Accreditation and Compliance Coordinator

$54,821 - $70,696 yearly
  • City of Naperville
  • 1350 Aurora Avenue, Naperville, Illinois
  • Sep 28, 2021
Full time Administration/Management

Job Description

The City of Naperville’s Police Department is seeking a full-time Accreditation and Compliance Coordinator to oversee the Police Department’s accreditation function and policy development, review and compliance. The Naperville Police Department is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) for both law enforcement and Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP). This is a civilian (non-sworn) position that will report to the Deputy Director of Administrative Services. Typical hours of work are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.


If you previously applied for this position in June or July this year, your application is being reviewed. Please do NOT resubmit another application to this posting.


The Accreditation and Compliance Coordinator is responsible for the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) accreditation process for the entire Naperville Police Department, including the Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP). The position will oversee the department’s entire accreditation process, files, audits and assessment and will attend CALEA meetings and local accreditation network meetings. Additionally, the Accreditation and Compliance Coordinator will maintain data entry of policy compliance in the PowerDMS program and other needed software as it relates to compliance efforts. This position will review and revise existing General Orders as well as prepare new General Orders for the Police Department, and as such the selected candidate must be able to interpret and apply federal, state, municipal and department laws, policies and procedures. The position will schedule, conduct, and document agency inspections, reviews and analysis; conduct research and analyze data and processes to mitigate risk and liability for officers and the police department; and be able to communicate and partner with personnel within the police department as well as within other agencies.


Minimum position requirements include: a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field and a minimum of one to three years’ experience in municipal government or police-related work, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; valid Illinois Class D Driver’s License. Certification as an Accreditation Manager will be required within 12 months of hire.


Preferred candidates will have demonstrated experience in managing either CALEA or Illinois Law Enforcement Accreditation Program (ILEAP) accreditation processes as well as experience in creating policy and procedures for a law enforcement agency. Candidates with an understanding of federal, state and local laws and a familiarity with a law enforcement setting are preferred.


Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships are critical. The ability to manage projects, prioritize, multi-task, and complete tasks through the cooperation of others is a must.


If you previously applied for this position in June or July this year, your application is being reviewed. Please do NOT resubmit another application to this posting.

Additional Information:

The City of Naperville, Illinois is a dynamic community of 148,000 residents, conveniently located 28 miles west of Chicago.  Various publications have named Naperville as one of the best cities in the United States in which to live.  The City has gained national recognition for our family-friendly environment, excellent schools and library system, low crime rate, and vibrant downtown area.  It’s also a great place to work!  Our municipal government employs over 900 dedicated individuals in a wide range of job categories and provides a dynamic & collaborative working environment, a forward-looking leadership team, and a competitive benefits package.





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