Campus Police Officer

South Suburban College


Contact Information


South Suburban College
15800 S. State Street
South Holland, IL 60473


Phone Number:

  • 708-296-2000 ex. 2235

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 07/10/20


  • $42,493

Sworn Officers:

  • 15


  • 4,000

Position Details






Patrols designated areas and/or secures assigned station for the purpose of observing, investigating and/or otherwise responding to inquiries, disturbances, emergencies and other routine or unusual incidents involving the college community, visitors and the general public; secures premises and controls pedestrian and traffic access; enforces specific rules and laws as mandated; frequently uses independent judgment in the execution of duty.


  • Patrols assigned premises or public areas, securing doors, access routes and properties.
  • Responds to calls, alarms or observed disturbances; assesses nature of incident as medical, fire, or possible violation of municipal, state, federal laws or college regulation and provides assistance in the defense of life and property. As the first responder to medical emergencies, the officer provides first aid, CPR and AED assistance consistent with their training and as appropriate to the circumstances.
  • Alerts superiors, fire and other proper agencies, as circumstances require.
  • Apprehends and detains suspects, participants or witnesses to incidents; interviews pertinent parties and make a record of transactions; may have to resort to physical restraint as may be necessary under the circumstances; makes arrest, transports prisoners, identifies and secures evidence. 


  • High School diploma or its equivalent.
  • Twenty-one years of age.
  • Possess a current state Driver's License.
  • Successfully pass a criminal background check; Have no criminal record of convictions of felonies or misdemeanors.
  • Must successfully pass a pre-employment Drug and Alcohol Test.
  • May be required to pass a physical examination. (Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 lbs.)
  • Must meet all requirements as set forth by the Illinois Local Government Law Enforcement Officers Training Board and under the Illinois Police Training Act, which qualify the individual to be a sworn police officer.
  • Will be required to successfully complete Illinois State Police Academy Training Program within the probationary period, unless a sworn police officer.
  • Must pass a Law Enforcement Entrance Written Exam. Selection of qualified candidate will be based on ranking of exam scores (Tentatively scheduled, Monday July 13, at 9 am). 


  • College coursework in law enforcement or Associates degree.
  • Experience as a sworn Police Officer. 


This is a regular full-time support staff position for 35 hours a week, 52 weeks a year classified Grade XI on the support staff salary. The annual salary is $42,493.


August 17, 2020

Employment will be based on ranking of the Law Enforcement exam given on July 13th.


Please submit letter of application, licensure credentials, resume and transcripts to:

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