Police Officer – Lateral Transfer Sworn Police Officers Only
Hiring Department: University Police Department
Location: Chicago, IL USA
Requisition ID: 1015908
Posting Close Date: 1/13/2022
About the University of Illinois Chicago
UIC is among the nation’s preeminent urban public research universities, a Carnegie RU/VH research institution, and the largest university in Chicago. UIC serves over 34,000 students, comprising one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Through its 16 colleges, UIC produces nationally and internationally recognized multidisciplinary academic programs in concert with civic, corporate and community partners worldwide, including a full complement of health sciences colleges. By emphasizing cutting-edge and transformational research along with a commitment to the success of all students, UIC embodies the dynamic, vibrant and engaged urban university. Recent “Best Colleges” rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, found UIC climbed up in its rankings among top public schools in the nation and among all national universities. UIC has nearly 260,000 alumni, and is one of the largest employers in the city of Chicago.
This is a full-time and benefits eligible position. UIC offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience. In addition all full time benefits eligible positions include a comprehensive benefits package which include; Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability & AD&D insurance, a defined benefit pension plan as well as paid leave which includes; Vacation, Holiday and Sick. In addition we offer tuition waivers for employees and dependents. Click for a complete list of
UIC is currently accepting applications only from current Illinois Sworn Police Officers to be considered for the role of Police Officer with our University Police Department.
Our Police Officer role is responsible for the safeguard of lives and property by enforcing applicable laws and regulations and promoting good university/community relations. They work under general supervision of higher-level personnel.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Minimum Qualifications Required:
Eligibility Requirements for an IL Sworn Police Officer Lateral Transfer include the following:
1. Two (2) years of employment as a full time sworn and certified law enforcement officer
2. A. Certification from the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board (ILETSB)
OR be Eligible for Certification by ILETSB
B. Satisfy the Requirements Established by the ILETSB
3. Applicant must not have been suspended for disciplinary reasons by their current or most recent employer
To Apply: For fullest consideration click on the Apply Now button, please fully complete all sections of the online
application including adding your full work history with specific details of
your duties & responsibilities for each position held. Fully complete
the education, licensure, certification and language sections. You
may upload a resume, cover letter, certifications, licensures, transcripts and
diplomas within the application.
Please note that once you have submitted your application you will not be able to make any changes. In order to revise your application you must withdraw and reapply. You will not be able to reapply after the posting close date. Please ensure the application is fully completed and all supporting documents have been uploaded before the posting close date.
The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.
The university provides accommodations to applicants and employees.
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