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University Police Officer

Institution name: University of Texas at Dallas

Title: University Police Officer

Job location: TX

Job category: Officer positions


Posting date: 2022-11-16 00:00:00

End date: 2023-02-28 00:00:00

University Police Officers are to enforce the law; provide service, information and aid to all citizens as circumstances require; prevent crime; suppress disturbances; investigate criminal offenses; and arrest offenders. Responsible for enforcement duties for the protection, safety and welfare of students, employees, visitors, and all property within the area under the control and jurisdiction of The University of Texas System, including primary jurisdiction in all counties where the UT System has a real property interest and secondary jurisdiction in all other Texas counties. Exercises independent judgment within the limits prescribed by law, Rules and Regulations of the Board of Regents, institutional rules and regulations and Director of Police departmental policies and procedures. Other job duties as assigned.

Qualified applicants will need to complete a physical agility course. As candidates are accepted, test information will be sent via e-mail. A valid form of identification must be presented on testing day.

This position also requires an extensive criminal background check that can take several weeks to complete. Additional information regarding the University of Texas at Dallas Police Department can be viewed at
Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or GED, successful completion of a TCOLE (Texas Commission on Law Enforcement) approved Basic Peace Officer Course, and attainment of TCOLE certification. Proficient with all equipment utilized in the performance of assigned duties, to include but not limited to firearms, restraints, less lethal force weapons and techniques, automobiles, communications equipment, personal computers, investigative and surveillance equipment.
Salary Range: $64,000 - $75,000, depending on qualifications

What we have to Offer:
UT Dallas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusiveness. We offer an employee-friendly work environment with a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Tuition Benefits
  • Medical insurance – including 100% paid employee medical coverage for full-time employees
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Long and short-term disability
  • Retirement Plan Options
  • Paid time off
  • Paid Holidays


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