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9852 - Police Officer 3rd Class, IUPD

Job Summary: Officers are assigned at the direction of supervision to patrol, on foot or in vehicle, designated areas on and adjacent to university-owned property. Enforces Federal and State statutes as well as the policies of Indiana University; protects citizen’s rights, property and persons; and identifies and prevents criminal and delinquent behavior. Maintains order and facilitates the safe, expeditious movement of pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

Assists citizens; resolves conflict; and maintains order and deters crime. Provides information to students, faculty and staff regarding University policy and procedures; investigates complaints and accidents; documents information; and maintains records. Collects evidence; questions individuals; and drafts and enters reports, accidents, and citations in databases as required.

Issues citations and/or arrests law violators and prepares and serves civil processes. Responds quickly to medical assistance calls, accidents, fires, disturbances, and breaches of law; administers aid as a first responder; provides security for buildings and property of Indiana University; and provides security and law enforcement presence for special events, including commencement, athletic events, visiting dignitaries, and cultural events.

FOR CONSIDERATION: Submit a letter of interest and resume that provides evidence of the qualifications outlined and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three references that can comment about your qualifications for the position.

REQUIRED: High school diploma or GED and have completed or be enrolled in appropriate academy program.

Possess a valid driver’s license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.

Must meet the standards of physical fitness testing, physical examination, psychological evaluation, oral interview, and background investigation. Ability to communicate and perform duties effectively and in a professional manner; ability to understand written and verbal instructions and perform tasks efficiently; and ability to read, write and speak English fluently. Basic knowledge of computers and word processing/email/database software systems.

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree; and Indiana Law Enforcement Academy certification.

Note: Periodic overtime is required and includes athletic and other special event assignments.

Other: Law Enforcement Officer 3rd Class is a position for the fully empowered police officer. The officer is responsible for performing a variety of complex functions in connection with general duty police work.

Candidates that must attend and successfully complete the Indiana Law Enforcement Basic Training course for 15 weeks must do so within one year of the hiring date. This requires an initial commute to a training site for one week, as well as weekly stays at the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in Plainfield, Indiana for the remaining 14 weeks. The candidate will be paid while attending the Law Enforcement Academy.

This position is also open to those candidates that are currently police officers certified by the Indiana Law Enforcement Training Board.

The Law Enforcement Officer 3rd Class requires candidates to serve at least a one-year probationary period and successfully complete an on-the-job Field Training Officer program.

Apply by November 28, 2013.

Fitness Assessments will be conducted on Sunday, December 1, 2013.

***To apply for this position, please refer to Job #9841 on the Bloomington Campus***

Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.