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California State University, Fullerton
  • Position Number: 4604079
  • Location: Fullerton, CA
  • Position Type: Campus Safety and Police

531543 - Police Officer Cadet - Non-Represented

Classificaiton: Police Officer Cadet - Non-Represented
Department: University Police
Sub-Division: Vice President, Administration and Finance
Salary Range: Classification Range $3,576 - $3,576 per month(Hiring range depending on qualifications, not anticipated to exceed $3,576 per month)
Appointment Type: Temporary
Time Base: Full Time
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; This is a temporary position to end on or before June 30, 2024 with a possibility of renewal on an annual basis if funds and/or program needs exist.

About CSUF:
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to Californias revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

Job Summary:
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About the Position:

The University Police Department is dedicated to ensuring the University Community's right to a crime-free environment through exemplary and professional service. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Police Officer Cadet - Non-Represented. The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

The Police Officer Cadet - Non-Represented is a non-sworn officer in a trainee capacity. Attends 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 at the discretion of management, will be appointed to the classification of Police Officer on a probationary basis.

Attends the prescribed training sessions to learn the principles, practices, and theory of criminal and civil law enforcement, as well as codified and case law. Receives training in report writing, physical fitness techniques, firearms use and maintenance, arrest and control techniques, de-escalation techniques, community policing strategies, as well as other law enforcement-related skills. Under close supervision, assists other police officers in the performance of their duties.

Upon successful completion of the required POST training (police academy) within the required time frame and at the discretion of management, the Police Officer Cadet will be appointed to the classification of Police Officer. Works varied shifts including nights, weekends, holidays, and special events. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
High school diploma or the equivalent and eligibility to attend a certified P.O.S.T. basic training academy. Ability to qualify for and satisfactorily meet the ongoing standards of the basic P.O.S.T. academy training. Possession of the mental capacity, physical agility, and learning potential to perform all aspects of P.O.S.T. training and police work.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelors degree from an accredited four-year college or university in criminal justice or a related field. Working knowledge of current law enforcement methods and procedures, current criminal codes and laws. Ability to make competent decisions and function effectively with members of the University. Possesses effective interpersonal skills to resolve a wide variety of sensitive situations. Must possess effective oral and written communication skills, including ability to write clear and comprehensive reports. Demonstrated ability to think and act effectively in emergency and sensitive situations.

Must maintain certification mandated by law. Must pass a written and/or oral examination, medical examination, physical agility test, psychological examination, drug test, and a background check including fingerprinting. The incumbent must have no felony convictions and must possess or be able to complete CPR and First Aid certification.

Special Working Conditions:
Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator

Additional Information:
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

As of January 1, 2022, the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

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 requirement set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017.

This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) position under the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. CSAs are responsible for reporting allegations of Clery Act Crimes reported to them or that they witness. CSA training is required.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

Application Deadline: Oct 12, 2023 (9:00 PM)

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