Campus Police Sergeant

Johns Hopkins University


EducationBachelor’s Degree
High School Diploma or GED
SkillsMicrosoft Word
Driver’s License
Clean Driving Record
AED Certification
General Summary/Purpose:
Campus Police Sergeant manages a team of contractual security officers and provides security services to the Carey Business School facilities and for school activities. Shall act as a first responder to mitigate any high risk incident or event that impacts their assigned post.

This position is responsible for daily supervision and oversight of the Carey Harbor East Security team. Additionally will perform uniformed patrols and crime prevention services to protect life and property; offering proactive support of student and staff initiatives; develop and maintain a positive rapport with students, faculty, staff, and members of the surrounding neighborhoods; coordinating and cooperating with various University administrators in the preliminary and follow-up investigation of complaints; reporting criminal offenses and disruptions; enforcing University policies and regulations, State laws and Baltimore City Ordinances; writing reports and keeping records. Position involves shift work and rotating days off.

Note: This position is a non-sworn, unarmed position within the current security organization. Sergeant will report to the Director Campus Operations and Facilities.

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 10am-6:30pm; subject to change based on needs for security coverage.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Patrol assigned areas on foot or any other vehicles assigned for patrolling.
Monitor CCTV control system, assign access control to students, staff and faculty. Work with security system vendor to resolve performance issues in a timely manner.
Select, train, coach, and supervise 10 contractual security officers.
Actively participate in crime prevention and community policing activities.
Respond to routine and emergency calls for various types of service and take action as appropriate to support the on-duty shift as needed.
Conduct preliminary investigations and collaboratively work with the on-duty shift; maintain confidentiality while writing clear, concise and accurate reports.
Direct pedestrian and vehicle traffic and enforce campus parking regulations as needed.
Provide escorts and other general services as needed to support the on-duty shift.
Work flexible shifts and any day of the week that includes holidays or weekends to assist with operational and special event assignments.
Use of various computers and other equipment is a routine function of this position.
Perform other security related services for the faculty, staff, students, and visitors of The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.
May occasionally travel to DC and other Baltimore area campuses.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
A Campus Police Sergeant must be able to become certified as a Special Police Officer by the State of Maryland and must comply with the Scope of Commission per MD Public Safety Article Section 3-307. Application for a special police officer commission will be made after hire and during the initial training period. The University will cover any expenses related to the application for the commission and permit. Denial by the Maryland State Police of a commission or permit, or subsequent revocation of those privileges, may result in dismissal.
High School Diploma/GED required.
Two years of law enforcement, security, military, or related experience required.
Five (5) years related law enforcement or prior military experience preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:
College degree preferred.
Experience building relationships with internal partners such as Student Services, Corporate Security, Employee and Student Assistant Programs.
Experience working with external partners such as outside security firms, neighborhood organizations, local law enforcement and state and federal agencies.
Experience working with young adults, non-traditional students and a large diverse community.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must be able to work independently in absence of a supervisor, be able to make observations and write clear, concise, accurate reports containing acceptable content with proper grammar and punctuation, reflecting these observations.
Must be able to operate a variety of machines and equipment including office equipment, radio, telephone.
Must be trained and certified to carry and operate any weapons or devices when appropriate (OC Spray, collapsible baton, handcuffs etc.) assigned to enable the officer(s) to mitigate a threatening incident or event on the University’s on and off campus properties and facilities.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills are necessary to effectively deal with University students, faculty, staff and the public.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to understand and relay verbal and written directions, maintain a professional demeanor and restraint at all times, which includes stressful situations.
Must be able to type 30 wpm.
Must be able to properly and professionally analyze and react to stressful and hostile situations.
Must be able to interact with the general public, students, staff and faculty in a collaborative manner.
Must be able to work ALL shifts, including weekends, holiday, and overtime shifts. This may include schedule changes as needed to meet safety and security requirement of the University. Overtime may be MANDATORY.
Must be ready, willing, and able to respond and take action to mitigate any high risk incident or event that presents a danger to the University community.
Must be willing to work in a collaborative manner with University mental health professionals in stressful situations involving University personnel.

Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:
Should be proficient in using multiple computer software programs designed to prepare reports and other documents related to the position (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point etc.).
Must meet Maryland State Police requirements and investigation for a Special Police Commission and have exemplary background and integrity.
Must be in possession of a valid state motor vehicle driver’s license.
Must pass a University criminal background investigation; have and maintain a clean motor vehicle driving record (no more than two current points).

Any Specific Physical Requirements for the Job:
Successfully complete a physical/health screening examination by the Office of Occupational Health and Safety, which includes a drug screening; successfully meet and maintain Campus Safety and Security physical requirements.
Physical demands are in excess of those for sedentary work and officers must be able to remain on feet for extended periods of time, as well as stoop, kneel, crouch, lift.
Must be physically able to operate a variety of machines and equipment including baton, pepper spray, office equipment, radio, telephone, computers with current word processing and other applicable software, etc.
Pursue offenders, restrain or apprehend aggressive individuals and make arrests when necessary.
Run moderate distances and/or go up and /or down flights of steps; read, interpret, and understand University policies and procedures.
Withstand exposure to inclement weather.
Must be able to qualify and maintain certification and proficiency with all defensive weapons and issued equipment.
Must be able to maintain Red Cross CPR/AED certification and respond appropriately to all medical emergencies, University pays all expenses for this training.

Supervisory Responsibility:
10 contractual security officers

Classified Title: Campus Police Sergeant
Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/03/OF
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F 10:00am – 6:30pm
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 46-MD: JH at Harbor East
Department name: 60000327-Operations
Personnel area: Carey Business School

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at . For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
During the Influenza (“the flu”) season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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