We are not-for-profit: St. Louis Community college (STLCC) is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students, expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and transformative education.
We are a respected employer: For 60 years, STLCC has served the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence. More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one member who has taken classes at STLCC.
We make an impact in the community: Through credit courses, continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC annually serves nearly 69,000 students. More than 80% of career and technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their education at four-year institutions within six months of graduation. STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.
We value Diversity, equity & inclusion: STLCC is committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or class.
What you get:
Benefits package [for full-time employees]: STLCC offers one of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life insurance with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.
Opportunity to grow: Over half of our employees have served the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career paths and advancing to higher level positions.
Education & training opportunities: STLCC offers tuition waivers for employees [full-time and part-time] + their dependents. Full-time employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement for other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual professional development allotment.
Work/life balance: Full-time STLCC employees have access to a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar year.
Commitment to wellness: STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP) that can help them with virtually any life need.
The basics of this position:
Performs duties necessary to provide a safe and physically secure campus environment; provides peer officers, supervisors, and college officials with effective and accurate verbal/written communications related to duties; interacts with various members of the public with an impartial and professional demeanor; operates public safety vehicles in emergency & non-emergency conditions; and facilitates the operation of emergency notification systems; provides crisis response capabilities under the guidelines of emergency management operational procedures.
What you'll do:
• Provides a safe and secure campus environment: conducts patrols of designated areas to deter and detect criminal activities; impartially investigates suspected crimes and/or violations of designated college policy or administrative procedures; collects evidence in compliance with legal and departmental standards; prepares reports and/or written communications in compliance with prevailing legal and departmental standards; prepares for and presents testimony in judicial and/or administrative functions as may be required; apprehends or detains individuals suspected or convicted of applicable criminal laws; enforces applicable criminal and traffic laws through application of the community policing and problem solving model.
• Provides public safety assistance to campus motorists and pedestrians: impartially investigates and reports automobile and/or pedestrian accidents; assists with automobile lock-out service and jump-starts; administers emergency first aid to injured persons; provides campus escort services upon request; participates in campus or community-based committees or events as designated.
• Facilitates the operation of emergency notification systems by reporting hazardous conditions and adverse weather alerts.
• Performs duties of the College Police Dispatcher when necessary.
• Uses and maintains competency in all police patrol-related skills and knowledge, including but not limited to the following: emergency vehicle operations in emergency and non-emergency situations; radio communications equipment; duty firearm(s);less-than-lethal technologies; de-escalation techniques; tactical communications skills; and basic defensive tactics skills.
• Conducts investigations involving suspected criminal offenses and/or violations of designated provisions of college policies or administrative procedures.
• Performs other job related duties as assigned.
Education, experience, and other requirements:
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • High school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.). • 21 years of age and a citizen of the United States • Valid Missouri drivers’ license without record of revocation or felony convictions. • Valid Class A Missouri Peace Officer’s License (P.O.S.T.) at time of hiring offer, with no current disciplinary action stemming from or through the Missouri Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission (POST). • Applicant must submit to a thorough background investigation which includes drug screening, criminal background check and character reference assessment. • Ability to pass a firearms qualification course as determined by the college PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS • Must be able to walk and/or stand for long periods of time in excess of one (1) hour. • Must have sufficient vision, hearing, and/or neuromuscular capabilities to successfully complete periodic firearms training/qualification, defensive tactics training/qualification, and other skill-related training as may be required to perform the scope of duties within the police patrol function. • Must have the ability to lift or carry in excess of 25lbs. • Must be able to walk, bend, stoop, crawl or climb, and have functional hearing
• Experience working in an educational institution, • Prior military experience with an honorable discharge, • 3 or more years serving as a commissioned police officer, • Experiences as an F.T.O., detective, supervisor or related specialized training, school resource officer, • Knowledge of the Clery Act and/or Title IX
STLCC has provided opportunity for all. As the largest higher educational institution in the region, STLCC has served more than 1.2 million students. Over 50% of households in the St. Louis area are represented in our former and current student body. Since 1962, St. Louis Community College has held fast to the fundamental belief that education has the power to lift us up — as individuals, as communities and as a city.Today, STLCC consistently ranks among the top associate degree-awarding institutions in the United States. As we launch students into new and better careers, four-year degrees and richer lives, we strengthen St. Louis one student at a time. The College employs 1,400+ full-time faculty and staff and 2,300+ part-time faculty and staff