A cover letter is required for consideration for this position. Please include it as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should outline your experience that directly relates to the Police Officer position.
Pay Range Information
The pay range for new, probationary Police Officers is $54,745.60 to $55,848.00.
The full salary range for Police Officers who have completed a one year probationary period is $54,745.60 - $83,499.60 and can be found in the POAM bargaining agreement.
As a Police Officer, you will provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, promoting good community relations and patrolling assigned area to prevent crime; enforce laws, ordinances and traffic regulations, control crowds, and arrest violators. You may also perform specialized police activities such as criminal investigations including interviewing witnesses, crime victims and suspects.
Uphold the highest standards of conduct and customer service while serving and protecting our community and taking measures to prevent crime
Enforce University ordinances and regulations and State and Federal laws
Patrol campus areas for crime prevention, parking and traffic control and issue citations
Obtain and serve warrants, subpoenas and other court documents
Identify, apprehend and arrest suspects
Testify in criminal, civil and administrative hearings
Completion of a State of Michigan accredited police academy training program or waiver of training
MCOLES licensed and certified or currently in the police academy upon applying
Ability to pass an extensive background investigation
All members of DPSS are considered Campus Security Authorities (CSAs) under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. As such, you are required to report any Clery reportable offenses that come to your attention. DPSS employees must also complete the Clery Compliance training within 14 days of employment and annually thereafter.
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Police Officers Association of Michigan union, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
We are a full-service law enforcement agency with responsibility to provide police services to all areas of our campus community. Our mission is to contribute to and promote a safe and secure community, while respecting the rights and dignity of all persons using facilities and programs of the University of Michigan.
Job openings are posted for at least seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
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A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.