Master Police Officer I-III

Raleigh, NC
North Carolina State University

Essential Functions:

  • The main purpose of the NC State University Master Officer position is to protect and serve the students, faculty, staff and visitors of North Carolina State University through law enforcement and crime prevention.
  • The selected candidate(s) will patrol campus and investigate complaints and violations of State laws and local ordinances.
  • This person also develops and implements preventative patrol techniques and performs specialized duties to deter crime and promote effective safety and security practices.


  • Must possess a minimum of a High School diploma or GED from an appropriately accredited institution and 6 years experience as a sworn local, state or federal law enforcement officer.
  • An advanced degree (JD, Masters, Doctorate) reduces the minimum experience requirement by 1 year.
  • Current certification from NC CJETSC as a commissioned police officer or certification eligible within the specified timeframe is also required.
  • Candidates must meet the minimum State standards for employment.
  • Candidates must successfully complete a department orientation course, a department field training program during probationary period, and must satisfactorily complete the state mandated probationary period.
  • The selected candidate must possess good oral and written communication skills and deal with the public and representatives of the criminal justice system in a professional manner.
  • The candidate(s) for this position will be considered a ‘MANDATORY’ Employee as defined in University Regulation.
  • All professional certifications referenced below are issued through the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.
  • The minimum State of North Carolina employment standards.
  • Valid driver’s license required.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree or higher education level.
  • Experience in a higher education public safety or campus police department is preferred as is experience in a CALEA or IACLEA accredited department.
  • 80 percent score on annual firearms qualification strongly preferred.
  • Notice to Veterans: pursuant to North Carolina law, you may qualify for a reduced BLET enrollment as outlined.