Campus Police Officer

Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Dec 08, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Information

Career Opportunity Number 20-086 Position Title: Campus Police Officer Location Maple Woods Position Type: Full-Time Class Category Classified Staff Job Open Date 12/04/2020 Job Close Date 07/30/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Initial Screen Date: 08/02/2021 Minimal Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) as recognized by the State of Missouri;

• Prior experience in law enforcement preferred.

  • You must attach a completed copy of the Certification & Application Addendum in order to receive any consideration. (see special instructions)
Preferred qualifications:

Preference will be given to individuals who possess:

  • Directly-related experience in CCURE (electronic access control, intrusion alarm systems and closed circuit TV systems)
  • Knowledge of police operational procedures and methods such as; non-crime calls for service, traffic control, arrest procedures, preliminary investigations, and community service.
  • Experience working in an educational institution.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products.
  • Six (6) or more years’ experience serving as a police officer.
  • Experience serving as a field training officer.
  • Evidence of specialized training, firearms, crime scene, self-defense, etc.
Work Hours

Assignment will include work at any MCC campus for various shifts to include morning, evening, overnight and /or weekends. Schedule subject to change based upon department needs.

Compensation Salary commensurate with education and experience. A competitive benefit package is included. Special Instructions to Applicants


• Cover letter, resume, POST “A” Certification, and a completed Application Addendum (attach under license) are required and must be attached to the online application in order to receive any consideration.

* You must attach the completed Application Addendum form. To download an editable copy of the form click here .

• Interviews will be conducted by a hiring committee.

Class Summary

Metropolitan Community College is the oldest and largest public institution of higher learning in Kansas City, Mo. MCC currently offers over 120 associate degree and certificate programs; on campus, online or a combination of both. MCC employees are committed to providing equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, creed, race or gender.

Metropolitan Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any person on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, birth, ancestry, national origin, or disability.

  • EOE /M/F/Vet/Disabled
Typical Essential Duties

• Patrols the campus by foot or vehicle and conducts security checks; monitors security cameras; locks and unlocks facilities; and provides security services during events, to identify suspicious activity and ensure student, staff, faculty, and visitor safety.
• Responds to emergency and non-emergency calls for assistance; work may involve transmitting and receiving information, performing first aid, contacting medical personnel, providing advisement, resolving conflicts, arresting individuals, and enforcing applicable laws.
• Identifies safety and student conduct violations; conducts investigations; and enforces City, State, and Federal laws, and campus policies and procedures.
• Enforces traffic and parking ordinances, to include identifying safety/traffic hazards, directing traffic, issuing traffic citations, assisting motorists, escorting vehicles, and identifying unattended vehicles.
• Coordinates with staff, faculty, and community groups, and other internal/external personnel, departments, and/or agencies to maintain effective working relations and facilitate College and the Police Department’s operations.
• May conduct training sessions for probationary campus police officers and public safety officers.
• Performs administrative duties to include maintaining records, logs, and documentation of activities and incidents; assigning parking passes; providing general and specific information; and inspecting equipment for proper functioning.
• Participates in campus training for students, faculty and staff. Conduct investigations in traffic accidents, criminal violations of law, and local ordinances, by gathering evidence, interviewing victims and witnesses, interrogating suspects, and prepare appropriate reports for submission to local prosecutor for prosecution of cases.
• Conducts investigations into violations of MCC policies and procedures. Incumbent responsible for evidence collection to ensure successful prosecutions. Attends and provides evidence in court; evidence storage and inventory.
• Produces internal reports and provide feedback on case status.
• Perform other duties as assigned.


• Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of principles and practices of patrol and crime prevention;
• Knowledge of applicable campus, local, State, and Federal laws and regulations;
• Knowledge of investigation principles and practices;
• Knowledge of report preparation techniques;
• Knowledge of customer service principles;
• Knowledge of interrogation techniques and scene management;
• Knowledge of law enforcement principles and practices, adequate interpersonal and communications skills;
• Knowledge of standard operating procedures, judicial procedures, civil and constitutional laws;
• Knowledge of conflict resolutions and problem solving, responsibility dependability, honesty and integrity;
• Knowledge of computer operation and related software applications;


• Skilled in effective decision-making skills;
• Skilled in applying applicable local, State and Federal laws, rules, and regulations;
• Skilled in monitoring campus facilities and grounds;
• Skilled in investigating suspicious activity;
• Skilled in maintaining records and preparing reports;
• Skilled in providing customer service;
• Skilled in operating applicable tools and equipment;
• Skilled in using a computer and related software applications;
• Skilled in utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and others sufficient to exchange or convey information.

Positions Supervised Physical Requirements

Positions in this class typically require: balancing, climbing, crouching, grasping, hearing, fingering, pulling, pushing, reaching, standing, stooping, talking, visual acuity, and walking. Ability to operate a Campus Police motor vehicle (police patrols)

Light lifting (5 to 20 pounds) daily. Heavy lifting moving police equipment (20 – 50 pounds)
Very heavy lifting to perform arrest or for rescues (over 50 pounds). Physical agility to respond to a scene quickly. Ability to qualify with department firearms

Incumbents may be exposed to extreme temperatures; inadequate lighting; intense noise; and other environmental conditions, such as, challenging behaviors, imminent danger, and threatening environments.

Licensing Requirements

• Missouri POST Class A license.
• United States Citizenship;
• Possession of a valid driver’s license.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have as conferred through an official transcript?
    • Have not completed High School/GED
    • High School/GED
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Doctorate degree
  2. * Did you attach a completed copy of the Application Addendum and a copy of your POST certification to your online application?
    • No
    • Yes
  3. * How much full-time experience in law enforcement do you have, as supported by the employment history listed on your online application?
    • none
    • less than 1 year
    • between 1 and 5 years
    • between 5 and 10 years
    • between 10 and 15 years
    • between 15 and 20 years
    • 20 years or more
  4. How did you learn about this position?
    • Academic Keys
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Dos Mundos
    • Employee referral
    • Facebook
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Kansas City Call
    • Kansas City Globe
    • Kansas City Hispanic News
    • LinkedIn
    • MCC Website
    • Monster
    • Other Source
    • Twitter
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Application Addendum (Campus Police related positions)
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 01
  2. Transcript 02
  3. Transcript 03
  4. Transcript 04
  5. Transcript 05
  6. Certification
  7. License

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