The position provides law enforcement and public safety services to the University community. It is a sworn position and requires the carrying of a firearm.
Enforce the laws legislated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the rules/regulations established by the University.
Provide law enforcement, security, and police related services to the University community in an effort to enhance the safety and security of people and property.
Conduct proactive mobile and foot patrols in an effort to deter or detect criminal activity, security breaches, or public safety issues.
Respond to incidents and/or requests for assistance by the University community and take appropriate action to either resolve or contain a situation.
Conduct preliminary investigations of criminal and related non-criminal incidents.
Document criminal and related non-criminal incidents, using established departmental reports and/or forms, in an accurate and timely manner.
Ensure that designated University facilities are locked and unlocked at specified times.
Provide traffic and crowd control, as directed, during special events or when necessary/appropriate.
Enforce all rules and regulations pertaining to the University Parking Program by issuing parking citations during the course of their assigned shift.
Enhance the University community’s awareness about safety and security issues through informal discussions and formal programming, as directed.
Provide general information to the University community and its visitors, when requested.
This position will need to drive on behalf of the University.
Perform related police duties as required.
Bachelor or Associate Degree preferred.
Previous law enforcement experience preferred, ideally in a campus setting.
Excellent verbal, communication and problem-solving skills a must.
Certification under Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Act 120 (Municipal Police Officers Education Training Commission).
Valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License.
Pre-employment Criminal Background Check, Psychological, Drug and Alcohol Tests.
This position description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by the employee holding this job. This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
In performance of their respective tasks and duties, all employees are expected to conform with the University’s Policy of Ethical Practice and the following: perform quality work within deadlines with/without direct supervision; interact professionally with other employees, students, customers and suppliers; work effectively as a team contributor; and work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating/coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.
Robert Morris University is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, RMU complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin. EOE
About Robert Morris University
Approximately 5,200 undergraduate and graduate students from 42 states and 32 nations are enrolled at Robert Morris University, which is located in Moon Township approximately 20 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh.
Robert Morris University offers 60 undergraduate degree programs and 20 graduate degree programs in five academic schools: the School of Business, the School of Communications and Information Systems, the School of Education and Social Science, the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science, and the School of Nursing and Health Sciences.
RMU’s mission is to change our students’ lives so that they can go out and change the lives of others for the better. We do this through professional experiences, service learning, global experiences, undergraduate research, campus leadership, and cultural experiences. These activities are documented on RMU’s unique Student Engagement Transcript.
More than 100 clubs and organizations help students to develop leadership skills, network professionally and meet friends. Student organizations include varsity, club and intramural sports, sororities, fraternities and student government. RMU has 23 NCAA Division I athletic programs,... including football, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s hockey, and men's and women's lacrosse.
The university has 571 employees, which includes 200 full-time faculty members.