Police Officer

Charleston, SC
College of Charleston

Salary: $50,000.

Closing Date: 05/17/2024.

Position Summary:

Under direct supervision, sworn Campus Police Officer is responsible for the protection of life and property at the College of Charleston. Enforces the laws of the State, County and the rules and regulations of the College of Charleston. When assigned, performs specialized duties requiring certification, training and experience.


  • A high school diploma or GED.
  • One year of police or military experience and knowledge of the laws of the State of South Carolina civil and criminal codes and the rules and regulations applicable to the College of Charleston is desired.
  • Must complete the South Carolina Criminal Justice Basic Police Training and be certified by the Law Enforcement Training Council in accordance with 23-23-40 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina 1976 within one year of hire date.
  • Candidates with an equivalent combination of experience and/or education are encouraged to apply.
  • Must be capable of utilizing Records Management Software to read and write reports.
  • Must be able to physically subdue violators during arrest or restrain person(s), and able to qualify with/carry a firearm.
  • Must have the ability to safely operate a police vehicle under normal/emergency conditions, have the ability to understand/implement police procedures and criminal laws, and able to communicate effectively; be able to monitor & respond to audible & visual security/fire alarms and observation devices. Must successfully complete all mandated police training requirements.