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Police Sergeant

Chicago, Illinois



Northeastern Illinois University

5555 N. Bernard Avenue

Chicago, IL 60625

Phone: 773-442-5200  







Salary: $33.64/hour

Population: 10,000 students

Sworn Officers: 23

Application Deadline: 4/3/17








Police Sergeant




University Police




$33.64 per hour




As assigned

(Hours may vary depending on departmental needs.)








  1. Associate Degree (or 60 semester hours) granted by an accredited institution of higher education, preferably in police science, law enforcement, or other police or law curriculum.

  2. Two (2) years of  full-time experience as a police officer with a federal, state, county, college or university, municipal, or public institutional police organization having a recognized merit system.

(Each position requires a background check.)



Departmental Preferences:

  1. 3-5 years of law enforcement experience with prior supervisory experience a plus.

  2. Bachelor's Degree preferably in Criminal Justice, Management, Public Administration or a related field.

  3. Good disciplinary and complimentary history.

  4. Proficient in computerized resources such as LEADS, CLEAR, NEIUPort, Microsoft, Internet searches, etc.

  5. Knowledge of the State of Illinois Criminal Statues, case preparation and testimony in criminal cases.

  6. Should submit a resume with an emphasis on education, training, and experience related to investigations and management and supervision of police personnel and investigations.

  7. Must be willing to adjust their schedule as needed based upon department investigative needs.

  8. May submit up to three letters of recommendation if so desired.




Supervisory ability


Note:  Please visit the State of Illinois University Civil Service Website at: for information on the examination process.





Under regular supervision, this position coordinates and directs the activities of subordinate Police Officers assigned to the same activity and common work period in accordance with the missions, goals and objectives of Northeastern Illinois University and the University Police Department and in compliance with all governing federal and state laws.





In order to be considered for employment by

Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU)

you must submit the following:


You can obtain an Employment Application,

Affirmative Action Form and Statement of Annuitant Status form in:


Office of Human Resources

Bernard Office Building (BOB)

5555 N. Bernard

Chicago, IL 60625


Monday through Friday

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


You may also download and print a copy of the Employment Application, Affirmative Action Form and Statement of Annuitant Form. You must complete, sign and date the application, Affirmative Action Form and annuitant form and submit them along with resume and cover letter to the Office of Human Resources by the application deadline. A new application, affirmative action form and annuitant form are required for each position applied.



If you have any questions, please call the

Office of Human Resources at:






E-mail us at:



Please visit the State of Illinois University Civil Service website at for general information.


NEIU Employment Services reserves the right not to consider any application on the basis of incomplete information/documents, delay in submission, and disqualifications under the rules of State Universities Civil Service System. Employment Services, however, assures that your application will be duly reviewed on the basis of the classification(s) in which you qualify and, accordingly, will inform you of their decision.



Application Deadline:


A current application, affirmative action form, statement of annuitant status form, and resume must be submitted by the close of business 4/3/17.




Northeastern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and invites applications from Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, as well as Other Qualified Individuals. Northeastern Illinois University positions are contingent upon the University's receipt of its State of Illinois appropriation.











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