University Law Enforcement Officer

Cleveland, OH
Cleveland State University

Business Title: University Law Enforcement Officer 1
Posting Category: Public Safety
Salary Grade: 28
Salary Plan: Classified – FOP
Hiring Range /Pay Rate: Commensurate upon experience
Department: University Police Department

Department Description

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Founded in 1964, CSU is a dynamic institution with over 16,000 students, 10 colleges and schools and offers more than 175 academic programs. CSU employs more than 1500 faculty and staff. Located in downtown, Cleveland, Ohio, CSU’s location is part of its mission, with roots going back to the 19th century as an institution that provided opportunities for students who did not otherwise have access to higher education.

The CSU Police Department is responsible for providing a safe and secure environment for the campus community. Officers patrol over 90 acres of state property in addition to surrounding city streets. On any given day, over 35,000 students, faculty, staff, and visitors may be on campus at one time. The CSU Police Department operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Position Location: Main Campus

FTE: 1.00

Job Summary

Independently performs duties of certified peace officer using standard operating procedures of law enforcement for the safety and protection of university students, faculty and staff and general public. Performs assigned and on view investigations. Assists in related areas; provides special service/assistance as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent. Must be 21 years of age or older and be eligible for license to carry a firearm. Must have current OPOTA Peace Officer certification or prior OPOTA Peace Officer certification and the ability to refresh within one year of hire or OPOTA Certification before date of hire. Must periodically qualify in use of firearms. Must have a currently valid driver’s license and establish driver eligibility under the University’s Motor Vehicle Policy. Must pass all of the following: written exam, physical abilities test, thorough background check and panel interview. Must be able to work rotating shifts.

Requisition Number: PT0702703S

Special Instructions to Applicants

All applicants must attach a copy of their OPOTA Peace Officer certificate.

Below outlines the steps in our Hiring Process for Law Enforcement

Test- (handled through National Testing Network)
Physical Agilities Test
Panel Interview with Police Department
Background investigation
Psychological Testing
Voice Stress Analysis Test
Medical Exam

Applicant Instructions

Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the University’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

Applications will be exclusively accepted online at Mailed or emailed application materials will not be accepted.

Work Schedule: Rotating
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 10/11/2021
Close Date/Application Deadline: 11/07/2021