â¢ Possession of certification from the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy as a Law Enforcement Officer, or â¢ Possession of law enforcement certification in another state and successful completion of all application and examination requirements as outlined in Iowa Administrative Code 501-3.8(80B), and â¢ Two years experience at the Police Officer or equivalent level; or AA/AAS in Criminal Justice or Police Science or 60 semester hours/90 quarter hours from an accredited college or university and one year experience at the Police Officer or equivalent level.
The ISU Police Department is seeking candidates for Police Sergeant (Supervisory) in both patrol and training and recruitment. As such, the selected candidates will be responsible for assigning tasks, reviewing reports, and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the shift or training and Recruitment functions. These positions will also be responsible for updating their Lieutenant regarding activities, providing input or conducting employee evaluations, provide backup for other public safety staff at the scene of incidents and accidents as requested or required. These positions may also be subject to rotation through other Sergeant assignments.
The Sergeant will have supervisory control over a unit of Police Officers and Trainees, Public Safety Officers, and Public Safety Dispatchers as directed to ensure proper performance of duties. Provides backup for other Public Safety staff at the scene of accidents and incidents.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
â¢ Â Knowledge of state criminal and traffic code, city ordinances, and Constitutional law.
â¢ Â Skill in observing and reviewing the work of Police Officers.
â¢ Knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the duties of Police Officer, Public Safety Officer, and Public Safety Dispatcher.
Iowa State University Police Department employees will support the Departmentâs vision and mission by operating in a fair, unbiased manner, which respects the rights and dignity of all individuals. Department employeesâ everyday actions are guided by the Departmentâs values of Respect, Integrity, Caring, Honor, Excellence and Service (RICHES) and be grounded in the highest ethical and professional standards. Department employees are expected to work in partnership with the campus and area communities to provide leadership in solving community problems, preventing crime and providing a safe environment to fulfill the mission of the University. Employees will strive for excellence in fulfilling the Departmentâs Mission and Vision Statements, values and goals.
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
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Why Choose ISU? Iowa State University is committed to fostering a workplace of belonging, where diversity is celebrated and equity is a core value. Our Iowa State Employees enjoy comprehensive health and work life benefits, including medical and dental; as well as: â¢ Retirement benefits including defined benefit and defined contribution plans â¢ Generous vacation, holiday and sick time and leave plans â¢ Onsite childcare (Ames, Iowa) â¢ Life insurance and long-term disability â¢ Flexible Spending Accounts â¢ Various voluntary benefits and discounts â¢ Employee Assistance Program â¢ Wellbeing program
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.