Utah State University

Part Time Special Events Police Officer

City Price Campus
Posted Date 5 days ago(5/25/2023 12:33 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Student Programs & Services
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
2-29 hours per week
USU Eastern
USU Eastern-Administration
Advertised Salary
$16.00 per hour
Telework Eligible


Successful applicant will perform essential law enforcement and community service functions during special events only. Examples of events include, all sporting events, University sponsored community and student activities, where security may be needed or requested by USU Eastern.


  • Enforce all state, local and university laws, ordinances, regulations, and perform community service activities.
  • Assist in the judicial process by giving testimony.
  • Keep the University community informed through appropriate public relations activities. 
  • Develop a relationship of trust by becoming personally acquainted with members of the community. 
  • Ensure a prompt response and a proper disposition to all calls for service. 
  • Prepare quality reports when appropriate. 
  • Ensure that crimes are properly investigated and that evidence is properly gathered, reported, and preserved. 
  • Promote the general safety of persons, property, and equipment through a proper balance of vehicle, foot, and bicycle patrol. 
  • Facilitate the safe and smooth flow of traffic by directing traffic and enforcing traffic laws through citations and verbal warnings. 
  • Foster good interdepartmental relations by cooperating with other law enforcement agencies in information exchange. 
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of laws, University regulations, and police operations.
  • Maintain a minimum of 40 hours of law enforcement training.  
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a law enforcement officer (LEO) certified or certifiable upon hiring (this means you must have successfully completed a police academy)
  • Ability to use good judgment and to problem solve 
  • Capacity for empathy and compassion 
  • Capacity for multi-tasking 
  • Ability to demonstrate courage and to take responsibility 
  • Ability to be resourceful and show initiative 
  • Demonstrated assertiveness 
  • Possess and demonstrate integrity 
  • Capacity for engaging in teamwork and the ability to collaborate 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous law enforcement experience 
  • Radar and Intoxilyzer certification

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$16.00 per hour


This position requires moderate physical activity. Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position including moderate lifting (up to 50 pounds), walking, bending, stooping, kneeling, and squatting.  This position requires nearly continuous standing, repetitive hand motions, and reaching overhead.  Employees may be exposed to unusual elements including extreme temperatures, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employs 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


*updated 05/2023

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Matthew Pinner, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, Ut 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


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