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Police Officer « Position Deleted on 2/06/2013 »
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This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobsClassification: Benefit Eligible
Duties: Primary responsibilities include enforcing state statute, Illinois vehicle code, campus patrol and supervising student employees, utilizing currently accepted progressive management philosophies. Protect students, faculty, staff, campus visitors, property and facilities from accidents, bodily harm, hazards, fire, theft, vandalism and illegal entry, by enforcing University rules and regulations, enforcing of State statutes, to include traffic and parking regulations and apprehending violators. Provide general information and assistance to the public, conduct criminal investigations and participate in community oriented policing efforts. Must embrace quality customer service philosophy, as subscribed in the department's Mission and Value Statement. Essential job responsibilities will include: patrolling University property on foot, bicycle and vehicle, to identify hazardous conditions, take corrective measures to reduce or eliminate inappropriate behavior; respond to calls for service, including but not limited to, locking/unlocking classrooms, offices, dorms, and buildings; provide motorist assistance for dead battery's and vehicle lock-outs and provide emergency medical response utilizing patient assessment, cardio pulmonary resuscitation, automated external defibrillators and basic first aid; participate in traffic and pedestrian safety initiatives; and take an active role in one or more positions of responsibility to include, but not limited to- training officer, residence hall resource officers, evidence custodian, K9 Unit, Field Training Officer, and Youth officer.
Education: High School Diploma, Associates Degree preferred.
Experience: Prior law enforcement experience in a college university setting preferred. Prior law enforcement experience in a county, municipal, or state law enforcement agency. Specific Skills: Extensive law enforcement experience, to include, conducting criminal investigations, positive proactive interaction with the public and the ability effectively communicate in written and verbal manner.
Specific Knowledge, Licenses, Certifications: Current certification as a peace officer by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board, or successful Waiver of Minimum Straining Standards. Current Illinois drivers License and be free of any felony convictions and certain misdemeanor convictions.
Supervisory Responsibility (if applicable): - Supervise Student Employees
Working Conditions: Must be willing to work varying schedules, including evenings, weekends and holidays.
Be able to physically apprehend violators; be able to perform duties and tasks that will place the incumbent in jeopardy and physical harm; be of good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation; be fingerprinted for the purpose of a search of local, state and national fingerprint files to disclose any arrest and/or convictions.
Application Process: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references.