Position promotes lawful behavior and protects the welfare of the students, faculty, staff, and
community as a uniformed presence on campus. Police officer performs foot and vehicle patrols
of the college campus to monitor behavior, secure buildings, property, investigate disturbances,
maintain order during events and enforce regulations. They monitor the physical safety of campus
buildings by locking and unlocking doors, patrolling or monitoring using surveillance systems,
and reporting suspicious behavior.
Employee reports to the Director of Public Safety, who reports to the President of the College.
Qualifications for Position
Required: • Proven working experience in law enforcement • High school diploma or GED • Completed approved basic training course and obtained police certification • Must be at least 21 years of age • Must be a citizen of the United States • Familiar with community college environment • Excellent knowledge of standard operating procedures, judicial procedures, civil and constitutional laws, and the standard 10 code • Knowledge and skills of law enforcement principles and practices • Adequate interpersonal and communication skills verbally and written • Proficiency in using police equipment including weapon safety • Excellent organizational skills • Must have good vision, hearing, strength, and agility • Ability to build effective working relationships • Conflict resolutions and problem solving skills • Personal characteristics require honesty, sound judgement, integrity, and a sense of responsibility. • Valid Driver’s License and FOID card
Preferred: • Associates Degree in Criminal Justice or related field
Provide written reports of incidents that occur on campus • Provides facility security • Maintain order on campus pursuant to college policies, state and federal laws • Patrol campus facilities by vehicle and foot • Provide departmental services and maintain appropriate records • Enforce college parking, traffic, rules and regulations • Maintain proficiency with department equipment • Promote positive community service and relationships throughout the entire campus community • Monitor the day to day activities • Maintain a secure and safe environment during sporting events, conferences and demonstrations • Respond to campus emergencies, fire alarms, and calls for service • First responder when medical situations occur
Perform other duties as required.
This position requires strict adherence to all personal protective policies, procedures, and required
safe equipment operation. Employee is required to follow all local, State, and Federal laws and all
Kaskaskia College policies and procedures. Position is also expected to adhere to and promote
College core values of compassion, honesty, respect, fairness, and responsibility.
This position requires frequent interaction with various facets of the campus community. There
will be frequent contact with students, faculty, staff, and the general public.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Physical demand may include but are not limited to walking, running, lifting and carrying,
standing, climbing, crawling, kneeling, and repetitive motions. Working conditions include but
are not limited to lighting, heating/air conditioning, ventilation, odors, noise, animals, heights,
infectious diseases, danger, irregular hours, and exposure to inclement weather.
Kaskaskia College is seeking applicants for a full time Police Officer, who must be able to provide campus-wide protection for all people on campus and campus property. Police officer performs foot and vehicle patrols of a college or university campus to monitor behavior, secure buildings and property, investigate disturbances, maintain order during events and enforce regulations. They monitor the physical safety of campus buildings by locking and unlocking doors, patrolling or monitoring using surveillance systems, and reporting suspicious behavior.
This position requires a high school diploma or GED, with two years experience. Along with current Police Certification. Qualifications also include familiarity with the community college environment. A strong understanding of law enforcement vocabulary, including the standard 10 code. The successful candidate will require character traits of honesty, sound judgement, integrity, and a strong sense of responsibility. Position also requires a person to have a commitment to the community college mission and philosophy and ability to communicate effectively with diverse people.
This is a full time position with an annual salary of a range from $37,000-43,000.
To receive consideration, applicants must submit a cover letter describing how qualifications meet the position criteria, along with a resume, copy of college transcripts (if applicable), copy of current Police Certification, and official Kaskaskia College employment application along with any other qualifying credentials to the address below. The official employment application can be accessed at www.kaskaskia.edu/hr. All applicants being considered for hire will be required to submit to a pre-employment background investigation, including a criminal record check.
As an AA/EEO employer Kaskaskia College is interested in receiving applications from individuals who would enhance the diversity of the College. A full job description is available at www.kaskaskia.edu/hr.
BENEFIT SUMMARY SHEET FOR FULL-TIME NON-UNION SUPPORT STAFF KASKASKIA COLLEGE The following information is based on the current employee fringe benefits that Kaskaskia College offers. It is not intended to be a contractual agreement and in no way limits Kaskaskia College from altering such benefits in the future.
VACATION LEAVE 12 days per year for first fiscal year. Thereafter, employee receives 12 days plus one additional vacation day for each year of completed service up to a maximum of 22 days per fiscal year. Leave is accrued at the rate of 1 day per month.
SICK LEAVE 12 days per fiscal year
PERSONAL LEAVE 3 days per fiscal year
HOLIDAYS Minimum of 13 paid holidays per year
HEALTH INSURANCE is effective the first day of the month after hire date and includes comprehensive medical, vision and dental coverage. Current Rates effective 9/1/21 $178.00 per month employee only coverage $290.00 per month for employee +1 dependent $335.00 per month employee +2 or more dependents Provider is Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois.
LIFE INSURANCE is provided by the College and is effective the first day of the month after hire date. The benefit amount is equal to annual salary. Additional voluntary insurance is available at employee’s expense.
FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT and 403(b) PLANS are also available.
RETIREMENT PLAN The State Universities Retirement System requires that 8% of an employee’s monthly gross pay is deducted for individual retirement purposes. It is also required that .5% of an employee’s monthly gross pay be deducted to fund the College Insurance Plan for Community College Retirees.
TUITION WAIVERS are available for staff and family. CHILD CARE DISCOUNT available.