Date Posted

June 03, 2021

Job Category

Job Type




$22.4014 per hour

Exempt Status




Carries out the University’s and departmental rules, regulations, and procedures and sees that the laws of Texas are upheld in an efficient, effective and professional demeanor as a representative of the department. Leads by example.

The University currently has 4 openings.


Mandatory over-time or schedule adjustment based upon Department needs is possible. Able to work rotating shifts, holidays and overtime.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential duties, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations may be made as required. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Patrols the campus in a police vehicle, bicycle, or on foot.
  • Conducts preliminary investigations on all criminal and non-criminal cases that occur on campus.
  • Patrols and provides enforcement, detection and crime prevention duties in the protection, safety and welfare of faculty, staff, students, and visitors.
  • Ensures that the University property and facilities are secure.
  • Prepares reports on all activities, filing them with the immediate supervisor.
  • Preserves the peace by all lawful means while ensuring the dignity and rights of the individuals are preserved at all times.
  • Enforces traffic laws, directing traffic, making violator contacts, placing subjects in custody or issuing warnings or citation, enforcing Federal, State and Local laws.
  • Assists with emergency service and provides first aid treatment.
  • Prepares criminal cases and presents testimony in court/student judicial hearings.

Additional Duties:

  • Cooperates and collaborates with other employees in the spirit of teamwork and collegiality and interact with confidence, patience and integrity to provide professional leadership during emergencies.
  • Complies with all Trinity University policies and guidelines.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Appointment Details

Attendance Standards:
Maintaining and satisfying minimum attendance requirements are an essential requirement of this position, including working all full- time regular hours as established by the supervisor in addition to any scheduled or emergency overtime.

All jobs require a current Criminal Background Check (CBC).

Must pass a physical examination to include drug screening and psychological profile.


Specific and general instruction from supervisor, either verbally or in writing. Operates independently for most routine matters. Work is reviewed by supervising officers through activities, reports and periodic observation of performance.



6 months to 12 months

1 year to 3 years of experience in the Criminal Justice field.


Excellent interpersonal skills.

Computer Software:

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Word
  • Omnigo Report Software


  • Firearms
  • ASP baton
  • Taser
  • Police radio
  • Police Bike
  • Police Vehicle
  • Body Camera



  • General knowledge of criminal investigation, police report writing, and criminal laws.
  • Proficient with all equipment utilized in the performance of assigned duties, to include but not be limited to firearms, restraints, less lethal force weapons and techniques, vehicles, communications equipment, computers, investigative and surveillance equipment.
  • Ability to interpret and implement numerous policies, procedures, and laws.
  • Ability to act quickly and rationally in emergency situations.
  • Good working knowledge of all directives including university policies

Education Requirements

High School Diploma or GED and currently certified as a Texas Peace Officer.

Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice or related field from four-year college or university.

Licenses and Certifications


  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License and have a good driving history. May not have more than two moving violations in a three-year period.
  • Must have completed the TCOLE Peace Officer Licensing exam with a minimum score of 70 percent and obtain a valid TCOLE certification by the close of the posting.


  • Intermediate or Advance Peace Officer Certification.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

Physical Requirements: 
Balancing, Bending, Climbing, Crawling, Crouching, Driving, Grasping, Handling, Kneeling, Reacting, Reading, Running, Standing, Sitting, Stooping, Turning, Twisting, Pushing, Jumping over, Pulling, Carrying, Reaching above head, Lowering, Hand-wrist and elbow motion, Holding, Using both feet, Using both hands, Walking, Writing, Good physical condition and vision, ability to hear and speak, good physical stamina to accomplish the duties of the position.

Must be able to react quickly to emergencies and cope with the stresses of such situations. Ability to lift/carry more than 100 pounds.

Environmental Conditions:

  • General office environment
  • Near moving mechanical parts
  • High, precarious places
  • Fumes or airborne particles
  • Toxic or caustic chemicals
  • Outdoors
  • Extreme cold
  • Extreme heat
  • Risk of electrical shock
  • Radiation
  • Vibration
  • Low light
  • Physical attacks
  • Works in very loud noise

Chemical Exposure:
May be exposed to hazardous chemicals, infections and communicable diseases or biological agents.

Application Details

How to apply

Application Deadline



Contact Information

Human Resources
Trinity University
One Trinity Place
San Antonio, TX 78212

Trinity University will post non-exempt staff positions for 5 business days and exempt staff positions for 10 business days. Faculty positions will remain open until filled. However, postings may be extended if a sufficient number of qualified applications has not been received. Trinity University also reserves the right to close the posting if a qualified applicant pool has been received.

Trinity University is an equal opportunity employer and as such provides equal opportunity for employment and advancement of all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any status protected by Federal, State, or Local Laws. Read Policy

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