Executive Director
Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training
2401 Egypt Road
Ada, Oklahoma 74820


Salary range & benefits:
$112,000 – $130,000 annual salary plus state benefit package to include health coverage & retirement contribution. 

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 17,399, 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. 

Minimal Requirements:
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, PERF’s Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP), 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.

 Application process:
Submit letter of interest and resume to CLEET Human Resource Specialist Jaime Day, 2401 Egypt Rd., Ada, Oklahoma 74820 or electronically at [email protected].

 The position will close on September 30, 2022. 

The Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training is an equal opportunity employer. All individuals are welcome to seek employment with the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, age, national origin, genetic information, religion, or disability, so long as the disability does not render the person unable to perform the essential functions of the position for which employed with or without a reasonable accommodation.