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University of Michigan-Flint Department of Public Safety: Police Officer Closing Date: March 16, 2023

How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position. Please include it as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should outline your experience that directly relates to the Police Officer position. Visit:

Pay Range Information

The pay range for new, probationary Police Officers is $56,118.40 to $57,241.60. The full salary range for Police Officers who have completed a one year probationary period is $59,883.20 - $85,529.60 and can be found in the POAM bargaining agreement.


As a Police Officer at the UM-Flint campus, 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

DPS provides complete law enforcement services to the Flint campus. Our police officers are licensed by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) and authorized to enforce all federal, state, local laws, and rules of the University of Michigan. Our officers are also deputized by Genesee County. Our officers are well trained in services unique to an academic institution. We are dedicated to the community policing philosophy as a way of delivering police services to our campus community.

Why Work at U-M Flint?

In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, 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 after 12 months of eligible service, with immediate vesting.
  • Many choices for comprehensive health insurance.
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses.
  • Eligibility for benefits is based on your job group, your appointment percentage and the length of your appointment. Learn more about employee benefits and eligibility and download the Comprehensive Benefits for Faculty and Staff flier.
  • For tuition support information can be found at: benefits/
  • Information about our vision, mission and values can be found at:
  • The University of Michigan-Flint’s DEI plan can be found at:
    • The University of Michigan-Flint exhibits its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through enacting fair practices, policies, and procedures particularly in support of the equitable participation of the historically underserved. UM-Flint recognizes the value of diversity in our efforts to provide equitable access and opportunities to all regardless of individual identities in support of a climate where everyone feels a sense of belonging, community, and agency.
    • Diversity is a core value at University of Michigan-Flint. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty. The University of Michigan-Flint seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning for the purpose of becoming global citizens in a connected world.


You Will:

  • 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
  • Policing response on, and adjacent to, campus
  • Obtain and serve warrants, subpoenas and other court documents
  • Identify, apprehend and arrest suspects
  • Testify in criminal, civil and administrative hearings
  • Community oriented policing problem solving

Required Qualifications*

  • Associate 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
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proven customer service and teamwork ability

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Opening Date: 03/03/2023
Closing Date: 03/16/2023

Contact Person: Heather Bromley
Telephone: 810-237-6512
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