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Posting Date:  2.6.2020                                                    Posting End Date:  5.7.2020

Position:  Police Officer (Three)                                  Department:  Police

Status:  Full time, exempt

Special Qualifications

In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating “Excellence in Every Way”, the ideal POLICE OFFICER will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

  • Issue traffic citations and arrest warrants
  • Respond to calls regarding disputes and advise subjects regarding appropriate behavior
  • Effect arrests and jail transports
  • Patrols assigned areas and investigate incidents
  • Conducts investigations as required; submits reports regarding criminal and administrative incidents
  • Directs vehicle and pedestrian traffic, crowd control during events
  • Responds to emergency situations and assists other law enforcement agencies as requested
  • Attend required annual training
  • Performs other related duties as assigned and must be able to work various shifts as assigned
  • Must be a team player


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Successful passing of mental, drug, or physical agility tests if required
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must be able to work various shifts as assigned
  • Must possess a valid Alabama Pistol Permit and Driver’s License
  • Ability to administer first aid or CPR
  • Must complete the Alabama Police Academy within 6 months of employment; Prior certification preferred
  • Interpersonal skills needed to communicate with faculty, staff, students, and the public
  • Ability to operate the emergency equipment and firearms
  • Ability to recognize safety, security or health hazards
  • Exposure to inclement weather and unpredictable crises situations
  • If the applicant does not have a college degree, the must submit passing results of the BAT(Basic Aptitude Test) as required by the Alabama Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission, available at any junior college.


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 ResourcesEach applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, three (3) letters of reference (with detailed contact information) and copies o unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the even budgetary or operational constraints.

Tuskegee University

Attn:  OHR Employment/Recruitment

1200 West Montgomery Road

101 Kresge Center

Tuskegee, Alabama  36088

Email Address:  |  Fax: 334.724.4319

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled

Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verification on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.