University Police Officer - Per Diem

University Of Scranton Scranton , PA 18510

Posted 2 months ago

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title University Police Officer - Per Diem Non-Discrimination Statement

The University is committed to providing an educational, residential, and working environment that is free from harassment and discrimination. Members of the University community, applicants for employment or admissions, guests and visitors have the right to be free from harassment or discrimination based on race, color, religion, ancestry, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, national origin, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic, or other programs or in the context of employment.

Anyone who has questions about the University's Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct Policy, or the University's Non-Discrimination or Anti-Harassment Policy, or wishes to report a possible violation of one of the policy should contact:

Elizabeth M. Garcia

Title IX Coordinator

The Office of Equity and Diversity

Institute of Molecular Biology & Medicine, Rm 311

(570) 941-6645

University Mission

The University is a Catholic and Jesuit University animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share in its way of proceeding. All candidates must indicate how they would help communicate and support the Catholic and Jesuit identity and mission of the University. The University's mission statement and a description of the history and concepts of the Ignatian teaching philosophy may be found at

Department University Police Job Purpose

Serve and protect the University Community through the delivery of caring, competent, and professional police services, by upholding the sanctity and integrity of the law and the institution that is the University of Scranton.

Essential Duties

  • Professionally and courteously manage all incidents that may directly or indirectly affect the safety of all individuals the police officer comes in contact with, including but not limited to University guests, students, and employees, and provide for and promote the delivery of safe and competent police services.

  • Be physically capable to perform all fundamental police duties of a Police Officer, to include serving and protecting the community and safeguarding lives and property.

  • Enforce the law in terms of all constitutional requirements, federal, state and local statues and regulations, Pennsylvania case law, and the rules of criminal procedure.

  • Must demonstrate and have the ability to perform, in dangerous and/or life-threatening situations, extreme weather conditions, or where unexpected changes and unsafe conditions exist

  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with community groups, student organizations, and all members of the university community.

  • Assist in developing, planning, and conducting crime prevention and community relations programs and activities.

  • Respond to emergency calls, mediate disputes, conduct investigations, interview witnesses, victims and suspects, collect and photograph evidence or contraband, and prepares a variety of written and oral reports.

  • Provide impartial assistance to the public in emergency and non-emergency situations.

  • Administer first aid, and request appropriate medical assistance when required.

  • Provide crisis intervention in sensitive situations and domestic disputes.

  • Conduct assigned patrols both on foot and in a patrol vehicle, and be alert for and investigate suspicious activities

  • Conduct traffic enforcement within University of Scranton police jurisdiction.

  • Enhance safety by addressing student behavioral issues

  • Appear and testify in court proceedings, and participate in the Student Code of Conduct disciplinary process when requested.

  • Assists citizens with complaints and inquiries or direct them to the appropriate authority.

  • Adhere to all written directives, procedures and rules and regulations of the University of Scranton Police Department and the University of Scranton.

  • Must be available to work an assigned shift, to include days, nights, weekends and holidays.

  • Successfully complete a comprehensive field training program.

  • Maintains proficiency in the use of police related equipment.

  • Remain current in all annual mandatory updates as required by MPOETC.

  • Abide by the ethical standards adopted by the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

Additional Skills Required

  • Possess and maintain a current knowledge of federal, State, and local laws as they pertain to the University and law enforcement

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills

  • Must be able to respect, support and contribute to the University's Catholic and Jesuit mission

Minimum Education Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required

  • Must have Pennsylvania Title 53 (Act 120) Certification prior to beginning employment no later than three months post offer

Preferred Education Minimum Job Experience Requirements

  • Prior law enforcement or security experience preferred


  • Must have Pennsylvania Title 53 (Act 120) Certification prior to beginning employment no later than three months post offer

  • Must be a citizen of the United States

  • Must be 21 years of age or older

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

  • At the time of appointment, must be a resident of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

  • Must possess the requisite skills, knowledge and abilities to be a police officer

  • Must be physically capable to perform the duties of a police officer

  • Must meet the certification requirements of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Lethal Weapons Training Act (Act 235)

  • Must be of good moral character. Any candidate offered employment, must submit to a background investigation, to include:

  • A criminal record check for convictions of any disqualifying criminal offense

  • A credit history check

  • A driving record

  • A drug screen for drug and alcohol which shall be determined using laboratory testing procedures

  • Be personally examined by a Pennsylvania licensed psychologist and found to be psychologically capable to exercise appropriate judgment or restraint in performing the duties of a police officer

  • Must have the visual and hearing acuity acceptable for performing all functions and responsibilities of a police officer as specified by the Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission

Preferred Qualifications Years of Experience University Classification Public Safety FLSA Classification Non-Exempt Schedule/Work Hours Shift to be determined based on availability. Full Time/Part Time Part-Time Annual Schedule 12

Posting Details

Posting Details

Special Instructions to Applicants Posting Number S0620P Open Date 07/01/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

Optional Documents

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University Police Officer - Per Diem

University Of Scranton