University Police Officers perform commissioned law enforcement work with full authority under applicable law. Those who do not have certification as a law enforcement officer in Kansas will be sent to the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center to complete the required training. Police Officers regularly conduct criminal investigations, perform searches and seizures, arrest offenders, present criminal cases to prosecutors for prosecution into district and municipal courts, respond to medical and other emergencies, write moving traffic violations and assist other local law enforcement agencies.
The University of Kansas is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect among its members. Women and under-represented group members are encouraged to apply for University Police Officer positions.
Starting Salary: $22.83 - $24.00/hr, commensurate with experience. One percent (1%) pay raise at completion of probation period.
Benefits: The University of Kansas offers great benefits to employees such as paid vacation (An eligible employee may earn up to 176 hours each fiscal year and may have a maximum balance of 304 hours at the end of each pay period), sick leave (Eligible employees will earn 3.7 hours of sick time per pay period), ten paid holidays plus one discretionary day, a retirement program, medical and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, other benefit plan options and State of Kansas discounts offered by various vendors. KU also offers employees educational and professional development opportunities.
1. Must be age 21 within 3 months of hire.
2. Must be U.S. citizen
3. Must be able to obtain an unrestricted Kansas driver's license (corrected vision acceptable)
4. Must be free of convictions, expunged convictions, and diversions for any misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence or their equivalent under the uniform code of military justice imposed by any state or federal government (KSA 74-5605).
5. Must be free of convictions, expunged convictions, and diversions for any crimes which are a felony or its equivalent under the uniform code of military justice imposed by any state or federal government (KSA 74-5605).
6. Must submit to and successfully complete a police officer selection test, physical and psychological testing, and drug screen
7. Must be in compliance with the KU Public Safety Office policies and procedures regarding intentional body alterations. For additional information, contact Sandy Patchen at 785-864-5901.
8. Must qualify biannually with duty weapon
9. Must be able to perform all the essential job functions and not pose a direct threat to the health and safety of self or others
10. Maintain excellent physical condition
11. High school diploma or completion of a G.E.D. equivalency
12. Certified or ability to be certified as a law enforcement officer by the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
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Contact Information: Sandy Patchen, firstname.lastname@example.org, 785-864-5901