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University of Michigan Division Of Public Safety & Security: Police Officer Closing Date: July 21, 2022

Job Summary

As a Police Officer, you will provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, promoting good community relations and patrolling assigned area to prevent crime; enforce laws, ordinances and traffic regulations, control crowds, and arrest violators. You may also perform specialized police activities such as criminal investigations including interviewing witnesses, crime victims and suspects.

Mission Statement

We are a full-service law enforcement agency with responsibility to provide police services to all areas of our campus community. Our mission is to contribute to and promote a safe and secure community, while respecting the rights and dignity of all persons using facilities and programs of the University of Michigan.

Why Work at Michigan?

Being part of something greater, of serving a larger mission of discovery and care ? that's the heart of what drives people to work at Michigan. In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this outstanding institution. It's adding a purpose to your profession. Work at Michigan and become a victor for the greater good.

The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:

  • Generous time off
  • A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting
  • Many choices for comprehensive health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses
  • Tuition Support Program

Responsibilities*

  • Uphold the highest standards of conduct and customer service while serving and protecting our community and taking measures to prevent crime
  • Enforce University ordinances and regulations and State and Federal laws
  • Patrol campus areas for crime prevention, parking and traffic control and issue citations
  • Obtain and serve warrants, subpoenas and other court documents
  • Identify, apprehend and arrest suspects
  • Testify in criminal, civil and administrative hearings

Required Qualifications*

  • Associate's degree
  • Completion of a State of Michigan accredited police academy training program or waiver of training
  • MCOLES licensed and certified or currently in the police academy upon applying
  • Ability to pass an extensive background investigation

Additional Information

All members of DPSS are considered Campus Security Authorities (CSAs) under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. As such, you are required to report any Clery reportable offenses that come to your attention. DPSS employees must also complete the Clery Compliance training within 14 days of employment and annually thereafter.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Police Officers Association of Michigan union, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Pay Range Information

The pay range for new, probationary Police Officers is $54,745.60 to $55,848.00.

The full salary range for Police Officers who have completed a one year probationary period is $54,745.60 - $83,499.60 and can be found in the POAM bargaining agreement. 

Opening Date: 05/26/2022  
Closing Date: 06/21/2022  

Contact Person: Sherri L Swanson  
Telephone: 734-647-3295  
Email: swansher@umich.edu
Website Link: https://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/219235/police-officer