Police Officer

Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 20, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Thank you for your interest in the University of Indianapolis! The University is a private, liberal arts university located on 65 acres, just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. With more than 700 faculty and staff, it is a place where you can become part of a close-knit campus community that emphasizes the importance of community partnerships in the future growth of the University.

UIndy’s mission is to prepare its graduates for effective, responsible, and articulate membership in the complex societies in which they live and serve, and for excellence and leadership in their personal and professional lives. The motto of "Education for Service" provides the foundation for our work to better our communities, both near and far.

As University employees, we know the work we do is important to our students and our communities. To accomplish our mission, we welcome talented, civic-minded and diverse individuals from all career levels to help maintain our high standards of excellence and quality. If you want to join our dynamic environment and experience hard work, creativity, and teamwork, we welcome your application!

The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.


The University of Indianapolis is accepting applications for a Police Officer. This is a full-time, non-exempt staff position. Police Officer duties focus on protecting people and property at the University of Indianapolis and surrounding areas. Officers patrol an established jurisdiction where they respond to calls, enforce laws, make arrests, issue citations, and testify in court. Officers are responsible for making traffic stops and ensuring traffic safety in and around the university. Officer's time is divided between patrolling, writing reports, conducting educational programs, and continued training.


  • Communicate with campus community, co-workers, subordinates, or others to provide directions and training, explain departmental policies and procedures, laws, ordinances, codes, etc., resolve complaints and personnel matters, and gather and disseminate information
  • Inspects, observes, and monitors all department issued equipment, maintains compliance with law, codes, university policy, and department's general orders
  • Analyze and react to emergency situations quickly, calmly, and correctly to adapt effective course of action, giving due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances
  • Enforce laws and traffic regulations, apprehend violators, assist in investigations
  • Provide general information and assistance to the public


  • ILEA certificate of training and experience as a full-time law enforcement officer in a higher education environment preferred (law enforcement experience must include conducting criminal investigations)
  • Some college work and basic computer skills are preferred
  • Possession of a valid driver's license required - Candidates must also pass a driving record check
  • Ability to successfully pass the minimum standards to attend the ILEA academy required
  • High School graduate or equivalent required; Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Must be service-oriented and flexible, while displaying a positive attitude
  • Ability to exercise discretion, while demonstrating a strong moral and ethical character required
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills required
  • Ability to show sound judgement, integrity, community-focus, problem-solving skills required
  • Ability to remain calm, organized, and thorough in emergencies required
  • Ability to implement tactic and strategic procedure required
  • Successful completion of a physical exam, drug test, and psychological evaluation are required


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Free Parking
  • Tuition Discount

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