Police Officer

Saint Augustine's University

Saint Augustine's University

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Posted on Saturday, February 18, 2023

Posting Details

Posting Summary
Position Title Police Officer
Position Code PSAF-POLOFC-N
Job Description
Saint Augustine’s University is looking for Campus Police Officers. Reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Police and Public Safety, the Campus Police Officer performs a variety of law enforcement, security, safety and community service duties associated with the protection of life and property and maintenance of order. The Campus Police Officer is responsible for the detection and prevention of crime and the enforcement of all University, State and local laws, rules, policies and procedures while maintaining an atmosphere conducive to the educational mission of Safety Augustine’s University; uses problem-solving and communications skills to effectively interact with the multi-cultural and diverse campus population to resolve public safety issues.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Provides security and protective services to the University community by patrolling the designated areas on foot, golf cart, Segway, bicycle or in a motor vehicle
  • Adheres to the Department of Police and Public Safety rules regulations, responsibilities and procedures. Maintain a working knowledge of University and department policies and procedures, keeping up to date on required information to effectively enforce them
  • Evaluates situations, problems, emergencies and uses discretion, tact, diplomacy and individual judgment to resolve the problem and maintain control, or to notify and refer the proper authorities or department for resolution
  • Understand the constraints and legal/ethical requirements of confidentiality and privilege of information
  • Shall deter, apprehend and make lawful arrest of offenders of the laws of North Carolina when appropriate and encountered while on duty and within jurisdiction of Saint Augustine’s University Campus Police and Public Safety Department
  • Protect and preserve crime scenes, assist local, state and federal law enforcement agencies in investigations on campus
  • Document incidents via written/typed administrative forms/reports to include gathering pertinent information from participants and/or witnesses. This documentation shall be completed utilizing the Department’s computer based program
  • Shall conduct detailed investigations as may be required
  • Respond quickly and responsibly to any emergency or stressful situation Assertively, yet tactfully manage and control traffic crowds, unruly and /or intoxicated individuals
  • Shall appear in court and/or administrative hearings and testify regarding incidents when necessary
  • Shall present and protect a professional, courteous, helpful and approachable demeanor and appearance
  • Report and document any conditions encountered which might present a hazard to the University community, and report same to appropriate personnel. Rectify serious threats or secure or mark hazardous areas to prevent injury or further damage
  • Identify and act in crisis situations including, but not limited to, incidents of physical assault, sexual assault, suicide, suicide attempts, and gestures, cultural/prejudice crimes, domestic disturbances and workplace violence establishing control and deployment of personnel until supervisory personnel arrive
  • Demonstrate an understanding and sensitivity to cultural diversity issues
  • Read and comprehend legal documents
  • Act as first responder for medical calls and provide assistance within the scope of training and certification
  • Management at the onset of disaster situations such as but not limited to, hurricanes, tornadoes, power outages, high winds and snow storms. Monitor high risk areas, conduct damage control, reset alarms, protect/guard fallen power lines and contact appropriate personnel and agencies. Assist local emergency (fire & rescue) personnel
  • Effectively enforce pedestrian, motor vehicle and traffic regulations, warning violators of rule infractions and issuing citations when applicable
  • Provide crime awareness and crime prevention programming for students, faculty, and staff through the Community Oriented Policing programs
  • Maintain and improve skills and knowledge by attending training courses/classes and seminars
  • Compliance of all lawful orders, directives, instructions, and assignments of supervisors
  • Interact professionally and cooperatively with all internal departments, as well as assist local, state and federal law enforcement agencies in investigations on campus
  • May provide a variety of other necessary and/or requested services to the entire university and town community
  • All other related duties as assigned

Saint Augustine’s University (SAU), drawing on its rich legacy as an access institution, is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates prepared for personal and professional success. SAU was established in 1867 in Raleigh, NC by the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina. A four-year liberal arts university with an average enrollment of approximately 1,000, SAU sits on 105 lush acres just north of Downtown Raleigh, NC. The institution offers more than 20 undergraduate degrees and a Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Additional Information:
  • Employment is contingent upon a positive background check and proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Documentation of medical and religious exemptions will be accommodated.
  • Official transcript is required upon acceptance of the position.
Required Qualifications
  • An Associate’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred
  • Previous experience or basic knowledge of campus environment, relevant laws, and safety in a collegiate setting is preferred
  • Must have reached the age of 21 years at the time of appointment and proof of U.S. citizenship
  • No criminal record. • Must possess (or be able to obtain within 90 days) and maintain a valid class “C” North Carolina driver’s license and be an insurable carrier
  • Ability to recognize, prioritize, and resolve multiple tasks, and work in a busy and occasionally stressful and dangerous environment is highly desired
  • Be able to demonstrate proficiency in the use of personal computers, including all Windows-based applications. Individual will be required to become DCI certified, trained in mobile data terminal use, and trained in Records Management Systems (RMS), Police 2 Police
  • Successfully complete an in-depth background investigation of any criminal activity, past medical history employment record, driving record and character references, drug screening, polygraph test and psychological evaluation
  • Ability to write arrest reports, felony investigation reports, incidents reports, operations reports, property reports and search warrants
  • Must be certified or be able to obtain certification by the North Carolina Criminal Justice and Standards Division as a Law Enforcement Officer
  • Must be able to obtain certification from the Department of Justice as a Campus Law Enforcement officer under G.S.74-G
  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluently in English
  • Must be available to work rotating shifts. Must work overtime/special events as assigned
Preferred Qualifications
Must have a philosophy consistent with the Mission, Vision and Core Values of the organization. Vision, commitment, and experience in achieving goals and pursuing excellence is critical. Strong oral and written presentation skills. Ability to work well independently and as a member of a team. Excellence in organization, decision-making, problem-solving, and creating a collaborative environment. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Physical Demands
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle
  • Ability to operate golf cart
  • Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number S052P
Job Type Staff
Number of Vacancies 5
Desired Start Date 02/27/2023
Job Open Date 02/17/2023
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary
Advertising Summary
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you available to work weekends?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are licensed to carry a firearm?
    • yes
    • no
  3. * Are you able to work 12 hour shifts?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you a certified Police Officer?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/ Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation

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