Patrol all college campus areas for prevention of crimes and mitigate risks,
including securing buildings, checking for safety violations and crime in
parking areas, parks, sidewalks, athletic fields and other areas on and
immediately adjacent to campus property.
Maintain professionalism and courtesy in interacting with students, staff,
public and local law enforcement officers.
Receive reports of medical emergencies, provide First Responder level first
aid services, and call for advanced care if necessary.
Monitor weather conditions, surveillance cameras and alarm systems,
investigate and report suspicious or unusual conditions. Assist in
implementing emergency notifications, evacuation or sheltering plans.
Investigate criminal and safety complaints, interview complainants and
witnesses and take immediate action to protect persons or reduce risk by
issuing warnings, enforcing laws and making arrests.
Perform traffic control functions on college property, including issuance of
traffic citations and investigation of traffic accidents, directing traffic
and assisting with parking, and providing directions.
Secures crime scenes, mediates disputes, conducts preliminary and follow-up
investigations, gathers evidence, obtains witness statements, apprehends
suspects, and makes arrests.
Informs and works collaboratively with college students, faculty and staff on
all issues and operations related to campus safety and security, and to
address identified campus needs and concerns.
Provide courtesy services such as starting cars, unlocking vehicles, escorting
lone pedestrians at night on request, and providing general college
Supervise, mentor and provide training to Campus Police Cadets on assigned
Report malfunctioning alarms, blocked or non-functioning exits, broken windows
or doors, burned out lights, and other building features that may affect
Maintain annual firearm range qualification and other required certifications.
Assist in staff development and/or community involvement in seminars and
workshops related to crime prevention, security, safety, etc.
Initiate and complete necessary reports and records. Assist in preparing State
and Federal mandated reports
Perform other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate degree in Criminal
Justice or a related field from an accredited university or college preferred.
Three years of full-time policing experience with a recognized police agency
or college campus law enforcement agency required.
Twenty-one years of age or older
Ability to pass psychological and medical fitness for duty exam before hiring,
and maintain physical and psychological fitness through on-going medical or
psychological evaluation as deemed necessary by the Campus Police Chief or the
Office of Human Resources
Ability to be certified in First Responder First Aid/CPR/AED.
Currently certified as an Illinois Police Officer with the Illinois Law
Enforcement Training and Standard Board requirements or the demonstrated
ability to obtain Illinois police officer certification within three months of
Valid Illinois driver's license and acceptable driving record.
Must be a United States Citizen.
Ability to pass a background investigation covering employment, credit
history, education, driving, and criminal records.
Ability to read or interpret all types of documents including safety rules,
regulations and procedure manuals.
Microsoft Office computer skills required. E-mail and Internet competency
necessary. Proficiency in police software systems. Ability to become
proficient in required departmental software
Ability to speak clearly and effectively with individuals or to groups.
Ability to clearly convey thoughts and instructions to others both verbally
and in writing. Ability to speak, read, write and comprehend Spanish is a
Bilingual ability preferred (English-Spanish)
Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position will close from our website at 4:00 PM on Monday, October 19,
2015. No additional applications will be accepted after that date/time.
We are looking to fill positions for midnights, afternoons, weekends and
**Please note that private security work will not be considered policing
A functional employment test will include the following:
lifting up to 70 lbs.
objects and assisting persons up to 165 lbs.
descend, crawl & hurdle
treadmill for six minutes and not exceed 85% of maximum heart rate