Police Officer

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Chatham University
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Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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    Chatham University

    Police Officer

    Founded in 1869, Chatham University has an enrollment of over 2,200 students across over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: sustainability & health, the arts & sciences and business & communications. Chatham has consistently been named a College of Distinction and a "Best College" by U.S. News & World Report, and--as the alma mater of environmental icon, Rachel Carson (Class of '29)--is perennially ranked as one of the greenest colleges in the United States by Sierra Magazine and the Princeton Review.

    Chatham's mission is: "to prepare students to build lives of purpose, value and fulfilling work...by preparing graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably." Building on this mission, Chatham is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive learning, living and working environment for all members of the campus community.

    Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science and Business; and the School for Continuing & Professional Studies.

    Located in Pittsburgh, PA--one of the country's most livable cities and great college towns--Chatham is spread across three distinct locations: the historic arboretum, Shadyside Campus; Chatham Eastside in the fast-growing East End; and Eden Hall Campus, one of the world's most sustainable campuses.

    Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

    To help support the work of the University, we have an immediate opening for a Police Officer.

    Position Reports To: Chief of Police

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Provides safety, security, and protection services to the university community by patrolling assigned areas or buildings to enforce laws and university policies and procedures, which may include security of individual building/stationary locations.
    • Deters, restrains, and/or arrests individuals attempting to inflict physical harm on themselves or others or to commit criminal acts.
    • Occasionally helps investigators and/or inspectors to conduct investigations or special projects as requested.
    • Maintains regular radio contact with Base and/or other officers to clock in, advise of unusual situations, and to request backup when necessary.
    • Provides crowd control and/or traffic control during schedule activities or during emergency situations as necessary.
    • Observes and reports faulty and/or unsafe conditions, to include ensuring that fire and other safety precautions are in working order.
    • Attends internal and/or external training courses, classes, and seminars to further develop skills and knowledge.
    • Provides basic information and directions to community members and/or the general public. Provides other work-related duties as requested.

    Qualifications:

      High School graduation (diploma) or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
    1. Certification under Pennsylvania Act 120 and Act 235.
    2. Certification in emergency first aid, CPR, and AED.
    3. Pennsylvania Driver's License
    4. Firefighter and/or safety experienced preferred.

    Chatham University offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified personnel, and a generous retirement plan.

    Interested candidates should visit www.chatham.edu/careers and follow the instructions to complete the application process. To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications of the position, professional resume, and contact information for three professional references.

    Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    and Actively Seeks Diverse Candidates

    Chatham Universityhttps://chatham.applicantpro.com

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    About Chatham

    Founded in 1869, Chatham University is a fully coed institution with an enrollment of over 2,200 students and over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: health & sustainability; business & communication; and the arts & sciences. Chatham is the alma mater of environmental icon Rachel Carson ’29, and is recognized as a leader in the field of sustainability, having been selected as one of the Top 50 Green Colleges by The Princeton Review; ranked in the top five nationally for sustainability achievements in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS); and mentioned in a 2012 Forbes article as one of the places "contributing to Pittsburgh's transformation into a destination for green living."

    Building on these accomplishments, Chatham opened in 2014 the world's first fully sustainable campus in higher education, Eden Hall Campus. Consistently ranked as a best college by U.S. News & World Report in the Regional Universities North category, Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science & Business; and the School for Continuing & Professional Studies.

    Accreditation The University is accredited by the:

    · Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools

    · Pennsylvania Department of Education

    · Pennsylvania Department of Education Teacher Certification Program

    · Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education

    · Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant

    · American Chemical Society

    · American Psychology Association

    · Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

    · Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

    · Council for Interior Design Accreditation

    · Council on Social Work Education

    · International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education

    · Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council

     

    Mission Statement Chatham University prepares its students to build lives of purpose, value, and fulfilling work. Through professional skill development and liberal arts learning, Chatham prepares its graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably.

    Student Life Students at Chatham University immerse themselves in academics, co-curricular activities, and city life here in Pittsburgh, PA. At Chatham University, you’ll find an academic and social environment where everyone, from professors in the classroom to strong alumnae/alumni networks to fellow students, cares about your future. The Office of Student Affairs at Chatham is committed to assisting students in becoming active members of the campus community through a variety of programs and services. Student Affairs staff members are here to help Chatham students stretch their imaginations, learn about themselves, discover the world, and achieve their aspirations. Chatham University has a lot in store for students outside the classroom.

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