Southwestern University is seeking to fill a vacancy for Police Officer in its University Police Department.  This is a full-time, night position with full benefits that reports to the Chief of Police.

This position promotes a safe environment for students, faculty/staff, and visitors by vehicle or foot patrol by responding to emergencies; assisting responding emergency units; and enforcing city, county, state, and Federal laws.  The Police Officer also ensures that University policies and procedures are followed and promotes the philosophy of the University.

The successful candidate will possess a High school diploma or GED; certification by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE); knowledge of state and local laws; knowledge of police department rules and regulations; knowledge of the use and care of vehicles, firearms, and specialized equipment; skill to drive necessary vehicles adeptly; ability to attend and understand police officer training courses; ability to maintain Intermediate Peace Officer certification or above; a Texas driver’s license and a good driving record; ability to read and comprehend procedure manuals, reports, memos, laws, statutes and ordinances; ability to write accurate and coherent reports; ability to comprehend basic math; ability to analyze situations and adopt a quick, effective, and reasonable course of action; willingness to adhere to the University’s core values.  Some law enforcement experience in higher education, and/or previous police experience OR any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities preferred.   

Southwestern University offers competitive salary and benefits including health, dental, life, long term disability, retirement, 15-paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, tuition assistance, access to wellness facilities, and free parking.  Southwestern University is a selective, undergraduate institution committed to a broad-based liberal arts, sciences, and fine arts education.  Southwestern currently enrolls approximately 1,500 students and maintains a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.  Located in Georgetown, Texas, 28 miles north of Austin, Southwestern is affiliated with the United Methodist Church.  For information concerning the University, visit our Web site at www.southwestern.edu.

Apply: Applicants may apply for this position on the Indeed website or Applications may be obtained from our website:  www.southwestern.edu/human-resources/job-opportunities/ and returned to Southwestern University, Office of Human Resources, Cullen Building, at the corner of University and Maple Avenue, Georgetown, TX or emailed to hrjobs@southwestern.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please no third-party submissions.  All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of the University’s Background Check Policy process.  Southwestern University is an equal opportunity employer.  EOE/M/F