Special Instructions to Applicants:
This is a full-time benefits-eligible position. Benefits include
competitive salary; health, dental, vision, life insurance, AD
& D, long-term disability; 3 weeks paid vacation per year; 3
weeks of accrued sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays; retirement;
and generous education assistance for an employee, spouse and
dependent children taking classes at UCM .
Completed UCM online application for employment required.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
A review will begin immediately and continue until filled.
NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of
this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of
The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer
and specifically invites applications from women, minorities,
veteran status, and people with disabilities.
Varies as the department is a 24/7/365.
Open Until Filled
Protects students, faculty, staff, visitors and University of
Central Missouri property. Officers enforce state statutes, city
ordinances, University rules and regulations, and policies of
University of Central Missouri. Helps to ensure that University of
Central Missouri maintains an atmosphere that is supportive of the
Education & Formal Training
Bachelor's degree (Specify field(s) of study below)
Other Education & Formal Training
-Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field
-College credit is preferred.
Missouri Police Officer Licensed or currently enrolled in the
police academy preferred.
Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal
Requirements of Position:
Police background check, Criminal History check, Fingerprinting,
Driver's license, Missouri license required
Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal
Must obtain and maintain Missouri Peace Officer Standards and
Training ( POST ) license as mandated by state law.
Must attend and successfully pass the basic Police Academy as
prescribed by Missouri Department of Public Safety for state police
Minimum 21 years of age at time of appointment.
Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written,
and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred,
Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills:
organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Physical
abilities: special vision and/or hearing requirements (specify),
Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
with University students, employees, and volunteers, as well as,
other law enforcement and public safety agencies.
Ability to apply complex laws and court decision to situations and
people in conflict.
Ability to deal courteously and authoritatively with the
Ability to hear and discern radio traffic.
Must pass and maintain qualification courses with issue pistol and
Must be physically able to perform defensive tactic skills after
being trained (i.e., unilateral vascular neck restraint, handgun
retention, handcuffing techniques, and defensive tactics).
Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws.
Knowledge of University regulations preferred.
Knowledge of effective law enforcement practices, methods,
procedures, and standards.
Knowledge of safety standards and precautions pertaining to the use
and operation of police equipment and law enforcement.
Knowledge of UCM physical grounds and facilities, including
building plans, mechanical access, roof access, and safety routes
Specify sensory abilities:
Physical & Environmental Factors:
Excessive standing and/or walking, Exposure to extreme
temperatures, Exposure to heights, Exposure to loud noises, Lifting
(weight) - 50 lbs.
Other Physical & Environmental Factors
-Long periods of time in patrol car.
-Potential life-threatening situations.
Special Working Conditions:
Uniform required, Irregular work hours, Professional appearance,
Work in stressful conditions
Other Special Working Conditions
Inclement weather conditions.
Potentially life threatening situations.
Work in cramped patrol car.
Ability to Keyboard
Other Special Qualifications
Interview process includes entrance exam and oral review
Post-offer physical exam required.
Post offer psychological exam required.
Post offer Computer Voice Stress Analyzer exam (lie
No prior criminal convictions.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Will you now or in the future require employer sponsorship to
acquire or maintain U.S. work authorization?
(Open Ended Question)
- * International students on an F1or J1 Visa are not eligible
for this position due to Visa regulations. Are you a UCM student on
an F1 or J1 Visa?
- Do you understand that the university requires a background
check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected
candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
- Cover Letter