A Patrolman is a uniformed Police Officer that patrols University jurisdiction on foot, by vehicle and by bicycle, including University grounds, buildings and other areas and facilities of the University. They provide protection for people, safeguard property and enforce the laws, and university regulations. This is a sworn and armed position with the powers of arrest. Must be able to support and promote the University's Mission.
Patrol University on foot, bicycle or in a motor vehicle to detect suspicious incidents and maintain public safety and detect security hazards. Make safety checks of University buildings and grounds.
Take measures necessary to safeguard the lives and property of all members of the University community, community in the University jurisdiction and the visitors to the campus.
Investigate and/or take needed action regarding suspicious persons, incidents and conditions and reports actions, occurrences and conditions.
Investigate criminal, civil and other complaints (including those of motor vehicle violations) committed by or against the University community and forward results to appropriate units.
Prepare clear, accurate and informative criminal, incident, administrative, activity and other reports as directed or required.
Work special events or details (e.g., sporting events, concerts, demonstrations, strikes, etc.) to detect problems or illegal activities.
Must work flexible schedule, including day and /or night shifts, weekends, holidays, varied rotating shifts with regularity. Work will also include extra assignments/overtime on short notice or no-notice.
Transport persons needing assistance during emergency and/or official business.
Respond to calls for service/assistance, escort services and providing directions.
Enforce University regulations, Federal, State and Local laws; and detect and apprehend violators.
Establish and maintain helpful and cooperative relations with University students, faculty, staff, visitors and police and safety authorities in other jurisdictions; treat all with uniform courtesy and consideration.
Contribute to the overall success of the University Police and Safety Department by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned or required.
In particular, must observe department policy and University regulations in the use and discharge of firearms.
Perform all duties with the utmost confidentiality.
Founded in 1925, Gannon University is a four-year Catholic university committed to student-centered learning, with an emphasis on professional education integrated with faith-based, liberal-learning student outcomes.
Gannon has strategic university-wide initiatives that focus on and bring its purpose to life: Transform lives by creating environments for extraordinary moments and everyday connections that inspire others to become their best selves. These initiatives have fostered an inclusive, welcoming community that many refer to as the Gannon family.
Gannon University earned its first-ever Honor Roll status as a 2021 Great College to Work For, according to a new survey by The Great Colleges to Work For® program. It is one of 42 institutions across the country to earn Honor Roll distinction and was recognized in categories including Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging; Faculty Experience; Mission & Pride; and Professional Development. Gannon University was also ranked a top school in the nation by Wall Street Journal’s 2022 College Rankings, and ranked among the nation’s top universities by U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges 2022.”
Gannon University’s hom...e campus is located in Erie, Pennsylvania, the state’s fourth-largest city and one of the busiest ports on the Great Lakes. Gannon University’s unique location in downtown Erie and exceptional learning environments on campus create a special atmosphere conducive to education, scholarship, research, service, and personal growth.
Located right next door to Gannon's downtown campus are government agencies, hospitals, and local organizations and businesses that are active partners in helping Gannon students receive a hands-on education. The University's partnerships with downtown Erie neighborhoods, Erie County, and the Diocese of Erie strive to support the local community through numerous initiatives driven by students and employees.
Just steps away from Gannon’s campus in the heart of the city, you will also find restaurants, tax-free shopping, minor league sports, as well as a vibrant entertainment and cultural scene, and seven miles of Lake Erie beaches close by. Only a two-hour drive from Cleveland, Ohio; Buffalo, New York; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Niagara Falls, Canada, Erie has small-town friendliness and big-city attractions. For more information, please visit gannon.edu to learn more about Gannon’s campuses and the many attractions and accommodations within the surrounding regions.
Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, resume, and the contact information of three professional references to https://gannon.peopleadmin.com/postings/6304. Review of applications will begin immediately, and this position will remain open until filled. For more information about Gannon visit www.gannon.edu. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.