Campus Police Officer

Job description

Marian University is currently seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Campus Police Officer position. The Campus Police Officer is part of the Campus Police Department pursuant to Indiana Code, Title 21, Article 39, Chapter 4.0 to 4.7. The Campus Police Officer has general police powers, and has the same common law and statutory powers, privileges and immunities as sheriffs and constables. The Police Office promotes Marian University’s Catholic mission and identity by guarding the peace, tranquility and serenity of the University while attempting to ensure justice and maintain the dignity of the individuals.


  • Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values, honoring the legacy of the founding congregation, promoting unity in diversity, and integrating the Catholic Franciscan intellectual traditions in courses, programs, and services.
  • The Campus Police Officer is responsible for enforcing local, state, and federal laws serving to protect life, primarily, and property secondarily.
  • Comply with Marian University rules and policies, guarding the peace, tranquility and serenity of the University while attempting to ensure justice and maintain the dignity of the individuals.
  • Requirements:

  • A high school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • The new hire must successfully complete the 16-week Indiana Law Enforcement Academy training.
  • Must maintain certification, attend a minimum of 24 hours annual in-service training, and the officer must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • Founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana, Marian University is the only Catholic university in Indianapolis and central Indiana. In 2019, Marian is serving more than 2,400 undergraduate and 1,160 graduate students earning degrees in the arts, business, education, engineering, math, medicine, nursing, ministry, and the natural and physical sciences. The university’s high-impact, experiential curriculum is designed to provide hands-on, collaborative learning opportunities for students from 45 states and 23 nations. Marian climbed in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Midwestern rankings to be named #6 Most Innovative Regional University, #15 Best Value University, and #30 Best Regional University. Marian University opened its College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013, making it the first new school of medicine in the state of Indiana in 110 years. Marian’s national champion varsity athletic programs include the 2012 and 2015 NAIA Football National Championship, the 2016 and 2017 NAIA Women’s Basketball Championship, and more than 40 USA Cycling national championships.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a current resume, a cover letter, and names and contact information of three current references. Only complete applicant packets submitted to [email protected] will be considered.

    Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.




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    Job No:
    Posted: 11/17/2020
    Application Due: 2/4/2021
    Work Type: Full Time