Generally working under the supervision of a Police Sergeant, the Police Officer patrols the college campus to
ensure protection and safety of the campus community,buildings, and property.
• Responsible for the enforcement and compliance with the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the policies, procedures and regulations of Babson College, consistent with the interests of protecting the lives,
safety and property of the students, faculty, staff and visitors of Babson College.
• Makes every effort to prevent theft, vandalism, trespass, and other violations and will investigate and document all
reports according to established Public Safety Department policies and procedures.
• Actively involved in Community Policing by providing a variety of services along with offering assistance and being
a resource for members of the Babson College Community.
• Responsible for other duties such as traffic and parking enforcement, foot and mobile escorts, desk communications and dispatching, providing a safe and secure environment at special events on campus, and response to routine service and emergency calls.
• Participates in and delivers Crime Prevention programming.
• Provides testimony at criminal court proceedings and/or participates in the Babson College’s Office of Community
Standards internal process.
• May be responsible for training of other Public Safety personnel as necessary.
• Assumes additional responsibilities as required.
Generally will be working under the supervision of a Sergeant or higher ranking member of the Police Department
but may be called upon to supervise personnel of equal or lower rank.
Minimum Level of Education Required: An Associate’s degree in Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice or a related field is required.
• Police Officers must be a graduate of a full-time police academy certified by the Massachusetts Police Training
Council; a Special State Police Officer Academy offered by the Massachusetts State Police or an approved Part-Time
Intermittent Academy (242 hours) with the required educational degree in order to become a certified Special
State Police Officer.
• Basic police firearms instruction and qualification course and/or recent re-qualification.
• Knowledge of modern Public Safety and police practices in the areas of patrol, communications/dispatching, emergency medical/first responder services, investigation and crime prevention, with an understanding and commitment to the principles of Community Policing.
• Strong human relations skills; an ability to analyze emergency and non-emergency situations and develop effective
courses of action.
• Strong written and oral communication skills are required; knowledge of criminal laws, court procedures and alternative administrative practices.
• Demonstrated commitment to the mission of providing law enforcement and security services in a multi-cultural
community that recognizes values and utilizes the individual differences and contributions of all people.
• Knowledge of problem-solving methods; ability to become familiar with the operating procedures of various Babson College departments such as Community Standards, Residence Life, Student Affairs, IT, Facilities and others with whom constant interaction is required.
• Security, health and safety, emergency medical or other safety related experience is recommended.
• Strong technology skills in the use of the Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS), Information Management
Corporation’s Records System (IMC), alarm access control and monitoring system (Ccure) as well as proficiency in
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
• Envisions and proposes new methods to perform tasks that support ET&A; takes thoughtful risks; and accepts new and ongoing initiatives, objectives, and solutions to gain sought-after results.
• Anticipates and embraces change; demonstrates willingness to achieve, acquire, and utilize new skills and challenging tasks; and is flexible in changing conditions.
Appointees must be willing to work flexible hours, schedules and overtime assignments.
The Police Officer must obtain and retain authority as a special State Police Officer in accordance with
Massachusetts General Law c. 22c sec. 63. The Police Officer must meet the educational and training academy requirements in order to be certified as a Special State Police Officer. The Police Officer must meet all the requirements of becoming a Special Police Officer in the Town of Wellesley. Possession and retention of a valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator’s License, Massachusetts Firearm License to Carry Class A is required.
Must have had a valid unrestricted U.S. Driver’s License for one year, and maintain throughout employment an insurable (as determined by the College’s insurer’s criteria) or a satisfactory driving record; must successfully complete and pass the College’s vehicle training program within the first 60 days of employment; annual or more frequent review of employee’s driving record based on the College insurer’s criteria; and safety training as required by management.
Appointees to the Police Officer position must successfully complete a one year probationary period. Permanent and
continuing appointment is contingent upon successful completion of both mandatory and other such training
programs designated by the Director of Public Safety. Appointees must be willing to work flexible hours, schedules
and overtime assignments.
Mental and Physical Requirements:
Appointees to the Police Officer position should be in good mental and physical condition, and subject to psychological evaluations and drug testing as may from time to time be prescribed by the Director of Public Safety.
• Previous police experience, especially in a college or university police department is preferred.
• Specialized Public Safety related training and certifications are strongly desired.
Babson College’s annual security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes and violations of College policy that occurred on campus, in certain non-campus buildings owned or controlled by Babson College, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Public Safety Department or accessing the following website:
Start Date: 2/28/2017 – Firm
Education: Associate’s Degree Required
Work Experience: 0-2 Years