LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING ACADEMY DIRECTOR

State of Tennessee

Nashville, TN

Education, Training & Library , Government , Security


Position Description / Responsibilities

How you make a difference in this role:

The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) is seeking a dynamic and energetic law enforcement training professional for the role of Director of the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy (TLETA). Under the direction of the Commissioner of TDCI, this position is responsible providing oversight of TLETA operations, budgetary matters, law enforcement training curriculum and activities, and cadet/student services, and for directing the enforcement of all related policies and procedures. In addition, the Director serves as Executive Secretary of the Peace Officer Standard & Training (POST) Commission and is responsible for overseeing its regulatory functions.

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Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

Preferred candidates possess a master's degree or higher in criminal justice, criminology, law enforcement administration, law, or relevant field and at least 10 years of experience in law enforcement training and management.

Required Experience:

Candidate must have POST certification or equivalent; employment as a full-time law enforcement officer; graduation from a POST-certified (or equivalent) law enforcement training academy; must be able to obtain POST General Instructor and Specialized Instructor certifications; must be able to qualify with assigned firearms at least annually and must stay current in annual continual training including any required certifications; must be able to work with law enforcement agencies and/or other divisions of the criminal justice system to maintain current experience as a commissioned law enforcement officer.


Application Instructions

For more information and to apply go to: tn.gov/careers (search 22998)

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