Preserve the peace and resolve any conflict within the University area.
Create and maintain a sense of safety and security within the University community.
Assist all persons in danger of physical harm or victims of crime, accidents, or sudden illness.
Take effective measures to reduce opportunities for criminal activity within the University area.
Identify criminal offenders, making arrests as necessary, and participate in subsequent court of discipline proceedings.
Respond to initial complaints of crime and incidents restoring calm, taking necessary action, and initiating appropriate reports.
Report any security problems, unsafe conditions, and fire or safety hazards for correction to their supervisor.
Prepare all reports accurately, legibly, and completely.
Facilitate the movement of vehicular traffic on and around the University enforcing moving traffic and parking regulations.
Courteously assist all persons in the University area seeking directions, information, or assistance.
Acknowledge and respond without delay to calls for service.
Enforce University rules and regulations, local ordinances, and state law in a fair and equitable manner.
Perform other duties as directed by appropriate authority.
laws related to the protection of life and property, directs and controls
traffic, prevents crime or disturbance of peace, and arrests violators by
performing the following duties:
assigned area on foot, in patrol car, or to enforce laws, prevent and discover
crimes, investigate crimes, maintain order, and answer calls and complaints.
Answers radio-dispatched or citizens'
requests for police services at the scene of accidents, domestic disputes, law
violations, and peace disturbances.
Familiarizes self with beat and with
persons living in area.
Investigates illegal or suspicious
activities, persons, and establishments, and quells disturbances.
Locates, searches, detains, and arrests
law violators, following recognized police procedures.
Interviews and questions victims,
witnesses, and suspects.
Gathers and preserves evidence.
Performs first aid and provides other
assistance to accident and other victims.
Investigates causes and results of
Directs and controls traffic.
Issues written citations for traffic and
other minor violations.
Operates police communication and
computer equipment to obtain, disseminate, and report information.
Attends community meetings to discuss
crime prevention activities and crime problems.
Writes detailed incident, investigation,
activity, and other reports.
Testifies in court to present evidence
by describing conditions, situations, and actions.
job has no supervisory responsibilities, except for student workers.
COMPETENCIES: This is your opportunity to demonstrate how your education and/or experience in your current or previous job relates to each function of this position.
Interview decisions are partially based on this information.
On a separate sheet of paper, write a paragraph for each competency listed below describing your background and qualifications in each area.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.
Job Knowledge -
Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and
apply new skills; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal
supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to others; uses
Establishes and maintains effective relations; exhibits tact and consideration;
offers assistance and support to co-workers; works cooperatively in group
situations; works actively to resolve conflicts.
Team Leadership -
Fosters team cooperation; defines team roles and responsibilities; supports
group problem solving; ensures progress toward goals; acknowledges team
Conflict Resolution -
Encourages open communications; confronts difficult situations; maintains
objectivity; keeps emotions under control; uses negotiation skills to resolve
Adaptability - Adapts
to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach
or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays,
or unexpected events.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES (Language, Mathematical, Reasoning and Computer Skills):
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules,
operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of
customers or employees of organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of
measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent
and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and
draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical
instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and
SKILLS: To perform this job successfully,
an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet
software; Payroll systems; Order processing systems and Human Resource systems.
High School Diploma or GED required.
Certified Peace Officer;
demonstrated quality work as a police officer.
Three or more years of
experience in law enforcement preferred.
team leader with a strong commitment to working
in collaboration with a diverse population of direct reports, senior
administrators, faculty, staff, students, parents, and alumni. Enthusiastic about working in a team-oriented
environment. Excellent interpersonal (Emotional Intelligence) and communication skills required (ability to clearly
express ideas and concepts orally and in writing). Demonstrated ability to benchmark and use data to inform
the development of best practices. Strong
commitment to the values of diversity and human compassion. Demonstrated understanding of changing student needs and ability to articulate these needs to the University community. Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and
autonomous. Experience engaging student crisis and at-risk student needs.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Peace Officer License Required.
Frequently stands for prolonged periods of time.
Frequent lifting (25-30
lbs.) and pushing or pulling items may be required.
Ability to defend themselves
or others if the need arises.
The physical demands
described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly
required to talk or hear. The employee
is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and use hands to finger, handle, or
feel. The employee is occasionally
required to reach with hands and arms.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds,
frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move
up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to
The work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly
exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to
wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; extreme cold and extreme
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Full-Time positions require a 40-hour work-week. The current open
position is for the night shift (10PM – 8AM) and may require working weekends.
Part-Time positions require either “up to 19 hours” per week
or “20-29 hours” per week depending on what is needed at the time.
On-call duty may occasionally be required when a response
All hours worked beyond 40 hours in a single work week will
be compensated at time and a half, per FLSA guidelines.
Must have and maintain a valid Class C Drivers License and
maintain a clear driving record to be insurable under the university liability
Must be able to drive to complete work assignments on and
off campus, as needed.
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: For more information concerning benefits offered to HSU employees, see the HSU Benefits Summary on the HSU website.