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Campus Police Officer (Part-Time)

Morton College
Cicero, Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Sep 12, 2023
Position Details

Position Information

Job Title
Campus Police Officer (Part-Time)

Reports To and Evaluated by
Chief of Campus Police

Required Qualifications

High school diploma, GED or equivalent. Two years of law enforcement experience. Must have a valid state driver’s license, FOID Card (Illinois residents), and valid Illinois police officer state certification and/or ability to update/renew if retired law enforcement able to obtain a state of IL training waiver issues by the IL Law Enforcement Training and Standard Board. Possess strong writing, communication, and decision-making skills. Strong computer skills including Microsoft. Must have CPR and first-aid certification. Must pass a criminal background investigation, drug test, and physical.

Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth.

Preferred Qualifications

An Associate Degree in Law Enforcement or Military. Certified Crisis Intervention Team ( CIT ), juvenile or school resource officer. Familiar with National Incident Management System or possess any other training certification as an instructor. Ability to communicate in Spanish

Job Summary

Police Officers ensure the campus community’s safety and property protection by performing assigned duties, such as visible campus patrol and enforcing applicable laws. Ensuring that the college’s rules and regulations are obeyed. An Officer must be able to complete a thorough preliminary investigation, make sound decisions, and take appropriate action. Officers must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance, and truth. Police Officer must work hours mandated monthly per the CBA and be flexible to cover shifts to meet department needs.

Specific Job Duties
  • Enforce applicable federal, state, and local laws; and college rules and regulations.
  • Enforce traffic and parking regulations on campus.
  • Assume responsibility for the operations of Campus Safety.
  • Protect the persons and property of all staff, students, and guests within the confines of the college or college-controlled properties.
  • Ensure the safety of the campus, identify risks, and make proper notifications to address the issue.
  • Conduct a proper investigation to an end result.
  • Complete thorough reports based on facts through a proper interview and submit them for review.
  • Provide emergency medical assistance and be First Aid certified.
  • Demonstrate and promote good communication, de-escalation techniques, and mental health awareness.
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Posting Details

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Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

3 Openings. Shift coverage will be primarily on weekends, holidays and some special events.

Morton College is a public college located in Cicero, IL (minutes from downtown Chicago). Morton College is the second oldest college in the State of IL. As a comprehensive community college who is recognized by the IL Community College Board, Morton College’s mission is: To enhance the quality of life of our diverse community through exemplary teaching and learning opportunities, community service, and life-long learning. Morton College is an HSI – Hispanic Serving Institution.

We strive to have a culture where our community comes first! Morton College is dedicated to diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best diverse talent to join our team. Minorities, women, individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for employment opportunities.

Higher Education is the place to be! Morton College is the place to be!

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this employment opportunity?
    • Morton "careers" website
    • Internal posting
    • Monster
    • Careerbuilder
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed jobs
    • HACU
    • newspaper/trade journal
    • LinkedIn
  2. * Do you have a valid IL driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have an active Law License?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a valid FOID Card?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you at State Universities Retirement System (SURS) annuitant, currently receiving a monthly annuity, or plan to apply for a retirement annuity under SURS within the next three (3) months?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letters of Recommendation
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Other

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