Campus Police Officer

Baltimore, MD
John Hopkins University

Campus Police Officers provide security services to the Peabody campus and off-campus facilities and activities. The Peabody campus consists of 12 buildings in mid-town Baltimore. 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.

Starting Salary Range: $17.25 – $23.72 per hour


• 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/GED required.
2 years’ work experience required.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Must be able to qualify for a Special police commission.
Must be able to drive. Must be able to pass a background clearance.
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.
Professional customer service skills.