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Position Information

Job Title
Police Officer

FLSA Status
Non Exempt

Posted Salary Range
up to $40,000

Employment Status
Full Time

Campus Police

Job Summary

This entry-level Law enforcement work involving the safety and security of Alcorn State University students, staff and visitors on our campuses.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

• General knowledge of the duties performed by a police officer
• Basic computer skills
• Ability to communicate effectively
• Ability to function effectively in stressful situations

Essential Job Functions

• Patrol university property in order to detect and prevent criminal activities.
• Issue citation and arrest individuals committing unlawful activities on Alcorn States University property
• Secure buildings by locking them to prevent loss of property, vandalism and trespassing.
• Monitor traffic flow on our properties to reduce accidents.
• Assist other Law Enforcement Agencies when requested.
• Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor


• Must demonstrate proficiency in human relations skills
• Must have at least a high school diploma or GED
• Must have knowledge of computer or some related skills
• Must be able to pass law enforcement officer academy
• Must be at least 21 years old

Licensing and Certifications

• Certified by the Law Enforcement Board of Minimum Standards
· Law Enforcement Officers currently certified by the Law Enforcement Board of Minimum Standards will be compensated based on prior law enforcement experience as a Certified Law Enforcement Officer.

Physical Requirements

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas

Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds

Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds

Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds

Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds

Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds

Not Required

Extended Work Hours

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Number of Vacancies


Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

EEO Statement

EEO Statement:
Alcorn State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or other factors prohibited by law in any of its educational programs, activities, services, admissions, or employment practices. The following offices are designated to handle inquires and/or complaints regarding non-discriminatory policies and procedures of Alcorn State University:
Complaints, inquiries, or specific requests in regard to Title IX and Section 504 directives should be made to: Title IX Office, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 519A, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6700.
Complaints, inquiries, or requests in regard to non-discrimination in employment practices should be made to: Human Resources Department, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 107, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6188
Questions, complaints, or requests in regard to ADA / ADAAA compliance in employment practices should also be made to the department of human resources.

Advertising Summary
Excellent Benefits Package

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
  5. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
  6. Letter of Recommendation (Professional or Personal)
Optional Documents


 Alcorn State University

A great educational choice, Alcorn State University in Mississippi is a place of purpose, history, and discovery, and the nation's oldest, land-grant HBCU

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