit.ly/HRCSUN link. NOTE: Internal candidates should apply through the portal by accessing the View Job Openings/Apply link on the Human Resources/Employee pagelet.
Applications received through April 1, 2019, will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
In order to be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed above. Application submissions received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.
For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit the link below:
Equal Employment Opportunity
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.