Campus Police Officer

Baltimore, MD
Johns Hopkins University

Salary: Min $18.00 – Max $33.50 HRLY.

Position Summary:

Responsibilities include uniformed patrols and crime prevention services to protect life and property; offering proactive support of student and staff initiatives; development and maintaining a positive rapport with students, faculty, staff, visitors and members of the surrounding neighborhoods; coordinating and cooperating with various University administrators in the preliminary and follow-up investigation of complaints; reporting criminal offenses and disruptions; enforcing University policies and regulations, state laws and Baltimore City Ordinances; overseeing student monitors; writing reports and keeping records; monitoring electronic surveillance equipment and key access control. Position involves shift work, some overtime, and may include schedule changes as needed to meet security requirements.

Essential Functions:

  • Patrol assigned areas on foot.
  • Actively participate in crime prevention and community policing activities.
  • Respond to routine and emergency calls for various types of service and take action as appropriate.
  • Conduct investigations; maintain confidentiality while writing clear, concise and accurate reports.
  • Conduct security inspections of Peabody facilities and areas, reporting conditions as they may be necessary.
  • Provide escorts and other general services, including locking and unlocking buildings and rooms.
  • Work flexible shifts and any day of the week that includes holidays or weekends to assist with operational and special event assignments.
  • Use various computers and other equipment as a routine function of this position.
  • Perform other security related services for the faculty, staff, students, and visitors of The Johns Hopkins University as may be necessary.
  • Provide general security and customer service/informational services for Peabody’s on campus activities which include numerous special events at the George Peabody Library and numerous evening and weekend events for Peabody concerts and performances.


  • High School Diploma or graduation equivalent.
  • Two years’ work experience. Must meet Maryland State Police requirements and investigation for a Special Police Commission and have exemplary background and integrity in possession of a valid U.S. motor vehicle driver’s license; must pass a University criminal background investigation; have and maintain a clean motor vehicle driving record (no more than two current points).
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
  • Professional customer service skills.
  • Must be able to walk, stand and climb stairs for extended periods of time in order to conduct routine rounds and to patrol buildings and campus.
  • Must be able to work outside in all types of weather for periods of time.