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Police Officer

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Job no: 493217
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Department: University Police
Location: Moon Campus
Categories: Public Safety/Police
Position Title Police Officer

Position Department University Police

Position Type Staff Full-Time

The position provides law enforcement and public safety services to the University community. It is a sworn position and requires the carrying of a firearm.

Enforce the laws legislated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the rules/regulations established by the University.

  • Provide law enforcement, security, and police related services to the University community in an effort to enhance the safety and security of people and property.
  • Conduct proactive mobile and foot patrols in an effort to deter or detect criminal activity, security breaches, or public safety issues.
  • Respond to incidents and/or requests for assistance by the University community and take appropriate action to either resolve or contain a situation.
  • Conduct preliminary investigations of criminal and related non-criminal incidents.
  • Document criminal and related non-criminal incidents, using established departmental reports and/or forms, in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Ensure that designated University facilities are locked and unlocked at specified times.
  • Provide traffic and crowd control, as directed, during special events or when necessary/appropriate.
  • Enforce all rules and regulations pertaining to the University Parking Program by issuing parking citations during the course of their assigned shift.
  • Enhance the University community's awareness about safety and security issues through informal discussions and formal programming, as directed.
  • Provide general information to the University community and its visitors, when requested.
  • This position will need to drive on behalf of the University.
  • Perform related police duties as required.

  • Minimum Qualifications
    Bachelor or Associate Degree preferred.
  • Previous law enforcement experience preferred, ideally in a campus setting.
  • Excellent verbal, communication and problem-solving skills a must.
  • Certification under Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Act 120 (Municipal Police Officers Education Training Commission).
  • Valid Pennsylvania Driver's License.
  • Pre-employment Criminal Background Check, Psychological, Drug and Alcohol Tests.

  • Exemption Status Non-Exempt

    Act 153 Clearance Required Yes

    Required To Pass a Motor Vehicle Report Check Yes

    Required to Pass a Credit Check Yes

    Additional Posting Information None

    Special Applicant Instructions None

    Advertised January 22, 2018 Eastern Standard Time

    Robert Morris University (RMU), founded in 1921, is one of the leading universities in the Pittsburgh region. RMU provides a professionally focused education with an emphasis on engaged learning and is one of the most affordable private doctoral-level institutions in Pennsylvania. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. In 2016, for the first time in its history, RMU was ranked nationally by U.S. News and World Report. In 2017, RMU had among the biggest increases of all national universities in the U.S. News and World Report annual "Best Colleges" rankings released, rising 12 spots to No. 176.

    Robert Morris University is dedicated to changing the lives of its students and employees so that they can go out and change the lives of others. The University combines academic excellence with a professional focus offering numerous undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs. In 2011, Robert Morris University was named as a "Top Workplace" by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette , which names the best places to work in the Greater Pittsburgh region.

    RMU offers faculty members an environment where teaching, research and service are supported and valued.

    RMU's main campus in Moon Township features 230 rolling acres and provides all the benefits of a traditional university campus, just minutes from the airport and downtown Pittsburgh.

    At Robert Morris University, we believe that institutional equity reflects our continued commitment to a community where everyone is both valued and respected. Institutional equity encompasses racial, ethnic, gender and religious diversity, cultural perspectives, national origin, sexual orientation, physical ability, as well as socioeconomic contexts, and educational backgrounds. We are dedicated to developing a diverse population by fostering an environment where intellectual and social growth, individual perspectives, and all human experiences are valued. We strive to be an inclusive community that celebrates and embraces differences as a means of responding to the cultural and social demands of a global society. Inherent in our inclusion efforts is a strong commitment to intercultural and global education to produce and include citizens who will serve as educational, social, economic and cultural ambassadors to the world. Robert Morris University is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, RMU complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin.
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    Posted: 3/24/2018
    Application Due: 5/23/2018
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