West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), part of the WVU system of campuses, is seeking applications for the position of Campus Police Officer. This full-time position will be responsible for establishing and maintaining a safe atmosphere for faculty, staff, students and visitors by providing police and security services to the WVU Tech campus community.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Provide a safe campus environment.
Work collaboratively with staff, faculty and students.
Enforce all federal, state and University laws, rules, and regulations. Investigate criminal complaints.
Patrol assigned areas, both during regular work shifts and for special events.
Work Hours: Varies
Pay Grade: 16
WVU Tech is a regional division of the West Virginia University system with campuses currently located in Beckley, West Virginia. It boasts a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of 17 students, allowing personalized attention in a supportive environment. WVU Tech is ranked first in the state for return on investment, and seventh in the nation in annual ROI for students paying in-state tuition. The campus is near state and national parks and numerous recreational opportunities.
Associates degree or equivalent law enforcement experience. (civilian or military)
Preference may be given to candidates who have prior certified training or completion of this department's field training program.
Successful candidates must be bondable.
Valid WV driver's license
Ability to maintain law enforcement officer certification
Ability to pass physical agility testing
Following hire, must qualify for, attend, and complete the West Virginia Basic Law Enforcement Academy within one year, if not already qualified
About WVU At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Get more details at http://hr.wvu.edu/.
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Job Posting: May 7, 2018
Posting Classification: Classified
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 135581
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.