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Police Officer - Talent Pool | University of California San Diego - Military Veterans

at HERC - Southern California

This posting will remain open throughout the year. The above monthly deadline indicates dates that applications will be reviewed. This date will be extended as the end of the month approaches. Qualified candidates will be placed into a talent pool for current and future consideration. Applications are reviewed on a regular basis. UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment : Apply by 3/15/2023 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Special Selection Applicants : Apply by 3/24/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance. DESCRIPTION The UC San Diego Police Department is committed to building community partnerships, and applying unique and innovative policing practices to the university environment. We are committed to enhancing public safety and improving the quality of life for everyone who works, studies or visits this wonderful campus. Our primary mission is to protect lives and property, while providing an exemplary record of law enforcement. UCSD is the top employer based in the San Diego County, and has achieved national and global top academic ranking. Learn more about our Police Department programs, services, and reports. The university is home to over 38,000 students, 2,800 faculty, and 35,000 staff members. The campus includes 6 undergraduate residential colleges, 5 major medical centers, 7 graduate schools, and the Birch Aquarium among others. In addition, UCSD hosts over 200 unique events each year, attracting community and national presence. View our Campus Profile for more info. Primary responsibilities include patrolling campus property by motor vehicle and on foot, providing protection of life and property, keeping the peace, and conducting investigations of reported crimes, accidents or other related incidents. Officers are responsible for submitting reports, enforcing traffic and parking laws and regulations, making arrests, testifying in court, and responding to medical emergencies and illness calls. Must have an active POST Certificate of graduation or Recertification from a POST Certified academy or an active Peace Officer POST certificate upon hire. Must be available to work rotating shifts, overtime, details/Mutual Aid (both in and out of San Diego County), as needed. QUALIFICATIONS Proven knowledge of State and Federal laws, rules and regulations as applicable to the police function. Knowledge of and experience enforcing rules and regulations, guidelines, security policies and procedures. Knowledge of University of California laws and rules preferred. Ability and experience serving and working well with the public as a solo officer as well as an effective member of a team. Ability to comply with instructions and counsel from supervisors. Ability to maintain a professional stance in all stressful situations and, when necessary, taking charge, managing incident scenes, and coordinating efforts with others outside the department. Proven skill and knowledge in the use and care of all firearms, impact weapons, chemical agents, restraint devices, ECDs and other safety equipment issued by the Police Department. Competent in defensive tactics and arrest and control techniques. Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to follow proper officer safety tactics and procedures. Demonstrated ability in the application of first aid and emergency medical "first responder" skills. Thoroughly understands and can follow proper evidence collection, preservation and impound procedures. Proven ability to prepare criminal cases for prosecution and to effectively testify in court. Demonstrated skills in the operation of a motor vehicle under emergency and other police-related driving conditions. Accurate report writing skills including the proper use of grammar, punctuation and spelling, as well as the cohesive organization of facts and information. Strong ability and experience in using computers, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook and law enforcement databases. Experience using CAD/RMS systems is preferred. Must possess interest in public service and understands the importance of stressing spirit of the law and not just enforcing the letter of the law. Demonstrated ability and experience in teaching, coaching and guiding others. Experience communicating in various forums: one-on-one, in group

San Diego, CA

HERC - Southern California

Southern California HERC, established in 2003, is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of colleges and universities, and research, medical, and cultural institutions. Our institutions are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process and providing a work environment sensitive to work/life balance. We also understand that employment decisions often involve two careers and offer state of the art dual career resources and solutions. SoCal HERC includes members from the Central Coast, Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, and San Diego.

HERC is a gateway to more jobs in higher education and related fields than any other website. HERC provides job seekers with comprehensive and transparent access to job opportunities, daily job alerts, career advice news and webinars, dual career support, and regional multicultural resources to help with relocating to a new community.

SoCal HERC Member Institutions:

Antioch University, Azusa Pacific, University Cal Tech

CSU Fullerton, CSU Northridge,  CSU San Bernardino 

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Chapman University, Citrus College

Concordia University Irvine, Grossmont-Cuyamaca CCD, Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine 

Loyola Marymount University, MiraCosta Community College, Mount St. Mary’s University

North Orange County CCD, Occidental College,  Pacific Oaks College & Childrens School 

Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego State University, Soka University of America

The Claremont Colleges, The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences, UC Path Center

UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Riverside

UCSD, University of Redlands, University of San Diego

University of Southern California, Vanguard University, Whittier College

While there are certainly wonderful opportunities to teach and conduct research at HERC campuses, of the 42,000 jobs on, over 24,000 (or 57%) are non-teaching positions. You will find jobs in healthcare, administration, software, information technology, finance, technical and trades, social work, student affairs, and much, much more.

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