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Job Description Summary
Wentworth Institute of Technology is seeking applicants interested
in joining the Wentworth community as a Police Officer
The Wentworth Institute of Technology Police Department will
support and emulate the mission, core values, and goals of
Wentworth by providing a safe campus for students, faculty, staff,
and visitors. These services are provided with the highest
standards of inclusivity, transparency and accountability.
The Wentworth Institute of Technology police officer is expected to
support the Wentworth community by following the organization’s and
department’s values and polices. The Wentworth Institute of
Technology police officer will provide a full range of law
enforcement and security services. This position will investigate
calls, complaints, and suspicious activity and incidents, will
enforce laws, maintain order, assist people, identify criminal
activity, apprehend offenders, identify the source of problems in
the Wentworth community, and work with other law enforcement
agencies to resolve issues. The police officer will support the
department’s mission by respecting the rights and dignity of all
individuals while completing the functions of their job.
This position will work both independently and cooperatively to
provide pro-active police protection and crime prevention
consistent with community policing standards. This position will
ensure the safety of the Wentworth community in an orderly,
efficient, and professional manner. It is expected that the officer
will conduct investigations of issues and crimes which lead to
identification, apprehension, and prosecution of offenders.
Inclusive Excellence at Wentworth:
Wentworth Institute of Technology is committed to diversity,
equity, and inclusion in all University programs and activities.
The University does not discriminate based on race, color, national
origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, genetic
information, gender identity, veteran status or any other category
protected by law. All qualified applicants will receive
To find out more about the Wentworth’s commitment to Diversity,
Equity and Inclusion, please visit the website
How to Apply:
Interested applicants should apply at https://jobs.wit.edu
. Please submit
required documents including a cover letter and resume.
All applicants have the right to accessibility support and
accommodations. To request accessibility support or accommodations,
contact the Executive Director of Equity and Compliance, Catlin
Wells, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Minimum Education Required
High school diploma or GED
Minimum Work Experience Required
No experience required
Preferred Work Experience
Graduate of a Full-Time MA State Police Academy or Full-Time MPTC
Academy or equivalent
Minimum Knowledge Required
Specialized knowledge not required.
Comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts and practices and
ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented
Advertised Minimum Qualifications
to attend a Municipal Police Academy Training (
MPTC ) Full-Time Police Academy. Those that possess a Reserve/
Intermittent Academy certification will be required to attend an
MPTC Full-Time Academy.
License to carry a firearm in Massachusetts.
Must successfully pass a comprehensive background assessment that
includes criminal history, driving record, medical examination,
psychological evaluation, drug screening, and an inclusive
appraisal of work history.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal
vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must
successfully complete a motor vehicle history check and possess and
maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of
residence. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all
minimum qualifications including the motor vehicle check
Advertised Preferred Qualifications
Graduate of a Full-Time MPTC or Massachusetts State Police
Posting Detail Information
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- Colleges of the Fenway site
- Wentworth site
- Chronicle of Higher Ed.
- NE HERC
- El Mundo
- Bay State Banner
- Colors Magazine
- * Do you now or will you in the future require sponsorship to
work in the United States?
- * Do you have a valid driver’s license?
- Wentworth defines inclusive excellence as 'Actively and
intentionally cultivating a diverse and culturally competent
institution where each member has the opportunity and support to
reach their full potential and make contributions to our campus
community and beyond.' Please provide an example of how you have
exemplified inclusive excellence in an educational or professional
(Open Ended Question)
- Cover Letter