Employment Opportunities

Campus Police Officer

Southeastern Oklahoma State University invites applications for the position Campus Police Officer. Employees of this classification are responsible for patrol and other related police functions, as well as safety and security functions. Work is performed in accordance with established SE Policies and Procedures, SE Department of Campus Police and Safety Policies and Procedures and directions received orally and/or in writing from the Chief of Police, Captain or other designated authority who reviews the work through observation and a review of the work results.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following is an outline of the basic job responsibilities.  However, this listing is not meant to be all inclusive.  Basic job responsibilities and duties can be changed or expanded orally and/or in writing by a ranking officer with the approval of the Chief of Police.

  • Enforce all Federal, State, County and Municipal Codes, Statutes or Ordinances, and arrest offenders of same if the situation warrants such action.
  • Enforce all Southeastern University Rules and Regulations referred to them for enforcement.
  • Protect life and property against criminal attack and to preserve the peace.
  • Provide protection against any harmful acts, both willful and inadvertent, whether of a criminal or non-criminal basis.
  • The enforcement of all traffic and parking regulations on and around Southeastern Oklahoma State University within the guidelines of the State Laws, City Ordinances and University traffic and parking regulations in order to prevent accidents, decrease traffic congestion and insure the safety of all persons within the campus environment.
  • Patrol the campus by vehicle and foot in order to protect and guard all persons, grounds, buildings and equipment from harm, damage or destruction by others.
  • Cooperate with all local law enforcement agencies.
  • Investigate all criminal acts, process the recovery of stolen property, write reports on all incidents and make follow-up reports as required. Prepare case records for presentation to appropriate court for filing of charges and testify as required.  Make original and follow-up investigations of all motor vehicle accidents and testify in criminal court as required.
  • Handle all emergencies, disorders, and special University events and keep the Chief of Police, Captain, and on-duty supervisors informed of all important matters.
  • Inform the Chief of Police, Captain, and the on-duty supervisor of all arrests as soon as practical.
  • Provide public service to all persons on campus; giving information, directions, assistance and comfort to those in distress.
  • Assume the duties of Desk Officer, maintain radio communication logs, building logs, telephone and other duties that may be assigned by a superior officer.
  • To be called out, if not on duty, in times of emergency or when other situations arise that additional help is needed.
  • Any additional police duties that may be required by Director.


REQUIRED: High School Diploma or equivalent.  CLEET certification within six (6) months of hire.  Other minimum qualification requirements established by Oklahoma State Statues, Title 70-3311

PREFERRED: Full Time Police Academy CLEET Certification


Employment is contingent upon the results of a national criminal and sex offender background check. Review of applications begins immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. To apply send completed staff application, resume, and unofficial transcripts to:

Southeastern Oklahoma State University

Human Resources, Administration Building 309

425 W. University Boulevard, Durant, OK 74701 or email to jmoore@se.edu

SE is an AA/EEO employer committed to multicultural diversity.

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Southeastern Oklahoma State University, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, procedures, or programs. This includes, but is not limited to: admissions, employment, financial aid, and educational services. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination and equity policies may be directed to: Michael Davis, Director of Compliance and Safety & Title IX Coordinator, (580) 745-3090, or mdavis@se.edu, Administration Building Room 311 – 425 W. University Blvd. Durant, OK 74701.