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KU Medical Center Police Department Required Employment Qualifications

University Police Officer

Required Qualifications

As per the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Act, requirements include a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Candidates must be able to fulfill requirements of an approved Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) and must possess a valid, unrestricted driver's license (corrective lenses acceptable). Requires use of firearms; therefore to be eligible, candidates cannot have been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor domestic violence crime per 18 U.S.C. 992(g)(8)(9). Must be eligible to attend a basic law enforcement-training program acceptable to KLETC or already be certified as a law enforcement officer. Candidates must take and pass a drug screen test as mandated by the state.

Per state specifications, candidates must submit and successfully complete a background investigation, medical and psychological examinations and a physical fitness assessment.  

Instructions for applying

For instructions and employment opportunities, please visit the KU Medical Center careers website. Applications will remain on file per the guidelines set by State of Kansas Human Resources.  

Salary and Benefits

  • Starting salary is $48,911.00
  • Shift differential - $0.50 per hour for evening and midnight shift
  • Health Insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation time
  • Paid Military leave
  • Paid Sick time
  • Paid Funeral leave
  • Fitness center membership
  • All supplies, including uniforms, weapon, training and dry cleaning, are supplied by the department

For more information on Benefits, please visit the KU Medical Center Benefits website.

Last modified: Apr 12, 2021