Police Officer II

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Posted on Thursday, August 10, 2023

Police Officer II

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To continue our efforts to keep the campus community as healthy and safe as possible, NEOMED will now require COVID-19 and influenza vaccinations as a condition of attendance and employment. This policy will allow for exemption of the vaccination requirement for those individuals with valid medical reasons, sincerely held religious beliefs and matters of conscience.

Posting Details

Position Information
Position Title Police Officer II
Position Type Classified
Full or Part Time Full Time
Position Summary Information
After successful completion of the NEOMED Police Department’s field training program, officer will enforce state laws and University and departmental rules and regulations, patrol University property on foot or in vehicle, provide emergency and nonemergency services, conduct investigations, write reports, perform crime prevention activities, control and direct traffic, and perform special assignments when necessary.

Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pay Grade: 7
Starting Pay Rate Range: $19.79 – $22.00
Location: Rootstown, OH

Benefits Offerings Include:
- Training Offerings, including LSS Green & Yellow Belt and other professional development
- Competitive Health, Vision, Dental
- Flexible Spending Account
- State Retirement with 14% matching
- Excellent Vacation and Sick Time
- 11 Paid Holiday Days
- Wellness Offerings
- Short and Long Term Disability Coverage
- Long Term Care Coverage Offerings
- Life Insurance
For additional details visit: https://www.neomed.edu/hr/benefits/
Principal Functional Responsibilities
  • Patrol buildings and grounds on foot and in a patrol car; protects lives and property; prevent crime
  • Investigate complaints, conduct criminal and accident investigations, make inquiries, take and record information and submit written reports; conduct continuing or follow-up investigations and review changes in laws and regulations
  • Perform routine administrative duties related to police work (e.g., keep log of unusual incidents and security conditions, complete reports of police activities, answer telephone)
  • Monitor traffic conditions and parking lots to insure efficient flow of traffic; check parking permits; issue traffic tickets as necessary
  • Perform security functions at special events; assist other law enforcement agencies; protect and assist visitors; performs other special service functions as needed
  • Participate in liaison programs, community policing activities, and community education programs
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • A minimum of two years (i.e., 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours) of college level academic credits in criminal justice, emergency management, or related field, or equivalent training or experience which provides comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Successful completion of Ohio Peace Officer basic training program
  • Three+ years law enforcement experience OR Supervisory experience
Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies
  • Knowledge of criminal and civil law, first aid and emergency care, safety practices
  • Skill in use and maintenance of firearms, operation of motor vehicles and other equipment, defensive driving, and self-defense
  • Ability to perform the duties of an Ohio Peace Officer immediately upon appointment
  • Ability to recognize threatening or unusual conditions and take appropriate action
  • Ability to prioritize tasks based on importance and exercise independent judgment
  • Ability to observe situations analytically and objectively
  • Ability to react quickly and calmly in an emergency and exercise firmness, tact, and impartiality
  • Ability to demonstrate physical fitness
  • Skill in interpersonal communication to effectively interact with University personnel and public in person and over the telephone (e.g., to resolve conflicts and provide assistance).
  • Skill in written communication
  • Skill in public relations
  • Ability to access information on a computer

Core Competencies
NEOMED creates positive change by educating and training Ohio’s next generation of health professionals, educators and researchers through experiential learning, high-impact research, strategic partnerships and innovation. By designing an environment where ideas and connections can flourish, NEOMED is transforming health care.

Exceptional Experience: By creating a welcoming, supportive and well-resourced environment, NEOMED sets the stage for meaningful interactions among its students, faculty, staff, alumni, partners and community members. The University empowers every individual to participate fully in the campus experience and the community that NEOMED serves.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: NEOMED recognizes, appreciates and celebrates all of the ways-from backgrounds to viewpoints-that people are different. The University’s culture is grounded in respect and thrives on the uniqueness of each individual. NEOMED encourages everyone’s participation by fostering policies and practices that ensure fair and just access, treatment and opportunities for all.

People: Talent is NEOMED’s most valuable asset. The University invests in developing its faculty and staff to realize their fullest potential. As it works to attract and retain a diverse workforce and student body, NEOMED embraces opportunity and growth across all levels of the institution.
Preferred Qualifications
Physical Requirements
Must be able to utilize applicable tools and equipment necessary for the job, as well as basic office equipment. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, stoop, kneel, sit; talk; and hear. Must be able to lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. May be required to submit to drug testing.

Exposed to law-enforcement hazards (e.g. gunfire, driving at high speeds, etc.) and variable weather conditions; occasionally requires extended periods of walking, standing, or physical exertion (e.g., running); may work varied hours and shifts to include nights, weekends, and holidays; may be called to work in exigent and emergency situations; requires on-and off-campus travel.
Posting Detail Information
NEOMED EEO Statement
NEOMED is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable state or federal law. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, NEOMED also affirms its commitment to nondiscrimination in its employment policies and practices. In compliance with Title IX (20 U.S.C Sec. 1681 et seq.), NEOMED prohibits sex discrimination, including sexual harassment.

For concerns regarding discrimination, please contact:
Molly O’Malley
Associate Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion & Title IX Coordinator
Northeast Ohio Medical University, G-212B
4209 St. Rt. 44, PO Box 95, Rootstown, OH 44272
Email: momalley@neomed.edu

NEOMED requests that you provide the voluntary information requested below. It will be kept separate from your application, in a confidential and limited access file, to be used for statistical compilation and analysis for Human Resources record keeping and reporting purposes. Your response will not be used in any way to determine your eligibility for employment. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.
Notification of Annual Security Report.
The Northeast Ohio Medical University is committed to assisting all members of the NEOMED community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual security report is available on the NEOMED website at https://www.neomed.edu/police/clery-act/annual-report/.
The annual security report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, authority of university police and security officers, crime reporting policies, and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. Additionally, the report contains information about crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by NEOMED; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.
This information is required by law and is provided by the Northeast Ohio Medical University Department of Public Safety.
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter