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Campus Police Officer

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 10/25/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date)
Working Title Campus Police Officer
Job Classification Campus Security III
Department Name 43033-Titusville Campus Police
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0008876
Hiring Range To Be Determined based on qualifications
Position Description

This position is located on the Titusville Campus of the University of Pittsburgh. Individual hired is required to work on the Titusville Campus.

Cover letter, Resume and OTHER DOCUMENT REQUIRED:
Must attach listing of three professional references (supervisor, manager, etc.) and current contact information (telephone numbers, email address, etc.) as required Other Document.

The campus police officer is responsible for insuring the security and safety of all campus buildings, persons, and property, assistance in crisis management, enforcement of the rules and regulations of the university, enforcement of federal, state, and local laws, and maintaining incident documentation.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 1-2 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Bachelor’s degree, Act 120 training and certification, with prior law enforcement experience. Certified in first aid and CPR certification (or obtains within set time period). Valid PA Driver’s license, provide successful evaluation for duty with a current physical exam for CPO, and provide successful assessment and evaluation of psychological exam and testing.

The specific minimum requirements, or combination thereof, are necessary because of the nature of the working environment and the clientele.

Required Licenses/Certifications

Successful completion and results of Criminal Background Investigation and Credit History check.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours Work Schedule to Vary
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

Police Officers work various shifts, i.e., 3 p.m. to 11 p.m., 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., and possible cross coverage.

If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Titusville
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you realize this position is with the Titusville campus of the University of Pittsburgh, and that you are required to work from the Titusville campus?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you currently Act 120 Certified or ability to be certified within two months?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a valid PA state drivers license?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Other Document
Optional Documents