About Quinsigamond Community College:
QCC was established in 1963 to provide access to higher
education to residents of Central Massachusetts. Since the
early 60s, enrollment has grown from 300 to over 13,000 full
and part-time day and evening students served. QCC offers
over 70 associate degree and certificate career options in
Business, Health Care, Technology, Liberal Arts, and Human
Services. Additionally, over 137 credit and 300 noncredit
courses are offered online, and a wide variety of non-credit
courses, workshops, and seminars are available through the
Training and Education Center located in downtown Worcester.
In addition to the main campus, the College provides
additional programs in Southbridge, at the Senior Center in
Worcester (Hospitality & Recreation Management), and at
Burncoat High School (Automotive Technology).
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Patrol campus buildings, grounds and adjacent areas of the
College; enforce State laws as well as the rules and
regulations of the College; deliver confidential/sensitive
material; perform related work as required.
Campus Police Officers report to the Chief of Campus Police.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Patrols the buildings and grounds of the College and
adjacent areas on foot or in a patrol vehicle to ensure the
security of buildings and grounds and to guard against
trespass, theft, damage to property, fire and injury to
2. Maintains order amongst visitors and students; directs
traffic and parking of automobiles; provides information as
3. Exercises police powers in the detection and apprehension
of law violators; investigates accidents and complaints.
4. Transports college documents to state agencies and other
locations as required; safeguards and transports moneys to
5. Performs police duties at plays, dances and other
6. Prepares reports on investigations conducted and
noteworthy incidents occurring during tours of duty; Passes
on all important information regarding incidents that happen
on tour of duty to relief officer.
7. Checks water and stream lines, monitors boilers for
proper operation and reports malfunctions to proper
8. Operates such equipment as two-way radios,
radio-telephone interconnect, telephone beeper, facsimile
machines, base stations, emergency and medical equipment and
9. Performs clock rounds of buildings at scheduled times.
10. Cooperates and shares information with related agencies.
11. Determines whether violation has occurred and what
course of action to follow (e.g., arrest, warning, call for
assistance, etc.); interrogates suspects.
12. Determines course of action to be taken in emergency
13. Assesses road conditions to determine need for snow
removal and sanding.
14. Locks or unlocks doors, gates, etc.
15. Recommends protective measures to prevent vandalism,
fire or other hazardous situations.
16. Perform other duties consistent with Massachusetts
Department of Personnel Administration Classification
Specifications for Campus Police Officer I.
17. Actively support the teaching and learning process;
practicing honesty and integrity in and out of the
classroom; strive to create and support a student-centered
environment while fostering academic innovation and
18. Work actively with other areas of the college to ensure
a spirit of college wide collaboration, collegiality,
civility, and teamwork. Respect the function of dissent in
an academic institution while advancing a collegial
atmosphere of campus collaboration.
19. Embrace the ideals of diversity and inclusiveness and
support the equal rights of all people by advancing the
understanding and appreciation of differences including age,
race, gender, ability, religious convictions, socio-economic
status, ethnic heritage, or sexual orientation.
20. Provide flexible, responsive and high quality service to
all, be they students, community, or staff, and continuously
assessing processes and procedures and revising accordingly.
21. Perform other duties as assigned.
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1. Knowledge of the principles and correct usage of the
English language including grammar, punctuation and
2. Some knowledge of police procedures and practices and
fire prevention methods.
3. Some knowledge of law of arrest and criminal procedures
in lower courts.
4. Some knowledge of guarding procedures.
5. Ability to maintain student discipline, deal with the
public, recognize fire hazards and to walk long hours alone,
indoors and out, under varying climatic conditions.
6. High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
7. Possession of a current valid Massachusetts Class 3 Motor
Vehicle Operator's License.
8. Appointee must be eligible for appointment as a Special
State Police Officer under chapter 22C, Section 63 of the
Massachusetts General Laws undergoing an extensive
background investigation and CORI Check.
9. Must pass a police entry level psychological screening.
10. Must qualify for a LTC with the city or town of
residency within 6 months of employment.
11. Ability to successfully pass the Massachusetts State
Police Academy medical examination, pre-screening (which
includes a physical endurance testing) and successfully
complete the Special State Police Recruit Academy as
prescribed under the MGL chapter 22C sec.63. Failure to meet
the entrance requirements or to successfully complete the
course of training shall result in dismissal or, for lateral
appointment within the bargaining unit, return to previously
held position in accordance with the AFSCME Agreement.
1. Working knowledge of the building and grounds of the
College and of its rules and regulations.
2. Ability to speak Spanish and/or Vietnamese.
3. Experience in a College Policing atmosphere exercising a
community oriented philosophy.
4. Completed full time Campus Police Academy and/or
5. First responder/ CPR / EMT certified.
6. Associate Degree in Criminal Justice or related field.
7. Certifications as an instructor in areas of defensive
tactics, firearms, or first responder.
8. Current LTC with the city or town of residency.
$735.68 per 40 hour week. Position is 11:00 p.m. to 7:00
a.m. including weekends. Full-time benefited position.