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University Police Officer, Pittsburg State University Police Department

06/18/2022 6:21 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

Pittsburg State University invites applications for the position of University Police Officer in the University Police and Parking Services department. The primary function of the University Police Officer job is to patrol University property to enforce laws, ordinances, and regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities

35%    Patrol campus area via foot, car, or other means to enforce traffic regulations, criminal laws, and city ordinances to ensure public safety.
25%    Take enforcement actions including issuing traffic warnings and citations. Respond to calls involving accidents, injuries, and disturbances; secure the scene and conduct an appropriate investigation. Collect relevant information by interviewing witnesses and victims. Make arrests and interrogate suspects according to applicable laws, policies, and procedures. Secure crime scenes; collect and process evidence correctly and consistently. Serve as armed security detail for the transport of University monies.
20%    Provide crowd control, surveillance, and security at special events held on campus. Respond appropriately to emergency situations, including keeping the public safe by evacuating buildings or campus areas when required.
10%     Obtain warrants; verify authenticity and execute arrest and search warrants. Complete all necessary documentation, including logs and reports on daily activity.
5%       Initiate and build community relationships; provide information and education on a variety of topics including safety and crime prevention. Maintain a working knowledge of other community agencies and support groups; assist citizens by making referrals to these groups when appropriate.
5%       Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

Education and Experience

Required Education and Experience at Hire -

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Education and Experience -

Screening Services (Background Checks):  Employment with Pittsburg State University is contingent on satisfactory criminal and sex offender background checks.

Salary:  $19.05 per hour with KLETC certification, $17.00 per hour without KLETC certification 

Job Type:  University Support Staff

Appointment Duration:  12 months

Work Schedule:  Full Time – Shift schedule TBD

Application Documents Required*:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • 3 Professional References
  • Valid Driver's License

Search Committee Chair:  Sgt. Mike Paasch (mpaasch@pittstate.edu)

Open Until Filled, with first review date of June 27, 2022.

PSU will only accept applications submitted through this process.

Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position.  

Veteran's Preference:  An applicant who has been certified to have veteran’s preference must be offered an interview for any University Support Staff job opening for which they meet minimum qualifications.  To qualify for veteran’s preference, an applicant must submit a DD-214 with the application for each job opening.  The DD-214 must indicate Active Military Service and Honorable Discharge to entitle the applicant for veteran’s preference.

Pittsburg State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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