Open Positions

Jobs @ Colorado State

State classified and administrative professional positions
Police Officer, Dispatcher, Records, Support Staff

Police Officer Trainee
Close Date: 8/2/2021 11:59pm

Police Officer
Close Date: 8/2/2021 11:59pm

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The Police Officer and Police Officer Trainee should have a demonstrated guardian-centric mindset, including excellent interpersonal skills and strong orientation toward education, collaboration, service, and teamwork. A strong work ethic, the demonstrated ability to be self-directed and use reasoning and resourcefulness to determine the best process/resource available is a necessary skillset. Must be detail-oriented and capable of producing work of the highest quality and accuracy and exhibit an exceptionally high level of personal and professional ethics. 

These positions fulfill our mission and the University’s mission through training, education, community engagement, active patrol of University properties, crime investigation, identification and resolution of safety/security hazards and problems, assistance to students, staff, faculty and visitors, and handling of accidents and emergencies. 

NOTE: Colorado State University Police Department Officers will be issued a take-home vehicle after successful completion of the Field Training Officer program. Vehicles must remain within a 25 mile radius of the CSU campus.

Required Qualifications:
(Trainee position)

  • One year of college coursework (30 semester hours).
    **You MUST submit official or unofficial transcripts if using your degree to meet the minimum requirement** 
  • Must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid Colorado Driver License 
  • Must have NO: 
    • Felony convictions 
    • Domestic violence convictions 
    • Acquiring more than seven points in the last year and/or more than 12 points within the last two years on a driver’s license. 
    • Alcohol/drug related traffic convictions in the last three years and repeat alcohol/drug convictions after the age of 18 within the last ten years. 
  • Must currently have OR be eligible to apply for Colorado P.O.S.T. certification. Current Colorado P.O.S.T. certification eligibility requirements may be found here: https://www.coloradopost.gov/certification 

Required Qualifications:
(Police Officer position)

  • Current POST certification and one year (full-time, 40 hours/week) of experience as a certified Police Officer with a a POST recognized agency. You must attach your POST certification with your Applicant Documents, upload this information in the “License/Certification” document type. 
  • Must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid Colorado Driver License
  • Must have NO: 
    • Felony convictions 
    • Domestic violence convictions 
    • Acquiring more than seven points in the last year and/or more than 12 points within the last two years on a driver’s license. 
    • Alcohol/drug-related traffic convictions in the last three years and repeat alcohol/drug convictions after the age of 18 within the last ten years. 

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Student employment positions
Front Desk Staff, Campus Service Officers

Currently, we don’t have any open student employment positions. 
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Contact: Erin Frisch 970-491-1159

The Colorado State University Police Department is a full-service law enforcement organization. We are committed to working with all stakeholders to maintain a safe environment which supports the academic mission of the University, and the health and wellness of the community. Our department is comprised of law enforcement, civilian professionals, and student employees who recognize the importance of a guardian-centric approach. In action, this philosophy prioritizes education over enforcement whenever reasonably possible. By collaborating with a variety of campus resources, this wholistic approach places emphasis on student retention and student success, without compromising safety. CSUPD provides a complete range of law enforcement services including 24-hour car/foot/bicycle patrol, community outreach and education, detection and investigation of crimes, make arrests, traffic control, special events management, and crime prevention.

We look forward to meeting you!

CSUPD Mission
Engaging our Community
Earning Trust 
Protecting the Future

CSUPD Vision
As guardians of Colorado’s future, our vision is to provide a safe and secure environment for all of our community members. 

CSUPD Values
Integrity – We conduct ourselves ethically
Respect – We treat everyone with dignity.
Professionalism – We provide exceptional service in a courteous and dependable manner.
Accountability – We hold ourselves and each other to community standards, culture and values