Posted on: November 22, 2021
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The University of Miami is among the top research universities and
academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest
private employers in South Florida.
With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for
excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and
impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the
community, and people across the globe.
The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging,
where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value.
Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence,
Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community
works together to create an environment driven by purpose,
excellence, community, and service.
The UM Police Department has an exciting opportunity for a
full-time Police Officer to work in the Coral Gables Campus.
Police Officer Salary:
First year $51,000.00 to $54,000.00 (Depending on experience)
Start of second year $65,100.00 to $68,100.00
Listed below are examples of just a few of the those benefits you
will' receive by working at UMPD:
--- 100% free UM tuition for you
--- Tuition remission for your family based on the number of years
of service (70%, 85% and 100% discount)
--- Starting salary around $50,000 depending on experience with an
additional $1168.00 monthly investment pay increase after one year,
for an overall salary after year one of around $65,000
--- A 4-day work week with rotating shifts to ensure that every
officer has the same amount of weekend days off and the same amount
of night time assignments; those working midnights get first
priority to stay on midnights
--- One of the best 403b Retirement Savings Plan in Florida in
which the University makes an automatic core contribution of 5% of
pay with a dollar-for-dollar match on voluntary contributions up to
an additional 5% of pay
--- Great Health Insurance for you and your family, $5 co-pay
--- 2 Weeks paid parental leave, free life insurance coverage (up
to $100K), free legal services
--- A $2000.00 retention bonus upon completion of Field
--- Free on-duty meals on campus
--- Work at one of the safest policing communities in Florida
The University of Miami Police Department (UMPD) is dedicated to
providing a safe and secure environment for all members of the
University community who study, research, work, and live on the
Coral Gables Campus.
A police officer has the primary responsibility to provide
Protection of life and property to all citizens on a 24-hour
The following duties are normal for this position. A police
officer, as assigned at the discretion of the Chief of Police, may
serve as a uniformed patrol officer, detective, community police
officer (e.g. "Canes Resource Officer"), a directed patrol officer,
canine officer, or a problem solving team officer. A police officer
has the primary responsibility to provide protective and law
enforcement services on the University of Miami Coral Gables
campus. In addition, a police officer has responsibilities to
provide special services to the University community consistent
with the mission of the University and the Police Department. The
police officer position is designated as essential personnel and
will continue to work during periods where the University may
suspend normal operations due to events such severe weather,
natural disasters and/or hazardous situations.
The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the
position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment
for this classification (May do some or all of these duties based
1. Perform in a manner consistent with the University's Culture
Change, Common Propose, DIRECCT Values and service standards
2. Respond emergency calls and all calls for service
3. Preservation of public peace
4. Provide proper enforcement of state laws, county ordinances
5. Facilitate safe and efficient flow of traffic
6. Complete incident reports and other necessary paperwork
7. Conduct extensive preliminary investigations, both criminal and
8. File criminal charges, testify in court, prefile conferences and
9. Arrest violators of criminal and traffic laws. Physical
apprehension and/or issue a written summons requiring the arrestee
to appear in court. Give testimony in court.
10. Send referrals to Student Affairs as appropriate
11. Administer first aid and/or render assistance to injured or ill
persons. May transport to the University Health Center and/or local
hospital. Request rescue services as required.
12. Check the security of university property, effectively patrol
their assigned areas and not in a predictable manner
13. Patrol in marked police vehicles, motorcycle, on foot, or by
police bicycles and may be assigned to a designated assignment.
14. Self-initiate proactive patrols and enter same in CAD
15. Observe and report unsafe conditions and initiate corrective
16. Act as a police dispatcher in absence of regularly assigned
dispatcher for their relief. Direct patrol officers to respond to
calls for assistance; document all pertinent information in the CAD
system. Maintain equipment logs and issue keys and equipment to
authorized persons. Answer incoming phone calls requesting
assistance and/or information.
17. Assist visitors and University employees with directions
location of buildings, classes, and departments. Provide traffic
and parking information.
18. Coordinate motorist assistance as appropriate, when keys are
locked inside vehicle or jump starting their vehicle, or assisting
with a flat tire by summoning assistance.
19. Perform administrative tasks such as delivering emergency
messages, collecting lost and found items. Conduct daily safety and
cleaning inspections of patrol vehicles. Delivering reports and
documents to/from Coral Gables Police Department.
20. Provide escort for students, faculty, and staff as requested.
Primarily conducted during hours of darkness.
21. Work special duty during University sponsored functions,
athletic events, and student social activities. Duties at events
include traffic control, crowd control and safety related
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Modern police methods and practices
2. Geography of the City of Coral Gables, University of Miami
campus and their buildings and other relevant venues
3. Personnel must acquire and demonstrate a working knowledge of
laws; County and City ordinances, rules, policies, and procedures
of the City and the Department as well as the University policies
and procedure and Student's rights and responsibilities
4. Clery Act
5. Title 9
6. Have the knowledge and responsibility to balance their position
to make decisions necessary for the effective execution of their
duties. All personnel are fully accountable for the use or misuse
of authority and/or the failure to use that authority.
7. Have computer aptitude in order to fulfill daily paperwork and
CAD data input.
8. Know all aspects of police work: arrest techniques, defensive
tactics, vehicle operations-normal and emergency situations.
9. Operate a motor vehicle in normal and emergency conditions.
10. Safely and appropriately use all departmental weapons and
1. Use and care of firearms and other weapons / gear
2. Skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with
other employees and the public through the use of telephone and
3. Excellent communication skill: Written, Verbal and Oral
4. Critical thinking skills
5. Proficient in Public speaking
6. Well-developed computer skills
1. Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with co-workers, and the public
2. Ability to work assigned shifts in a 24/7/365 work schedule
3. Aptitude to react quickly and calmly to emergency police
4. Capacity to prepare and maintain clear, concise and accurate
5. Qualified to administer first aid
6. Capability to effectively use and operate various items of
office equipment; such as but not limited to a personal
7. Physical strength and a working knowledge of hand-to-hand
technique is required to subdue and restrain suspects
8. Cope with situations firmly, courteously, tactfully, and with
respect for the rights of others
9. Be able to analyze situations quickly and objectively, and to
determine proper course of action to be taken
10. Ability to detect criminal activity
11. Mediate disputes
12. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions
13. Write and speak effectively.
14. Promote a Willingness to cooperate with officials and other
police officers and learn increase skill in police work.
15. Apply learned CIT aptitude when dealing with people in
16. Ability to assess situations and communicate to supervisory for
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