Wake Forest University
a variety of duties to protect members of the University community from harm;
provides a high degree of security for University property, and that of
students, employees, and visitors. Assists in all types of emergency situations
and assures orderly movement of traffic on campus. Enforces North Carolina
State Laws and City Ordinances.
University property on foot, bicycle, or in a vehicle to protect lives and
investigations of all accidents, crimes and incidents by interviewing victims,
witnesses, and suspects, through the identifications and collection of physical
evidence, searching persons, vehicles and other premises in accordance with
to all emergency calls including potentially violent and life threatening
crime prevention strategies, inspects university property for safety hazards,
equipment malfunctions, unsecured doors or other unusual occurrences, refers
victims to appropriate services, provides directions, escorts, vehicle and door
unlocks assistance, operates necessary equipment.
state laws, city ordinances, and University regulations.
to fire, intrusion, and security alarms and emergency calls boxes.
Integrates Community Policing into routine patrol activity and utilizes COP
concepts to resolve problems. Utilizes SARA model of Community Policing in
collaborative manner to develop, implement, and deliver efficient and effective
law enforcement and community services.
Maintains radio communications.
immediate and temporary medical aid to injured and or ill persons in emergency
Intervenes and diffuses crisis situations as non-violently as possible.
Documents all activities and prepares written reports as required by
Prosecutes offenders as necessary by filing criminal charges, referral to the
appropriate University authorities, or through other measures such as
and represents the department as assigned at various meetings, events, etc.
and presents testimony in criminal, traffic, judicial hearings and grand jury.
advanced and specialized training activities.
or oversees work of less-experienced officers in some circumstances.
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Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
school diploma plus specialized training with two years related experience, or
an equivalent combination of education and experience.
driver license with good driving record; must be insurable.
meet all requirements to become certified as a Law Enforcement Officer in
accordance with the provisions of the “North Carolina Criminal Justice Education
and Training Standards Commission” [Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET)
Knowledge of Federal Laws, North Carolina General Statutes, Winston Salem City
ordinances and Wake Forest University policies.
Effective communication skills (verbal and written) to interact in a courteous
and professional manner with the public, representatives of the legal system,
Police Department personnel, University officials, faculty, staff, students and
to prepare written reports of activities and incidents with accuracy and
attention to detail.
to act and direct the actions of others quickly and make intelligent decisions
in emergency situations.
to make independent decisions.
to maintain considerable working knowledge of modern policing principles.
to adapt to an often-changing working schedule, which may include days, nights,
weekends, and holidays.
work: Exerting up to 5-pounds of force occasionally or up to 20 pounds of force
frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Will be
required to work rotating shifts of eight, ten and twelve hours, during
holidays, weekends, and overtime and in adverse weather conditions as needed.
May be required to exert extreme physical effort in subduing an arrestee,
restraining individuals, performing a rescue operation, or activity. May be
required to stand on foot post for long periods of time. May be required to
run/sprint distances. Must be able to perform the following physical
activities: stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, walking, pushing,
pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive
motions, run/sprint distances, climb stairs/ladders and other physical
activities as necessary in emergency situations.
able to correctly and effectively use a variety of law enforcement machines,
instruments, and tools including: radios, computers, automobiles, emergency and
investigative equipment, etc. Must have vision correctable to 20/20 and meet
color vision requirements.
able to meet the other physical requirements listed by the North Carolina
Training and Standards Commission. May be exposed to hazardous materials,
chemicals, explosions or loud noises.
required to drive departmental vehicles for long periods of time.
to complete A.S.P. baton, Capstun, First Aid, CPR, AED operation, Firearms
Proficiency certification courses.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
law enforcement experience in a campus environment.
Responsible for own work only. Responsible for extreme accuracy, attention to
details, and comprehensiveness. Error may result in death or injury of
individuals, loss or damage to property, both personal and university owned,
wrongful conviction of innocent individuals, failure to convict guilty
individuals and civil damages.
position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for
performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be
required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related
instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by
In order to
provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest
University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final
staff candidates being considered for employment.
Wake Forest seeks
to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, and encourages qualified candidates
across all group demographics to apply.
Carolina, United States
Full-Time Non Exempt
Available at full-time
University sponsored rates
10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.,
subject to overtime. May include weekends, nights and holidays.
Number of months per
with education and experience.
Position Closing Date
Open until filled.