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State University, Monterey Bay ( WWW.CSUMB.EDU ) is a
comprehensive, mid-sized four-year university whose staff and
faculty help transform student lives by emphasizing project-based
learning, requiring service learning, and promoting multicultural
and global perspectives on and beyond the campus community. CSUMB
is both an MSI and HSI and has a vibrant, diverse student body of
nearly 7000 students and growing. Our faculty and staff, many of
whom live in campus housing, appreciate living and working about
one mile from the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. As one of
the 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, we
offer excellent benefits, including housing, and competitive
salaries for our faculty and staff. By 2030, CSUMBs sustainability
initiative is to be carbon neutral.
Under the general supervision of the Associate Vice President
for Public Safety/Chief of Police, and with daily oversight by the
Deputy Chief of Police, the Police Officer routinely works an
assigned shift and performs patrol duties on foot, bicycle or by
vehicle to protect students, faculty, staff, campus visitors,
property, and facilities against accidents, bodily harm, fire,
theft, vandalism and illegal entry; enforces laws and traffic
regulations; apprehends violators; provides general information and
assistance to the public, conducts investigations, and is
responsible for the protection of life and property within the
jurisdiction of the California State University, Monterey Bay.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not
limited to, the following :
- Patrols the Campus and adjacent area on foot, bicycle, or by
vehicle and answers calls to protect persons, property and
- Performs crime prevention assignments, enforces laws, traffic
regulations and safety regulations on the campus and adjacent
areas; apprehends or arrests violators.
- Investigates criminal activity and creates clear, concise
- Provides security for large gatherings of faculty, staff,
students or visitors to the campus; may be responsible for
conducting investigations related to assigned cases and
investigating and recording irregularities which occur during the
assigned shift; takes the necessary action within the limits of
prescribed policies and procedures to correct the situation or, if
necessary, contacts the appropriate authorities for guidance and
- Performs other duties; which enhance the safety of the campus
community, such as providing assistance to Public Safety/Police
- Participates in emergency preparedness and other safety
programs as assigned.
- Performs other job-related duties and special projects as
The Cadet is a non-sworn officer in a trainee capacity. Incumbents
attend a Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certified
academy to develop the minimum qualifications necessary to assume a
position as a sworn police officer. Upon successful completion of
the required P.O.S.T. training within the required timeframe and
the discretion of management, the police officer cadet is appointed
to the classification of police officer. Under close supervision,
the Cadet attends the prescribed training sessions to learn the
principles, practices, and theory of criminal and civil law
enforcement and codified and case law; and receives training in
report writing, physical fitness techniques, firearms use and
maintenance, and arrest and control techniques.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :
High school diploma or equivalent. Successful completion of a
P.O.S.T. certified program, including obtaining a Basic Course
- Must have no felony convictions
- Must have no misdemeanor convictions containing elements of
- Must successfully complete fingerprint and records check
including local, state and federal criminal records
- Must satisfy citizenship requirements detailed in Government
Code 1031 (a) and 1031.5 Be a U.S. citizen, or a permanent resident
alien who has applied for citizenship and obtains citizenship
within three years of applicate date
- Must be a minimum of 21 years of age by the time of sworn
- Must have good moral character as determined by a thorough
background investigation which will be conducted as prescribed in
the P.O.S.T. Administrative Manual, and must be completed prior to
the appointment date
- Must be free from any physical, emotional, and mental condition
which might adversely affect the exercise of powers of a police
- Must be able to read and write at the levels necessary to
perform the job of a police officer as determined by the use of the
P.O.S.T. Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery or other
job-related tests of reading and writing ability
High school diploma or equivalent and eligibility to attend a
certified P.O.S.T. basic training academy.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES :
Working knowledge of current law enforcement methods and
procedures; current criminal codes and laws; community-based
policing, familiarization between law enforcement and community
residents, and collaborative problem solving. Effective
interpersonal skills to resolve a wide variety of sensitive
situations. Effective oral and written communication skills,
including writing clear and comprehensive reports. Demonstrated
ability to think and act effectively in emergency and sensitive
situations. Valid California drivers license.
Ability to qualify for and satisfactorily meet the ongoing
standards of the basic P.O.S.T. academy training. Mental capacity,
physical agility, and learning potential to perform all aspects of
P.O.S.T. training and police work. Valid California Drivers license
at time of appointment.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS :
Technical fluency with Oracle/PeopleSoft, CSU Common Management
System or equivalent student information system; Microsoft Office
Professional Suite, and Google mail and calendaring programs.
Highly desirable: Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT AND DESIGNATIONS :
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be
completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a
position with CSUMB. Failure to satisfactorily complete the
background check may affect the application status of applicants or
continued employment of current employees who apply for this
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter
under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is
required to comply with the requirements set forth in as a
condition of employment.
This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX
Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination,
sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and
stalking as required by .
This position is required to comply with confidentiality
requirements outlined in the Department of Educations Family
Educational Rights and Privacy and Californias Educational Code
Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.
This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority, will
be required to participate in annual training,
and to immediately forward to the Clery Compliance Officer all
reports of Clery Act crimes brought to their attention.
Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State
of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable
under the University's liability coverage.
This position has been designated as a sensitive position
- responsibility for the care, safety and security of people
(including children and minors), animals and CSU property.
- access to controlled or hazardous substances.
- responsibility or access/possession of building master or
sub-master keys for building access.
- access to and responsibility for detailed personally
identifiable Level 1 confidential information about students,
faculty, staff or alumni that is protected, personal or sensitive.
(Reference: and )
- responsibility for operating commercial vehicles, machinery or
equipment that could pose environmental hazards or cause injury,
illness, or death
WORK ENVIRONMENT :
Various working environments including indoor, outdoor,
inclement weather, and other adverse conditions. Work may include
rotating shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays. May be
required to work on short notice. May be required to travel.
Personal protective equipment required including police uniform,
duty belt and weapon.
POSITION INFORMATION :
- Type of Appointment: Full-Time, Probationary
- Collective Bargaining Unit: Clerical & Administrative Support
- Anticipated Campus Hiring Salary: Low $6,000s/month
- Cadet entry salary will be $3,576 per month.
- FLSA Status: Non Exempt
CSUMB offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding
vacation, health, dental & vision plans; a fee waiver education
program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement
System (CalPERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. For more
information, visit: . Additionally, University Corporation at CSU
Monterey Bay provides access to affordable campus housing based on
availability, visit: .
APPLICATION PROCEDURE :
For full consideration, applicants must complete the required
online application prior to the priority screen date found at CSUMB
is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified
applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting
University Personnel at (831) 582-3389. All employees must be
eligible for employment in the U.S.
GENERAL INFORMATION :
CSUMB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the
United States and is an E-Verify employer. In compliance with state
and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation,
including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and
Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and
the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal State
University, Monterey Bay Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is
CSUMB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER :
CSUMB is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer
seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of
faculty and staff. We value and celebrate diversity in all its
forms and strive to foster an inclusive culture built on respect
that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. We consider
qualified applicants for employment for their anticipated
contributions and without regard to race, color, religion, national
origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual
orientation, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy,
marital status, veteran status, or disability.