University Police Detective (Part Time Contractor)

Framingham State University - Framingham, MA4.1

Full-time$24 an hour
Location: Framingham, MA Category: Contract/Hourly Posted On: Fri Mar 1 2019 Job Description:

Investigating major and minor Criminal Investigations, Internal Investigations and case follow-up.

Investigative tasks will primarily focus on, but are not limited to, the following:

Completing case follow ups requiring interviews, interrogations of sensitive incidents;
Assisting Sergeants with daily duties and special assignments;
Reviewing all reports and supplementary follow up reports submitted by police personnel to assure they are accurate, complete and meet departmental standards;
Maintaining communications between Police officers, Sergeants and the Administration;
Providing investigative training opportunities for the department as well as the University community;
Investigating major criminal and other daily incidents that require multiple officers with immediate coordination of departmental staff and resources and assumes responsibility for investigation;
Participating in the collection, recording, analysis and storage of evidence from major crimes;
Conducting Internal Investigations of Police Personnel under the direction of Chief or Deputy Chief;
Preparing accurate and correct periodic briefings;
Receiving and responding to citizen and officer inquiries about the operation of Criminal Investigations;
Coordinating investigations dealing with search warrants and the execution of those warrants;
Delivering crisis presentations to the University community;
Conducting employee background investigations for the University Police;
Conducting threat assessment background investigations;
Maintaining and overseeing the audio/visual equipment for recording interrogations of suspects and/or arrestees. Assisting officers burn and prepare CD's for prosecution; and
Maintaining professional working relationships with District Attorney's Office, Framingham Police, State Police, Framingham Fire Department, Title IX Coordinator, etc.
University Police Detective may be assigned on a rotating basis to one of the three shifts. Shifts may include weekends and nights.

Detective will be appointed by the Colonel of the State Police as Special State Officer pursuant to M.G.L. c. 22C, section 63. Upon receiving appointment as a Special State Police Officer, Detective, while performing their duties will have the same police powers to make arrests as State Police Officers.

Detective will interact frequently with students, faculty, staff and visitors.

Detective will be required to carry a University issued firearm while on duty.

Any and all other duties assigned by the Chief of Police or Deputy Chief of Police.


SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Chief, Deputy Chief, Sergeant

Ten (10) years full-time police experience;
Knowledge of police procedures and practices, the law of arrest and criminal procedures;
Graduate of the SSPO or Municipal Basic Recruit Full Time Police Academy;
Graduate of the M.P.T.C Basic 312-hour Reserve Police Academy with an Associate's degree or higher in Criminal Justice;
Strong interpersonal skills;
Strong written and oral communication skills including the ability to prepare well organized written reports.

Candidates must be eligible for appointment as a Special State Police Officer under Chapter 22C, Section 63 without additional training.
Annual in-service trainings will be required.
Detective may also be required successfully complete specialized training in Sexual Assault Investigation, Title IX investigations, Hate Crime Investigation.
Detective must maintain their warrant of appointment as a Special State Police Officer; appointments not maintained will be subject to dismissal from employment.
Failure to maintain a license to carry a firearm and a valid driver's license will be subject to dismissal from employment.

Additional Information:
This is a part-time, non-benefited, contract position, not to exceed 18 hours per week. The pay rate is $24 per hour, hours vary and may be assigned on a rotating basis during one of three shifts. Shifts may include weekends and nights.

Framingham State University conducts criminal history and sexual offender record checks on recommended finalists prior to final employment for all positions.

Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.