Job # FY15 2014-127 (042682, 042684, 067027, 072927)
Job Type Classified
Department Police and Public Safety
Class Code 6980
Bargaining Unit Yes
Job Status Full-Time
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Pay Range ($38,997 - $51,562)
Posting Date November 5, 2015
Closing Date Open Until Filled


Department:        Police and Public Safety   


Duties:    Protects life and property at Morgan State University; enforces all rules and regulations set forth by the Morgan State  University Board of Regents and the State of Maryland in accordance with the Maryland Annotated Code of Laws; patrols designated areas to identify and report safety hazards, detects violations of laws and ordinances, and identifies wanted vehicles, persons, and unusual conditions; responds to calls for assistance and emergency service; takes action as directed; assists in preliminary and follow-up investigations by interviewing and obtaining statements; assists in collecting and preserving evidence; assists in surveillance and in serving warrants and summons; assists in the apprehension, detention, and processing of violators; performs searches, detains vehicles and persons, and makes arrests when institutional authority and Maryland State Certification are present; interacts with campus community and establishes rapport with public; operates a variety of communication equipment to obtain, report, and verify information; prepares and completes a variety of detailed reports and forms to support investigations; assists in the preparation of cases; appears and testifies in court; directs traffic; operates and utilizes a variety of law enforcement equipment, e.g., self-defense tools and criminal detection devices; performs other duties, as required.                                                                                    


Minimum Qualifications:   High School Diploma or GED; possession of a driver’s license valid in the State of Maryland; satisfactory completion of a Maryland Police Academy program and successful completion of a Police Field Training program; certification as a sworn Police Officer recognized by the Maryland Police Training Commission.

Requirements:    Knowledge of citizens’ rights and responsibilities; knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and ordinances; skill in detecting situations imperiling public safety; skill in operating emergency vehicles under all conditions; skill in the care and use of firearms, self-defense tools, and criminal detection devices; ability to communicate effectively; ability to operate two way radios and telephones in  a variety of environments; ability to apply knowledge, experience, and reason to arrive at prompt and effective decisions for both routine and critical situations; ability to sit, drive, stand, walk, climb and run for sustained periods of time; ability to show sensitivity in interactions with a diverse population; ability to maintain composure and demonstrate restraint in stressful and dangerous situations; ability to lift, drag, and carry heavy objects; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; ability to follow directions; ability to provide guidance and training to others; ability to respond to emergency situations requiring physical stamina and force; ability to enter and exit vehicles frequently and quickly; ability to work in and wear personal protective equipment; ability to conduct preliminary and follow-up investigations.

To Apply:   Send letter of interest indicating Job# FY15-2014-127, a MSU Employment Application to: Morgan State University,  with three references to Office of Human Resources, 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251 or e-mail your information to jobs@morgan.edu.  EEO/AA