Campus Police Officer

Cicero, IL
Morton College

Position Summary:

Campus Police Officers will ensure the safety of persons and college property by performing assigned functions, such as visible patrol of the campus; enforce applicable federal, state, and local laws, and college rules and regulations. An Officer must be able to complete a thorough preliminary investigation, make sound decisions and take appropriate action. Officers must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth. Pass a background check and interview.

Essential Functions:

  • Enforce applicable federal, state and local laws; and college rules and regulations.
  • Enforce traffic and parking regulations on campus.
  • Assume the responsibility for the operations of the Campus Safety department in the absence of command personnel.
  • Protect the persons and property of all staff, students and guests within the confines of the college or college-controlled properties.
  • Ensure the safety of the campus, identify risk, and make proper notification to address the issue.
  • Conduct a proper investigation to an end result.
  • Complete thorough reports based on facts, through a proper interview and submit them for review.
  • Provide emergency medical assistance and be First Aid certified.
  • Normal position for Campus Police Officer is 40 hours a week; this position also requires a response to emergency call backs.


  • 7 Years of Law Enforcement.
  • Must have a valid state driver’s license, FOID Card (Illinois residents), and have a valid Illinois police officer state certification and/or ability to update/renew if retired law enforcement and able to obtain a state of IL training waiver issued by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.
  • Must possess honesty, integrity, emotional stability, good judgment, dependability, the ability to function well under pressure, and a professional appearance.
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Computer skills and Microsoft Office proficiency.

Preferred Requirements:

  • An Associate Degree in Law Enforcement or Military, prior police experience in Illinois.
  • Certified Crisis Intervention Team (CIT), juvenile or school resource officer.
  • Experience as a field training officer, juvenile officer or community relations.
  • Familiar with National Incident Management System or possess any other training certification as an instructor.
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish.