Patrol Sergeant

Corvallis, OR
Oregon State University

The Department of Public Safety is recruiting lateral, sworn law enforcement professionals to lead, supervise and expand a foundation of complex, compassionate and diversified safety services for the university community.

Reporting to the Lieutenant of Operations, the OSU Police Sergeant is a uniformed first-line responder and supervisory position within the Department of Public Safety (DPS). This position will work independently in performing regularly assigning, reviewing, and participating in the work of law enforcement. This position provides leadership, support, development and accountability for police officers and security/public safety officers assigned to DPS.

The OSU Police Sergeant will have regular daily contact with all members of the Oregon State University campus community including; students, faculty, staff, visitors, and members of the public while carrying out law enforcement and security duties providing a safe and secure campus.

The OSU Police Sergeant oversees day-to-day field operations; monitors, observes and assists police officers, public safety offices, and other staff as necessary. This position will provide short-term and long-term guidance, coordination and evaluation of work assignments. This position will supervise sworn police and security/public safety officers and act in the capacity of a sworn officer to the full extent of all federal, state, county and university laws, regulations and policies. This position will review reports written by officers for content, accuracy and completeness; evaluates and ensures correction as needed.