All job postings are provided by Ohio University Human Resources at www.ohiouniversityjobs.com.

Police Officer Annual Recruitment Period typically runs in March and April.

Ohio University accepts applications for Police Officer vacancies on an annual basis, typically beginning in March.

Persons interested in applying should check the Ohio University Human Resources website at:

Minimum Qualifications: Must possess current Ohio Police Officer Training Academy Certificate OR achieve Ohio Police Officer Certification as required by the Ohio University Police Department. High School diploma or its equivalency required. Valid driver's license required. Must be a minimum of 21 years of age and successfully complete a written and physical fitness examination to be eligible for additional consideration. Finalists must undergo a psychological test, a polygraph, and a comprehensive background investigation. Applicants must possess the basic skills of reading, writing and math competencies. Successful applicants must meet Occupational Health Medical standards for the position and classification.

Job Description: Under general supervision, patrols grounds and buildings to protect lives and property, prevent crimes and enforce laws, investigate crimes. Carries firearms and/or makes arrests and testifies in court. Makes police presentations to groups and organizations. We seek a candidate with a commitment in working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds.

OUPD Physical Fitness Exam Standards (PDF)