Police Officer (Sworn Peace Officer) / University Police (POOL)
California State University, San Bernardino
Location: San Bernardino, California
Internal Number: 3387940
Police Officer (Sworn Peace Officer) / University Police (POOL) California State University, San Bernardino
Job No: 509464 Work type: Staff Categories: Unit 8 - SUPA - State University Police Association, Probationary, Temporary, Safety
California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.
At CSUSB, you can:
Build your future
Work with the best
Be your authentic self
Focus on you
Make a lasting impact
Work for a purpose that is greater than your own
Bring everything you are, become everything you want
The CSUSB Police Department was established in Jan. 23, 1974 and is a full service, California POST certified law enforcement agency that employs 19 sworn police officers and an active support staff for the service and protection of the campus community on a 24/7/365 basis. The department is responsible for the 471-acre northern San Bernardino campus and also for the surrounding area including the campus and outlying residential, canyon and foothills. The peace officers of this department have statewide police authority, and are vested with law enforcement powers and responsibilities, identical to the municipal police or sheriff's departments in our community.
The University Police Department strives to provide 'Quality Service' by providing professional service with honor, integrity, and a commitment to excellence to the community. We perform our mission through diligent crime prevention, victim assistance and emergency response preparedness. We believe campus safety is a community effort and embrace a community partnership and problem-oriented policing philosophy. We strive daily to live by our department motto, 'Campus Safety through Service.'
Under the general supervision of the Police Chief and Police Lieutenant, the Police Officer primary responsibilities, include but are not limited to: patrol the campus on foot and/or by vehicle, protect lives and property, write clear and concise reports, and enforce penal and Vehicle Code violations; apprehend and arrest violators, appear in court when necessary, provide security for large gatherings, assemblies or other campus activities, and may conduct investigations relative to assigned cases. Special assignments may include Crime Prevention, Critical Response Unit (C.R.U.), and K9.
*A pool of qualified candidates will be established for current and future vacancies. Qualified applicants will be kept active from January 1, 2022, through December 31, 2022.
Work schedule consists of shift work including nights, weekends and holidays.
Must be able to meet all employment standards set by P.O.S.T and CSU.
Must obtain POST Basic Certificate or proof of completion of POST Basic Police Academy.
Must possess a working knowledge of public safety, law enforcement methods, crime prevention,
Must possess the ability to assess law enforcement or other hazardous situations and determine an appropriate course of action.
Must possess the ability to maintain a cooperative working relationship with the general campus community.
Selected candidates must be able to successfully pass a background investigation, written exam, pre-employment medical examination, psychological examination, which requires fingerprinting and criminal background.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent.
At least two years of experience with a California POST-certified law enforcement agency.
Successful completion of a California POST approved Field Training Program.
*Salary commensurate with the background and experience of the individual selected.
Classification Range: $4,963.00- 7,669.00 monthly
Statement of Commitment to Diversity
In our commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experience. In our commitment to diversity, we welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. Our commitment to work toward an environment that values diversity requires that we create, promote, and maintain activities and programs which further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values which discourage intolerance and discrimination.
The concept and dimensions of diversity are to be advanced and incorporated into every aspect of university activity, including student life, the curriculum, teaching, programs, staffing, personnel training practices, research, community services, events, and all other areas of university endeavor.
Dimensions of diversity shall include but are not limited to, the following: race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, gender expression, ability, socioeconomic status, cultural orientation, national origin, and age.
The implementation of the Commitment to Diversity will rest with the university as a whole. The president, in addition to a personal commitment and involvement, may use the University Diversity Committee, campus administrators, faculty, staff, and students as well as other members of the campus community to implement effectively the philosophy and intent of this statement.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be 'Designated' under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.