Apply for the Campus Resource Officer Position Today

Washtenaw Community College’s Public Safety Department is currently hiring for a Campus Resource Officer — Sworn Police Officer. This position is within the public safety department and is charged with creating a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. The Law Enforcement/Campus Resource Officer must meet Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) certification.  This position works to educate the campus community regarding safety and security, minimize risk for the college and enforce all college policies and procedures, and enforcement of the laws of the State of Michigan.  These responsibilities are performed in an ethical manner consistent with the college mission, vision, and values which include diversity, equality, and inclusion.

Read more about this great career opportunity with ‘Out of this World’ benefits!


  • No Midnights, holidays, and limited weekends.
    • 8 Hour Shifts
    • The college is closed for a week during the holiday season
  • Extensive Paid Time Off
    • Immediate Time Off Given
    • Top out Vacation time in two (2) years
  • Small & Safe Campus
    • One of the safest colleges & universities in the state of Michigan
  • AFFORDABLE & Comprehensive Health, Dental, Life and Vision Insurance
  • Retirement options with 12% college contribution
  • Several opportunities for training provided by the Department
  • WCC Tuition paid for you AND your dependents
  • Tuition reimbursement for colleges outside WCC
  • WCC Health & Fitness Center discount
  • An inclusive, welcoming environment for our students, faculty & staff.
  • Pay is $26/hour, the minimum starting hourly rate.

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Associate degree required, OR equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered.
  • Successfully pass a thorough background investigation, drug screening, psychological exam, and physical examination.
  • Possess a valid Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) police certification or have met the requirements of MCOLES certification upon hire.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience as a law enforcement officer OR experience working in a college/university as a non-sworn public safety officer for a minimum of ten (10) years and be certifiable upon hire by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES).
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in police department operations which should include investigations, patrol, community policing, evidence collection, leadership, and modern-day policing principles.
  • Maintain an acceptable driving record as required by the college insurer.
  • Professionally and confidentially investigate sensitive issues at all levels within the campus and to effectively present findings.
  • Work independently without direct supervision.
  • Strong report-writing skills.
  • Service-oriented.
  • Exceptional customer service attitude at all times.
  • Work accurately and effectively with computerized data systems.
  • Work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and promote a positive working environment, spirit of cooperation and positive reactions to change and conflict resolution.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills, both written and oral which transcend diverse audiences.
  • Communicate effectively and relate well to students, parents, faculty, staff, and others while maintaining appropriate confidentiality.
  • Motivational and problem-solving capabilities with a high degree of integrity, ethics, and dedication to the mission of the College.
  • Work an irregular schedule, evenings and all days of the week as needed, additional hours during peak times or as required, and subject to 24-hour on-call for emergencies.
  • Meet the physical demands listed above.

Apply for the Campus Resource Officer Position

Interested applicants must complete an application online with a resume, cover letter, and transcripts. This position will be open until filled. Please direct all questions and comments to Deputy Chief Jamie L. Zecman, by email or phone at 734-973-3411.

Washtenaw Community College (WCC) strives to make a positive difference in people’s lives through accessible and excellent educational programs and services; seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve our diverse community and to build on the success of our students, faculty, and staff; committed to creating an inclusive, welcoming environment.

Washtenaw Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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