To enforce the law, provide service, information and aid to all citizens as circumstances require, prevent crime, suppress disturbances, investigate criminal offenses, and arrest offenders.
The officer is to perform law enforcement duties on the property under the control and jurisdiction of the University of Texas System. Preserve the peace by the use of all lawful means, interceding, when authorized by law, to prevent or suppress crime. Execute all lawful process. An officer is to arrest offenders with or without warrant when authorized by law. Investigate criminal offenses to detect and arrest criminals, and recover stolen or lost property. Prepare various written reports narrating law enforcement and police activities. In addition, an officer must confer with local enforcement, criminal justice and emergency response agencies on matters of mutual interest.
An officer must have a high school diploma or GED. Successful completion of a TCOLE approved Basic Peace Officer Course and passed a TCOLE exam. Each officer must hold a Peace Officer Commission, issued by the Director of the Police of The University of Texas System, and a valid driver's license not subject to suspension. Must be eligible to drive a University owned or leased motor vehicle. Must meet certain prerequisites established by the Office of the Director of Police, the Board of Regents, and the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Education. All officers must have the physical and mental capabilities to properly carry out responsibilities and duties as a commissioned police officer of The University of Texas System Police.
60 college hours from an accredited college or university. Great communication skills.
Prior university law enforcement experience.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1)Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: Yes