Job Summary: JOB SUMMARY: The successful candidate will perform a variety of law enforcement functions, including, but not limited to patrol, security, investigations, crime prevention, community policing and traffic & parking enforcement. The successful candidate is expected at all times to diligently follow the Mission and Vision of the Saginaw Valley State University Police Department as well as the Core Values of the University.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Patrol campus grounds and perimeter in a patrol car, on foot, bike and a 4x4 to ensure a safe environment; including: traffic enforcement, emergency response, law enforcement, etc.
Coordinate and provide for the delivery of emergency services to campus.
Receive, investigate and complete reported complaints for the campus community, and other investigative services as requested.
Coordinate criminal prosecutions with federal, state and/or local police agencies and with prosecutor's office(s) for criminal incidents occurring within the university community.
Serve as liaison with other social service agencies.
Develop, coordinate and implement crime prevention and community policing programs and projects.
RELATED DUTIES: Assist in the coordination and patrol of special and sporting events as required.
Provide interim emergency medical response as needed.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) license, or licensable upon appointment.
Bachelor's degree required.
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to respond quickly to emergency situations in which you may not be familiar.
Ability to work under pressure, occasionally for long periods of time.
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays.
Ability to work with appropriate safety related gear including a bullet proof vest, firearms, handcuffs, etc.
Ability to prepare accurate and complete reports in an efficient manner
Basic knowledge of personal computers desired.
Experience and ability to positively interact with diverse student populations and groups.
Ability to perform the essential duties of the job, with or without accommodation.
BENEFITS: SVSU offers a generous benefit package that includes university contributions to health, vision, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, ten official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with a 12% university contribution of an employee's salary. Additional benefit information is available at www.svsu.edu/hr/benefits.
About SVSU: Saginaw Valley State University is a comprehensive university with more than 90 programs of study for its nearly 9,000 students. Located on a suburban campus in Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region, SVSU is committed to a supportive and empowering environment for students, faculty and staff. The Chronicle of Higher Education recognized SVSU as a "Great College to Work For" in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
SVSU emphasizes undergraduate teaching and learning, and community-based research. In 2015, SVSU received the Community Engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a distinction achieved by only 7 percent of U.S. colleges and universities. By their senior year, 84 percent of students have engaged with community employers and agencies in internships, field placements or some other component of their academic preparation.
SVSU is establishing itself as a leader in STEM education for the Great Lakes Bay Region, partnering with businesses, foundations and school districts to improve students' performance in math and science at the middle school, high school and university levels.
More than 70 percent of SVSU freshmen live on campus in student housing. SVSU fields 17 varsity sports at the NCAA Division II level. The average class size is 23 students. For more information, please visit our website, http://www.svsu.edu.
Internal Number: 208_54435
About Saginaw Valley State University
The University creates opportunities for individuals to achieve intellectual and personal development through academic, professional, and cultural programs. By fostering an environment of inquiry and openness that respects the diversity of all whom it serves, the University prepares graduates whose leadership and expertise contribute to the advancement of a pluralistic society. The University serves as a cultural and intellectual center dedicated to the pursuit and propagation of knowledge.