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Police Officer, Kansas City, Kansas Community College

Campus Police provides safety and security related services to all students, staff, faculty and visitors for all KCKCC campuses. Major duties and responsibilities include: patrolling campus (foot, bicycle, and vehicle); responding to calls for assistance; locking and unlocking facilities; monitoring security cameras; identifying violations; providing security services for events; directing traffic; issuing traffic citations; and maintaining records, logs, and documentation of activities and incidents.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•       Detect and process traffic and parking violations according to College regulations.
•       Enforce all federal laws, state statutes, local ordinances and College regulations concerning the safety of College personnel and individuals from the community who utilize the college facilities.
•       Providing general patrol of campus grounds and buildings by vehicle or on foot.
• Write reports on criminal offenses and other incidents.
•Conduct follow-up investigations of crimes and incidents.
•Must be able to perform adequately under stressful conditions.
•Attend classes, training sessions, and workshops to maintain current knowledge of law enforcement.
•Keep current on changes in his/her area of responsibility.
•Being able to work all shifts and available to cover any extra shifts that may arise due to sickness vacations, special events, etc.
•Submitting daily activity log to the Chief of Campus Police.
•Perform other duties as assigned by the Chief of Campus Police.
•This job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the operational needs of the department.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:   The compensation range for this position is $36,000 - $45,000 annually, salary is commensurate with education, experience, certified, and non-certified.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
•Must possess a valid driver’s license and have the ability to operate a motor vehicle.
•Must possess the qualifications needed to obtain a state certification; preference will be given to applicants possessing state certification currently.
•Must be able to successfully complete Police Academy training within one year of appointment, thus obtaining state certification (if not already state certified).
•Must exhibit knowledge of basic Law Enforcement concepts to ensure the safety and security of the college campus.
•Responds to emergency and non-emergency calls for assistance; work may involve transmitting and receiving information, performing first aid, contacting medical personnel, providing advisement, resolving conflicts, arresting individuals, and enforcing applicable laws.
•Must have the ability to patrols the campus by foot, bicycle or vehicle and conducts security checks; monitors security cameras; locks and unlocks facilities; and provides security services during events, to identify suspicious activity and ensure student, staff, faculty, and visitor safety.
•Must have the ability to abide by and carry out a code of ethics as established by the department and College administration.
•Identifies safety and student conduct violations; conducts investigations; and enforces City, State, and Federal laws, and campus policies and procedures.
•Must display the ability to serve individuals with various ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds in a courteous manner.
•Must possess good oral and written communication skills.
•Must display willingness to follow instructions and work with minimal supervision.
•Ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding Law Enforcement and College information.
•Basic computer skills and knowledge in working with Microsoft Office preferred.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
•High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent with a minimum of one (1) year performing law enforcement/security duties.
•Minimum qualifications can be substituted with an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

PREFERRED QUALIFICAITONS:
•Attendance at Law Enforcement conferences, workshops and/or seminars. 
•An Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Law Enforcement or a related discipline.
•Current state law enforcement commissioned officers.
•Evidence of specialized training, firearms, crime scene, self-defense, etc.
•Experience working in an educational institution.
•Demonstrate experience using Microsoft Office products.

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION: To Apply Submit:
•Kansas City Kansas Community College employment application online found at WWW.KCKCC.EDU, click on Services then select Employment Opportunities for a list of positions applying for.

•Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application- do not reference resume. Other attachments such as cover letter, resume, or transcript(s) can also be uploaded to the online application.

•Three (3) professional references with phone number(s) and email addresses are required.

•College screening committee is responsible for application review and interviews. The final candidate (s) selected to be hired will be made by the hiring supervisor.  

•Successful completion of a background check on all persons recommended for employment is required.

All applicants tentatively selected for the position of Campus Police Officer at Kansas City Kansas Community College will be required to submit to and successfully complete a psychological evaluation and physical examination prior to appointment. Applicants will also be required to submit to a urinalysis to screen for illegal or prohibited drug usage. Appointment to the position is contingent upon a negative drug test results.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.  This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.

CLOSING DATE: 12/31/2018