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Part-Time Police Officer, Washburn University Police Department

Human Resources is accepting applications for part-time intermittent University Police Officer positions in the University Police Department. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age to receive consideration for these positions. Work schedules will vary; however, employees can expect to work up to approximately 60 hours per month, including weekends and holidays. These positions are not eligible for fringe benefits.

Provide security at various on-campus venues for athletic and other special events. Patrol the University campus on foot, on bicycle or in a patrol car watching for activities that violate city ordinance, state statute, federal law or University policies. Intervene in illegal activity and restore order, investigate causative factors, determine and initiate the best course of action to resolve problem(s). Make arrests when and where necessary.

TYPE:  Part Time

SALARY:  Entry rate for Police Officer is $17.01 per hour. Employment at Washburn University will be conditioned upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Required Qualifications: High school diploma or GED. Current certification from the Kansas Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training as mandated by state law. Ability to work any shift/hours as assigned including weekends and holidays, and to respond to emergency call-back in a reasonable amount of time.  Valid class C driver's license with acceptable driving record under University standards. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of firearms. No arrests for domestic violence, stalking, dating violence or any classification of these crimes. No convictions for any felony crime. Ability to pass a written examination, polygraph examination, psychological examination, drug testing examination and oral interview.

Preferred Qualifications:  Completion of college course work in criminal justice. Independent leadership experience. Proficiency using desktop, windows-based computer operating systems and proven ability to learn and adapt to the use of new computer software.


Submit a completed Washburn University Employment Application (available at www.washburn.edu/hr-forms) to getajob@washburn.edu or to Washburn University Human Resources, 118 Morgan Hall, 1700 SW College, Topeka, Kansas 66621. 

Review of applications will begin April 13, 2018, and continue until interviews are scheduled

CLOSING DATE:  04/13/2018