Campus Police Officer (RIC) - #134765

Rhode Island College

Date: 1 week ago
City: Providence, RI
Contract type: Full time
The purpose of the Campus Police Department, located at the Welcome Center on East Campus, is to provide service and protection to The Rhode Island College campus, properties, staff, faculty, visitors, and students. Working with Student Services, Residential Life, Physical Plant and others in our on-campus community, we are an integrated team striving to achieve excellence in police protection and to ensure a high quality of student-faculty life by promoting a tranquil, safe atmosphere conducive to the objectives of the College. The department is dedicated to the protection of the College properties to ensure the beauty, security, and safe function of the campus grounds and resources Reports To Director, Security & Safety Illustrative Examples of Work Performed At Rhode Island College (RIC), to independently perform a full range of tasks involved in the protection, safety and security of individuals and property at Rhode Island College (RIC); to patrol the campus on foot, bicycle and/or in marked police cruisers; to inspect campus buildings and grounds; to guard against fire, theft, damage, defacement and/or destruction; to maintain order and security on institution premises; to identify and apprehend criminal offenders as permitted within the law and participate in subsequent Court proceedings; to provide emergency medical services to the campus community, including to provide aid to individuals who are injured or in danger of physical harm as well as to render first aid; to perform all required duties in accordance with applicable State and Federal laws and ordinances as well as College and Department rules, regulations, policies and orders; and to do related work as required
To ensure all buildings are secure by locking and unlocking as needed
To attend roll call prior to the beginning of a shift
To acquire and record information concerning events that have occurred since the last shift
To reduce opportunities for the commission of crime through preventative law enforcement measures. To facilitate the movement of vehicular and pedestrian traffic through the enforcement of the Motor Vehicle Code
To proactively identify potential law enforcement problems and communicate the need for services by utilizing the Department Chain of Command
To actively participate in establishing and maintaining security and safety on the College campus
To promote and preserve peace on campus in a variety of settings including but not limited to campus gatherings, events, debates and/or during response to disturbances
To exercise authority consistent with the obligations imposed by the oath of office
To be accountable to supervisory Officers and promptly obey all lawful orders
To coordinate efforts with other members of the Department so that teamwork may ensure a continuity of purpose and the achievement of Department objectives
To communicate all pertinent information promptly and accurately to supervisors and fellow Officers
To acquire and record necessary information, and to document the provision of police services to any member of the campus community
To file all reports and documents prior to the end of each shift with care to ensure accuracy and completeness
To ensure that all property seized, recovered or taken for safekeeping is properly marked, receipted and stored prior to the completion of each shift
To maintain equipment properly and regularly in order to keep such equipment in a functional and presentable condition
To care for all assigned Department equipment in such manner as to prevent unnecessary damage
To carry out all duties in an efficient and professional manner which brings credit to the Officer, the College, the Department and the law enforcement profession
To assist and provide information to members of the campus community upon request
To courteously explain any instance where the Department does not have jurisdiction, and to make suggestions as to other procedures that the member of the campus community can follow to rectify the problem(s)
To serve and/or deliver warrants, summonses, subpoenas and other official papers promptly in the manner prescribed by law and/or by the issuing supervisor and in keeping with campus policy
To confer with and generally assist Court prosecutors in furtherance of criminal prosecutions as needed. To appear in Court as summoned and to testify in a professional manner
To consistently refrain from the use of excessive force and the appearance of bias or prejudice when dealing with the public or those detained
To enforce all laws and ordinances in a fair and professional manner
To punctually respond to all assignments
To operate a communications office including dispatching and keeping police records
To perform routine maintenance on police vehicles
To cooperate with other law enforcement agencies in the enforcement of laws and regulations
To perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Security and Safety, Chief of Campus Police or his/her designee Education Possession of a high school diploma or GED plus successful completion of a Rhode Island Police Officer Standards and Training (POST) certified Police Training Academy curriculum; and Experience Prior employment in a full-time position as a POST certified police officer, who retired or resigned in good standing, requiring maintenance of law and order and protection of life and property, including responsibility for the arrest and detention of persons in violation of the law Or Combination of Education and Experience NA Or Combination of Education and Experience Additional Required Qualifications 1. Must possess valid Police Officer Standards and Training (POST) Certification
2. Must be physically qualified to perform assigned duties as evidenced by a physician’s certificate
3. Must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license
4. Ability to pass a national background criminal investigation (BCI)
5. Ability to pass a state-approved psychological examination
6. Must pass a pre-employment drug screening and any random post-employment screening
7. Within 6 months of appointment, must acquire and maintain First Responder Certification from the Rhode Island Department of Health Knowledges Skills and Capacities A working knowledge of the Office of Postsecondary Commissioner’s and assigned institutional regulations; a working knowledge of the principles and practices commonly applied by a police officer in the enforcement of the law and regulations to protect life and property; the ability to apply such knowledge, principles and practices in a college environment; a working knowledge of the methods of investigating accidents and other incidents; the ability to enforce traffic regulations and to direct and regulate traffic; the ability to make accurate reports on law or regulation violations; the ability to render first aid; the ability to operate a communications office and keep police records; the ability to cope with situations firmly, courteously, tactfully and with respect for the rights of others; the ability to analyze and appropriately act in emergency situations, develop effective courses of action and successfully facilitate safe outcomes to the same; the ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; and related capacities and abilities Preferred Qualifications NA Number of Employees Supervised 0

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