Campus Police Officer

  • McHenry County College
  • Crystal Lake, IL 60012
  • Apr 08, 2022
Full time Public Safety/Police

Job Description



Position Requisition Information


Job Title Campus Police Officer
Department Campus Police
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Job Type Staff
Position Grade 8
Employee Type Full Time
Hiring Range Commensurate with experience
Grant Funded No
Work Year 12 Months
Work Year-Other Information  
Typical Work Schedule
40 Hours - Monday through Friday (24/7 availability), flexible schedule to meet department needs, to include possible evenings and weekends
Bargaining Unit Eligibility No-Confidential/Security Related Position
Work Week 40 Hours
Work Week-Other Information Monday through Friday (24/7 availability), flexible schedule to meet department needs to include possible evenings and weekends
Special Instructions to Applicants  
Position Information for Posting


Position Introduction
Founded in 1967, McHenry County College (MCC) serves the seventh fastest growing county in Illinois, providing educational and training opportunities and special events for approximately 30,000 participants annually. The College serves approximately 7,000 students annually and employs approximately 750 full and part time faculty and staff. 
MCC is seeking a full-time candidate who will support students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors by monitoring activity on campus for the purpose of ensuring a safe educational and work environment and helping us achieve our mission - Our Focus is Learning. Student Success is our Goal. 
Position Summary
Provide and maintain campus public safety at McHenry County College Campus.
Reports to Campus Police Sergeant
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
· Respond to campus emergencies 
· Deliver emergency messages to staff and students on campus 
· Receive and respond to service requests and questions regarding campus public safety 
· Patrol assigned areas to protect campus occupants, buildings and grounds through the enforcement of applicable state, federal, and local laws 
· Patrol building and grounds of McHenry County College and other College properties 
· Investigate criminal conduct, honor code violations, and conduct administrative investigations as directed. May be required to provide courtroom testimony based on investigation 
· Prepare written reports 
· Report potential fire hazards and implement emergency procedures in the event of a fire 
· Enforce parking and traffic rules and regulations. Issue warnings and/or tickets when required 
· Proactively perform preventative patrol in uniform, plain clothes, on foot, or in a vehicle, and utilize the College electronic surveillance equipment 
· Provide personal security consultation to administrators, faculty, staff, and students who are threatened, being followed, or stalked 
· Attend court as required 
· Assist with vehicle jump starts and lockouts on campus 
· Work collaboratively with others (e.g. colleagues, stakeholders, vendors) to accomplish functions and responsibilities 
· Assume additional duties as assigned by immediate supervisor
Required Education Associate's degree from a regionally accredited institution, or the equivalent combination of related training and education.
Other Required Qualifications
-         Associate's degree from a regionally accredited institution, or the equivalent combination of related training and education
-         First Responder Certificate, or equivalent CPR, First Aid and AED Certification or specialized training
-         Valid driver's license
-         Valid F.O.I.D. card
-         Certification by the Illinois Local Governmental Law Enforcement Officer's Training Board or must obtain within 6 months of employment 
-         Possess various access levels to LEADS or must obtain with 6 months of employment
-         Other applicable specialized training as required
-         One-year experience in related public safety or law enforcement position; or equivalent education and experience
Desired Qualifications
· Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution 
· Certification by the Illinois Local Governmental Law Enforcement Officer's Training Board 
· Bilingual (Spanish/English) communication skills
Skills and Specifications
· Firearms proficiency 
· Ability to maintain certification by the Illinois Local Governmental Law Enforcement Officer's Training Board 
· Must be able to maintain appropriate level of physical and mental fitness for duty 
· Ability to maintain various access levels to LEADS 
· Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite 
· Ability to learn technological applications 
· Knowledge of campus public safety procedures 
· Knowledge of first responder and general first aid procedures 
· Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing under stressful conditions 
· Responsible, honest, dependable, and conscientious 
· Ability to maintain effective working relationships 
· Ability to prioritize incidents as they arise 
· Ability to acquire and keep confidential all campus public safety information 
· Willingness and ability to determine problems and create individual solutions 
· Ability to work in a dynamic environment that requires being sensitive to change and responsive to changing goals, priorities, and needs 
· Ability to make decisions that govern and impact the activities and behavior of staff members and citizens 
· Ability to safely lift 60 pounds unassisted 
· Possess the physical ability to respond to various emergency situations 
· Physical ability to continuously walk during scheduled shift, and to get into and out of a motor vehicle 
· Ability to see, including depth and color perception 
· Ability to hear, speak, and smell 
· Commitment and respect for diversity and MCC Behaviors of Excellence 
· Commitment to the college mission, vision, values, and goals 
· Ability to perform all of the essential functions, skills, and specifications of the position
Location Main Campus

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