St Edwards University
  • UNPD - University Police
  • TX, USA
  • Full Time

Peace Officer


Perform responsibilities as a Peace Officer for St. Edward's University. Performs police patrol, investigation, traffic regulation, and related law enforcement activities, consistent with the university mission, vision, and operating principles.



  • Represent the university in a professional and courteous
  • Pro-actively patrol while protecting the property of St. Edward's University to prevent crime, maintain the peace, and investigate criminal activities that may occour.
  • Respond to emergency & non-emergency radio calls and investigate violations of the law and university policies & regulations.
  • Enforce all applicable laws and university regulations.
  • Conduct follow up investigations of crimes committed during assigned shift.
  • Prepare cases for presentation in court and testify as a witness when called.
  • Give directions, information and reasonable aid to students, faculty, staff, andvisitors.
  • Open and Close facilities as required.
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • Valid Peace Officer License issued by TCOLE.
  • Be 21 years or older at time of employment
  • Possess a valid Texas Class C Driver's License, and have a good driving record (in compliance with university insurance carrier).
  • No convictions of a class B or higher misdemeanor or its equivalent
  • Good verbal and written communication skills; skill in operating computer systems
  • Not prohibited by state or federal law from possessing a firearm.
  • Be of good moral character, having temperate and industrious habits; be able to learn the applicable laws, policies, and departmental rules and regulations;
  • Be able to follow verbal and written instructions;
  • Be able to work flexible hours, rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays
  • Must be in good health with the ability to pass a Physical Agility Test.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Ability to complete required Field Training Program.


  • Bilingual (Spanish-speaking), Basic computer knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and Access).
  • Prior University or College Law Enforcement Experience
  • One year (30 / + hours) of credit from an accredited college or university

Special Conditions:                                               

This is a full-time benefits eligible position. Must be able to work 24/7/365 on any assigned shift with varying days off.  This position is considered "Mission Critical."  In order to meet the needs of the University and of the department, shifts are subject to change on short notice and University Peace Officers must be available for recall to the university in emergency situations, such as man-made or natural disasters.  The department is organized along a standard law enforcement model: Peace Officers must wear a uniform on duty; are subject to inspection and a formal chain of command.

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants are invited to apply online at

St. Edward's University offers a very generous benefits package that includes group health plans as well as tuition remission and numerous employee retirement plan options.  For more information on these benefits, click here to view a summary of our current employee benefits offerings.

Application Process:

The selection process is comprised of multiple steps in which a series of tests, examinations, and background investigations are administered. A rigorous and challenging selection process will identify individuals best qualified for employment with the department.

Step 1 - Application for employment on

Step 2 - Tests

  • Physical fitness test (Peace Officers only)

  • Written examination (Peace Officers and Telecommunication Operator applicants)

  • Firearm qualification (Peace Officers Only)

Step 3 - Turn in Personal History Statement

Step 4 - Background Investigation

Step 5 - Oral Interview Board

Step 6 - Chief's Interview

Step 7 - Medical Test *

  • Medical Exam

  • Audio screening

  • Vision examination

Step 8 - Psychological exam *

Step 9 - Drug screen *

Step 10 - Job Offer

*indicates order may be changed due to scheduling


St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer and hires only U.S. citizens and documented workers.

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