University Police Officer II

Job description

Position is full-time calendar year, permanent.

Provide supervision to University Police Officer I and assigned lesser ranking public safety personnel. With a high degree of professionalism, promote public safety, enforce laws and Rhode Island Council on Postsecondary Education and University of Rhode Island regulations; effect arrests in accordance with provisions of federal, state, and local laws and ordinances; maintain order and security on premises within the legal jurisdiction, provide emergency medical services to the University community; protect life and property.

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Please attach the following 3 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application:
(#1) Cover letter, (#2) Resume, which is to include the names and contact information of three professional references (as one complete doc), and (#3) “Other” – a copy of Valid Driver’s License.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will remain open until the position has been filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by September 21, 2020. Second consideration may be given to applications received by October 16, 2020. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (October 16, 2020) may not be given full consideration.


The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer.  Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.




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Job No: SF00965
Posted: 9/4/2020
Application Due: 11/3/2020
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