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Rantoul, IL Job ID: 1343955

The Village of Rantoul, Illinois


The Village of Rantoul, Illinois is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Chief of Police. Rantoul has a population of 13,000 within 7.24 square miles and is centrally located between Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis. The Chief of Police is appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the Village Board and reports to the Village Administrator. Candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree in a related field with a Master's Degree preferred. Advanced qualifications such as Illinois Certified Police Chief, Executive Management certificates including the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University Center for Public Safety or other similar State and/or National programs are also preferred. Candidates must have at least 7 years of increasingly responsible administrative experience in a law enforcement agency.

The successful candidate will be a highly collaborative, experienced executive with a proven track record in a union environment and the ability to work with elected and appointed officials. The Village of Rantoul offers a competitive benefits package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The starting salary range is $110,000 - $115,000, depending on qualifications. Residency within Rantoul's corporate limits is required within six months of employment. An informational pamphlet and job application can be found by visiting Questions can be directed to the Human Resource Department by phone at: (217) 892-6856 or by email at:

Completed applications must be received by April 7, 2017.

Village Of Rantoul

Location: Rantoul, IL

Category: Professional