The Police Sergeant is a uniformed first-line responder and supervisory position within the University of Oregon’s Police Department. UOPD Sergeants work independently in performing regularly assigned duties under the general direction of a Captain; directing, supervising, assigning, reviewing, and participating in the work of law enforcement. Police Sergeants are differentiated from Police Captains and above by their first-responder status.
Reporting to the associate vice president for safety and risk services & chief resilience officer, the chief of police leads, directs, and strategically plans the comprehensive functions and operations of the University of Oregon Police Department (UOPD), organizing and overseeing the activities of UOPD’s three major divisions: Administrative Services, Security, and Law Enforcement Services. The position requires a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in criminal justice, public administration, or a related discipline, with progressive administrative, supervisory, and management experience in a variety of law enforcement or public safety assignments.
The purpose of this position is to maintain peace and public safety through enforcement of laws and traffic control and by providing emergency services on the University of Oregon owned and controlled properties. This position also requires officers to act as intermediaries and problem solvers within the university and surrounding community.
The purpose of this position is to protect the campus community through use of proactive prevention and outreach strategies. Community Service Officers utilize community-oriented service and problem-solving techniques, and seek to routinely engage the community in programming aimed at identifying and reducing behavioral and criminal conduct that diminishes the quality of the academic experience.
This position maintains peace and public safety through enforcement of laws and traffic control and by providing emergency services on University of Oregon owned and controlled properties, acting as an intermediary and problem solver within the university community. Duties include positive engagement with the campus community, patrolling, directing traffic, enforcing rules/regulations, issuing citations, making arrests, conducting investigations, interviews and surveillance activities.