West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), part of the WVU system of campuses located in Beckley, WV, is currently inviting applications for the position of Campus Police Officer. The full-time, benefit eligible 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 : Various Shifts
Pay Grade : 16
* Associates degree or equivalent law enforcement experience (civilian or military). * 0-6 months certified law enforcement officer or military law enforcement experience. * Preference may be given to candidates who have prior certified training or completion of this department's field training program. * Ability to read and write in English and perform basic mathematical calculations as would be required in the completion of technical reports and professional police operations. * Knowledge of and ability to perform defensive tactics to protect self and others (preference given for prior experience).
* Valid 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.
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. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer 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: Feb 1, 2021
Posting Classification: Classified
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 220143
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.