Adjust text size

Campus Police Officer (Pre-Certified)

Location: Richmond, VA


Virginia Commonwealth University Police Department


Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

To provide patrol operations and services within the VCU Police Department; interpret and institute VCUPD’s mission statement, successfully handle assignments issued by the Sergeant, Lieutenant, and or Captain. Actively identify problems, establishing action planning to solve issues.

$39,991 - $43,000



  • Must have successfully completed a DCJS certified Police Academy and hold current DCJS Law Enforcement Certification or recently expired and able to re-certify with a maximum of a 40 hour in-service or equivalent and active out-of-state certification.

  • Able to work shifts.

  • Must have a Virginia motor vehicle driver’s license and a clear driving record.

  • Must provide birth certificate and pass a polygraph, a drug test and a physical examination by a licensed physician.

  • Must never have been convicted of a felony, crimes involving moral turpitude or domestic violence.

  • Needs excellent ability to communicate and work effectively at all levels within and outside the University.

  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and work collaboratively with other employees.

  • Ability to fit into a team environment as characterized by shared accountabilities.

  • Emphasis on providing the highest levels of responsiveness and customer service to both internal and external customers.

  • Ability to interact physically and psychologically with a diverse population in stressful environments.

  • Ability to work in a diverse environment.


  • A bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or related field or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage a variety of projects and to work independently.

How to Apply