Chief of the Department of Public Safety

Flint, Michigan
Chief of the Department of Public Safety
Charles S. Mott Community College

Established in 1923 and proudly situated in Flint, Michigan, Mott Community College is a nationally recognized institution that provides exceptional educational opportunities to more than 10,000 students. The college is seeking an accomplished law enforcement professional to lead its 32-member, fully accredited public safety department that provides vast services to students, faculty, staff and visitors. The department serves Mott’s main campus and surrounding area, as well as several satellite facilities. It also oversees the college’s Health Services Office and Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy. Click the link below for more information.

This position serves as the College’s Chief of Police. Reporting to the President of MCC, the Chief of the Department of Public Safety is responsible for providing leadership and overall management and administration to the Department of Public Safety (DPS). Position requires 10 years of progressively responsible experience in law enforcement, public safety, security and crime prevention, including at least 3 years in a supervisory or management role. It is preferred that this experience is with mastery of police enforcement laws and related safety regulations. A Bachelor’s degree in police administration, criminal justice, business, public administration or a related field, is highly desirable. Position requires a current Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) certification or eligible for certification within six (6) months of hire, and a valid Michigan driver’s license and good driving record. The salary range for this at-will position is $90,000 – $98,000 annually, with placement with the range depending on qualifications and experience, and is currently under review. Compensation is augmented by a generous benefits package.

The first review of applications will occur on January 3, 2020. Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply immediately. Electronic submittals are to be sent to and shall include a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume and six references. Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Chief Mark Helms (Ret.) at (209) 639-4077 or A detailed brochure can be viewed by clicking on the Recruitment Brochure button link above.