The UW-Madison Police Department provides complete law enforcement services to the campus community — using state-of-the-art, innovative, and community-oriented policing techniques. We are truly a “city within a city” — and we strive to hire the best and most qualified individuals to serve and protect our community.
All of our police officers are deputized by the Dane County Sheriff’s Office and are authorized to enforce all State of Wisconsin laws and Rules of the Board of Regents.
Emergency Services Coordinator
This position will play a key role in planning for, responding to, and preventing emergencies. This position is meant to work as part of a team responsible for crisis management, infrastructure security, and related critical functions. Under the general supervision of the Director of Emergency Management: facilitate and manage the development of response plans for crisis (including GIS mapping), emergency response, continuity of operations, continuity of government, evacuation, logistics, disease outbreak, large population events and other emergency response plans for UW-Madison. Additionally, this position will be responsible for ensuring consideration is given to the general public on our campus community for a variety of reasons: visitors to campus, dignitaries, applicants, and those attending sporting events and concerts. Salary: minimum $52,000/year Application Deadline: September 29, 2020 Learn more and apply online >>
Think you have what it takes to be a part of a diverse, state-of-the-art, award-winning police force? We are a leader in innovative, progressive policing — and we work at one of the best college campuses in the nation.
We are a leader in policing and possess nationally recognized special units in the bike and mounted patrols. We are a diverse and progressive organization with quality goals and objectives. We live and work by Reaching HIGHER every single day: Honor, Integrity, Guardians, Health, Empathy, and Respect.
The selection process for most sworn positions at the UW-Madison Police Department includes written, physical and psychological examinations, oral interviews, and background investigations. Confidential aspects of a candidates personal life may be explored. Please note that the process to fill vacant positions generally takes three to six months to complete.
Upon selection and Wisconsin law enforcement certification, our new officers go through a rigorous 15-week Police Training Officer Program which utilizes contemporary adult learning models, including problem-based learning.
For more information about the hiring process, email us.
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