OFFICIAL TITLE: Campus Police Officer III (Lieutenant)
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Chain of Command - Captain and Chief of Police
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Subordinate police and dispatch AFSCME personnel, student employees
General Statement of Duties: The Campus Police Officer III serves as the primary supervisor for various divisions within the university police department, holding the functional title of Lieutenant. The CPOIII is responsible for oversight, training initiatives, scheduling, administrative tasks, and patrolling as needed.
All responsibilities are considered essential.
1.Supervise subordinate university police officers, institutional security officers, and dispatchers
2.Oversee and provide assistance to shift sergeants as needed
3.Acting as supervisor, report any instances of concern up the chain of command
4.Patrol campus grounds, exercise police powers, write reports, investigate crimes, and enforce safety and traffic regulations as needed, to provide coverage for vacant shifts
5.Manage and maintain evidence room, as assigned by the Captain and/or Chief
6.Develop and implement various training and crime prevention programs for departmental and other professional staff members
7.Manage on-site investigations and act as liaison to municipal, state, federal, and other university law enforcement agencies
8.May plan and prepare work schedules, to include coordinating the need for, and scheduling of overtime for special events
9.Represents the department at university meetings, as requested by the Captain and/or Chief
10.Performs other duties as assigned within the Campus Police Officer classification.
a.Classification Specifications may be found at http://www.mass.edu/foradmin/humanresources/classspecshrd.asp.
1. Must have at least (A) three years of full-time, or equivalent part-time experience in a governmental police force or in law enforcement work and (B) of which at least one year must have been in a supervisory capacity, or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. Substitutions: 1. An Associate's degree with a major in police science, law enforcement or criminal justice may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required (A) experience.* 2. A Bachelor's degree or higher with a major in police science, law enforcement or criminal justice may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required (A) experience.* *Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
I. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
Must be eligible to be warranted as a Massachusetts Special State Police Officer (SSPO) as defined by the Colonel of the State Police and MGL Ch. 22C Sec. 63, which includes:
a. Successfully pass the Massachusetts State Police Academy medical examination, pre-screening (which includes physical endurance testing) and successfully complete the Special State Police Recruit Academy. Failure to meet the entrance requirements or to successfully complete the course of training shall result in dismissal or, for lateral appointment within the bargaining unit, return to previously held position in accordance with the AFSCME Agreement.
b. Ability to pass a pre-employment medical exam.
c. Ability to pass an extensive background investigation and CORI Check No person, who has been convicted of a felony or any offense punishable under M.G.L. Chapter 94C (drug law violations); or has been convicted of a misdemeanor and has been confined to any jail or house of correction as punishment for said crime, M.G.L. Chapter 22 C section 14, will be considered for employment.
d. Ability to successfully complete a psychological exam.
e. Ability to obtain and maintain a MA License to Carry (LTC-A) license within 6 months of employment.
f. Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D motor vehicle operator's license.
g. Ability to pass a drug and/or alcohol test.
Preferred Qualifications :
1. Five to ten years of full-time experience as a police officer in a college/university, municipal, state, federal, or military department including a minimum of three years of experience as a supervisor. 2. Possess a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice or Related Field. 3. Graduate of a full basic police academy. 4. Experience working with diverse populations, and the ability to deal with young adults, faculty and staff in a diverse environment. 5. Ability to work with other police agencies in a positive and professional manner. 6. Experience with Evidence Room Management. 7. Experience and training related to investigations and Crime Scene Processing.
Worcester State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer which seeks to reflect the diversity of its community.
Weekly Salary: $990.81
Shift: 11p-7a Monday-Friday
Days Off: Saturday and Sunday
This is a non-exempt AFSCME unit position.
All applicants must apply online at worcester.interviewexchange.com
Necessary documents for submission include a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Applicants must complete the National Student Clearinghouse Authorization form or submit the official transcript of highest degree.
All information that can be uploaded to one's e-account should be done so by the applicant; information which cannot may be faxed to 508-929-8163 or emailed to email@example.com, or may be sent to the following address:
Director of Human Resources
Worcester State University
486 Chandler Street
Worcester, MA 01602-2597
About Worcester State University
WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY is a vibrant public university located in the residential west side of Worcester, Massachusetts, the second largest city in New England and home to 38,000 college students at more than a dozen colleges and universities. Situated on a compact 58-acre campus, the University offers 50 undergraduate and graduate academic programs to more than 6,400 students annually. The Princeton Review ranks us as one of the 75 "Best Value" public colleges in the country, as well as a "Best in the Northeast" college.