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California State University, Fullerton
  • Position Number: 2197854
  • Location: Fullerton, CA
  • Position Type: Campus Safety and Police

499533 - Police Officer

Classificaiton: Police Officer
Department: University Police
Sub-Division: Administration and Finance
Salary Range: $4,963 $7,669 per month
Appointment Type: Ongoing
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Schedule will vary according to department needs

About CSUF:
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to Californias revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

Job Summary:
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About the Position:
The University Police department is dedicated to ensuring the University Community's right to a crime free environment through exemplary and professional service. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as a Police Officer. The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

Under general direction, the Police Officer is required to protect students, faculty, staff, campus visitors, property and facilities from accidents, bodily harm, fire, theft, vandalism and illegal entry; enforce laws and traffic regulations; apprehend violators; provide general information and assistance to the public; and assist in criminal investigations. Duties at this level require a working knowledge of law enforcement methods and procedures, criminal codes and laws, and investigative techniques and procedures. These specialized skills are in the areas of Clery Act crimes and Title IX incidents. The Police Officer performs general patrol and operational police duties and may assist in investigations or as a member on special teams or task forces. May receive specialized on-the-job training to perform these specialized functions. Police Officers patrol campus buildings and grounds by foot or by vehicle, as well as patrol a one-mile jurisdictional boundary from campus property as mandated by law; control crowds during assemblies or disturbances; guard property; investigate and prepare reports on accidents, property damage, fires, law violations, thefts and disturbances of the peace; and gather evidence, make arrests and appear in court as required. Work assignments may include enforcing crime suppression activities, and issuing traffic citations, administering first aid to injured persons and providing security at special events. Police Officers also may receive training and/or be delegated responsibility for additional work assignments that include: range master, drug recognition expert, canine handler, field training, defensive tactics instruction, motorcycle patrol, bicycle patrol, special evidence technician, crime prevention specialist, community relations programs, and a member of a critical response or special reaction team. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
High school diploma or the equivalent and eligibility to attend a certified P.O.S.T. basic training academy. Ability to qualify for and satisfactorily meet the ongoing standards of the basic P.O.S.T. academy training. Possession of the mental capacity, physical agility, and learning potential to perform all aspects of P.O.S.T. training and police work.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Preferred Qualifications:
Ability to give credible oral presentations in front of diverse groups of individuals and represent the Department by which it develops mutual trust and respect between law enforcement and the community. Aptitude and personality to foster partnerships with the community in the area of crime prevention. Possess an inherent character of being a solid decision-maker, respected team player, and exhibit proven professionalism and loyalty to the profession of law enforcement.

Special Working Conditions:
Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator

Additional Information:
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

Application Deadline: May 20, 2021 (9:00 PM)

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