Duties include vehicular and foot patrol of University property, enforcement of criminal and traffic laws, protection of people and property, investigation of crimes, completion of police reports, testimony in court, and assistance to other law enforcement agencies. Variable shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
Requirements include a bachelor's degree in criminal justice or related field (such as political science, psychology or government studies), U.S. citizenship, PA Municipal Police Officers Education & Training Commission Act 120 Certification, Act 33 Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Act 34 Pennsylvania Criminal Record Check, Act 73 FBI Criminal History Report, valid PA driver's license, and safe driving record are required. Two years' experience in a related field is preferred. Strong oral and written communication skills are necessary. Proficiency in Word, Excel spreadsheets and Outlook required.
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.
Pitt... faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.
Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.
Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.