Police Officer – University Police and Security Services

UW Stevens Point -

JOB LINK: https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu/psc/careers/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&JobOpeningId=14762&SiteId=33&PostingSeq=1&

Internal/External External
Position Title Police Officer

UW System Title and Code
Police Officer (65200)
Position Information
Work Location : George Stein Building | Stevens Point, WI

Supervisor : Tony Babl, Chief of Police
University Staff Information
Pay Schedule-range : 36-63, minimum $24.50, based on qualifications and experience

Shift : Hours will vary. Holiday and On-Call work are required.
University Police and Security Services
Department Description
Police and Security Services is the University’s law enforcement authority, operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The primary goal is the protection of the University, it’s occupants, and the surrounding community. Protective Services operates in a full law enforcement capacity. Police and Security Services enjoys a close working relationship with the Stevens Point Police Department.
University Description
Through the discovery and dissemination of knowledge, UW-Stevens Point stimulates intellectual growth, provides a liberal education, and prepares students for a diverse sustainable world. The university is committed to creating a safe, inclusive learning community for all faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds.
Visit www.joinuwsp.org for more information about UW-Stevens Point and www.everythingpointshere.com/ for more information about the Stevens Point community.

Position Summary
The job of a police officer is a sworn and state certified peace officer position assigned to University Police and Security Services. Police officers operate under the general direction of the Chief of Police and Security Services. A police officer will provide a full range of law enforcement and security services. Police officers will enforce laws, investigate calls, complaints and suspicious occurrences and incidents which may impact the University, maintain order, assist people, identify criminal activity, apprehend offenders, identify the source of problems in the community and work with the community to resolve issues. The police officer will support the department’s mission by providing essential functions while respecting the rights and dignity of all individuals.

Required Qualifications
Must have one of the following:
Graduated with either an Associate degree from an accredited university, college, or technical college in Criminal Justice, Police Science, or related liberal arts field -OR-
Completed sixty (60) post-secondary education credits, with at least twelve (12) of those credits completed in the area of Criminal Justice, Police Science, Sociology, or a related liberal arts field, from a degree or non-degree program at an accredited educational institution.
Must have one of the following:
Have been certified by the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board (LESB) as a Law Enforcement Officer and are currently employed by a law enforcement agency -OR-
Have successfully completed a Wisconsin Department of Justice “Law Enforcement Recruit” training course and are eligible to receive a certification upon employment by a law enforcement agency -OR-
Certified Law Enforcement Officer in another state and am eligible for certification by the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board (LESB).
Must not have a criminal conviction of an un-pardoned adult felony conviction on personal record.
Preferred Qualifications
Previous sworn Law enforcement experience
Knowledge or experience with university system law enforcement
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
Special Notes
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. UW-Stevens Point values diversity and inclusion as supported by our mission, “Through the discovery, dissemination and application of knowledge, UW-Stevens Point fosters intellectual growth, provides a broad-based education, models community engagement and prepares students for success in a diverse and sustainable world.”

Individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or interview process should contact Human Resources and Affirmative Action at 715-346-2606 or hr@uwsp.edu .

The safety and success of students, faculty, and staff at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is paramount. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act requires the distribution of an annual security report to all current and prospective students, faculty, and staff. You may obtain the complete report at http://www.uwsp.edu/dos/Pages/Annual-Security-Report.aspx

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

An offer of employment will require a criminal background check and authorization to work within the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

How To Apply
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. To return to a draft application, click on the “My Activities” link at the top of the screen after logging in. Once you click on Submit Application, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. After submitting the application, you will receive an Application Confirmation email from the application system.

Refer to the supplemental “How To Apply” document in the posting for more information.
Anticipated Appointment Date

November 1, 2018
Terms of Employment
This is an on-going University Staff position, non-exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act. This position is required to serve a one -year probation period.

To ensure consideration, completed online applications must be received by end of day, 11:59 pm, on October 4, 2018. However, screening may continue until the needs of the recruitment are met.

Required Materials
Files must be complete to be considered. Submission in PDF format is preferred for all attachments. Please include the following documents:
Cover letter addressing qualifications and experience
Contact information for three professional references
Official transcripts and official WI Police Officer Certification required of finalists.
Position Contact
For additional information regarding the position, please call or email:
Ted Wanta, Chair, Search and Screen Committee
Email: twanta@uwsp.edu
Phone: 715-346-4900

Human Resources Contact
If you have any questions regarding the application process, need special arrangements, or if you submitted your application with missing materials, please call or email:
Nicole Menzel
Email: human.resources@uwsp.edu
Phone: 715-346-2606

To apply for this job please visit www.careers.wisconsin.edu.