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Campus Police Officer

McHenry County College
Crystal Lake, IL, IL

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Safety & Security
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Work Week

40 Hours | Monday through Friday (24/7 availability), flexible schedule to meet department needs to include possible evenings and weekends

Position Summary

Provide and maintain campus public safety at McHenry County College Campus

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities

  • Respond to campus emergencies.
  • Deliver emergency messages to staff and students on campus.
  • Receive and respond to service requests and questions regarding campus public safety.
  • Patrol assigned areas to protect campus occupants, buildings and grounds through the enforcement of applicable state, federal, and local laws.
  • Patrol building and grounds of McHenry County College and other College properties.
  • Investigate criminal conduct, honor code violations, and conduct administrative investigations as directed. May be required to provide courtroom testimony based on investigation.
  • Prepare written reports.
  • Report potential fire hazards and implement emergency procedures in the event of a fire
  • Enforce parking and traffic rules and regulations. Issue warnings and/or tickets when required.
  • Proactively perform preventative patrol in uniform, plain clothes, on foot, or in a vehicle, and utilize the College electronic surveillance equipment.
  • Provide personal security consultation to administrators, faculty, staff, and students who are threatened, being followed, or stalked.
  • Attend court as required.
  • Assist with vehicle jump starts and lockouts on campus.
  • Work collaboratively with others (e.g., colleagues, stakeholders, vendors) to accomplish functions and responsibilities.
  • Assume additional duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.
  • Required Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, or the equivalent combination of related training and education.
  • First Responder Certificate, or equivalent CPR, First Aid and AED Certification or specialized training.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Valid F.O.I.D. card.
  • Certification by the Illinois Local Governmental Law Enforcement Officer’s Training Board or must obtain within 6 months of employment
  • Possess various access levels to LEADS or must obtain with 6 months of employment.
  • Other applicable specialized training as required.
  • One-year experience in related public safety or law enforcement position; or equivalent education and experience.
  • Organization


    As a leading community college and an integral part of the Illinois system of higher education, McHenry County College (MCC) is dedicated to upholding a policy of open admissions, a comprehensive program of educational offerings, and maintenance of an informal and engaging student-oriented learning environment.

    Thrive in a dedicated and innovative team environment. Enjoy a rewarding career with generous benefits. Qualified applicants who are committed to excellence are encouraged to apply.

    At a Glance

    • provides credit and noncredit educational and training opportunities as well as special events for close to 60,000 participants annually. The college serves the seventh most rapidly growing county in Illinois and offers six associate's degrees and 17 Associate of Applied Science degrees.
    • also offers free adult education.
    • promotes a wide range of high-quality learning opportunities, enabling students to meet their educational, career and personal goals close to home at an affordable price.

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