Posting Summary: The University of Virginia's College at Wise invites applications for a Police Officer in the Campus Police Department. Duties include routine patrolling and securing of all campus buildings; responding to all complaints from the College community; enforcing all state and College regulations; and monitoring all social functions and sporting events.
Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent, possess a working knowledge of the Virginia Code, and be able to obtain a bond to carry a weapon. Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer through the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services is preferred.
To apply, please visit jobs.virginia.edu and complete an online staff application, attaching a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. The position will remain open until filled. UVa's College at Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
UVa-Wise is committed to helping the campus community provide for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety report containing information on campus security and personal safety, including alerts, fire safety, crime prevention tips, and crime statistics is available at www.uvawise.edu/ASR. A copy is available upon request by calling 276-328-0190 or 276-376-3451.
Required Minimum Level of Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Experience as a law enforcement officer on a college or university campus preferred.
Required License or Certification: A valid driver's license is required.
Preferred License or Certification: Law Enforcement Officer Certification through the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must possess working knowledge of the Virginia Code; able to communicate professionally with all individuals encountered. Must be able to obtain bond to carry a weapon. Must be at least 21 years of age.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.