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Police Sergeant

Northeastern Illinois University


Contact Information


Northeastern Illinois University
5555 N. Bernard Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625



  • 773-442-5200

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 01/31/20


  • $34.31/hour


  • 23


  • 10,000

Position Details


Police Sergeant


University Police


$34.31 per hour


As Assigned
(Hours may vary depending on departmental needs)




  • Associate Degree (or 60 semester hours) granted by an accredited institution of higher education, preferably in police science, law enforcement, or other police or law curriculum.
  • Two (2) years of full-time experience as a police officer with a federal, state, county, college or university, municipal, or public institutional police organization having a recognized merit system. 

(Each position requires a background check.)

Departmental Preferences: 

  • 3-5 years of law enforcement experience with prior supervisory experience a plus.  
  • Bachelor's Degree preferably in Criminal Justice, Management, Public Administration or a related field. 
  • Good disciplinary and complimentary history.
  • Proficient in computerized resources such as LEADS, CLEAR, NEIUPort, Microsoft, Internet searches, etc.
  • Knowledge of the State of Illinois Criminal Statues, case preparation and testimony in criminal cases.
  • Should submit a resume with an emphasis on education, training, and experience related to investigations and management and supervision of police personnel and investigations.  
  • Must be willing to adjust their schedule as needed based upon department investigative needs.
  • May submit up to three letters of recommendation if so desired. 


Supervisory ability

Note: Please visit the State of Illinois University Civil Service Website for information on the examination process:


Under regular supervision, this position coordinates and directs the activities of subordinate Police Officers assigned to the same activity and common work period in accordance with the missions, goals and objectives of Northeastern Illinois University and the University Police Department and in compliance with all governing federal and state laws.

To Apply:

In order to be considered for employment by Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU), you must submit the following:

  • Employment Application (Original initials and original signatures are required for each position applied. Electronic initials and electronic signatures are not acceptable.)
  • Statement of Annuitant Status (Original signatures are required for each position applied. Electronic signatures are not acceptable.)
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume 

You can obtain an Employment Application and Statement of Annuitant Status form at:

Office of Human Resources
Bernard Office Building (BOB)
5555 N. Bernard
Chicago, IL 60625

Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

You may also download and print a copy of:

Employment Application and Statement of Annuitant Form

You must complete, sign and date the application and annuitant form and submit them along with resume and cover letter to the Office of Human Resources by the application deadline. A new application and annuitant form are required for each position applied.

If you have any questions, please call:

Office of Human Resources


E-mail us at:

Please visit the State of Illinois University Civil Service website for general information:

NEIU Employment Services reserves the right not to consider any application on the basis of incomplete information/documents, delay in submission, and disqualifications under the rules of State Universities Civil Service System. Employment Services, however, assures that your application will be duly reviewed on the basis of the classification(s) in which you qualify and, accordingly, will inform you of their decision.

Application Deadline:

A current employment application and statement of annuitant status form, and resume must be submitted by the close of business 1/31/2020.

Northeastern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and invites applications from Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, as well as Other Qualified Individuals. Northeastern Illinois University positions are contingent upon the University's receipt of its State of Illinois appropriation.

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