Executive Director – CLEET


Executive Director – CLEET

Posted on: January 4th, 2021   Topic: Employment Opportunities

Position: Executive Director

Posted: 01/04/2021

Salary: $93,660.00 – $114,000.00

Nature of Work 

The Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET) is seeking to fill the position of Executive Director. CLEET is a state agency. The agency’s mission is “To provide the citizens of Oklahoma with peace officers who are trained to be professional, ethical, conscientious, sensitive to needs of the public, knowledgeable and competent in identified learning objectives; and to protect the public by regulating private security in the State of Oklahoma through education and licensing requirements and to ensure licensees practice within the provision of the law.” The agency is governed by a 13-member Council with the Executive Director & Assistant Director serving at the pleasure of the Council. CLEET authority and guidelines are vested in Oklahoma Statutes, Title 70, Section 3311.

CLEET is in Ada, Oklahoma, 90 miles S & E of Oklahoma City. Ada, with a population estimate of 17,240, is home to East Central University. The CLEET facility occupies 356 acres within the city limits. The facility consists of 120,000 square feet under roof, to include administrative offices, classrooms, dormitory & cafeteria, two firing ranges & a 1.9 mile driver training course. The complex opened in September 2006.

Meeting or exceeding the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the process.

Full-time, regular, non-exempt position

Compensation: $93,660.00 – $114,000.00, plus state benefits

Minimum Qualifications

Earned Bachelor or higher degree in law enforcement from an accredited college or university, or a bachelor or higher degree in a law-enforcement related subject area, and a minimum of five years of active law enforcement experience including, but not limited to responsibility for enforcement, investigation, administration, training, or curriculum implementation. Finalists must pass a background check and provide proof of citizenship or eligibility to work in the United States.

Preference may be given to certified peace officers with advanced degrees and 5 years senior command level law enforcement experience, budgetary & facility maintenance responsibilities &/or a governmental relations background. Preference may also be given to individuals whose continuing education training includes graduation from the FBI National Academy, Southern Police Institute or other nationally recognized police leadership or executive development program.

Credentials are subject to verification.


Preference may be given to Oklahoma residents. Successful candidates must be willing to relocate to the Ada, Oklahoma area.



Send a resume and letter of interest to Shelly Lowrance 



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