As the Sergeant and day to day operations officer, the Sergeant position is responsible for ensuring the safety and property through efficient use of the University Police staff and resources; and providing administrative support, investigative and specialist police services. Determines necessary and appropriate actions needed to resolve problems. During shift, responsible for directly supervising the Police Officers. Completes annual PIWs on Officers and oversees other personnel-related activities. In the absence of the Chief, the Sergeant will oversee the Dispatcher and others in the Saftey and Security Department.
A minimum of 3 years of law enforcement experience in a higher education campus, municipal, or state police agency, management experience preferred. A bachelor's degree is the minimal education level required by the university for all police officer positions. All applicants must have an Act 120 MPOETC certification or be eligible for a waiver.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Campus Security.IV
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 3-5 years experience
Work Schedule: 8:00pm - 4:00 am, specific days to be determined by schedule
Hiring Range: Per established hiring range
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19006144
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