Career Development Office
Sgt. Jeff Sutton
Career Development Sergeant
The Career Development Office is the primary recruiter for the University Police Department and works closely with the University's Human Resources Staff to coordinate the Department's recruitment activities. These recruitment activities are geared towards insuring compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Equal Opportunity Employment and Affirmative Action. They include participation in recruiting field trips, literature distribution, attending job fairs as well as conducting other recruitment activities. The primary joint objectives of Human Resources and the Career Development Office is to build a diverse and inclusive campus community fostering demographic and intellectual diversity while insuring a high caliber of professionalism is maintained and supported by the hiring, training and career development support of University Police personnel.
The Career Development Office Staff supports Career Development through training establishment and scheduling as well as record keeping and counsel. It manages a Mentor Program to provide guidance, direction and incentive to professional growth. It oversees the Field Training Officer program to insure consistency in the professional development and attrition of personnel into the department and supports the maintenance of the departments CALEA status.