California State University System
Bulletin #170238; 5/17/18
Salary Range: $5,152-$7,951/Monthly
Work Schedule: Rotating shifts, weekends and holidays required, non-exempt classification.
Essential Functions: The Corporal performs criminal and non-criminal investigations, and general law enforcement work. When working uniform patrol, the corporal assists the sergeant in direct control and supervision of all officers and employees assigned to the supervisor’s command, possibly as a team leader or assistant watch commander, responsible for leading a shift and providing direction to officers in the field; conducts training sessions for personnel in relation to career development of subordinates; patrols campus buildings and grounds on foot or vehicle; maintains order on campus enforcing laws, rules, and regulations; provides assistance to campus personnel, students, and the public in safety matters. The incumbent may be appointed to a special assignment for a regular, on-going, or temporary basis, as an investigator, field-training officer, crime prevention specialist, and/or community relations specialist.
Required Qualifications & Experience: Graduation from a Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) academy and a Basic Course Certificate. Must possess a valid state of California driver’s license. Two or more years of active law enforcement experience. Thorough knowledge of: current law enforcement methods and procedures; current criminal codes and laws; and effective investigative techniques and procedures. Effective oral and written communication skills, including the ability to write clear and comprehensive reports. Ability to work independently and make sound judgments; and the ability to provide effective leadership and direction to field personnel during assigned shift. Demonstrated interest and/or ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position.
Special Desired Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university. Four years of law enforcement/public safety related experience in a university or public organizational setting.
Selection Process: Elements of the selection process includes: application, application review; oral interview, chief's interview, background check, (verification of qualifying credentials, review of criminal record, and verification through personal references); psychological examination, and physical examination that includes a drug screening. It is the policy of the California State University to test peace officer applicants for the demonstrated ability to perform all duties of the position and to determine freedom from any physical, mental, or emotional condition, which might adversely affect their ability to exercise the powers of a peace officer. An offer of employment is contingent on successful completion of all testing requirements. Applicants who either refuse or fail any required test, or portion thereof, will not be appointed. An applicant not selected for the position may re-apply during any subsequent hiring process.
Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on May 31, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.
The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.