Chief Of Operations

Baltimore County
30 per week $48 - $66 Per hour MD Baltimore County Police Depart. Headquarters, Public Safety Building, 700 E Joppa Rd, Towson, MD 21286, United States


Regular Schedule: 30 hours per week

A Non-Merit vacancy exists in the Police Department.

Non-Merit positions are not classified within the Baltimore County Government Classification and Compensation Plan.

A list of eligible applicants will be established based on the examination as outlined below. 

Currentandfuture vacancies occurring in this class may be filled from the list of eligible applicants.

All interested transferandpromotional candidates must apply at this time.

List all promotions and changes in job duties due to reclassification as separate work experience on your application. Applicants must include the dates of the promotions and reclassifications.

Note: Failure to complete all fields of the "Work Experience" section of the application will result in your application not being considered. A resume will not be considered in determining your qualifications for a position. Applicants selected for an interview may provide a resume at that time.

YouMUSTattach your transcript(s) or license(s) to your application.  Unofficial copies are acceptable. 

Failure to submit proof of License(s), Certification(s) and Educationwill result in your application not being considered. Proof of licenses, certifications, and/or education must be submitted with each application. 

Examples of Duties

The Chief, Diversity and Inclusion Officer for the Police Department will provide vision and leadership in promoting an institutional culture that values and supports diversity and inclusion in the Police Department. The Chief, Diversity and Inclusion Officer will serve as the champion for the Department’s overall diversity and inclusion plan by developing and facilitating strategies, decision making, priority setting, and actions necessary to advance diversity and inclusion at all levels of the Department. The Chief, Diversity and Inclusion Officer will be a catalyst for paradigm change in the agency, to ensure the work of diversity, equity, and inclusion is a shared vision, and will enable an environment of shared responsibility and governance.

Essential Job Functions 

  • Leads the implementation of a department-wide strategic plan for diversity and inclusion, including the creation of a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion in the Police Department.
  • Manages Police Department’s workforce analysis and assists with Affirmative Action for protected groups.
  • Collaborates with the Department’s Recruitment Division, Administrative and Technical Services Bureau to create comprehensive diversity recruitment and retention plans that address advertising, networking, recruitment outreach activities, and other techniques for increasing and retaining diverse, qualified candidates.
  • Collaborates with Police Human Resources and Police Academy in maintaining and enhancing a welcoming onboarding process and employee engagement activities.
  • Develops and delivers education and training programs on diversity and inclusion, including bias, sensitivity and cultural competency.
  • Coordinates activities in partnership with the Police Academy and the County’s Recruitment and Diversity Officer.
  • Collaborates with the Department’s Fair Practices Team and other key stakeholders, on reports to include valid and reliable surveys for ongoing assessment of diversity and inclusion data and initiatives. 
  • Partners with the County’s Recruitment & Diversity Officer in the analysis of data.
  • Provides analysis of legislations and regulations related to equity, affirmative action, Title IX and makes recommendations as needed.
  • Develops and chairs a Departmental Diversity and Inclusion Committee and establishes Department Diversity and Inclusion Liaisons from all levels of the Department’s Bureaus and Divisions.
  • Serves as a primary liaison, in coordination with the County’s Recruitment & Diversity Officer, for the Office of Law, and Office of Human Resources specific to Diversity and Inclusion initiatives and other issues.
  • Develops, strengthens, and maintains community partnerships with external constituents in the community in support of inclusion and diversity, in concert with the Department’s Community Relations Bureau and Employment Division, Administrative and Technical Services Bureau.
  • Conducts periodic reviews to measure success of diversity and inclusion programs and activities. 
  • Reports findings to the Chief of Police, the Department’s Executive Corps, and the County’s Recruitment & Diversity Officer.
  • Serves as a member of the County’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
  • Gathers, researches and analyzes data for use in statistical calculations and reporting in order to meet federal and state requirements, including creating workforce analysis reports. 
  • Conducts annual Climate Surveys, analyzes results, and makes recommendations for action.

Examples of Other Duties
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

NOTE: The duties and responsibilities listed above are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications for all positions in this class. They may not include all of the essential job functions of each position in the class. Each position may not be required to perform all of the essential job functions listed.


Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required from an accredited college or university.  
  • Master’s degree in social justice, sociology, public administration, human resources management or other related field preferred.  
  • Five (5) to eight (8) years’ experience advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in a complex organization. 
  • Three (3) years of management or supervisory experience. 

(Experience performing the duties described above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.)  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of leadership and management principles.
  • Knowledge of advanced theories and principles related to area of assignment/work.
  • Knowledge of strategy development and management principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion best practices.
  • Skill in policy and procedure development and administration principles and practices.
  • Skill in providing strategic leadership.
  • Skill in cultural competency.
  • Skill in managing change and sensitive topics.
  • Skill in planning, implementing, improving and evaluating programs, policies & procedures.
  • Ability to understand, be sensitive to, and respect diverse, social-economic, ethnic, religious and cultural backgrounds.
  • Ability to develop policy and procedure related to program initiatives.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both writing and verbally.

Proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education
Applicants are required to submit proof of license(s), certification(s) and education beyond high school to meet the required and preferred qualifications of the position. Diplomas or transcripts must show the applicant’s major field of study. Copies and unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

Failure to submit proof of License(s), Certification(s) and Educationwill result in your application not being considered. Proof of license(s), certification(s), and/or education must be submitted with each application.

Proof of Degree Equivalency
Applicants who have obtained a degree from outside the United States of America are required to submit degree equivalence documentation from World Education Services, Inc. ().

Mail or deliver documents to:
ATTN: Chief of Operations - Chief, Diversity and Inclusion Officer (Non-Merit) - Police Department 
Office of Human Resources
Baltimore County Government
308 Allegheny Ave.
Towson, MD 21204

YouMUST attach your transcript(s) or license(s) to your application. Unofficial copies are acceptable. 

Applicants will be qualified based on an evaluation of their training and experience, as stated on their application, which includes answers to the supplemental questions. Applicants must state the dates and duties of past and present experience clearly and completely for evaluation purposes. 

Conditions of Employment

Employees hired after July 1, 2022 are required to participate in the Baltimore County Employees' Retirement System, with very limited exceptions. 

Medical Examination and Employment Background Investigation
Applicants selected for employment with Baltimore County must successfully complete a physical examination, drug screening and employment investigation, including, but not limited to criminal background, education certification and fingerprinting checks.