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Police Officer

Apply now Job no: 497036
Department: Miami University Police
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Hourly Staff
Categories: Public Safety
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:

Police Officer


$26.80 - $32.60/hour

Job Summary:

Police Officers at Miami University are responsible for providing a safe and secure environment for the university community.




Duties/Physical Demands:

• Perform law enforcement functions including mobile and foot patrol of University properties to provide a safe and secure environment for the university community.
• Conduct preliminary investigations of reports and complaints involving criminal activity.
• Enforce federal and state laws and university regulations.
• Regulate traffic and parking; provide emergency medical assistance.
• Effect forcible arrests and engage in foot pursuits when necessary; and perform other police officer duties as needed.


Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED, Vocational or technical training, and OPOTA Police Certification.


Desired Qualifications:

Associate's degree, or voactional or tecnhical school degree
Bachelor's degree


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Traffic control
  • Medical emergencies
  • Physical arrests
  • Drawing/firing weapons
  • Subduing active shooters
  • Use an administration of AED machines
  • Crowd control 
  • Subduing individuals during the course of a stop or arrest
  • Evacuating and securing areas in imminent danger


Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

Critical safety –

  • Running
  • Standing for long periods of time (up to eight hours with a break)
  • Running upstairs/downstairs
  • Physical removal of persons from vehicles and buildings (carry, drag, or physically control individuals of different sizes)
  • Traffic direction (standing, waving arms)
  • Crowd control at special events (standing and walking as needed)
  • Subdue individuals (physically control)
  • Resistant individuals
  • Intoxicated/under the influence individuals
  • Evacuation of person with disabilities – multi-level building layouts with stairwells, landings, etc. (push wheelchair, carry/drag individuals of different sizes)
  • Drawing/firing weapon (move arms and hands)
  • Subduing active shooter (run, jump, dive, crouch, take cover)
  • AED (crouch, use arms)
  • Emergency response skills (all the above)
  • Bending
  • Twisting
  • Stooping
  • Squatting
  • Lifting routinely – up to 70 pounds
  • Lifting an entire person in extreme situations where the officer is required to subdue an individual
  • Administration of First Aide/CPR as a first responder
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Salary based on years of service as a Police Officer and the Bargaining Agreement.


EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
Benefits Eligible:




A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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