University Police Officer
This is commissioned law enforcement work in providing police protection for a regent’s institution. Work involves enforcement of municipal ordinances, county resolutions and state statutes. Enforcement of rules, regulations and policies of the University and the Board of Regents. Patrols an assigned area, exercises full law enforcement powers, conducts criminal investigations, collects evidence and prepares appropriate reports. The position requires initial and continual certification as set forth and defined by the Kansas commission on peace officers’ standards and training.
- Qualified candidates must be 21 years of age, a U.S. Citizen.
- Candidate will be fingerprinted, and a search of local, state, and national fingerprint files made to determine whether the applicant has a criminal record.
- Candidate has not been convicted of a crime that would constitute a felony under the laws of this state, a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence or a misdemeanor offense that the commission determines reflects on the honesty, trustworthiness, integrity, or competence of the applicant as defined by rules and regulations of the Kansas commission on peace officers’ standards and training.
- Must have graduated from a high school accredited by the Kansas state board of education or the appropriate accrediting agency of another state jurisdiction or have obtained the equivalent of a high school education as defined by rules and regulations of the commission.
- Must be of good moral character sufficient to warrant the public trust in the applicant as a police officer or law enforcement officer.
- Candidate will complete an assessment, including psychological testing approved by the commission, to determine that the applicant does not have a mental or personality disorder that would adversely affect the ability to perform the essential functions of a police officer or law enforcement officer with reasonable skill, safety and judgment be free of any physical or mental condition which adversely affects the ability to perform the essential functions of a police officer or law enforcement officer with reasonable skill, safety and judgment and obtain initial and continual certification as set forth and defined by the Kansas commission on peace officers’ standards and training.
- At time of appointment, candidate must have passed a standardized written test, polygraph examination, background investigation, physical and a drug screening testing.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center or other state agency that meets the same standard. A college degree is preferred, but not required.
SALARY: Hourly rate $19.25