This is an entry level police officer position. The officer will attend and must successfully complete the Iowa Law Enforcement Basic Level I Academy to become certified as a peace officer in the state of Iowa. Upon successful completion of the academy, the officer will return to the ISU campus and be placed under the direct supervision of a police training officer. During this period, the officer will perform all the duties of a law enforcement officer including patrolling the university campus and outlying areas; enforcing local, state and federal laws as well as campus rules and regulations; responding to calls for service; initiating police reports; performing follow-up investigations as needed; directing traffic; and other duties as assigned.
This is a 24 hour operation, 365 days per year. Officers will be expected to work holidays that fall within their regular work schedule as well as all home football games and other major university-sponsored events.
Applicants will be expected to complete additional application material.
During basic training, will attend the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy M-F. During field training, will rotate through all shifts with varying hours and days off. Actual shift assignment will follow completion of all required training.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email email@example.com.
Eligible to enroll in the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy and complete the required field training program. The Police Officer I will have a minimum probationary period of 6 months prior to being eligible for internal promotion to a Police Officer II.
Must be able to read, write and speak Mandarin Chinese in order to communicate effectively.
Must have and maintain a valid U.S. state driver’s license and the ability to be authorized to drive University vehicles.
An associate’s degree in a criminal justice related field or a bachelor’s degree in any field
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com). Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.