University Police Detective

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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EducationDoctoral Degree
High School Diploma or GED
Associate’s Degree
SkillsLaw Enforcement
Copywriting
Driver’s License
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for University Police Detective, University Police Services [R0119018]

PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 136,000 degrees, producing more than 120,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region’s diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu

COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

ROLE of the POSITION

Conduct follow-up criminal investigations as assigned by a supervisor, using proper language, grammar, techniques and methods approved by law and courts to identify all pertinent information, victims and witnesses and possible suspects. This may include but may not be limited to interviewing witnesses and victims, interrogation of suspects, submissions of Affidavits of Arrest/Warrants, and working knowledge of crime scene processing for evidence, suspect and/or photo line-ups, documents research, evidence final disposition or action to accomplish the completion of the investigation. Also required is investigation of serious motor vehicle accidents, and/or assisting patrol officers in the investigation of serious motor vehicle accidents.

QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of journey level law enforcement experience; OR an Associate of Arts degree or equivalent coursework from an accredited university or college in criminal justice, psychology, police science or a closely related field and one year of journey level law enforcement experience; OR two years of experience as a University Police Officer II in Nevada State service.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, all position in this class have bene identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this class must first submit to a pre-employment screening test for controlled substances.
Applicant must been current Peace Officer Standards & training (P.O.S.T.) requirements as established in the Nevada Revised Statues and Nevada Administrative Code.
Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Applicants must subject to psychological testing which may include polygraph testing.
Additionally, applicants must have graduated from an accredited law enforcement academy and meet Nevada P.O.S.T. requirements. Candidates must be currently P.O.S.T. Category I certified or have the ability to possess certification within 1 year of application. A copy of the NV P.O.S.T. Category I certificate must be submitted with application; OR P.O.S.T. Category I certification over two years old will be accepted from applicants with previous police officer experience.

Entry Level Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (required at time of application): Working knowledge of : the appropriate federal, State, and local laws pertaining to criminal and civil offenses; preliminary investigative techniques and the rules of evidence as needed to perform the investigation of criminal and civil offenses occurring within the NSHE jurisdiction; first aid as needed to perform law enforcement activities involving incidents that require immediate, first responder medical attention; community policing methods used to provide assistance to students, faculty, staff, and the public. Ability to: communicate verbally and in writing as needed to perform liaison tasks; prepare clear and concise reports; take appropriate enforcement action; conduct investigations and testify in court; work cooperatively with police administrators, NSHE officials, students, employees, and the public; maintain records as needed to provide the department with information and tracking; identify potential and existing safety and security hazards to students, faculty, and visitors ; and operate computer equipment to compile statistics, identify crime trends, perform research, and generate reports.

SALARY

Grade 40 Step 1, salary $63,746.64. “Step” means the number assigned by the Division of Human Resource Management to identify a specific rate of pay within a grade. Per Nevada Administrative Code (NAC 284.170), salaries for initial appointments for classified positions typically begin at Step 1.

APPLICATION DETAILS

THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE PRIOR TO THE ANNOUNCED CLOSING DATE BELOW BASED ON VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED.

REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS

Cover Letter

Resume/CV – List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.

Contact Information for Three Supervisory References – Please make a note if you do not want your present employer contacted unless necessary to determine your qualifications for the position.

DD-214 (optional) If you are a veteran, please attach a copy of your DD-214 for verification.

Transcripts – (optional) If you have not graduated, please attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the position.

All documents should be attached in the CV/Resume attachment section when applying.

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. The resume must have a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as a part of each job; applicants must demonstrate that they qualify for this position. Education (including High School) and experience must be clearly documented. Your application will NOT be moved forward if your application is incomplete.

This recruitment will stay open until filled. Materials should be addressed to (Search Chair/Hiring Manager) and must be submitted online. We do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inquiry@unlv.edu.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR INTERNAL NSHE CANDIDATES

UNLV employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at UNLV and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type “Find Jobs” in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number, “R0119018” in the search box.

If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.

SAFETY AND SECURITY STATEMENT

UNLV is committed to assisting all members of the UNLV community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report compliance document is available online.

EEO/AA STATEMENT

UNLV is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Job Category

Classified

Required Attachment(s)

Cover Letter

Resume/CV – List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.

Contact Information for Three Supervisory References – Please make a note if you do not want your present employer contacted unless necessary to determine your qualifications for the position.

DD-214 (optional) If you are a veteran, please attach a copy of your DD-214 for verification.

Transcripts – (optional) If you have not graduated, please attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the position

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