The KCC police officer assists daily with operations and controls of public safety management at five separate campus locations, employing a blended force of four sworn officers and 12 contract security guards to ensure the safety and security of all students and staff of the College and those of the institutional tenants. They are responsible for enforcing all federal, state, and local laws and ordinances as well as developing, implementing, and enforcing institutional policies and procedures that ensure a safe, secure, and comfortable environment conducive to a quality educational experience. Also, the police officer is responsible for ensuring the timely reporting of all crimes, incidents, and injuries. They coordinate with local law enforcement entities for mutual aid support and exercises. They also serve as the institutional on-scene representative during critical incidents.
The work schedule for this position is 20 hours per week: Monday through Thursday, variable between 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., with flexible or extended hours during peak times, as needed by the College or department.
Kellogg Community College is located in Battle Creek, Michigan, a community of approximately 54,000 people. Leisure activities, natural resources and learning opportunities provide a foundation for residents. Located along the I-94 interstate, Battle Creek is within 30 minutes of Kalamazoo, 60 minutes of Lansing and Grand Rapids and within three hours of Detroit, Chicago and Indianapolis.
At Kellogg Community College, we are committed to creating an inclusive environment where we foster respect for others and our differences, support cultural understanding, demonstrate ethical behavior and champion social justice. We will accomplish this by:
Deepening our understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion through learning, engagement with others and personal reflection;
Valuing the lived experiences and perspectives of others while nurturing and understanding the differences between us;
Rejecting all forms of prejudice, discrimination and racism; and
Advancing integrity, justice and civility among and between us.
Associate degree (AA, AS) or equivalent in Law Enforcement and Public Safety, Public Service Administration, or other related field, obtained from an accredited college or university.
Must be MCOLES-certified or recertifiable.
Law enforcement or certified Public Safety Specialist.
Five to seven (5-7) years of law enforcement experience.
Proficient with Microsoft Office or other similar software suite.
Kellogg Community College, founded in 1956, serves approximately 4,800 students annually via five campuses, customized training and online coursework. Kellogg Community College is dedicated to providing accessible, high-quality education. Our commitment to creating an environment conducive to student learning and enriching the lives of our community is reflected in our exceptional faculty and staff. Our employees appreciate being a part of an institution that is highly regarded in the community.