State of ColoradoDenver 80204
Full Time

controlling usage of buildings and reporting infractions of security or safety hazards to appropriate law enforcement personnel.

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Campus Police

State of Colorado
Full Time 40 per week Auraria Higher Education Center, Denver, CO 80204, United States


This posting is only open to Colorado residents.  - an exemption contingent upon residency waiver

Department Information

Welcome to the Auraria Higher Education Center (AHEC) located in the Platte River Valley in downtown Denver.  AHEC is the service provider for 38,000 students and approximately 5000 faculty and staff working at and attending the Community College of Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver and the University of Colorado Denver. Learn more about us through this link:  
Auraria employees enjoy an excellent benefits package which includes paid vacation, holidays and sick leave, discounted RTD Eco-Pass, BenefitHub (medical, dental, disability, life), and outstanding retirement plan.  Learn more through this link: .
So, if you're interested in a great job working alongside great people, this may be the opportunity for which you've been waiting.

Description of Job

This position is located in the

Auraria Campus Police Department (ACPD)

.  The AHEC Police Department provides emergency, non-emergency, technical and communications support for the Auraria Campus Community. 

As a

Neighborhood Community Officer I, 

this position will be responsible for patrolling and protecting the campus buildings, parking lots and other campus areas to protect the institution, private and public property from unauthorized usage, fire, theft or disturbance and to enforce institutional rules and regulations.  Duties include:

  • assisting campus members and visitors with directions, escorts, and motorist assistance
  • securing and unlocking buildings according to approved schedule
  • patrolling assigned buildings and grounds to deter crime
  • controlling usage of buildings and reporting infractions of security or safety hazards to appropriate law enforcement personnel
  • operating a two-way radio during emergency situations, writing reports, issuing parking citations, impounding bikes 
  • additional responsibilities, including those related to providing a safe and secure campus, as assigned
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights


  • High School diploma or GED
  • Applicant must be at least 18 years of age
  • Valid and unencumbered Colorado driver license 

  • Due to the inherent ability of this position to impact the safety and security of the Auraria Campus, candidates must be able to communicate fluently in English with others (written and verbally).
  • This position requires pre-employment background and credit investigation (personal and employment history).  Applicants must submit to a complete background investigation that will include a personal and employment background check for various security clearances including Colorado Crime Information (CCIC) and National Crime Information Center (NCIC) security clearance. This investigation will include a polygraph interview, fingerprint check and drug screen. 
  • Any offer of employment is contingent on the successful passing of a physical and psychological examination by a licensed doctor or health care facility.  The health care facility will be selected or approved by the Auraria Higher Education Center in order to determine whether the prospective employee can perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Applicants must not have any felony convictions, domestic violence history or alcohol offenses within the last (3) years. 
  • Designation as Essential Services.  As such, this position is required to be on duty to perform essential and/or emergency services of the agency without delay or interruption.