Description: Provides for the protection of persons and property at Lander University and assures an atmosphere free from any interruption. Enforces state, county, and municipal laws along with all Lander University rules, regulations, and policies.
Minimum Requirements: A high school diploma. Necessary Special Requirement: Certification by the Law Enforcement Training Council in accordance with §23-23-40 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina 1976. Must meet SC Law Enforcement Division (SLED) requirements for a Group I State Constable. Must have strong skills in providing excellent customer service and demonstrate strong ethics. Must live within approximately 35 miles of Lander University or within a 30-35 minute commute. A valid driver's license and safe driving history are required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must have knowledge of modern law enforcement techniques and procedures and of the laws one is responsible for enforcing. Ability to correctly evaluate situations and make good decisions. Ability to deal firmly, yet tactfully, with the general public. Ability to interact well with members of the University community as well as with fellow employees. Ability to supervise others and make decisions independently. Such training and experience would normally be gained through job related experience and specialized training at the Criminal Justice Academy and other sources. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
Hire Range: $34,700 – $38,070 annually
Work Hours: Varied (12 hour shifts rotation on days and nights)
Class Code: JC10 – State Title: Law Enforcement Officer I
Position #: 000054 – Band: 04
Applications must be submitted online at www.jobs.sc.gov. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Receipt of individual applications not acknowledged. See position status at www.lander.edu/hr. Lander University is a tobacco-free campus. All final candidates are subject to successfully completing background requirements. This position has been deemed a cash sensitive position therefore requires a satisfactory credit report.