Law Enforcement/Campus Resource Officer


Washtenaw Community College -


A Career Opportunity
Hourly Rate: $25.85 – $28.85 (up to $60,000 a year)

This position is within the public safety department and is charged with creating a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors. The officer must meet Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) certification. This position works to educate the campus community regarding safety and security, minimize risk for the college and enforce all college policies and procedures and enforcement of the laws of the State of Michigan. These responsibilities are performed in an ethical manner consistent with the college mission, vision, and values which include diversity, equality and inclusion.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Establish a culture on campus where the public safety department is part of the community and works closely with community members to provide for the safety and security of the students, staff, faculty and visitors.
Providing campus patrols through foot patrol and motor vehicle operation (where applicable).
Perform escorts for students and employees to their cars and/or from building to building. Provide security for dignitaries and other visitors to the College.
Investigate and file remedial reports of security and safety concerns involving building structures, yards and parking lots on campus.
Maintain and utilize applicable security systems such as but not limited to card access systems, CCTV, key control and radio communications as assigned.
Provide medical services such as first aid, CPR and AED as needed and as trained.
Enforcing college rules and regulations on campus, which includes conducting investigations and completing/filing necessary documentation.
Maintaining building security by locking and unlocking College buildings and disarming and arming security alarms according to scheduled times.
Coordinate with non-sworn public safety staff.
Regulation and monitoring of parking conditions. Assisting students and employees that are locked out of their vehicles/classrooms and assist with jump starts.
Reporting of fire and safety hazards on campus.
Provide lost and found property services.
Develop a basic understanding of the operation of building mechanical systems to facilitate communication and problem reporting to Facilities department, write up and route repair requisitions as needed.
Provides GREAT customer service, anticipating and exceeding the needs of our customers.
Demonstrate and promote the college values.
Broad knowledge of college policies and procedures including specialized knowledge of faculty, staff, and student issues.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Benefits Offered:
Affordable & Comprehensive Health, Dental, Life and Vision Insurance
Extensive Paid Time Off
WCC Classes-Tuition Paid and tuition reimbursement available for classes taken outside of WCC
Retirement Options to include Michigan Public School Employee Retirement System (Pension and Defined Contribution Plans) OR TIAA Defined Contribution Plan with substantial college contribution
WCC Health & Fitness Center discount
Minimum Qualifications:
Associate degree required, or equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered.
Successfully pass a thorough background investigation, drug screening, psychological exam, and physical examination.
Possess a valid Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) police certification, or have met the requirements of MCOLES certification upon hiring.
Minimum of two (2) years of experience as a law enforcement officer or experience working in a college/university as a non-sworn public safety officer for a minimum of five (5) years.
Extensive knowledge and experience in police department operations which should include: investigations, patrol, community policing, evidence collection, leadership, and modern day policing principles.
Must maintain an acceptable driving record as required by the college insurer.
Ability to professionally and confidentially investigate sensitive issues at all levels within the campus and to effectively present findings.
Ability to work independently without direct supervision.
Strong report-writing skills.
Service oriented. Ability to have an exceptional customer service attitude at all times.
Prefer certification in defensive tactics and medical services such as first aid, CPR, and AED.
Demonstrated ability to work accurately and effectively with computerized data systems.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and promote a positive working environment, spirit of cooperation and positive reactions to change and conflict resolution.
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, both written and oral which transcend diverse audiences.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and relate well to students, parents, faculty, staff, and others while maintaining appropriate confidentiality.
Demonstrated motivational and problem solving capabilities with a high degree of integrity, ethics, and dedication to the mission of the College.
Must be able to work an irregular schedule, evenings and all days of the week as needed, additional hours during peak times or as required.
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working in a school environment, training as a school resource officer, and certification through the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO)
Posting Date: 07/24/2018

Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Include entire education and work history on application. Must attach cover letter and resume

Application Deadline:
Job openings are posted for a minimum of five calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

Salary/Hourly Rate: $25.85 – $28.85

Salary Comments:
Current Washtenaw Community College Employees Salary is determined by BOT Policy 5005***
An Administrative Group employee whose job has been reclassified or who is promoted to a new position shall have his/her salary set at the new salary range minimum or at 10% above current salary, whichever is greater. Starting rate/salary is determined based on education and work history listed on application.

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