U of M Police Officer

UPDATE (9/10/2019): Applications now close on Thursday, October 3rd. 

Located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the University of Michigan (U of M) Police Department is looking to hire a full-time police officer. The U of M Police Officer maintains a stellar work ethic, leadership qualities, integrity, and additional valuable traits. Starting salary ranges from $52,624-52,624.

The University of Michigan Police Department is a professional, full-service law enforcement agency with responsibility to provide police services to all areas of our campus community. Our mission is to contribute to and promote a safe and secure community while respecting the rights and dignity of all persons utilizing facilities and programs of the University of Michigan.

This position requires the candidate to successfully pass a thorough background investigation, drug screening, psychological evaluation, and physical examination. Absence of felony and/or misdemeanor convictions which would prohibit the applicant from receiving, possessing, and carrying a firearm is required. The position requires driving a university vehicle, so the candidate must have a valid driver’s license and driving record of less than 6 points. 

U of M Police Officer Job Responsibilities

  • Provide excellent customer service while serving and protecting the community
  • Enforce University ordinances and regulations and State and Federal laws
  • Using University-owned vehicles, patrol campus areas for crime prevention, parking and traffic control, and issue citations
  • Obtain and serve warrants, subpoenas, and other court documents
  • Identify, apprehend and arrest suspects
  • Investigate crimes, accidents, and complaints and prepare reports
  • Interview witnesses, crime victims and suspects
  • Transport personnel and funds or other valuable property
  • Testify in criminal, civil and administrative hearings
  • Physical requirements as specified by MCOLES

Required Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proven customer service and teamwork ability
  • Completion of a State of Michigan accredited police academy training program or waiver of training required
  • MCOLES licensed and certified

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field
  • Some knowledge of State and Federal laws and University ordinances and regulations required

Apply Today To Become a U of M Police Officer

Interested applicants can apply by visiting the University of Michigan’s Careers Website. Applicants must submit a cover letter, which is required for consideration.

Applicants are also required to submit a video presentation answering pre-screening questions through a third-party vendor.

Applications close Thursday, September 5 October 3rd.

For More Information

Please direct all questions and responses to the University of Michigan’s Careers page.

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