Performs the duties of a law enforcement officer for the University of South Carolina Upstate by enforcing State criminal and traffic laws, policies, rules and regulations of the University. Protects persons and property while enforcing the rules and regulations of the University of South Carolina Upstate Campus.
- Patrols the University Campus to protect and secure person(s) or property while deterring crime and detecting violations of the law, to include but not limited to traffic control duties, investigate criminal violations or secure the crime scene for investigators, promoting and actively participate in community policing and secure all buildings on the campus.
- Respond to all calls for service to include but not limited to complaints, accidents, disturbances, medical emergencies while taking appropriate action as needed in such cases and completing all necessary reports.
- Make presentations to student organizations, faculty and staff.
- Other duties as required or assigned.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
High school diploma; prefer Associates degree or Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. Must be 21 years of age, be physically qualified and have no criminal record. Must pass a background investigation and complete the SC Criminal Justice Academy and be certified by the SC Law Enforcement Training Council before assuming police duties. Pre-employment drug screen – negative- is required. Successful background check is required. Valid drivers license and clear driving record is required.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 51338
About The University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.