Sergeant

Easton, MA

Stonehill College

Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1948, Stonehill is a private Catholic college located just 22 miles from downtown Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student to faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages its 2,500+ students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields.

Faithful to the Holy Cross tradition in education, Stonehill College is committed to developing the moral, spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social competencies of its students and seeks to build and sustain a campus community that embraces diversity and inclusion in its teaching, learning, living, and working. Stonehill values a diversity of persons, opinions, and cultural and religious perspectives. In fulfillment of its motto, Lux et Spes (“Light and Hope”), the College cultivates in its students the competence to think, act, and lead with courage towards creating a more just and compassionate world.

Supervise patrol officers, security officers, parking officers, gate attendants and student workers.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Conduct follow up investigations of incidents reported to campus police as assigned, conduct special investigations as assigned by the Chief of Police or his designee, initiate investigations into possible violations of college policies or criminal offenses that may have occurred on campus, remain on-call twenty four hours a day and available to respond to campus if called upon, assist patrol officers as they conduct investigations, prepare and submit reports as directed by the Chief of Police or his designee including; summaries of cases, incidents and investigative reports, training, property, evidence, community relations programs, as well as all other assigned tasks. Interpret and enforce pertinent laws and college rules and regulations in a fair and consistent manner, analyze situations accurately and adopt or suggest a corrective course of action, prepare and ensure that patrol officers write, clear and concise reports of factual occurrences, work in confidentiality, utilize discretion, and communicate effectively both orally and in writing, respond to incidents and ensure appropriate response; make arrests as necessary, ensure response is within accepted police practices and principles and departmental policies and procedures. May serve as a shift supervisor, demonstrate knowledge of the current principles, practices and techniques of investigation, police organization, administration, supervision, and training, knowledge of laws pertaining to the apprehension, arrest, and prosecution of persons; knowledge of current principles, practices and techniques of law enforcement and crime prevention in a college setting, including patrol, juvenile delinquency, communications, support services, and other specialized police operations, must be able to provide leadership, motivation and council, as well as direction to officers, must develop a thorough knowledge of college and departmental policies, geography, and buildings, may be called upon to act in an administrative capacity in the absence of the Chief of Police, Lieutenant and/or Detective Lieutenant, attend command staff meetings, and may be required to work overtime (scheduled and unscheduled) as needed to meet the public safety needs of the college.

An Associate’s degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice, or related field may be substituted for up to two years of experience and five years of experience as a campus police officer or municipal officer is required. Must successfully pass psychological examination. A Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Criminal Justice and specialized training in the field of law enforcement along with supervisory experience is strongly preferred.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to our jobsite by following the link down below.

https://jobs.stonehill.edu/postings/19599

Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.
Stonehill College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.

 

Posted: 12/18/2019