The Oakland University Police Department is a fully sworn law enforcement agency and authorized to employfull-time police officers from state certified police academies. The Department offers special assignments including, evidence technicians, Field Training Officers (FTO's), Bike Patrol, Firearms Instructors, and multiple Community Engagement activities etc. The Oakland University Police Department is currently seeking qualified applicants for full-time position(s) for police officers. Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Police, police officers are responsible for the service, safety, and security of all University properties, faculty, staff, students, guests and visitors during their assigned shift.
Associate's degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Must possess a valid driver's license and driving record acceptable to the University by the University's insurance carrier.
Ability to pass a background check, psychological testing and drug screening.
Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills including keyboarding skills.
Physical fitness and the ability to perform duties and responsibilities of the position.
United States citizenship.
Ability to work and exercise good judgment in stressful situations.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to work varied shifts, weekends and holidays.
Current MCOLES Certification or certifiable pending Academy Graduation is preferred.
As a state-supported institution of higher education, Oakland University has a three-fold mission. It offers instructional programs of high quality that lead to degrees at the baccalaureate, master?s and doctoral levels, as well as programs in continuing education; it advances knowledge and promotes the arts through research, scholarship, and creative activity; and it renders significant public service. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership in a diverse and inclusive environment.