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Job ID: 190623

Police Officer (Job S#319)
Tuskegee University

Date Posted Jul. 21, 2022
Title Police Officer (Job S#319)
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Public Safety

Position:  Police Officer (3 Positions)                                                                          
Department:  Police/Security

Status:  Full time

Special QualificationsIn keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University Becoming "One Tuskegee", the ideal Police Officer will possess the willingness to use their expertise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 21st century living and learning environment.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities:

Provides security and protection of persons and university property
Assists in security planning, direction and staffing of departmental activities and functions
Supervises department staff (security) in absence of a higher ranking member
Enforces laws, rules and regulations including campus policies
Responds and investigates crimes and addresses campus security problems
Maintains liaison with external law enforcement agencies and other campus departments
Conducts confidential investigations, internal and external
Completes departmental records and reports
Prepares offense and investigative reports
Enforces criminal laws and traffic control
Conducts open line communications  with staff, students and the general public to promote the university and safety initiatives of TUPD
Coordinates  working relationships and investigations for the Dean of Students and the Office of Title IX
Attends Court and Judicial appearances
Performs other duties as required or assigned


Must be 21 years of age or older
Must possess a high school diploma from an accredited institution or GED (Bachelor’s Degree preferred)
Must possess certification as an Alabama  certified law enforcement officer or complete certification within 6 months of appointment
Must meet all APOST requirements including current firearms certification and first aid/CPR
Valid Alabama Driver’s  License with a good driving record
Ability to communicate  (verbally and written), concentrate, understand verbal instructions, reason, analyze, coordinate and direct subordinate personnel
Must be a Team Player

Working Conditions:

Job requires exposure to inclement weather and unpredictable crisis situations
Job requires standing, sitting and some lifting

Commensurate with education, training and experience

Additional Position Information:

Does this position require weekend and after work hours’ job responsibilities? Yes, 12 hour shifts
Does this position require travel? No
Is this position funded through restricted outside funding? No
If this is a temporary position, what is the end date of the position? No

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

Applications are available at the following link:

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Human Resources Department
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee UniversityTuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address: 
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of
employment. Must be able to pass a background check.

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