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Police Officer - Univ. of Missouri Kansas City

UMKC, one of four of the University of Missouri campuses, is a doctoral research-intensive public university offering traditional and interdisciplinary programs and serving approximately 16,500 students. The University is well positioned to address the demands of the times in a dynamic city that deserves and requires the benefits that accrue from a strong public university. The University of Missouri-Kansas City has a broad and inclusive educational mission with specific emphasis in three areas: visual and performing arts, health and life sciences, and urban affairs. UMKC's unique profile includes the College of Arts and Sciences and Schools of Education, Nursing, Business and Public Administration, Medicine, Law, Computing and Engineering, Biological Sciences, Dentistry, Pharmacy, and the Conservatory of Music and Dance. The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity and multiculturalism and strives to create a welcoming environment where faculty and staff feel valued for their contribution. The successful candidate will have a genuine enthusiasm for students and the University environment.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  UMKC offers a competitive $20.50 per hour and affordable medical and dental plans (no waiting periods), 403(b) savings plan, tuition assistance (75% of educational fees paid for enrollment at University of Missouri), and University paid long-term disability and life insurance benefits. .

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Missouri POST certification is required; commission to active officer duties will begin after successful department/campus orientation. Possession of a valid driver's license is required. A safe driving record is required while a driving record without violations/summonses/arrests is preferred. Strong verbal communication skills are necessary. High School diploma or the State equivalent is required. Commensurate mental and physical skills necessary to walk/stand for long periods of time, respond to emergencies, and maintain order among individuals and groups are necessary. Advanced level of education is highly preferred.

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION:  Application Deadline: April 25, 2021. Apply online: www.umkc.edu/jobs. It is the fundamental policy of UMKC to provide equal opportunity regardless of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, Veteran status or disability status in all education, employment and contracted activities. All final candidates will be required to successfully pass a Criminal Background Check prior to beginning employment.

CLOSING DATE:  04/25/21

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