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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Deputy Director of University Police and Security Services, this position provides functional direction in the area of strategic intelligence and serves as a liaison to DPSS personnel and local, state, and federal agencies.  This position is also expected to assist in other duties related to the Special Events and Protective Security Unit as needed.

This position will be responsible for the following:

  • Identify threats to campus through data mining and information gathering over emerging events.
  • Utilize predictive analysis to identify trends, patterns and other threat indicators.
  • Serve as a strategic analyst for fixed asset, personal and cyber threats.
  • Serve as a DPSS liaison to collaborate and encourage the exchange of information with key campus, community and institutional partners as well as local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies on a regular basis.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Applies the strategic intelligence process and analyzes data from various resources (collection, evaluation, analysis, report and dissemination) to detect criminal organizational, activity and participants.
  • Researches and creates intelligence reports and information charts that convey complex theories relating to priority areas as assigned, which may include, but are not limited to, International and Domestic Terrorism, Narcotics and Smuggling, Organized Crime, Financial Crime, and Cyber Terrorism.
  • Uses the intelligence information gathered to identify and predict trends, patterns or problem areas that require planning or action.
  • Attends meetings and project conferences to discuss operations, proposals and techniques for the resolution of problems and enhancement of campus safety.

Additional Functions

  • Performs support tasks of an independent and confidential nature relating to the strategic intelligence community.
  • May provide support and technical assistance to other law enforcement agencies, security agencies and peer partners as they related to strategic intelligence. 
  • Provides support to local planning teams, the UASI Regional Board and other regional partners, as directed.
  • Collaborate and/or participate in campus committees.
  • Perform other duties related to the Special Events and Protective Security Unit as needed.

Required Qualifications*

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Criminal Analysis, Homeland Security, Intelligence Analysis or a related field or equivalent combination of training, education and experience.
  • Obtain Secret Security Clearance within one year and maintain it for the duration of employment.
  • Previous governmental, military or public safety experience.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Word, Access and PowerPoint.
  • Aptitude to think critically and prepare reports, including but not limited to planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating multiple sets of complex information, project functions and activities.
  • Ability to work independently, set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Strong communications and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to maintain sensitive information in strictest confidence.
  • Proven capability to initiate and maintain productive and collaborative relationships with internal and external constituencies and diverse audiences.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Have or able to obtain status as a sworn law enforcement officer through MCOLES.
  • Knowledge of local and regional homeland security efforts.
  • Certification, training, or experience as an intelligence analyst.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.