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Police Officer (PR7-23-12)

Position Deleted on 1/01/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Raleigh, NC
Admin - Police and Public Safety
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
DEPARTMENT: Campus Police & Security


To be considered for employment, a candidate who meets job opening qualifications must complete the following steps for EACH job opening to which the qualified candidate applies.

1. Submit ALL the following documents in ONE package directly to the Human Resources Department, by ONLY ONE of the following methods: mailed hard copy (recommended for the best presentation of your credentials), or by fax to (919) 546-8484.
  • A fully completed Shaw University Application Form (see link below for write-in Application).
  • A current resume.
A resume without an accompanying Shaw University Application Form, and other required documents, cannot be accepted.

2. Order "Official" transcript(s) of the highest degree received (as required by the job posting qualifications) to be MAILED DIRECTLY FROM the institution(s) DIRECTLY to: Human Resources Department, Shaw University, 118 E. South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601.

Hand-delivered sealed transcripts will not be considered official and cannot be accepted.

Following the Human Resources office's receipt of both (1) a candidate's fully completed application package for a current job opening AND (2) mailed receipt of a candidate's official transcript(s) directly from the awarding institution, then a candidate can be considered for employment and their application and transcript information shall be submitted to the recruiting manager and/or selection committee for review.

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Under the direct supervision of a Platoon Leader, a Campus Police Officer performs law enforcement, peacekeeping and public service duties in accordance with North Carolina law, Shaw University policies and departmental procedures. Campus Police Officers are licensed by the North Carolina Attorney General and are authorized with powers of arrest, search and seizure under the North Carolina General Statutes, Chapter 74G, Campus Police Act. Campus Police Officers provide protection of persons and the University's properties; resolve conflicts; prevent and investigate crimes; apprehend criminals; issue citations; secure evidence; prepare related reports; give court testimony; and serve as an effective professional role model to the University's students.

  • Specialized training certification in Basic Law Enforcement (BLET) in North Carolina.
  • Prior work experience involving customer service with the general public.
  • A high school diploma or GED.
OR equivalent combination of training and experience

  • Prior work experience as a law enforcement officer on a college campus.
  • Effectively preserves peace, maintains order, and provides protection for persons and property on campus.
  • Effectively resolves conflicts and investigates/solves crimes
  • Provides an alert presence and a vigilant patrol of the campus buildings and grounds by the designated mode (foot, bicycle or vehicle) to prevent and detect criminal activity and potentially unsafe situations or conditions; gives special attention to areas of high crime incidents and high safety risks.
  • Recognizes dangerous situations and take proper corrective action; reports all suspicious activity, equipment malfunction, and other irregularities.
  • Diligently provides campus escorts for personal safety and security, medical transports, motorist assists, money escorts.
  • Rapidly responds to alarms for intrusion, fire and other related security needs.
  • Provides emergency and non-emergency assistance to emergency medical personnel and local law enforcement agencies on campus.
  • Provides security for special events, social and sports events.
  • Effectively directs and controls traffic and the parking of vehicles.
  • Provides directions and general information to guest and visitors.
  • Secures and unlocks gates, buildings and other areas, as scheduled or as specifically authorized
  • Responds to complaints of disturbance, accidents, stolen property or criminal activity.
  • Effectively settles disputes, resolves conflicts and/or negotiates with others while performing policing duties.
  • Methodically interviews witnesses, suspects and/or other involved parties to obtain comprehensive information from all relevant sources.
  • Gathers and secures evidence.
  • Protects crime scenes.
  • Investigates motor vehicle accidents.

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid annual leave
  • Paid holidays
From time to time, benefits may be added or deleted from the Shaw University benefits package.

  • Must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
  • Subject to a background check, drug screen & physical.
The preceding job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. It does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise.

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