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Police Officer

Apply now Job no: 503019
Department: Miami University Police
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Hourly Staff
Categories: Public Safety
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Police Officer
Salary/Grade: Per FOP contract; depending on experience of applicants. $30.25 to $36.20/hour
Job Summary:

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

Essential Duties:

+ 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; valid driver's license; at least 21 years of age

Preferred Qualifications:

OPOTA certification; Associate Degree in Criminal Justice related field of study.

Required knowledge, Skills and Abilities

All applicants must have the relevant background and proven skills necessary to perform the required duties to include computer literacy and proficient oral and written communication skills, engaging in constructive and positive problem solving in a unique community with a diverse
population, carrying equipment up several flights of stairs, and qualifying with a firearm.
Applicants must also have a valid driver’s license, high school diploma or equivalent, and be 21 years old at time of application. Obtain/attend OPOTA certification within 6 months of employment if not already OPOTA certified.

Preferred Knowledge‚ Skills‚ and Abilities:

Prior Law Enforcement Experience; Bachelor's Degree or higher in Criminal Justice related field of study.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit OPOTA certification (if certified)
Cover Letter

Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.
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.
Labor Law Posters for Applicants:
Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).
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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