Part-time/Per Diem Police Officer OR Campus Security Officer (PA, Bethlehem)

Moravian University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Nov 7, 2023

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Supervised by the Chief of Police or his/her designee.


LOCATION: Moravian University or Lancaster Theological Seminary

POSITION SUMMARY: The part-time/per diem Police Officer/Campus Security Officer is charged with the security of life, limb, property, and equipment within the institution, the enforcement of all institution rules and regulations, and the enforcement of laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Federal Regulations.

  • Enforce the rules and regulations of Moravian University and laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Federal Regulations.
  • Perform routine patrols of the campus by vehicle and on foot.
  • Provide for the necessary reporting of criminal activity.
  • Document any pertinent interactions and prepare reports in the dept's record management system.
  • Provide for the security of all campus buildings and property by assisting in the locking of buildings and reporting any circumstances that present a danger to college students, employees, or property.
  • Direct traffic on University property for related events and emergencies.
  • Provide a variety of services including but not limited to: medical transports, motorist assists, money escorts, lock/unlock requests, responds to fire safety device activations.
  • Check for and report all suspicious activity, equipment malfunction, and other irregularities.
  • Assist with providing security at special events.
  • Police Officers will investigate reports of criminal activity and perform accident/criminal investigations.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Chief, Lieutenant, Sergeant, or O.I.C.
QUALIFICATIONS: Our ideal candidate possesses a strong desire to serve the community, has earned an associate degree or higher, or has prior experience as a police/security officer, preferably in a campus setting. The candidate is required to possess or obtain the Pennsylvania Act 235 training and certification in addition to maintaining a valid operator's license. Applicants having certification under PA Act 120 will be considered for a part-time, per diem Police Officer position. The position demands excellent organizational skills as well as superior interpersonal skills, and an ability and desire to work closely with all constituencies of the University including students, staff, and faculty, in addition to the general public. Must submit to a background check, and upon conditional appointment, pass a medical examination, drug screen and psychological examination. Requires the ability to work multiple shifts and overtime as deemed necessary to provide coverage for all shifts and special events.

TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should attach their cover letter and resume to the online application by clicking 'Apply Now'. Please attach documents as a PDF file.

At Moravian University, we are committed to our mission to prepare individuals for reflective lives and leadership in a world of change. To achieve these ideals, we are dedicated to fostering an educational and professional environment that is enriched by individuals of different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

Job candidates and prospective members of our community are expected to engage, communicate, and collaborate across diverse cultural, social, and academic backgrounds. Additionally, faculty and staff should demonstrate the ability to adapt andragogical or professional methods to the lived experiences and cultural backgrounds of students and colleagues.

Link to our DEI Action Plan:

Deep respect for others is fundamental to the Moravian University community. Moravian University does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student, or applicant for admission on the basis of actual or perceived race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, caste, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, familial status, marital status, citizenship status, veteran/military status, disability status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal laws. In compliance with the requirements of Title IX, Moravian University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational program and activity, including admission/employment.

Concerns regarding all forms of discrimination, including sexual harassment and/or sex discrimination in admission/employment:

Dr. Darren Snyder

Equal Opportunity and Title IX Coordinator
1309 Main St. (room 204)
(610) 625-7023

Mailing address:

Moravian University
1200 Main St.
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018

Concerns regarding gender and equity in athletics:

Rebecca May

Assistant Athletic Director (Deputy Title IX Coordinator)

109 Johnston Hall

Moravian University

1200 Main St.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018

(610) 625-7791

Concerns regarding the application of Title IX:

U.S. Department of Education

Office of Civil Rights

100 Penn Square East, Suite 515

Philadelphia, PA 19107-3323

(215) 656-8541

Report sexual harassment/sex discrimination online anytime (can be anonymous) at Grievance procedures can be found in the institutional Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Non-Discrimination Policy at

Please visit to review benefits offered at Moravian University.*

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job.

The individual is routinely exposed to indoor conditions and outdoor weather and temperature extremes, and moderate noise level.

Pursuant to the ADA, Moravian University will provide reasonable services and accommodation(s) to employees with qualified disabilities in order to perform the essential functions of their employment, except when doing so would be unduly disruptive and/or result in undue hardship to the University. Accommodations are determined on a case-by-case basis through documentation review and an interactive interview process that includes the employee's supervisor. Requests for accommodation or questions about this process should be directed to Human Resources at or 610.861.1527. View the standard physical demands for positions at Moravian University. If this position requires additional or different demands, a Human Resources team member will notify you.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.

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