The Towson University Police Department is currently accepting qualified applicants for a University Police Officer IV position to function as a Patrol Division Supervisor, enforce State laws and University regulations, and perform a variety of law enforcement duties.
The UPO IV provides supervisory duties including: assigning specific patrol responsibilities and establishing work priorities; instructing, directing, and guiding personnel on a patrol shift; assisting in scheduling and managing day-to-day operations; assigning and reviewing work; monitoring and evaluating performance of subordinate personnel; and initiating disciplinary actions as necessary. Additional responsibilities include, inspecting police and support personnel on patrol shift to insure compliance with departmental policies, regulations and procedures; preparing, maintaining and reviewing a variety of operational and administrative reports, logs, and ledgers; enforcing the laws of the State of Maryland; conducting preliminary and follow-up investigations; patrolling designated areas of campus to maintain a visible presence and enforce University parking regulations and determining appropriate course of action.
This position is classified as Essential personnel and candidates will be required to work varied shifts including weekends and holidays.
High school diploma or equivalent; certification as a sworn Police Officer recognized by the Maryland Police Training Commission within the last three years; and two years of experience as a sworn Police Officer. Must possess and maintain a valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver's license with no more than 5 points. Three years of experience supervising police officers is preferred.
A Criminal Background Investigation, pre-employment physical, polygraph and psychological evaluation are required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
Salary and Benefits
$59,114 and full University benefits that include annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, click here.
This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.
Internal Number: 1800006V
About Towson University
The largest comprehensive university in the Baltimore area, Towson University is nationally recognized for its excellent programs in the arts and sciences, communications, business, health professions, education, fine arts and computer information systems. Located in suburban Towson, eight miles north of Baltimore, our beautifully landscaped, 328-acre setting offers a pleasant environment for study and a diverse campus life, as well as easy access to a wealth of university and community resources. Towson University's educational experience branches out to off-campus locations throughout Maryland, including a number of online options. Our many interdisciplinary partnerships with public and private organizations throughout Maryland provide opportunities for research, internships and jobs. Towson University is a founding member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU).