Position Accountabilities and Essential Functions:
This Position is that of a Police Officer. The primary duty is to serve the College Community as a sworn police officer. This position patrols roads and parking lots by motor vehicle, bicycle or on foot to control traffic and parking. This position patrols campus buildings on foot patrol being a visible deterrent to criminal activity and is a source of assistance. This position handles medical emergencies, disturbances of the peace, arrests law violators, enforces college policy, applies the law fairly to all persons and provides necessary emergency or public services. Public Safety Officers Strive to provide a safe and secure learning environment.
Essential Duties And Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To The Following:
Patrol: Vehicle/Bicycle/Foot Patrol an assigned area in order to minimize the occurrence of crime, protect the peace, and serve the interests of the College. Respond to calls for police service. Investigate crimes, write detailed reports, protect crime scene, collect and secure evidence. Renders various types of assistance to all involved persons. Patrol the College buildings and grounds to minimize, deter and report safety and security hazards or violations. Patrol assigned roadways and parking lots, investigate irregularities. Facilitate the flow of vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Issue parking and traffic warnings and tickets. Make arrests when necessary.
Respond to Police, Medical and Fire Emergencies Render Emergency First Aid, evaluate the situation and if necessary request advanced medical personnel. Respond to calls for Police assistance and College security services. Serve subpoenas, warrants and other legal documents issued by the court system or College judicial process. Respond to motor vehicle crashes, direct traffic, police the accident, write report and take appropriate legal action. Assist other agencies when requested.
Investigations/Report Writing/Daily Activity Logs Investigate all criminal complaints and citizen concerns as they relate to the College. Prepare detailed reports of criminal and non-criminal complaints, traffic crashes and other complaints investigated. Interview complainants, locate and interview victims, witnesses and suspects. Complete LiveScan fingerprinting. Work in conjunction with the Prosecutor's Office, other law enforcement agencies and the College's Judicial System.
Public Relations/Communications/Preventative Programming/Etc. Provide services – locked keys in vehicles, escorts, wrecker requests, directions, crime prevention and awareness. Work department communication area, dispatch, telephone operator, monitor alarm systems. Maintain a good understanding of the College functions, general operations and policies.
Must possess an Associates degree in Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, Public Administration or equivalent knowledge and skills.
Must be licensed as a Police Officer by M.C.O.L.E.S
Possess a valid, unrestricted, Michigan Drivers License.
Must be able to work independently, with minimal supervision
Must be able to work with a diverse community, including students, employees, faculty, and visitors
Must be able to work a flexible schedule including: days, afternoons, evenings, weekends, holidays, and overtime
Must be physically able to perform all of the duties of a police officer, including sitting, standing, walking, running, driving a vehicle, exposure to inclement weather, and brief periods of intense exertion.
This position is classified as essential personnel and may be required to work when the College is closed.
Additional Experiences Considered:
Bachelor Degrees preferred. Major(s) preferred: Law Enforcement / Criminal Justice
Valid certification for C.P.R./First Aid – Medical First Responder Training preferred.
Current training for use of force (lethal and non-lethal)
Current training in precision driving skills
Prior experience in a College or University policing environment preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Complete an on-line application and attach a cover letter with position title, resume, three current names of professional references, copies of transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire) and professional certifications or licenses.
Position will remain open until filled. The College reserves the right to close the recruitment process once a sufficient applicant pool has been identified.
Full-time, Pay grade 5 (Starting Salary $46,675 – $51,805: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience)
Successful candidates must demonstrate experience, skills, and commitment to fostering an environment of diversity in student, faculty and staff.Delta College, established in 1961, offers 150 transfer and career certificate and associate degree programs, and enrolls nearly 11,000 students each semester at its main campus and three learning centers.Delta College enjoys a reputation as one of the nation’s leading community colleges. Contributing factors to this achievement are its enduring commitment to excellence, passion for innovation and focus on people. Those values can be seen in its AQIP Higher Learning Commission accreditation, charter membership in the National League for Innovation, Achieving the Dream participation, environmental stewardship and unique shared governance system.The College’s service area is comprised of Bay, Midland and Saginaw counties, each with its own appealing personality and features, located adjacent to Lake Huron in mid-Michigan. Delta College - one of America's leading community colleges!