Patrol Officer I

Monmouth University   West Long Branch, NJ   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on February 27, 2023
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Monmouth University

Patrol Officer I

Department: University Police

Position Summary:
Monmouth University Campus Police Department is seeking Applications for a PATROL OFFICER I position.

Monmouth University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription plans
  • Uniform allowance
  • Tuition waiver for employees and dependents
  • Tuition Exchange Program
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Training
  • Team Development

This is an in-person, on-campus, non-remote position.
As part of an assigned team, University Police Officers provide campus safety, security, and law enforcement services to the University community. In addition, the individual provides a wide range of services, including both traditional and non-traditional police services.

The successful candidate must project a positive image and participate in crime prevention and community-oriented public safety programming that reflects the University's diverse population.

Additionally, University Police Officers enforce University regulations, local ordinances, and state laws. The individual is a first responder to incidents, accidents, and other emergencies and is responsible for conducting initial and follow-up investigations into significant and criminal incidents.

The individual will work under the direction of a Sergeant, Captain, or Chief of Police.

The University Police Department is a 24/7, 365-day operation. Therefore, the successful candidate must be able to work all shifts, including weekends, holidays, and overtime shifts, as required. Overtime may be assigned for departmental needs and is mandatory.

A complete list of job duties is available at

Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Valid Automobile Driver's License in your state of principal residence

Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

Required Years of Experience:

Other Requirements:
Must possess a current New Jersey Basic Course for Police Officer Certification (formerly known as Class A); OR be a Special Officer Class II (SLEO II) which is eligible for a waiver of training from the Basic Course for Police Officers; OR have successfully completed the Alternate Route Program for the Basic Course for Police Officers (BCPO).

Must be able to work rotating shifts, assigned overtime and respond to emergency call-ins as needed and respond to department call-ins as needed.

Ability to maintain high levels of exertion in times of emergencies. Ability to lift and carry suspects, prisoners, victims, and people to safe areas. Ability to safely handle their assigned weapons and successfully qualify at the designated range on a bi-annual basis.

Preferred Qualifications:
Associate’s degree, two years of college, trade school, or equivalent education; Bachelor’s degree highly preferred. Higher Education public safety experience is a plus.
Two years of work and life experience directly relating to:

Community service/involvement
  • Interviewing, public speaking, and conflict resolution skills
  • Problem-solving, using creative methods to resolve issues
  • Multi-cultural work and life experiences

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Posting Date: 11/15/2022
Closing Date:

Located along New Jersey’s northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 5,400 students in 61 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including four doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University’s dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth’s faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University’s 170-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities.

A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Park’s legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ+ community. Enjoy Red Bank’s lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch’s redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review’s “The Best 387 Colleges,” and Money magazine’s “Best Colleges for Your Money.”

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Monmouth University

West Long Branch , NJ