Clark University seeks an experienced officer to provide flexible, responsive, and high quality community-based policing while providing security and fire protection to the University constituencies and properties; and to actively support the teaching and learning process by working to create and support a student centered environment. Duties include: patrol campus buildings, grounds and adjacent areas of the campus; enforce State laws as well as the rules and regulations of the University; investigate accidents and complaints; prepare reports; handle confidential and sensitive materials; and perform related work as required. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license, a minimum of one year of law enforcement experience; must currently possess or be able to obtain arrest powers; must be qualified to obtain license to carry firearms; graduation from a certified police academy preferred. Knowledge of the functions and obligations of the campus police system; ability to exercise clear quick thinking in emergencies; ability to direct traffic and parking issues; ability to write concise and complete reports; possess or be able to be CPR Certified; ability to cooperate with representatives of other law enforcement agencies; willingness to work nights and weekends; and to report for duty at any time when emergencies arise. Must be eligible for appointment under Chapter 22C, Section 63 of the Massachusetts General Laws and undergo an extensive background investigation, CORI check, psychological and medical exam and drug test. Candidates must be able to pass the Massachusetts Physical Agility Test (PAT). Employment is contingent upon successful passing of all required testing. Position open and review of applications will begin immediately. Police officers hired full-time are members of the Clark University Police Association, and currently work a 40 hour week on a 4-2 schedule. Starting hourly rate is between $17.00-$19.00/hour depending on experience, with excellent benefits including health insurance, retirement plan, tuition, and many more. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to: <firstname.lastname@example.org> or mail to Human Resources, Clark University, 950 Main St., Worcester, MA 01610. Code “199423” must be referenced in the subject line to be considered for this position.
Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.
About Clark University
Founded in 1887, Clark University is a liberal arts-based research university committed to
scholarship and inquiry that addresses social and human imperatives on a global basis. It is the place where Robert Goddard invented the modern rocket, where Sigmund Freud delivered his only lectures in the United States, and where current students stake their claim to the Clark motto, “Challenge Convention, Change Our World,” which is the rallying cry that inspires our community every day.
Located in Worcester, Massachusetts, Clark University educates its undergraduate and graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world, and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. The University’s engages students in such areas as biology, chemistry, economics, geography, psychology, urban education, management, environmental science and policy, Holocaust and genocide studies, and international development and social change.
Clark University’s pioneering model of higher education, LEEP (Liberation Education and Effective Practice) compels undergraduate students to thrive in authentic world and workplace settings, and prepares them for lives and careers of consequence.