Campus Police Officer II

Boston, MA
Mass College of Art and Design

General Statement of Duties and Responsibilities: 

Interacts and engages with the community, patrols campus buildings and adjacent areas; investigates crime or other incidents; restrains or arrests suspects when necessary; provides assistance to college, courts or grand juries in adjudication and/or prosecution of cases; determines actions to be taken on assignments; provides on-the-job training and coaching to subordinates personally or through referral to law enforcement educational programs; performs related administrative duties such as maintaining liaison with administrative personnel, conducting staff meetings, maintaining records, authorizing overtime, time off; preparing periodic reports, assign work to and review the performance of assigned personnel.

Salary: Grade 17, Step I, $52,906.22 annually (position is a unit position governed by the AFSCME collective bargaining unit).

Examples of duties:

  • Supervise, assign work to and review the performance of assigned subordinate staff.
  • Conduct daily communications with subordinates to include inspection of the daily log, personnel, cruisers and equipment, as well as addressing any issues, situations or complaints.
  • Provide field-training for newly hired subordinates including police, security, dispatch and civilian when necessary.
  • Ensure that calls for service are handled as promptly and efficiently as possible and not hesitate to personally handle calls if they become backlogged.
  • Review reports, provide necessary feedback to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Organize, plan and execute all event functions for the department (Commencement/Convocations, etc.).
  • Utilize the RAVE Alert system when necessary, and with understanding of the college’s obligations under Clery.
  • Play an active role in emergency management efforts.
  • Actively participate in the development, training, and the review of policies and procedures for the department.
  • Provide feedback up the chain of command regarding officers under your command.
  • Establishing partnerships with students, faculty and staff. Engage with the community on a regular basis, attend community functions, and serve on a variety of committees, as needed.
  • Develop and present educational crime prevention programs for the community of all types including pamphlets, posters, social media, in-person presentations as well as checking security hardware and equipment such as alarms, fire doors, and emergency telephones to ensure they are in working order.

Requirements:

In order to be certified as a law enforcement officer by the Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Commission in accordance with Chapter 6E of the Massachusetts General Laws, an individual must meet certain specified standards.

  • Eligibility for certification as a law enforcement officer by the Police Officer Standards and Training Commission (POST C) after satisfying all requirements.
    • Appointee must be eligible for appointment as a Special State Police Officer under chapter 22C, Section 63 of the Massachusetts General Laws
    • The candidate must be a U.S. citizen and at least 21 years old
    • The candidate must possess a high school diploma or have passed the High School Equivalency Testing Program (HiSET), formally known as the GED
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment medical exam
  • Ability to pass an extensive background investigation.
  • Is not listed in the national decertification index: https://www.iadlest.org/our-services/ndi/about-ndi)
  • Must be able to successfully complete a psychological exam
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a MA License to Carry (LTC-A)
  • Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D motor vehicle operator’s license
  • Ability to pass a drug and/or alcohol test.