Police Officer I (The Woodlands Center) - 2 Positions to be Filled

Employer
Sam Houston State University
Location
Huntsville, TX

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Safety & Security
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Requisition:

202200010S

Title:

Police Officer I (The Woodlands Center) - 2 Positions to be Filled

FLSA status:

Non-Exempt

Hiring Salary:

This position is a pay grade 12. Please see Pay Grade Table at: https://pa-hrsuite-production.s3.amazonaws.com/116/docs/487252.pdf

Occupational Category:

Service Maintenance

Department:

Public Safety Services

Division:

Division of Finance and Operations

Open Date:

01/10/2022

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Educational 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.

This position is located at The Woodlands Center

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 golf cart. Advises, directs, and gives information to the general public. Responds to and handles emergency calls involving a wide variety of situations. Enforces federal and 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, telephones, keyboard computers, 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).

The position will be assigned to The Woodlands Center and the medical school in Montgomery County.

Full Time Part Time:

Full Time

Quicklink:

https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/30112

EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Organization

About Sam Houston State University

For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.

SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.

Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges the university's significant commitment to service.

Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston. 

SHSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.

Member The Texas State University System  

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Website
Telephone
936-294-1070
Location
1905 University Avenue
Huntsville
TX
77340
United States

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