Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI
JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
The position of Police Sergeant will support the overall mission of the WPI Police Department to provide a safe and secure living and learning environment for all members of, and visitors to, our community. Members of the WPI Police Department play a direct role in promoting an inclusive and welcoming environment that recognizes, respects, and values diversity in its many forms. The campus community is made up of people of all ages, ethnicities, genders, orientations, lived experiences, and perspectives who come to WPI to learn, work, and create a positive impact on the world through STEM.
Successful candidates must be able to actively demonstrate an ability to represent values and philosophy of the WPI Police Department—and the University—specific to diversity, equity, inclusion, and acceptance in all interactions with the varied audiences on an active college campus in an urban setting. WPI Police embraces a collaborative community police relationship and strives to maintain a working philosophy of integrity, civility and dedication as the foundation of our values.
The Sergeant is a member of the WPI Police Command Staff and is responsible for the immediate supervision, control, and efficiency of all personnel under their command. The Sergeant shall have sufficient authority to perform their duties and shall be accountable for the proper execution of every order, written regulation, oral instruction, or delegation of authority. The lack of the Sergeant's physical presence does not relieve them of their supervisory responsibilities.
In addition to all supervisory duties, the Sergeant is required to perform all of the regular duties of a patrol officer and must be able to work any shift including nights, weekends, and occasional overtime assignments.
The WPI Police Department is a fully Accredited Law Enforcement Agency under the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission (MPAC). The department first achieved Accreditation in 2017.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The statements below are intended to describe the principal duties of the Sergeant and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties and responsibilities.
All sworn and civilian subordinates assigned to their shift including Police Officer, Dispatcher, Traffic Enforcement Officer, Student worker
Minimum Educational and Work Experience Requirements:
Required Certifications, Registrations, Licenses, Procedures:
United States of America (Exempt)
WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.
To apply, visit: https://wpi.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WPI_External_Career_Site/job/Worcester/Police-Sergeant_R0001267
WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.
Diversity & Inclusion at WPI
WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.
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