This position works in partnership with our communities to create a safe and secure environment through education and enforcement. Police Officers perform general duty police work by patrolling the campus by vehicle, bicycle or on foot. The Campus Police Officer is responsible for security, protection, providing assistance, crime prevention, investigation, emergency aid, and ensuring proper enforcement of applicable federal, state and local statutes and other university policies.
Twenty-one years of age
High school graduation or equivalent
A valid driver’s license
No felony or domestic violence convictions
Special Conditions of Employment: Incumbents must be able to obtain peace officer certification as required by the State of Washington. Incumbents have complete police authority, including arrest powers and are required to be commissioned law officers under the regulations of the State of Washington.
Accredited college degree in criminal justice, police science or related field.
Law enforcement and/or University law enforcement experience
College degree (AA/Bachelor’s/Master’s)
Certified law enforcement officer
Screening Begins: October 25, 2018 and will continue until a finalist is selected
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.