Campus Police Officer

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

ID: 7068095
Posted: July 22, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The General Nature or Purpose of the Job:

Campus Police Officers provide security services to the Peabody campus and off-campus facilities and activities. The Peabody campus consists of 12 buildings in mid-town Baltimore.

Responsibilities include uniformed patrols and crime prevention services to protect life and property; offering proactive support of student and staff initiatives; development and maintaining a positive rapport with students, faculty, staff, visitors and members of the surrounding neighborhoods; coordinating and cooperating with various University administrators in the preliminary and follow-up investigation of complaints; reporting criminal offenses and disruptions; enforcing University policies and regulations, state laws and Baltimore City Ordinances; overseeing student monitors; writing reports and keeping records; monitoring electronic surveillance equipment and key access control. Position involves shift work, some overtime, and may include schedule changes as needed to meet security requirements.

Note: Primary shift is 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Note: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Note: This is a non-sworn, unarmed position within the current security organization.

The Primary Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

Patrol assigned areas on foot.
Actively participate in crime prevention and community policing activities.
Respond to routine and emergency calls for various types of service and take action as appropriate.
Conduct investigations; maintain confidentiality while writing clear, concise and accurate reports.
Conduct security inspections of Peabody facilities and areas, reporting conditions as they may be necessary.
Provide escorts and other general services, including locking and unlocking buildings and rooms.
Work flexible shifts and any day of the week that includes holidays or weekends to assist with operational and special event assignments.
Use various computers and other equipment as a routine function of this position.
Perform other security related services for the faculty, staff, students, and visitors of The Johns Hopkins University as may be necessary.
Provide general security and customer service/informational services for Peabody’s on campus activities which include numerous special events at the George Peabody Library and numerous evening and weekend events for Peabody concerts and performances.


High School diploma/GED required.
Two years’ work experience required.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Must be able to qualify for a Special police commission
Must be in possession of a valid state motor vehicle driver's license and must be able to drive.
Must be able to pass a background clearance.
Must be able to walk, stand and climb stairs for extended periods of time in order to conduct routine rounds and to patrol buildings and campus. Must be able to work outside in all types of weather for periods of time.
Professional customer service skills

Machines and/or equipment used on the job, include % of time used:

Operate a variety of machines and equipment including automobiles, vans, office equipment, radio, telephone. Must qualify with Baton / OC Pepper spray. Basic computer usage and Microsoft word.

Degree of independent action performed on the job:

Work will be supervised on a daily basis by the on-duty Campus Safety and Security Shift Supervisor or his designee.

Internal and external contacts required as part of the job:

Interact with general public, student, staff and faculty, visitors and donors.


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