Full Time Police Officer

POSITION SUMMARY 

The Police Officer assists in protecting life and property by enforcing all State, Federal laws, and University regulations on the properties of Concordia University Texas.

POSITION FUNCTIONS   

Protection of life and property

  • Provide regular building checks and patrols on campus. Patrol and monitor all campus buildings and facilities, locking/unlocking as needed. Patrol may include foot, vehicle and ATV patrol
  • Protection of life and property on the campus and other properties of Concordia University, providing the overall safety of persons and property
  • Providing other safety and security services to Concordia faculty, staff, students and visitors as needed
  • Respond to all emergency calls for service on Concordia campus
  • Patrol and monitor of all campus buildings and facilities, locking/unlocking as needed. Core responsibilities include monitoring ingress and egress at the university access gate
  • Work closely with Student Life and Residence Life Educations and Housing personnel regarding security and personal safety needs for all members of the Concordia community residing in Concordia housing
  • Maintain relationship with APD officers assigned to the Concordia campus, communicating information as needed between APD and CTXPD
  • Ability to respond promptly and effectively when incidents occur

Enforcement of all laws and university policies/regulations on Concordia campus

  • Maintain a working knowledge of all applicable local, State and federal traffic and penal laws, fairly applying and enforcing them on Concordia campus and properties
  • Monitor all Concordia parking lots for violations of university parking regulations and issue applicable citations to violators and vehicles
  • Investigate all suspicious activity reported or observed on Concordia campus and properties
  • Enforcement of all local, State and Federal laws on the Concordia campus. Enforcement of all applicable university rules and regulations concerning parking and other university regulations on the Concordia campus

Conduct initial on-scene investigations and filing of proper reports

  • Respond to all calls for service within university jurisdiction or as requested by outside law enforcement agencies
  • Assess situation, determining offense if any, conducting initial interview with victims, suspects and witnesses as applicable
  • Conduct initial on-scene investigations and filing of appropriate offense reports on campus.
  • Notify other emergency response personnel as needed. Assist other law enforcement agency or other emergency response personnel as required or requested when incidents occur outside of or adjacent to university police jurisdiction
  • Complete and file proper reports and forms as required by departmental policy and /or law

Professional Development Requirements

  • Working knowledge of common productivity software (e.g. Microsoft Office suite and Adobe CS package)
  • Valid and non-suspended or inactive Texas Driver’s License
  • Completed annual training hours as required by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) for annual validation of Texas Peace Officer License
  • Complete annual firearms training and qualification scores as mandated by TCLEOSE and department procedures

POSITION REQUIREMENTS 

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 2 years of active experience as a university police officer
  • A general working knowledge of police procedures and regulations
  • Some college course work preferred, especially in the areas of law enforcement
  • Current Texas Peace Officer TCLEOSE license certification
  • Have no convictions for DUI/DWI, misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude, or felony convictions
  • Have the ability to work well without direct supervision
  • Have the ability to interact well with all students, faculty, staff and visitors of CTX, maintaining a positive, service oriented attitude in all types of circumstances and contacts
  • High level of personal integrity and confidentiality due to working with and access to sensitive information pertaining to criminal and university investigations
  • Must be available for any major events on campus

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to perform basic physical skills such as walking and the ability to stand for extended time periods and in all types of weather conditions, day or night
  • Must be able to lift and carry loads such as traffic cones, barricades, items of evidence, office supplies and perform other minor physical labor related to providing services such as vehicle jump starts, vehicle unlocks and occasional changing of automobile tires for individuals
  • Must be able to use physical force as necessary to execute arrests, restrain individuals as needed in performance of duties and perform other essential job duties
  • Because this position involves business travel, it is subject to a driving records review every two years.

BENEFITS/BACKGROUND

Concordia University Texas offers an all-inclusive benefits package to eligible employees. For additional information click here: Benefits

Commitment to the Concordia Mission

Concordia University Texas is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer affiliated with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS). As a private, faith-based University, employees must be supportive of our mission of Developing Christian Leaders and our spiritual principles and values as a Lutheran institution of higher education. To the extent allowed by law, we reserve the right to give preference in employment based upon religion.

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