Patrol Officers | (Multiple Positions)

Slippery Rock University
March 17, 2023
Offerd Salary:$41,290 - $47,799
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Negotigation
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Posting Details

Position Details

Posting Number N00934

Classification Title Patrol Officers (Multiple Positions) Working Title Patrol Officers (Multiple Positions) Employee Group Staff Bargaining Unit POA Location Main Campus Department Police Pay Rate $41,290 - $47,799 Employment Type Regular FT Work Schedule

May work days, evenings, holidays or weekends and shift work. 7 am – 3 pm; 3 pm – 11 pm; 11 pm – 7 am.

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

Slippery Rock University is currently recruiting for multiple patrol officers. Patrol officers on a university campus perform community oriented policing. Our officers are highly interactive with the student population as many students are away from home for the first time and seek guidance and direction from our officers. The role is one of assistance and enforcement, and the officers are viewed as problem solvers. We look for leadership potential and excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to make presentations and relate to our student population. The officers provide a police presence that promotes the safety and security of all members of the University community.

This is an essential personnel position.


Enforce Commonwealth of PA laws and University regulations Patrols campus by foot, bike or vehicle Monitors/responds to calls for criminal, general assistance, campus emergencies Provides emergency first aid as needed Completes written reports on necessary forms promptly and accurately Patrols campus property and buildings to assure proper security and reports general building and grounds security issues Completes/files reports of crime and other police matters and conducts initial investigations; Provides assistance to other local law enforcement agencies as needed Provides safety and law enforcement for extra-curricular, social and recreational events and activities May advise student or community activity groups Files appropriate criminal charges for violation of Commonwealth laws and/or enforces vehicle code violations Investigates traffic accidents and prepares reports Directs traffic, enforces parking regulations, makes criminal arrests, serves warrants, transports prisoners, takes fingerprints, attends hearings, testifies and enforces University policies and procedures Attends required training Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Candidate must be a citizen of the United States. Must have graduated from an accredited high school or have an equivalent education acceptable to the Commission. Must pass a medical and psychological test for the performance of the duties of a Police Officer. Must be licensed to operate a motor vehicle in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prior to appointment. Candidate must have completed Act 120 certification as prescribed by the Municipal Police Officer's Education and Training Commission. Candidate must be available to work shifts, holidays and weekends. A successful campus interview and passing a criminal background check required.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants who have had police work within the last two years; have knowledge of Commonwealth criminal and traffic laws, rules and regulations; experience with computer software, including Microsoft Word Office Suite; excellent communication skills; and possess an understanding of diverse populations.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 11/11/2022

Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Notice of Non-Discrimination

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, age/or veteran status in its programs or activities in accordance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Vice President of Human Resources and Compliance/Title IX Coordinator 008 Old Main Building 104 Maltby Avenue Slippery Rock University Slippery Rock, PA 16057 724.738.2016

Respect for Individuals in the Community

Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please provide three professional references in the application form.

Recommended candidate will be required to complete criminal background checks, including Act 34 (State Police); Act 151 (Child Abuse); and Federal Criminal (FBI) clearance prior to appointment.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have basic police services as certified through ACT 120 Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission (MPOETC)?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you possess a valid and current driver's license?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Optional Documents

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