- Johnson C. Smith University
- Charlotte, North Carolina
- Posted Date
- Jan 31, 2023
- Position Type
- Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Safety & Security
- Employment Level
- Employment Type
- Full Time
Position: POLICE OFFICER
Department: CAMPUS POLICE
Division: FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION
Opening Date: JULY 5, 2022
Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Responsibilities: Performs general law enforcement duties including patrolling campus, checking property, conducting room searches, maintaining order, and public safety. Issues traffic and parking citations; apprehends, questions, and arrests suspects; collects and preserves evidence; conducts investigations; responds to and assists in all medical emergencies; assists in conducting fire drills and evacuating buildings; provides security escorts for personnel, and chauffeurs division heads and visitors as requested. Attends required periodic training sessions and seminars; maintains the required level of proficiency in the use of firearms. In addition, Campus Police Officers perform other duties as required to meet organizational needs.
Qualifications: A high school diploma or the equivalent and NC Basic Law Enforcement Training (B.L.E.T.) certification are required for sworn positions. Out-of-state officers with a minimum of two (2) years of active duty are eligible for a lateral transfer; officers with under two (2) years of experience can be hired as security officers with an increase in pay from the basic security position. A bachelor’s degree and previous law enforcement experience are helpful. Candidates must possess a valid state driver’s license and have a driving record that meets the requirements of the University Risk Management Policy. Candidates must be willing and able to work rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, and overtime as required. The equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered. Bilingual Spanish/English is a plus.
Physical Qualifications: Must be physically able to operate a variety of machines and equipment including firearms, automobiles, radio, telephone, etc. Must be able to exert up to ten pounds of force occasionally and a minimal amount of force frequently or constantly lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Candidates must be physically fit, able to remain on their feet for long periods and able to defend themselves and others from attack or physical assault. Drug Testing is required.
Finalists for this position are subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.
To apply, please email firstname.lastname@example.org: Use the Subject Line “Police Officer.” Include a resume, cover letter, a completed JCSU Application, and contact information for three professional references.
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED - Please be sure to include all documents requested above when applying.
About Johnson C. Smith University
Johnson C. Smith University, a 155-year old historically black liberal arts college dedicated to serving a diverse student body, located in Charlotte, NC. The University has a rich history and is heralded as one of the best of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the nation, serving 1100 students in undergraduate, graduate, non-traditional and adult programs. Johnson C. Smith University continues to gain a strong national reputation for integrating the liberal arts with business, the sciences and technology. For more information, please visit http://www.jcsu.edu.
Johnson C. Smith University, a 155-year-old historically black liberal arts college dedicated to serving a diverse student body, is located in Charlotte, NC. The University has a rich history and is heralded as one of the best of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the nation, serving 1400 students in undergraduate, graduate, non-traditional and adult programs. Johnson C. Smith University continues to gain a strong national reputation for integrating the liberal arts with business, the sciences and technology. For more information, please visit http://www. jcsu.edu
Johnson C. Smith University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or veteran’s status as it relates to student enrollment or hiring. Johnson C. Smith University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master's degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Johnson C. Smith University
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