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Campus Police Officer

Easton, MA
Stonehill College

The Police Officer will patrol Campus buildings and grounds to prevent theft, trespass, vandalism, or violations of College policies

Responsibilities:

Prepare incident reports on a routine basis and provide testimony in court, college judicial hearings, and any other processes as deemed necessary.

Perform building checks. Lock and unlock buildings and rooms based on the building schedule and special requests.

Enforce parking and vehicle rules and regulations. Direct traffic and investigate accidents.

Perform security details at related functions and special events as assigned.

Respond promptly to alarms including fire, carbon monoxide, card access, and intrusion alarms; conduct fire drills and assist with the periodic inspection of safety equipment.

Investigate crimes and other incidents in conjunction with the department detective as assigned.

Assist in the field training of new officers.

May be required to work overtime on short notice. This position is considered essential personnel by the College.

Must be able to attend police in-service training programs, and training programs as mandated by the College.

Perform any other duties as assigned, which are necessary to enhance public safety on campus and protect the lives, safety and property of the students, faculty, staff and guests of the college.

Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience
Ability to successfully pass Police Psychological Exam and pre-employment physical.

A minimum of an Associates Degree or higher in Criminal Justice or a related field; one to three years of related work experience or a combination of education and experience; successful completion of a police recruit training program equivalent to the MPTC standards.

Preferred Qualifications
- Experience as a police officer within a residential college or university environment is preferred.
- Required to work various shifts and holidays, and may be subject to report for duty at any time.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Must possess discretion and the ability to keep all records, communications, and other information relative to the nature of the department’s work in absolute confidence. Must have excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively work with all members of the community. Must have the ability to deal professionally with confrontational situations, difficult people, and remain non-judgmental in the handling of all situations.

Must possess excellent written and verbal skills. Ability to read, analyze and interpret reports, correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from the community.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to understand and carry out detailed written and verbal instructions. Ability to use discretion and make sound judgments.