• Location: Durham, NC
  • Posted: Jan 3, 2020

Job Description

Occupational Summary

Perform a variety of police duties in enforcing laws to protect lives and Duke University property.

Work Performed

Perform a variety of police duties in patrolling assigned area on footor in police car to detect crime andto arrest violators; patrol parking lots, outlying University properties and University buildings to ensure their security.

Regulate pedestrian and vehicular traffic; investigate traffic accidents and file preliminary accident report; check all automobiles on University property for improper parking, overtime parking and display of University registration decal; issue tickets for vehicular violations.

Provide emergency ambulance service and temporary first-aid treatment to members of the University community and to visitors; provide emergency escort service to students and staff where necessary.

Prepare and present testimony in court concerning traffic violations, burglaries and other offenses.

Provide information about Duke University to students, staff and the general public.

Escort money for various University units upon request.

Provide security for special University events.

Assist in the training of new public safety officers.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of workbeing performed by individuals assigned to this classification.This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Minimum Qualifications


Associate degree, Bachelor's degree preferred. Work requires comprehensive and communication skills normally acquired through a high school education. Work requires a North Carolina Basic Law Enforcement certification, as well as a North Carolina Campus Police Certification or certification eligibility.


Work requires no prior experience.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE. Work requires a minimum age limit of 20 years. Work also requires a North Carolina driver's license.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideasan exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Duke Health

705 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 684-5600

Fax: (919) 684-5600

Web: http://www.hr.duke.edu/