Position Listing and Applicant Requirement Information

Police Officer

There are police officer positions currently open. Open positions are always posted on the university's online hiring site at jobs.wayne.edu  You MUST apply online. Resumes may be submitted online at the time of application. Resumes and applications will not be accepted outside of this online application process.

All applicants for this position must be U.S. citizens, and be at least 18 years of age. Applicants must possess a bachelor's degree, preferably in criminal justice. Michigan Public Act requires that each applicant must meet the minimum employment standards for police officers as established by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES), and possess a current certificate from the MCOLES indicating passing grades on both the physical agility and reading skills pre-employment tests, or be a currently certified police officer. Applicants must be able to perform all essential job functions. All applicants' criminal and traffic histories will be reviewed and may serve as a basis for removal from the selection process.

Candidates must present the above listed documentation, when requested, prior to receiving further consideration.

Current salary range, based on a contract expiring 9/30/17, $45,130 - $61,643.

Communications Controller

There are no communication controller positions currently available. Open positions are always posted on the university's online hiring site at jobs.wayne.edu  You MUST apply online.  Resumes and applications are only accepted through the online process.

All applicants must possess a high school diploma. Each candidate must be able to effectively communicate verbally using proper pronunciation, enunciation, diction and projection. Candidates must also have good spelling skills. Applicants must be able to perform all essential job functions and be willing to work variable rotating shifts that include weekends, holidays and mandatory overtime. Applicants' criminal history will be reviewed and may serve as a basis for removal from the selection process. Prior police experience is preferred.

Current salary range, based on a contract expiring 7/31/17, $32,037 - $49,023.

Public Safety Cadet

Current full-time position openings are listed on line at jobs.wayne.edu.

For more information about the availability of positions, the application process or qualifications, contact Captain Emery Burk, 313-577-2225. 

 All applicants must be Wayne State University students. Criminal justice majors are encouraged to apply. All applicants must meet the qualifications listed by University Placement Services. In addition, applicants should be criminal justice majors or be able to demonstrate a strong interest in a law enforcement-related career. Applicants must have good English language skills and be able to effectively communicate verbally. Applicants must be able to perform all essential job functions and must meet uniform grooming standards. Applicants' criminal and driving history will be reviewed and may serve as a basis for removal from the selection process.

Starting pay is $9-10 per hour. This is a part-time position.

Job title Date posted
Public Safety Officer March 28, 2018