Grayson College

  • Police Officer

    Job Locations US-TX-Denison
    Type Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Policy/Emergency Management
  • Overview

    Provides a safe campus environment for a diverse population of students through conventional and non-conventional law enforcement methods.

    Responsibilities

    • 50% Patrols college facilities and property by motor vehicle or on foot. Responds to calls for assistance. Issues citations as needed for violations of law or campus rules.
    • 20% Investigates suspicious persons, suspected crimes, or nuisances. Gathers evidence, obtains witnesses, and makes arrests as needed.
    • 10% Performs duties that support the safety and security of the campus environment. Monitors sporting events, locks and unlocks doors, and escorts students and staff as needed.
    • 5% Trains others on various aspects of campus safety and emergency management such as CRASE and emergency preparedness. 
    • 5% Completes written and/or electronic reports as required by departmental procedures.
    • 5% Participates in campus committees as requested.
    • 5% Completes other duties as assigned.

     

    1. Demonstrates the Viking Values of balance, clarity, gratitude, service, teamwork, and trust.
    2. Provides a high level of service to the campus community.
    3. Completes reports with a high-level of accuracy.
    4. Promotes the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
    5. Attends departmental and college-wide meetings as requested.
    6. Complies with all laws and regulations regarding higher education and campus safety.
    7. Maintains an acceptable record of attendance; reports to work on time as scheduled.

     

    This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising the position.

    Qualifications

    Experience

    Six months to two years of similar or related experience.

     

    Education

    (1) A two year college degree or (2) Completion of a specialized course of study at a business or trade school or (3) Completion of a specialized and extensive in-house training or apprenticeship program.

    TCOLE certification required.

     

    Interpersonal Skills

    Courtesy, tact, and diplomacy are essential elements of the job. Work involves much personal contact with others inside and/or outside the college for purposes of giving or obtaining information, building relationships, or soliciting cooperation.

     

    Other Skills

    Must maintain a valid drivers' license.
    Must have valid CPR certification or willingness to obtain within the first six months of employment.

     

    Physical Requirements

    The position may require brief periods of significant physical exertion such as running or heavy lifting. More frequently the position requires minor physical exertion such as periods of standing or walking, with some recurring bending, reaching, or similar activities. The position requires minimal agility and dexterity and the ability to patrol on foot and operate a motor vehicle.

     

    Work Environment

    Work is performed indoors and outdoors.

     

    This position is considered a security sensitive position and will require a criminal background check.

     

    GRAYSON COLLEGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY INSTITUTION PROVIDING EDUCATIONAL AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ON THE BASIS OF MERIT AND WITHOUT DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION, GENDER, AGE, DISABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS PROHIBITED BY LAW.

     

    The employer actively supports the Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations. For more information, please contact the human resources office at 903-463-8770 or gcjobs@grayson.edu.

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