University Police Officer


University of Scranton -


Serve and protect the University Community through the delivery of caring, competent, and professional police services, by upholding the sanctity and integrity of the law and the institution that is the University of Scranton.

Essential Duties
Appropriately and courteously manage all incidents that may directly affect the safety of all guests, students, or employees, and provide for the delivery of safe and professional police services
Be physically capable to perform all fundamental police duties of a Police Officer, to include serving and protecting the community, and safeguarding lives and property
Enforce the law in terms of all constitutional requirements, federal and state statues, case law, and the rules of criminal procedure
Must demonstrate and ability to perform in dangerous and/or threatening situations, extreme weather conditions, or where unexpected changes and unsafe conditions exist
Establish and maintain positive working relationships with community groups, student organizations, and all members of the university community
Assist in developing, planning, and conducting crime prevention and community relations programs and activities
Respond to any emergency calls, mediate disputes, conduct investigations, interview witnesses, victims and suspects, collect and photograph evidence or contraband, and prepare a variety of written and oral reports
Provide impartial assistance to the public in emergency and non-emergency situations
Administer first aid, and request appropriate medical assistance when required
Provide crisis intervention in sensitive situations and domestic disputes
Conduct assigned patrols both on foot and in a patrol vehicle, and be alert for, and investigate suspicious activities
Conduct traffic enforcement
Enhance safety by addressing student behavioral issues
Appear and testify in court, and the Student Code of Conduct disciplinary process
Assists citizens with complaints and inquiries, or direct them to the appropriate authority
Additional Skills Required
Possess and maintain a current knowledge of federal, State, and local laws as they pertain to the University and law enforcement
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
Able to understand and support the University’s Jesuit and Catholic mission and values
Minimum Education Requirements
High School diploma or equivalent is required
Must have Pennsylvania Title 53 (Act 120) Certification prior to beginning employment no later than three months post offer
Preferred Education
Prior law enforcement or security experience preferred
Minimum Job Experience Requirements
Prior law enforcement or security experience preferred
Preferred Qualifications
Prior law enforcement or security experience preferred
Years of Experience University Classification Public Safety FLSA Classification Non-Exempt Schedule/Work Hours 40 Hours a week, varied schedule Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Annual Schedule 12
Posting Details
Posting Details
Special Instructions to Applicants
Posting Number S0208P
Open Date 05/15/2018
Close Date 05/31/2018
Open Until Filled No

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