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Police Officer I - Cleveland Campus

Company: Cleveland State Community College
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

At Cleveland State our mission is to build strong minds, careers and communities through exceptional teaching and learning, workforce development and service. We wish to hire individuals with similar values who can help us accomplish those goals.

CLEVELAND STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGEis accepting applications for the following position:Police Officer I - Cleveland Campus

The College: Cleveland State Community College is a fully-accredited public comprehensive community college committed to quality education and open access. The college operates within the governance of the Tennessee Board of Regents and approved by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. CSCC celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2017. Its mission focuses upon responsive delivery of the highest quality education and training at the lowest possible cost in support of workforce development, liberal arts transfer and cultural enrichment for the people of Bradley, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe and Polk Counties.
The college enrolls more than 3,000 credit students and 1,500 non-credit students in a typical fall semester. The credit student population is split about evenly in the choice of transfer or career-technical programs. The average age of all students is 28 years. All persons are welcome at Cleveland State, and the student population is nonracially identifiable.
There are over 200 employees at the college, including more than 75 full-time faculty members. Ninety-one percent of the faculty hold master's or doctor's degrees.
Situated in the scenic corridor of hills and valleys of southeast Tennessee, Cleveland State presents an attractive atmosphere in which to enjoy varied facets of an educational experience. The community offers an abundance of service facilities and recreational opportunities. The college is located between Exits 25 and 27 on Interstate 75, thirty miles northeast of Chattanooga.
The 105-acre campus has 11 major buildings housing modern classrooms, laboratories and student activity centers. Additional features include an excellent library, a multimedia production studio, dynamic classrooms, computer laboratories, a 400-seat theatre, a 3,000-seat gymnasium, athletic fields, a small business development center, a workforce readiness center, and a full-service student center with cafeteria, bookstore and student lounge areas. In addition, the college recently opened the new state-of-the-art Health and Science Center, the first new academic building for the college in over 46 years. The college also maintains off-site locations to serve students in the northern service area. The college offers a wide selection of credit and non-credit courses at the new McMinn Higher Education Center in Athens and at the Monroe County Center in Vonore. In addition, many college support services are available at these sites, as well. For more information on Cleveland State Community College, visit the website at .
Job Summary:The incumbent works under the general supervision of the direct supervisor. Advice and guidance are available from the supervisor as needed for complex issues or exceptions to policy. Work is performed in investigating crimes and accidents, protecting property, facilities, citizens, staff and students by law enforcement.

Essential Job Functions:
*Patrols the campus by foot, bicycle or motor vehicle.*Investigates suspected crimes, reports findings, and arrests suspected individuals.*Investigates accidents involving persons or property, reports probable cause of accidents, and pursues appropriate course of action.*Directs and controls traffic.*Testifies in court or legal proceedings.*Issues citations for traffic and parking violations.*Operates and maintains law enforcement equipment.*Keeps records and makes reports.*Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Location and Hours:
Cleveland State Community College, located in Cleveland, TN is the primary workplace. Occasional off-campus travel is required.Standard hours are 1:00pm - 11:00pm, Monday through Thursday. Some flexibility required for special events.

Requirements of the Position:
* Meets the requirements of a Certified Police Officer, per TCA 38-8-107, including completion or attendance and completion within one year following employment, of a law enforcement academy curriculum approved by the Tennessee Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission.
*Meets the requirements of TCA 38-8-106, Qualifications of Police Officers:*Be at least eighteen (18) years of age;*Be a citizen of the United States;*Be a high school graduate or possess equivalency;*Not have been convicted of or pleaded guilty to or entered a plea of nolo contendere to any felony charge or to any violation of any federal or state laws or city ordinances relating to force, violence, theft, dishonesty, gambling, liquor or controlled substances;*Not have been released or discharged under any other than honorable discharge from any of the armed forces of the United States;*Have his/her fingerprints on file with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation;*Have passed a physical examination by a licensed physician;*Have a good moral character as determined by a thorough investigation conducted by the employing agency; and*Be free of all apparent mental disorders as described in the Diagnostic and Statistical manual of Mental Disorders, Third Edition (DSM-III) of the American Psychiatric Association. Applicants must be certified as meeting these criteria by a qualified professional in the psychiatric or psychological fields.*Possess a valid Tennessee operator license as issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety.

SALARY RANGE: $34,100 - $40,920

The required online application can be found at:


Human Resources OfficeCleveland State Community CollegeTelephone: 423-478-6203; Fax: 423-478-6257email: Website: Cleveland State Community College is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Sections 504/ADA employer

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