Police Officer - Part Time



JOB CODE: 8380-0000 

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt 


Police Officers protect life and property by maintaining visibility in the community, patrolling to proactively seek out and respond to violations of rules and laws; conduct investigations; assist with development of plans for specialty areas within law enforcement; respond to requests for assistance; ensure the safety and security of the campus community; gain the trust of the public; must be accountable for their actions as well as set an example for others. 


  • Patrol campus and surrounding area utilizing various vehicles or on foot 
  • Proactively seek out and respond to violations of laws and enforce PA crime codes 
  • Perform building checks and assist with pedestrian and traffic management at special events 
  • Respond to radio calls, requests for law enforcement assistance, fires, medical emergencies, and other hazardous situations 
  • Traffic enforcement; enforce the provisions of the PA Motor Vehicle Code and University regulations regarding motor vehicle use on campus 
  • Conduct preliminary and follow up investigations; evaluate the physical scene of a crime and determine how to process; document and collect physical evidence 
  • Utilize department report writing tools and techniques to write reports 
  • Make arrests; determine when an arrest can and should be made; apply verbal, armed, or unarmed skills to make arrest and or overcome resistance to a lawful arrest 
  • Attend and participate in required department and or mandated training, including emergency preparedness drills 
  • Assist in developing and or delivering training as needed 
  • Testify in criminal or administrative proceedings 
  • May enforce parking regulations 
  • Develop, promote, and or deliver community education/crime prevention programming 

REQUIREMENTS: Driver's License; U.S. citizenship; ability to pass a criminal background investigation, motor vehicle records check, and credit history check.