Job Details

Position Details
Req ID: req7727
Position Type: Staff Full-Time
Position Number: 634259
OSU Campus: Okmulgee
Location Address:
Okmulgee, Oklahoma
United States
Hiring Supervisor:  
Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):
17.00 - 17.25, Hourly
Work Schedule: M-F 7:30a-4:30p (may vary)
Faculty Appt Period:
Job Summary:

GENERAL SUMMARY:  Primary duty is to enforce the laws of the state of Oklahoma and the rules and regulations of OSUIT.  The Sergeant will be assigned as the primary investigator on all minor and major crimes committed on the property of OSUIT. The Sergeant is the primary evidence/property officer of the police department and the custodian of the evidence room. The Sergeant will be responsible for the scheduling of the department's duty roster and may be required to work any shift on occasion as required, insuring that all shifts are covered. The Sergeant will be required to be available to assist in the writing and execution of search warrants.


  • Operates as the lead investigator of the department.
  • As the primary investigator the Sergeant will be responsible for the writing, execution, and return of all search warrants resulting in an investigation conducted by him or her.
  • Conducts interviews and interrogations of suspects.
  • Acts as the training coordinator for the police department.
  • Conducts training for university staff, faculty and students.
  • Occasionally perform patrol duties when necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Special Instructions to Applicants Please upload cover letter, resume, and list of references for full consideration.
Position Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in Criminal Justice or related field from an accredited college or university highly preferred. 
  • Evidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior.
  • Five years’ documented experience as a peace officer in a university setting.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have good reputable character with no criminal record.
  • Must have good driving record.
  • Must be able to pass the OLERS physical examination.
  • Perform administrative duties for university police (periodic reporting requirements). 
  • Collect and interpret crime statistics and crime data.
  • Must have full sensory perception, mental ability, physical capability and psychomotor skills.
  • Current computer skills to include MS applications and database systems.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Good organizational ability.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (and publicly) with a positive attitude.
  • Excellent listening skills and customer responsiveness are essential.
  • Advanced law enforcement certification by Council on Law Enforcement and Training (CLEET).
  • Basic Instructor certification (CLEET) recommended.
  • Valid Oklahoma driver’s license.
  • NIMS (Homeland Security).
  • CPR and Emergency Management training.
  • Must meet annual training/qualification standards for firearms as well as CLEET continuing education hours.
  • Must be available for shift work and mandatory overtime.
  • Must be available for on-call 24/7.
  • Ability to work during inclement weather.
  • Travel may be required.
  • Exposure to physical danger may occur in the course of duty.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.