Campus Police Officer

Crystal Lake, IL
McHenry County College

MCC is seeking a full-time candidate who will support students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors by monitoring activity on campus for the purpose of ensuring a safe educational and work environment and helping us achieve our mission – Our Focus is Learning. Student Success is our Goal.

Hiring Range $ 20-22, including a comprehensive benefits package


• 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 Education - Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, or the equivalent combination of related training and education.

Other Required Qualifications
• 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

Desired Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
• Certification by the Illinois Local Governmental Law Enforcement Officer’s Training Board
• Bilingual (Spanish/English) communication skills