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Police Officer

Position Deleted on 3/13/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Springfield, IL
Admin - Police and Public Safety
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Classification: Non-Benefit Eligible

Duties: Primary responsibilities include supervision of subordinate officers, security guards and 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 Values Statement. Other duties will include: Patrolling University property on foot, bicycle and vehicle, to identify hazardous conditions; respond to calls for service, including but not limited to, locking/unlocking classrooms, offices, dorms and buildings; and participating in traffic and pedestrian safety initiatives.

Must have an available schedule to accommodate various shifts including days, nights and weekends as assigned. Must be able to perform the duties of a Police Officer. Upon tentative offer, applicant must pass psychological test which is paid for by the department. The test is administrated by Campion Barrow and Associates.


Education: Associate's Degree in law enforcement or related field.

Experience: Prior law enforcement experience in a college university setting.

Specific Skills: Extensive law enforcement experience, to include, conducting criminal investigations, positive proactive interaction with the public and the ability to effectively communicate in a 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 Licenses and be free of any felony convictions and certain misdemeanor convictions.

Application Process: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references.
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