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Tuskegee University is an independent and state-related institution of higher education.  Its programs serve a student body that is coeducational as well as racially, ethnically and religiously diverse.


Posting Date:             March 13, 2015              Posting End Date:     Open Until Filled

Position:                    Police Officer                2 - positions

Location:                    TU Police Department

Status:                        Full-time

Special Qualifications

In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University becoming an “Outcomes-Oriented University,” the ideal Police Officer will possess the willingness to use their expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellency.

President Johnson’s Vision Document           


Presidential Commentary


The primary responsibility of all persons assigned to this position is to support the instructional mission of the University and to promote positive student and customer relations; safeguard lives and property by enforcing federal, state, and local laws; and enforce University regulations on campus.

Essential Duties

  • Issue traffic citations and arrest warrants
  • Respond to calls regarding disputes and advise subjects regarding appropriate behavior
  • Effect arrests and transport to jail
  • Patrol assigned areas and investigate incidents
  • Conduct investigations as required; submit reports to supervisor of infractions of University rules and regulations, state laws, and city and county ordinances
  • Direct vehicle and pedestrian traffic and enforce parking and traffic rules and regulations
  • Respond to emergency situations and assist local police agencies as necessary
  • Provide crowd and traffic control during sporting events and other special events
  • Attend required annual training seminars
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • High School diploma or GED
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must be able to pass departmental mental and physical tests prior to employment
  • Certification as a Peace Officer within 6 months of employment
  • Must possess a valid Alabama Driver’s license
  • Ability to administer CPR or First Aid
  • Interpersonal skills needed to communicate with faculty, staff, students, and the public
  • Ability to monitor fire and motion systems
  • Knowledge of technical law enforcement jargon and radio 10-codes
  • Ability to operate emergency equipment
  • Ability to recognize safety, security, or health hazards
  • Ability to document investigations
  • Must be a team player
  • Exposure to inclement weather and unpredictable crisis situations



Commensurate with education, training and experience   

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant should complete a Tuskegee University employment application, and submit (3) letters of references and a copy of the appropriate transcript for the educational requirements with the submission. Incomplete application and/or application packets will eliminate the possibility of an interview. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and must submit a completed application in order to be considered for the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Human Resources Department

Attn:  P. Mardis

101 Kresge Center

Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, Alabama 36088

Email Address: employment@mytu.tuskegee.edu               Fax: 334-724-4319

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