Duties: patrol assigned areas to detect and prevent crimes, enforce traffic laws, recognize parking violations, issue traffic citations, and identify safety hazards and violators; perform security checks of agency or campus buildings; conduct investigation of crimes, accidents, and report incidents committed on agency or campus premises; direct traffic during periods of high density to facilitate smooth flow; arrest violators; write incident reports and testify in court as required; respond to alarm, calls for assistance, checks for locked or unlocked buildings and offices, as necessary, and assist stranded motorist and others in need of assistance and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: formal education equivalent of a high school diploma plus one year of work in law enforcement or related field required; must be certified as a Law Enforcement Officer by the Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training, or a similar academy, in accordance with ACA 12-9-106; required to carry and use a firearm; must possess valid Arkansas driver’s license; experience working in a university setting preferred; knowledge of traffic laws, rules and regulations for security; knowledge of general law enforcement methods and techniques; ability to direct traffic and maintain order, prepare reports of incidents and accidents; ability to communicate orally and in writing; ability to operate motor vehicles used in patrol duties. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.
Applicants may apply online at https://web.saumag.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/staff-employment-application/ or an application can be picked up in the Office of Human Resources, Overstreet Hall, Room 115, and mailed to the Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University, MSC 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. Non-listed references may be contacted. AA/EOE.