• Stonehill College
  • $68,190.00 -95,600.00/year*
  • Easton , MA
  • Government
  • Full-Time
  • 2 School St

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Campus Police Officer

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About Stonehill

Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1948, Stonehill is a private Catholic college located just 22- miles from downtown Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student to faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages its 2,500+ students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields.

Faithful to the Holy Cross tradition in education, Stonehill College is committed to developing the moral, spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social competencies of its students and seeks to build and sustain a campus community that embraces diversity and inclusion in its teaching, learning, living, and working. Stonehill values a diversity of persons, opinions, and cultural and religious perspectives. In fulfillment of its motto, Lux et Spes (Light and Hope), the College cultivates in its students the competence to think, act, and lead with courage towards creating a more just and compassionate world.

Position Summary

The Police Officer will patrol Campus buildings and grounds to prevent theft, trespass, vandalism, or violations of College policies

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Prepare incident reports on a routine basis and provide testimony in court, college judicial hearings, and any other processes as deemed necessary.

Perform building checks. Lock and unlock buildings and rooms based on the building schedule and special requests.

Enforce parking and vehicle rules and regulations. Direct traffic and investigate accidents.

Perform security details at related functions and special events as assigned.

Respond promptly to alarms including fire, carbon monoxide, card access, and intrusion alarms; conduct fire drills and assist with the periodic inspection of safety equipment.

Investigate crimes and other incidents in conjunction with the department detective as assigned.

Assist in the field training of new officers.

May be required to work overtime on short notice. This position is considered essential personnel by the College.

Must be able to attend police in-service training programs, and training programs as mandated by the College.

Perform any other duties as assigned, which are necessary to enhance public safety on campus and protect the lives, safety and property of the students, faculty, staff and guests of the college.

Education and/or Experience

Ability to successfully pass Police Psychological Exam and pre-employment physical.

A minimum of an Associates Degree or higher in Criminal Justice or a related field; one to three years of related work experience or a combination of education and experience; successful completion of a police recruit training program equivalent to the MPTC standards.

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience as a police officer within a residential college or university environment is preferred.

- Required to work various shifts and holidays, and may be subject to report for duty at any time.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must possess discretion and the ability to keep all records, communications, and other information relative to the nature of the departments work in absolute confidence. Must have excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively work with all members of the community. Must have the ability to deal professionally with confrontational situations, difficult people, and remain non-judgmental in the handling of all situations.

Must possess excellent written and verbal skills. Ability to read, analyze and interpret reports, correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from the community.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to understand and carry out detailed written and verbal instructions. Ability to use discretion and make sound judgments.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and climb or balance.

Candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment physical and may be required to pass a physical agility test as required for entrance into an academy. A pre-employment psychological test will also be conducted.

Candidates must successfully pass such physical and psychological examinations as may be prescribed by the Director.

Employees will have to successfully qualify with the department issued weapon upon being hired, or will receive such training in the recognized academy.

Candidates must be able to successful complete a pre-employment background check including a criminal history and motor vehicle driver history check.

The College may require an employee to submit to a drug test when the employer has reasonable suspicion to believe that the employee has violated the college drug

Work Environment

Officers will be exposed to all types of weather conditions and may have to spend extensive periods of time in such conditions.

Officers may be exposed to loud noises when responding to alarms or working extra duty at concerts or constructions sites.

Officers may be exposed to hazardous materials in the course of their work. Sources of these may be accidents involving a chemical spill, inadvertent exposure, such as through a fire, or a deliberate exposure during an assault.

Officers may also be exposed to blood-borne pathogens when responding to an incident where medical aid is rendered, accidental contact while detaining a combative individual who is sick or injured, or deliberate exposure by an individual.


The candidate must meet the requirements of MGL 22C Section 63 and Title 515 of the Code of Massachusetts Regulations, governing the standards and skill for Special State Police Officers.

Must have completed an approved police academy, which will allow for immediate Police Powers through C. 22C: S63 of Massachusetts General Laws.

Must be able to successfully complete a field training program.

Willingness to complete specialized training in policing and a willingness to utilize those skills within the department.

Must have a license to carry firearms, perform CPR , First Responder, and a valid Drivers License.


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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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