To enrich education through diversity, The College of New
Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong
commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and
strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to
November 27, 2023
December 17, 2023
Campus Police Officer Recruit
NJ CSC Title:
Campus Police Officer Recruit
Classified, Non-Competitive, Non-Exempt,
Job Spec Code:
NJ State PBA - SLEU
The College of New Jersey's Office of Campus Police Services is
seeking candidates for Campus Police Officer Recruit role. Under
supervision of a Campus Police Sergeant, Lieutenant or other
supervisory officer and in cooperation with municipal, county and
state law enforcement officers, the selected candidate will provide
the safety and assistance of persons and visitors on campus.
The Office of Campus Police Services provides for the overall
safety and security of the institution, including the community and
property of the institution. Campus Police ensures the enforcement
of the laws, ordinances, rules and regulations for the state of New
Jersey, the Township of Ewing and The College of New Jersey. The
College of New Jersey Campus Police is committed to providing
community policing consistent with the mission of the College,
public service, excellence and professionalism at all times in
service to the community. The Department consists of an Operations
and Administrative Office. The Operations Section includes sworn
police officers, security officers, and public safety
telecomunicators. Services provided by the Operations Section
include calls for police services, taking reports of crimes and
complaints, student and staff escorts, in addition to many other
services. The Administrative Section provides administrative
support to the department, which includes record keeping services,
providing discovery for attorneys, and processes report requests
for involved parties.
- Participate in vehicle and foot patrol, traffic control and
conducting investigations on campus.
- Conduct foot and vehicle patrol to detect security problems,
safety hazards and provide surveillance of campus or assigned
- Take appropriate action to safeguard lives and property of the
campus or portions thereof.
- Promote an atmosphere of teamwork and community policing by
fostering and maintaining professional relationships with
co-workers, faculty, staff and students.
- Maintain a working knowledge of job related laws, statutes and
- Take part in police activities intended to provide a safe and
secure campus environment, to provide order, maintenance,
assistance and protection of persons and property.
- Complete and record necessary forms, fingerprints, photographs,
etc. to document arrests, investigations and complaints.
- Provide general assistance to persons, including information on
locations, events, regulations, provisions of the law and other
- Make and maintain essential Campus Police records and
Persons with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations
in order to perform the essential functions of the position. If the
requested accommodation(s) cannot be made because it would cause
the employer undue hardship, the applicant may not be eligible for
- Graduation from a high school or vocational school or
possession of an approved high school equivalent certificate
- Appointees must possess a driver's license valid in NJ
- As a prerequisite for appointment, appointees are required to
pass a thorough medical examination, psychological test, drug
- Appointees must be able to complete satisfactorily the police
training course administered by the Police Training Commission.
Such training includes successful attainment at a level of
proficiency in the use of firearms.
- Appointees who successfully complete the 12-month training
period will be eligible for advancement, under Civil Service
Commission procedures, to the title of Campus Police Officer.
- Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful
completion of background and reference checks.
- Residency Requirement: In accordance with the New Jersey
First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public
employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to
obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment.
Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national
recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ
has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and
is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive
colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75
"Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of
American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the
northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report.
TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the
Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa
chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and
universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the
foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts
& Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social
Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and
Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a
commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by
train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is
set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known
for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings.
As a member of The College of New Jersey Community, you will be a
part of an exciting and rewarding public university career.
Eligible full-time employees will be able to take advantage of a
generous benefits package that includes health, welfare, and
retirement benefits, including:
To view a comprehensive list of benefits available to employees,
visit our Health Benefits
Plans and Programs page to learn more!
- Comprehensive benefit plans covering medical, dental and
- Generous leave entitlements program and Energy Savings
- Employee and dependant Tuition Waiver and Reimbursement
- Pension, retirement, and deferred compensation plans, group
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Employee affinity groups
- New Jersey
State Employee Discount Program (Pet insurance, cell phone plan
discounts, discounted amusement park tickets, etc.)
- Access to extensive learning opportunities
Qualified candidates should apply online at: email@example.com
and submit a
letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact
information for three professional references. Applications will be
considered until a viable candidate is selected. Final offer of
employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a
background investigation, drug screening and employer funded
If you are applying under the New Jersey "SAME" program, your
supporting documents (Schedule A or B letter), resume (CV), as well
as the names and contact information for three professional
references by the closing date listed above to: firstname.lastname@example.org
. For more information on
the SAME program visit their website at: https://nj.gov/csc/same/overview/index.shtml
, email: SAME@csc.nj.gov, or call CSC at: 833-691-0404.