Job Req ID:  113139

Campus Police Sergeant

We are seeking a Campus Police Sergeant who will function in concert with the University's various other service-oriented personnel in providing for a safe and secure environment and orchestrates and oversees police functions during shift.

*This position is evening shift: 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervise a squad of campus security officers during the course of their shift.
  • Respond to emergency situations, crime events, or to any other circumstance where the presence of a supervisor is required by the Campus Security Department’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) or where the presence of a supervisor would be in the best interest of the operation of the Campus Security Department.
  • Account for attendance of personnel assigned to the Sergeant’s squad, including maintaining payroll and scheduling leave.
  • Schedule personnel for training and ensure that all personnel under said sergeant’s supervision are apprised of the most up-to-date training and information necessary for the performance of their duties.
  • Ensure that all personnel assigned to the Campus Security Department are properly performing their duties.
  • Supervise any Baltimore Police Department officers working during the Sergeant’s shift.
  • Notify the Director of Campus Security of any incidents which require notification according to the SOP.
  • Notify other Peabody Institute departments as required by the SOP.
  • Investigate any complaints against Campus Security officers under the Sergeant’s supervision.
  • Perform any other functions consistent with the Sergeant’s position, as directed by the Director of Campus Security.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of basic first aid and CPR.
  • Must be able to professionally react to situations, make accurate observations and to write clear and accurate reports about these observations.
  • Must possess sound verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively and professionally.
  • Physical demands are in excess of those for sedentary work.
  • Sergeants must be able to remain on feet for extended periods of time, as well as stoop, kneel, crouch, lift, carry, push, pull, climb, balance, walk, and run moderate distances. Must be able to go up/down flights of steps.
  • Must be physically able to operate a variety of machines and equipment include automobiles, vans, office equipment, radio, telephone, etc.
  • Must be able to read, interpret, and understand University policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to withstand exposure to inclement weather.
  • Must meet Maryland State Police requirements and investigation for a Special Police Commission and have exemplary background and integrity; denial of special commission may be grounds for dismissal.

Additional information

  • Must be able to successfully complete a health screening from the Office of Health, Safety and Environment.

Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or graduation equivalent.
  • Minimum of three years of law enforcement or related experience,
  • Must be in possession of a valid U.S. motor vehicle driver's license, have and maintain a clean motor vehicle driving record (no more than two current points).



Classified Title: Campus Police Sergeant 
Job Posting Title (Working Title): Campus Police Sergeant   
Role/Level/Range: ATO 40/E/03/OF  
Starting Salary Range: $21.00 - $36.50 ($50,165 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M - F 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: Peabody Institute 
Department name: 10000988-Security 
Personnel area: Peabody 



Total Rewards
The referenced base salary range represents the low and high end of Johns Hopkins University’s salary range for this position. Not all candidates will be eligible for the upper end of the salary range. Exact salary will ultimately depend on multiple factors, which may include the successful candidate's geographic location, skills, work experience, market conditions, education/training and other qualifications. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:

Education and Experience Equivalency
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

Applicants Completing Studies
Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

Background Checks
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate's conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

Diversity and Inclusion
The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EEO is the Law

Accommodation Information
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Vaccine Requirements
Johns Hopkins University strongly encourages, but no longer requires, at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. We still require all faculty, staff, and students to receive the seasonal flu vaccine. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. This change does not apply to the School of Medicine (SOM). SOM hires must be fully vaccinated with an FDA COVID-19 vaccination and provide proof of vaccination status. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit and all other JHU applicants should visit

The following additional provisions may apply, depending upon campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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