Lateral Police Officers

Eugene, OR
University of Oregon

The University of Oregon Police Department (UOPD) is currently hiring multiple Lateral Police Officers. We are looking for candidates that can act as intermediaries and problem solvers within the university and surrounding community.

The UOPD is a community-oriented, campus-focused, and trust-based policing agency within the University of Oregon. The purpose of this position is to maintain peace and public safety through the enforcement of laws and traffic control, and by providing emergency services on University of Oregon owned and controlled properties. The UOPD plays an integral role in the university community by providing a safe, secure, and welcoming environment. Our mission is to foster a climate encouraging a free, open, and civil exchange of ideas in support of the educational, research, and public service goals of the university. The UOPD recognizes and promotes the values of multiculturalism and inclusiveness in a diverse, international college community. We consistently collaborate with and provide educational opportunities for our community in order to deter, reduce, and solve crimes. The UOPD is dedicated to resolving issues through modern compassionate policing.

The University of Oregon is a PAC-12 public flagship research university in Eugene, Oregon with a diverse and ever-changing community. The University provides a competitive benefits package to all eligible employees that includes health insurance benefits, wellness programs, retirement plan choices, tuition benefits for employees and their family, as well as many other services. The University selects members of the police department by including community representatives and other stakeholders when considering candidates.

For a complete description of the position and application procedures, go to EO/AA/Veterans/Disability institution committed to cultural diversity. Position subject to criminal background check.