Part-Time Police Officer

Mount St. Joseph University
Ohio, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 7, 2023

Since 1920, Mount St. Joseph University has provided an education that is based on interdisciplinary liberal arts and professional curricula emphasizing mission, values, integrity, and social responsibility. Faculty and staff deliver high-quality academics, hands-on experiential learning, and personalized attention to support student success. Join our award-winning team, recognized for four consecutive years as a 'Best College to Work for,' and be part of a vibrant culture that places a premium on inclusion and belonging.

Purpose: Under the immediate supervision of the Director of Public Safety, Lieutenant, and/or Sergeant, Police Officers are charged with the responsibility for carrying out assigned functions of the department. This includes protecting life and property, preserving the peace, preventing crime, and the enforcement of state and federal laws as well as rules and regulations of the University of Mount St. Joseph. Each officer will be accountable for conditions and incidents that develop during his/her tour of duty and are personally responsible for adherence to the rules and regulations of the University and the Department of Public Safety as they apply to all officers.


Duty Personnel
  • Control traffic flow and parking conditions
  • Investigate traffic complaints and accidents
  • Investigate criminal complaints
  • Issue College ID cards and parking permits
  • Maintain key inventory and appropriate records
  • Assists with fire and other safety inspections
  • Provide oversight for policies, procedures, and BMV checks related to use of College vehicles
  • Maintain office procedures
All Officers
  • Perform responsibilities of Duty Personnel as appropriate and when assigned
  • Patrols buildings and grounds on foot and in patrol vehicle
  • Note and report all situations or conditions which are discovered to be a danger to campus and public safety; remedy or secure the area until a remedy is effected
  • Note all suspicious persons or occurrences that come to their attention, and take appropriate action
  • Prepare and maintain files of daily activity reports, incident reports and all required paperwork in a detailed, timely and accurate manner
  • Responsible for opening and securing buildings on campus at prescribed times
  • Escorts of persons, money, and/or receipts as needed by College departments
  • Assist stranded motorists whenever possible
  • Assist local law enforcement and other emergency services as needed, responding to life squad and other fire and emergency runs
  • Administer emergency victim care as appropriate
  • Perform police duties at special events
  • Contributes to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements; exploring new opportunities to enhance the services of the department; helping others accomplish related job results as and where needed.
Primary Contacts: Director of Public Safety, Lieutenant, Sergeant and other department officers and staff; students, faculty, staff, university visitors, Sisters of Charity personnel and residents; emergency response personnel and other members of the campus community.

Supervision Exercised: None

Supervision Received: Works under general direction toward broadly defined objectives; refers specific problems to the Director of Public Safety only when clarification or interpretation of organizational policies are involved.


Education: Minimum high school diploma; certified peace officer

Experience: Peace Officers related experience required; experience with college campus safety and security issues preferred; knowledge and work experience in general office and emergency dispatch procedures

Specialized Training: Ohio Peace Officers Training Academy, Patrol Certification or equivalent; OR any combination of education, experience, or training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities; clean criminal background and traffic record with current valid drivers license required.

To apply, please upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information with three professional references via Paycom.

A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Mount St. Joseph University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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