Police Officer II
Company: University of Iowa
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: October 13, 2019
Apply to the University of Iowa for the unique opportunity to
police a university community! Patrol campus and make a positive
impact on the University of Iowa by creating meaningful influence
between students and the surrounding community. Officers have the
opportunity to participate in intramurals, community service
projects, educational programs, and student organizational liaison
programs. In addition to student outreach, enjoy departmental
benefits, including: choosing your own schedule, paid training,
paid uniform and equipment, and a generous retirement package.
*This is the entry-level classification for becoming a fully
certified police officer who can perform the full range of officer
duties.*Duties to include:
Patrols the university campus and outlying property to protect life
Responds to radio dispatches and answer calls on foot, bicycle, or
squad car to prevent and detect law violations and apprehend
Prepares written investigative reports and documentation;
Investigates harm, damage or threats of potential harm, or damage
to persons or property by interviewing witnesses and conducting
visual or audio surveillance or searches;
Use sound logic and independent judgement to react quickly and
appropriately in dangerous and emergency situations;
Provide safety services to University of Iowa faculty, staff, and
Exercises judgment in interpreting laws, ordinances, policies, and
Works with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive
and civil manner while appreciating the unique contribution of
individuals from varied cultures, race, creed, color, national
origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, and gender
Schedule Rotating: Scheduled 12 hours shifts, 6:00am to 6:00pm or
6:00pm to 6:00am. Overtime opportunities available for special
events and athletic events as well as additional department
Location Department of Public Safety, University Capitol CenterFor
a full job description, please send an e-mail to the contact listed
below.The University of Iowa Department of Public Safety is
responsible for emergency response on the University of Iowa
campus. Our mission is to provide each member of the UI community
with a sense of security throughout campus by creating a safe
learning environment at all times and educating students, faculty
and staff in matters of protection and personal responsibility.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements:1. Possession of certification
from the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy as a Law Enforcement Officer,
or2. Possession of law enforcement certification in another state
and successful completion of all application and examination
requirements as outlined in Iowa Administrative Code
License Certification Requirement:
Iowa Law Enforcement Officer Certification; or Possession of law
enforcement certification in another state and successful
completion of all application and examination requirements as
outlined in Iowa Administrative Code 501-3.8(80B); and Valid
Driver's license is required and ability to meet and maintain UI
Fleet Safety driving Standards.
Ability to maintain a professional and respectable demeanor with
the public that fosters good relations.
Awareness of the role that the Department of Public Safety plays in
campus security and how the department supports the accomplishment
of the University of Iowa's mission and goals.
Ability to observe situations analytically, impartially, and
Previous experience with high stress / dynamic work situations.
Ability to adapt, prioritize, and organize multiple tasks.
Intermediate to proficient computer skills, including experience
with Microsoft Office Suite.
Knowledge of communication skills, oral and written, in order to
interact effectively with people from various and diverse
backgrounds and cultures.
Associate's or Bachelor's Degree
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will
receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on
the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex,
pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic
information, religion, associational preference, status as a
qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected
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