Per Diem Police Officer at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Job Description:

Category:: Other - Per Diem

Department:: 1231 (UP-University police - Staffing)

Locations:: Worcester, MA

Posted:: Aug 7, 2020

Closes:: Open Until Filled

Type:: Per Diem - Police Officer

Ref. No.:: 612312

Position ID:: 124072

About Clark University:

Founded in 1887, Clark was one of the first all-graduate institutions in the United States. Today the University is a highly-ranked, student-centered institution educating approximately 2,350 undergraduate and 1,150 graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. This commitment to scholarship and inquiry reflects the University's commitment to "challenge convention and change our world" and to address issues of critical importance to society. It is also reflected by Clark's many national and international distinctions, including recognition for its diversity and inclusion efforts, innovation, community engagement and impact, as a top green campus, and for having a distinguished geography and international development program. Clark has also been included in the groundbreaking Colleges that Change Lives guide since it was first published in 1996.

Clark is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a dynamic, diverse city "on the rise." The second largest city in New England, Worcester is home to 11 institutions of higher learning and is increasingly recognized for its growing healthcare and biotechnology communities, its thriving cultural scene, and as a vibrant food hub

Job Description:



University Police

Job Code 612312

Clark University Campus Police Department is looking to hire Per Diem Police Officer(s) to provide flexible, responsive, and high quality community-based policing while providing security and fire protection to the University constituencies and properties; and to actively support the teaching and learning process by working to create and support a student centered environment. Duties include: patrol campus buildings, grounds and adjacent areas of the campus; enforce State laws as well as the rules and regulations of the University; investigate accidents and complaints; prepare reports; handle confidential and sensitive materials; and perform related work as required.


Applicants must possess a valid driver's license, a minimum of one year of law enforcement experience; must currently possess or be able to obtain arrest powers; must be qualified to obtain license to carry firearms; graduation from a certified police academy preferred. Knowledge of the functions and obligations of the campus police system; ability to exercise clear quick thinking in emergencies; ability to direct traffic and parking issues; ability to write concise and complete reports; possess or be able to be CPR Certified; ability to cooperate with representatives of other law enforcement agencies; willingness to work nights and weekends; and to report for duty at any time when emergencies arise; Prior experience working with and contributing to a diverse workplace with the ability to interact effectively with a broad range of constituents; Must be eligible for appointment under Chapter 22C, Section 63 of the Massachusetts General Laws and undergo an extensive background investigation, CORI check, psychological and medical exam and drug test. Candidates must be able to pass the Massachusetts Physical Agility Test (PAT). Employment is contingent upon successful passing of all required testing.

Review of applications will begin immediately. The Per Diem status does not provide benefits and there are no guaranteed hours and the schedule varies.

Starting hourly rate is up to $18.50/hour, commensurate with experience

Clark University currently requires all employees and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19 no later than July 15. Exemptions will be made for medical or disability reasons or religious beliefs, and could be made, at the sole discretion of the University, for other well-documented reasons.

Additional Information:

Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online. Create a Clark University Careers Account by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below. You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:

  • Resume

  • Cover letter

See the FAQ for using our online system. Please contact us if you need assistance applying through this website.

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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience.

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