University of Northern Iowa Hiring Police Officer

Police Officer I/II (04319-MS4)
DEPARTMENT: Public Safety
LOCATION: 30 Gilchrist Hall
CONTACT: Joe Tyler
PHONE: 319-273-3186
PAY GRADE: Police Officer I – 14/ Police Officer II – 15
STARTING HOURLY WAGE: Police Officer I – $21.17; Police Officer II – $22.11
MAXIMUM HOURLY WAGE: Police Officer III – $34.33
POSITION FUNDING: Appropriated Funds
APPOINTMENT TYPE: Full-Time; 12 Months
SCHEDULE: Days off will rotate
SHIFT: Rotating shift with weekend, evening and holiday work
PRIMARY FUNCTION: Under general supervision, patrols the University campus and outlying property in order to protect
life and property; responds to calls while on foot, on bicycle, or in a motor vehicle in order to prevent and detect law
violations and apprehend violators; maintains order in the University community through enforcement of policies of the
Board of Regents and the University; exercises judgment in interpreting law ordinances, policies, and procedures; and
promotes and maintains favorable University-community relations.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS: POLICE OFFICER I: Eligible to enroll in the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy and eligible to
complete the required field training program. Applicants must complete medical, physical agility, psychological and
P.O.S.T. tests.
POLICE OFFICER II: Possession of certification from the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy as a Law Enforcement Officer, or
possession of law enforcement certification in another state and successful completion of all application and
examination requirements as outlined in Iowa Administrative Code 501-3.8(80B). Applicants must complete medical and
psychological tests.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Certified Police Officer preferred.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The University of Northern Iowa provides a high quality and diverse educational experience,
purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. The
University’s attractive size, approximately 12,000 students, allows it to offer faculty, facilities, and academic choices
characteristic of a much larger university while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a park-like campus.
UNI is located in picturesque Cedar Falls, Iowa, a riverfront town with many recreational, cultural and entertainment
opportunities. It was named a 2010 Distinctive Destination by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The
metropolitan community of Cedar Falls/Waterloo has a combined population of 165,000 and offers a pleasant residential
setting with a strong and growing industrial base. Cedar Falls is a friendly, affordable community located about 300 miles
from Minneapolis, St. Louis, Kansas City and Chicago.
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University
encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender
identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by
federal and/or state law.
All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college,
university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.
APPLICATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 15, 2019. Cover letter and resume is also requested.
Please ensure the application completed fully and accurately.