Police Officer I (2 positions to be filled)

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Posting Information

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Requisition201900094STitlePolice Officer I (2 positions to be filled)FLSA statusNon-ExemptHiring Salary

$2,654 – 3,904 per month

Occupational CategoryService MaintenanceDepartmentPublic Safety ServicesOpen Until FilledYesEducational and Experience Requirement

High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent. Sixty semester hours of college credit preferred. Completed basic police training as required by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE), or currently completing TCOLE certification. Must successfully pass FEMA 100leb, 200b, 700a, and 800b. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position

Performs regular patrols to prevent crime, suppress disturbances, arrest offenders, and give aid and information to all citizens as circumstances require for Sam Houston State University. Enforces all University, State and local laws.

Primary Responsibilities

Patrols assigned areas of the campus either on foot or automobile or motor scooter. Advises, directs, and gives information to the general public. Responds to and handles emergency calls involving a wide variety of situations. Enforces state laws, and city or county ordinances where applicable. Makes arrests with and without warrants. Investigates complaints from students, faculty, staff, and makes preliminary investigations of crimes. Makes necessary reports and records. Safeguards property. Collects, preserves, and maintains chain of custody of evidence. Testifies in courts. Performs periodic inspections and reviews work quality and new techniques. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

Thorough knowledge of and skills in the use of firearms, radar equipment, criminal investigation equipment, photographic equipment, radio equipment, alarm systems, defensive devices, telephone switchboards, typewriter, and emergency motor vehicles. Proficiency in all phases of work performed. Exposure to outside weather conditions. May be required to work during night hours. Work involves a degree of hazard. Must have a pleasant, courteous disposition and express at all times the desire to render accurate and cheerful service. Position requires driving and operating a university vehicle, therefore, a valid Texas driver license and driving record acceptable to the University’s insurance carrier is required.

This position may be designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).

Full Time Part TimeFull TimeQuicklinkhttp://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/21662 EEO Statement

EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

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    Screening Questions

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    1. * Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * How did you learn about this position?
      • The Chronicle of Higher Education
      • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
      • HBCU Connect - Historically Black Colleges and Universities
      • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
      • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
      • Association for Women in Science
      • TWC - Work in Texas
      • Inside Higher Ed
      • Higher Ed Jobs
      • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
      • SHSU Website
      • SHSU Employee
      • Other
    3. If your response to the question above was "Other" please indicate from what source.

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    4. * Are you TCOLE certified?
      • Yes
      • No
    5. * Do you have a valid Texas driver license?
      • Yes
      • No
    6. * Are you willing to work a flexible schedule, which may include evenings and weekends?
      • Yes
      • No
    7. * Please list the types of standard office equipment you are familiar with (Example: computers, fax machines, calculators, cash registers (POS), credit card machines, etc).

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    8. * Are you familiar with any of the Microsoft Office programs? If so, plase list the programs.

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    9. * Please describe why you are interested in this position and in working for SHSU.

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    10. * Have you ever worked for a University or College? If yes, please explain.

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    Posted: 8/22/2019
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