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Senior Security Officer, UMKC Police Department

University of Missouri - Kansas City
Job Location:
Police and Public Safety
Hiring Department

UMKC Police Department

Job Description

UMKC is hiring for unarmed Security Officers for the Health Sciences and Volker Campuses. These part-time positions will assist the University Police Officers in providing a safe environment and prevention of crime. The Security Officers will patrol the campus buildings and grounds to deter crime (primarily the University libraries) and performing the following duties:

  • Assists with the opening and closing procedures of buildings and classrooms

  • Assists with non-law enforcement calls for service

  • Be visible to the University community and assist them as necessary

  • Provide safety escorts

  • Operate a handheld radio to call for police assistance as needed

  • Perform other non-law enforcement duties as assigned


Shifts will vary, some evening, weekend, and/or holiday hours are required.

Minimum Qualifications

A high school diploma or equivalent and 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

A valid driver's license is required

Anticipated Hiring Range

This is a full-time, benefit-eligible, hourly-paid position at a rate of $18.00 per hour. 

Shift differential of $0.70 per hour for eligible shifts (see HR-213 Shift Differential for more information)

Application Deadline

Open until filled, review of applications to begin immediately. 

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. As part of your total compensation, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, short- and long-term disability, paid parental leave, paid caregiver leave, and educational fee discounts for all four UM System campuses.  For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person's success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement.  This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research, and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit or call Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Office of Equity & Title IX at 816-235-6910.

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