Sep 06, 2021

Police Officer

  • Yale University
  • New Haven, CT, USA
Full-Time Law Enforcement & Security

Job Description

Police Officer - 67743BR


Yale University, conveniently located between Boston and New York, offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Located in the heart of historic downtown New Haven with more than 100 local boutiques, national retailers, cafés, casual eateries, award-winning restaurants, and world-renowned theaters, galleries, and museums.


General Purpose: Responsible for the preservation of public peace and order, the prevention and detection of crime, the apprehension of offenders, the protection of persons and property in his/her area and the enforcement of the Laws of the State of CT, the ordinances of the City of New Haven, and the regulations of the University.


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Required Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent. Successfully complete police training as specified by the Connecticut General Statutes 7-294d. Possesses a valid State of Connecticut Police Officer Certification or pass necessary requirements to validate such certification up to and including successful completion of a certified police recruit training academy.




  • Ability to assess and make logical decisions during routine and emergency scenarios.


  • Possess and maintain a valid drivers license as a condition of employment.


  • Ability to qualify and maintain certification in firearms proficiency as required by state guidelines.


  • Ability to work with some degree of independence or as part of a team as required. Ability to take direction from superior officers and work within the framework of the departments rules, regulation and mission.


Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.


We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.


Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.



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