Campus Police Officer

Glenville State College


EducationAssociate’s Degree
SkillsDriver’s License
Computer Skills
Physical Examinations
CPR Certification
Glenville State College has an immediate opening for a Campus Police Officer. This is a 12-month, full-time position with state benefits, PAY GRADE 4. The Campus Police Officer position reports to the Associate Director of Public Safety. The primary purpose for this position is to provide and maintain a safe and secure environment for Faculty, Staff, Students and Visitors at Glenville State College by providing a variety of security and police services. The position provides a visible, mobile presence throughout the entire campus to ensure all persons accomplish their educational and business objectives.

Summary: Supports the College by establishing and maintaining a safe atmosphere for the faculty, staff, students, and visitors at GSC by providing police and security services.

Distinguishing Characteristics: Patrols campus in vehicles and on foot daily and during special events. Enforces all laws, regulations, and policies as needed. This is a non-supervisory position working under general supervision with a supervisor available daily as needed.

Reporting Relationships: Reports to the Associate Director of Public Safety who in turn reports to the President.


General Duties and Responsibilities: The following statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of the individuals in this job classification. Essential functions may vary based on the specific area of specialty and will be so marked on the individual PIQ for a given position.

Patrols campus checking buildings for deficiencies that make the institution vulnerable to criminal acts.
Performs patrols during special events, such as athletic events and concerts.
Directs traffic before, during and after these events. Provides crowd control which can include subduing large numbers of people.
Enforces all Federal, State, Local, and University laws, regulations, and policies.
Enforces campus parking and traffic regulations.
Makes arrests in accordance with Departmental policies.
Investigates traffic-related and general complaints.
Testifies in court as necessary.
Watches for hazards and other dangerous or damaging situations.
Administers first aid and provides or arranges necessary transportation.
Provides police escorts as needed to protect property or people.
Operates communications dispatch unit.
Performs related duties as assigned or as directed.

Minimum Qualifications: Requires an associate’s degree in criminal justice or a related field, plus a minimum of six (6) months work experience as a certified police officer; OR any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Licensure/Certification Required: Requires the possession of a valid/current driver’s license; first-aid training within 60 days of hire; CPR training within 60 days of hire; successful passing of physical examination and must be within appropriate height and weight range. Employee must possess and maintain WV law enforcement certification. Must be bondable upon background check.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

Good communication skills.
Appropriate fire arm operation.
Basic computer skills.
Ability to drive defensively.
Ability to operate hand tools.
Ability to obtain CPR and first aid training.
Physical/Work Demands: Requires long periods of standing, bending and lifting up to 50 lbs., running, jumping, climbing, and physical interaction with public. Required to work varying and rotating shifts. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Applicants must submit a letter of interest, current resume/employment application, and names and contact information for at least three references.

Apply online at or by email.

Screening of all applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Glenville State College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $29,500.00 to $38,400.00 /year


Associate (Required)

Driver’s License (Required)
CPR Certification (Preferred)

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