Position Vacancies Last Updated: Apr 11, 2018 - 9:18:14 PM

University Police Officer IV, Towson University (MD)
By Towson University, Office of Human Resources
Apr 11, 2018 - 8:48:07 PM

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Job Purpose
The Towson University Police Department is currently accepting qualified applicants for a University Police Officer IV position to function as a Patrol Division Supervisor, enforce State laws and University regulations, and perform a variety of law enforcement duties.

The UPO IV provides supervisory duties including: assigning specific patrol responsibilities and establishing work priorities; instructing, directing, and guiding personnel on a patrol shift; assisting in scheduling and managing day-to-day operations; assigning and reviewing work; monitoring and evaluating performance of subordinate personnel; and initiating disciplinary actions as necessary. Additional responsibilities include, inspecting police and support personnel on patrol shift to insure compliance with departmental policies, regulations and procedures; preparing, maintaining and reviewing a variety of operational and administrative reports, logs, and ledgers; enforcing the laws of the State of Maryland; conducting preliminary and follow-up investigations; patrolling designated areas of campus to maintain a visible presence and enforce University parking regulations and determining appropriate course of action.

This position is classified as Essential personnel and candidates will be required to work varied shifts including weekends and holidays.

High school diploma or equivalent; certification as a sworn Police Officer recognized by the Maryland Police Training Commission within the last three years; and two years of experience as a sworn Police Officer. Must possess and maintain a valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver's license with no more than 5 points. Three years of experience supervising police officers is preferred.

A Criminal Background Investigation, pre-employment physical, polygraph and psychological evaluation are required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Salary and Benefits
$59,114 and full University benefits that include annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, click here.

This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.

To view and apply to current job openings please visit

Office of Human Resources
8000 York Road
Towson, Maryland

Towson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to:

Towson University is a smoke-free campus.

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