Des Plaines, Illinois
Oakton Community College
1600 E. Golf Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Sworn Officers: 9
Application Deadline: Until Filled
For over 40 years, Oakton Community College has been the setting where thousands begin or continue their college or career studies. Educating people of all ages, from all walks of life and from more than 40 nations, Oakton focuses on improving the quality of life for everyone who enters its doors.
Basic Function and Responsibility:
Under general supervision, supervise the activities of Police Officers, Guards and Cadets. Implement program initiatives, plan special events, schedule personnel, develop and utilize a budget, perform a variety of administrative tasks and patrol buildings to insure safety and security for personnel, buildings and grounds. Become familiar with buildings, facilities, fire-related equipment, radio communication systems and the building surveillance system. Based on knowledge of the law and college policies and procedures, exercise independent judgment regarding unusual events. The sergeant must be able to work all shifts serve in an on-call capacity and also be able to work at the Des Plaines and Ray Hartstein Campuses. Serve as Acting Chief as required.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
Monday - Friday
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, talk, hear, use their hands and fingers, operate objects, controls, tools or instruments including: radios, body cameras, tasers, computers, automobiles, emergency and investigative equipment, etc.; may be exposed to hazardous materials, chemicals, explosions or loud noises; reach with hands and arms, climb or balance; run, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; taste and smell; lifting, pulling, pushing; exert up to 30 pounds of force occasionally, and /or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and /or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Have that ability to critically think and concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly and appropriately to unexpected changes in conditions.
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Please be sure to have a current resume, cover letter, and list of, at least, three (3) professional references with contact information prepared to submit with your application. One (1) of the references must be your most recent, direct supervisor.
Oakton Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution, committed to employing competent, qualified individuals. Oakton Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, socioeconomic status, sex or gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation in admission to and participation in its educational programs, college activities and services, or in its employment practices.
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