Police Officer II, Non-Certified

Chicago, IL
The University of Chicago

The University of Chicago Police Department (UCPD) is a full service, CALEA-accredited police department serving the University of Chicago and surrounding areas from 37th Street to 64th Street, and Cottage Grove Avenue to Lake Shore Drive. Members of the department are committed to conducting their work in a respectful and dignified manner while providing a safe environment for those who live, learn, and work in our community.

Job Summary:

Performs assigned duties, under direction of experienced personnel, to gain knowledge and experience required to become a Certified Police Officer. Providing aid and safeguarding all members of the University community, students, faculty, and staff working and living in the area. Conducts routine vehicular, bicycle and foot patrols; investigate criminal activity; enforces traffic regulations; conducts a variety of crime prevention activities to protect life and property; prevents disorder; apprehend and assist in prosecution of criminals; respond to emergencies; and helps enforce laws and ordinances.

Education, Experience, or Certifications:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college required.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Successful completion of the Basic Law Enforcement Officers’ Training course as prescribed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Officers’ Training & Standards Board within eighteen months of date of hire, or within twenty-four months of the date of hire at the discretion of the Department required.
  • Attainment of Illinois Law Enforcement Certification within eighteen months of date of hire, or within twenty-four months of the date of hire at the discretion of the Department required.
  • Successful completion of The University of Chicago Police Department Field Training Program within eighteen months of date of hire, or within twenty-four months of the date of hire at the discretion of the Department required.
  • Successful completion of a background investigation, written and oral exams, medical examinations, psychological test, drug screens and physical fitness tests required.
  • Valid Illinois driver’s license or Driver’s License that grants reciprocity in the State of Illinois.