Chatham University has an immediate opening for a Police Officer in
the University's Public Safety department.
The Candidate will provide safety, security, and protection
services to Chatham University by enforcing federal, state, and
local laws and the policies and procedures of the University.
This vacant position will add to Chatham's mission "to prepare
students to build lives of purpose, value and fulfilling work...by
preparing graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their
communities; to recognize and respect the diversity of culture,
identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably." Building on this
mission, Chatham is committed to creating a supportive and
inclusive learning, living and working environment for all members
of the campus community. Learn more at: www.chatham.edu
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provides safety, security, and protection services to the
university community by patrolling assigned areas or buildings to
enforce laws and university policies and procedures, which may
include the security of individual building/stationary
- Responds to emergencies by assessing the situation, employing
tact, diplomacy, and individual judgment to remedy and/or maintain
control. Many situations will require the officer to provide
on-site lead supervision over lower seniority officers who may be
- Deters, restrains, and/or arrests individuals attempting to
inflict physical harm on themselves or others or to commit criminal
- Completes necessary administrative forms/reports related to
incidents and/or arrests, including gathering pertinent information
from participants and/or witnesses.
- Appears in court regarding incidents that occur in the
University community when necessary.
- Provides emergency first aid and/or CPR to injured persons, or
assists in the transportation of ill or injured persons when
- High school graduation or an equivalent combination of training
- Certification under Pennsylvania Act 120 and Act 235.
- Certification in emergency first aid, CPR, and AED.
- Pennsylvania Driver's License
- Firefighter and/or safety experienced preferred.
Founded in 1869, Chatham University has an enrollment of over 2,200
students across over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our
areas of excellence: sustainability & health, the arts &
sciences, and business & communications. Chatham has
consistently been named a College of Distinction and a "Best
College" by U.S. News & World Report,
and--as the alma
mater of environmental icon, Rachel Carson (Class of '29)--is
perennially ranked as one of the greenest colleges in the United
States by Sierra Magazine
and the Princeton
Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School
of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science
and Business; and the School for Continuing & Professional
Located in Pittsburgh, PA--one of the country's most livable cities
and great college towns--Chatham is spread across three distinct
locations: the historic arboretum, Shadyside Campus; Chatham
Eastside in the fast-growing East End; and Eden Hall Campus, one of
the world's most sustainable campuses.
For a complete job description and to apply visit:
Follow the instructions to complete the application
To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter
addressing the qualifications of the position, professional resume,
and contact information for three professional references.
Chatham University offers a competitive salary, an excellent
benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified
personnel, and a generous retirement plan.
Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a
strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women,
veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other
underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham
University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual
orientation, age, or national origin