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Slippery Rock University
  • Position Number: 2568028
  • Location: Slippery Rock, PA
  • Position Type: Campus Safety and Police

Starting Salary : $41,290 - salary commensurate with experience.Regular Full Time.

Work Schedule: May work days, evenings, holidays or weekends and shift work. 7 am – 3 pm; 3 pm – 11 pm; 11 pm – 7 am.

Slippery Rock University is currently recruiting for multiple patrol officers. Patrol officers on a university campus perform community oriented policing. Our officers are highly interactive with the student population as many students are away from home for the first time and seek guidance and direction from our officers. The role is one of assistance and enforcement, and the officers are viewed as problem solvers. We look for leadership potential and excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to make presentations and relate to our student population. The officers provide a police presence that promotes the safety and security of all members of the University community.

This is an essential personnel position.


Enforce Commonwealth of PA laws and University regulations; Patrols campus by foot, bike or vehicle
Monitors/responds to calls for criminal, general assistance, campus emergencies; Provides emergency first aid as needed; Completes written reports on necessary forms promptly and accurately;
Patrols campus property and buildings to assure proper security and reports general building and grounds security issues; Completes/files reports of crime and other police matters and conducts initial investigations; Provides assistance to other local law enforcement agencies as needed; Provides safety and law enforcement for extra-curricular, social and recreational events and activities; May advise student or community activity groups; Files appropriate criminal charges for violation of Commonwealth laws and/or enforces vehicle code violations; Investigates traffic accidents and prepares reports; Directs traffic, enforces parking regulations, makes criminal arrests, serves warrants, transports prisoners, takes fingerprints, attends hearings, testifies and enforces University policies and procedures; Attends required training; Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Must have formal training in the provisions of basic police services as certified through ACT120 training; possession of a valid driver's operator's license; ability to meet such qualifications regarding strength, agility and health required.

The successful candidate must also satisfactorily pass psychological and medical testing, as well as be able to be commissioned in Pennsylvania. Candidate must be available to work shifts, holidays and weekends.

A successful interview and passing a criminal background check required.

Preference will be given to applicants who have had at least one year of police work in the Commonwealth; have knowledge of Commonwealth criminal and traffic laws, rules and regulations; experience with computer software, including Microsoft Word Office Suite; excellent communication skills; and possess an understanding of diverse populations.

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, age/or veteran status in its programs or activities in accordance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, TitleVIIof the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Vice President of Human Resources and Compliance/Title IX Coordinator
008 Old Main Building
104 Maltby Avenue
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057

Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.

Please provide three professional references in the application form.

Full consideration given to resumes received by November 3, 2021.

Recommended candidate will be required to complete criminal background checks, including Act 34 (State Police); Act 151 (Child Abuse); and Federal Criminal (FBI) clearance prior to appointment.

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