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Class Coordinator

University of Kansas


Law Enforcement Training Ctr

Position Overview

Hutchinson Campus

The Hutchinson Campus, a part of the University of Kansas, consists of 173 acres with fifteen buildings including two multi-story residential student dormitories. 

The Hutchinson Campus is home to the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC). KLETC serves as the central agency for all law enforcement training in the State of Kansas. KLETC manages an $8.1 million annual budget, 62 authorized FTE staff (augmented by more than 400 contract/adjunct staff annually), and trains nearly 10,000 students annually in residential, online, and outreach programs. KLETC serves 437 recognized law enforcement and police agencies in Kansas, providing basic training and continuing education programs throughout each fiscal year. Many KLETC basic training and continuing education programs are conducted in a high risk and high liability environment (firearms, use of force, emergency vehicle operations driver training, defense tactics, and search and seizure).

In addition to a competitive salary, the University of Kansas offers great benefits to employees such as paid vacation, sick leave, ten paid holidays, plus one discretionary day, a retirement program, medical and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, other benefit plan options and State of Kansas discounts offered by various vendors. KU also offers employees education and professional development opportunities.

Position Overview

The class coordinator in the basic training program leads a basic training class.  The class coordinator is responsible for delivery of curriculum and competencies for instruction of basic training at KLETC. They will manage the day to day operations of the class for attendance, instruction, evaluation, mentoring, agency notifications, absence/remedial make-up schedules, medial issues or minor disciplinary issues. They will supervise assigned instructor(s).

Job Description

75%     Manages the effective operations, projects, function and/or process of a basic training class.  To accomplish this function, the incumbent work with instructors, support staff, other departments and law enforcement agencies across the state.  The incumbent will participate in a group of class coordinators to research and establish best practices for a facilitated mentoring model for their assigned class. They will work within the group to insure consistency in class coordination. Uses complex software to generate reports used to track the basic training data for student and campus records. Presents orientation to the students of a basic class and coordinates graduation ceremonies as Master of Ceremony. Schedules other KLETC instructional staff to conduct basic training programs.
10%     The class coordinator has supervisory duties of other instructional staff.  Utilizes and monitors diverse instructional methodologies based on proven adult learning principles incorporating participate-based learning, competency-based performance outcome training classes.   Provides support to the Curriculum and Testing Administrator by reviewing new law enforcement curriculum for dissemination to Kansas law enforcement academy programs. Reviews curriculum content for changes based on law statute changes, court decisions or research.
5%       Under the statutory authority of the Executive Director to promulgate policies and procedures for the effective operation of the campus (including a student code of conduct), the class coordinator implements operating policies and procedures related to basic training and affecting 24 staff members, 150 residential students and law enforcement agencies statewide.
5%       Acts on behalf of the Executive Director with regard to immediate concerns of illness, injury, safety or minor discipline.
5%       Interacts regularly with law enforcement administrators statewide, other unit directors and KU administrators.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an institution accredited by one of the six regional accreditation associations in the United States in a field directly related to law enforcement, education or management;
  • A minimum of five years of law enforcement experience;
  • Effective written communication skills as evident in application materials;
  • Holder of or ability to obtain a valid and current Kansas driver’s license.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • A minimum of five years of increasingly responsible experience in a law enforcement agency or training program setting;
  • A graduate of the FBI National Academy; Southern Police Institute; Northwestern University School of Staff and Command; KU LELA Command School or other nationally recognized command college program;
  • Experience working with diverse groups of people and organizations;
  • Masters’ degree from an institution accredited by one of the six regional accreditation associations in the United States in a field directly related to law enforcement, education or management;
  • Additional Candidate Instruction

    A complete application includes:

    Cover Letter
    3 Professional references

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    Primary Campus

    Kansas Law Enforcement Trn Ctr

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    Employee Class

    U-Unclassified Professional Staff

    Work Schedule

    Normal Work Hours: 8-5 M-F with occasional nights and weekends.

    Location: Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
    11009 S. Hornet Road
    Hutchinson, KS 67501

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