The Police Officer serves within the Department of Public Safety and reports to one of the Patrol Lieutenants. This position will work closely with the other members of the Baylor PD staff, Baylor faculty and staff, students, guests of Baylor, and external first responders. The position enforces federal and state law and Baylor University policies while patrolling campus. The successful candidate will have the ability to relate to all members of the Baylor community, a desire to help others, the ability to demonstrate good judgment under pressure, and demonstrate integrity in all job duties.
All applicants shall possess a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Preference will be given to candidates with an Associate Degree from an accredited Junior College or 60 college hours from an accredited College or University. Additionally, applicants must be a minimum of 22 years of age at the time of their commissioning with the Baylor University Police Department, and possess a current Texas Driver's license or be eligible to obtain a Texas Driver's license. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Applicants who have had more than 2 moving citations in the past two years will not be considered
If the applicant's driver's license has ever been suspended, that will be an immediate dis-qualifier.
Applicants must have active peace officer certification with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.
Cadets who are currently attending the Basic Peace Officer Course in a Texas licensed policy academy are eligible to apply.
Texas out of state candidates or military personnel who are eligible to challenge the Texas Peace Office Licensing Exam are also eligible to apply.
Applicants must meet all Texas Commission on Law enforcement licensing standards set forth in the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Statutes and Rules Handbook Chapter 217; 217.1. Minimum Standards for Enrollment and Initial Licensure.
What You Can Expect
As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more, go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.
About Us: Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylors commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, and academic strategic plan, Illuminate.