SOM Police and Security
"The number one priority of SIU Medicine’s Police and Security team is to promote the safety and well-being of patients, visitors, students, and faculty."
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Police and Security Careers
Initial screening and pre-employment testing are conducted by Human Resources. Applicants who pass this round are referred to the SIU School of Medicine Police and Security for a panel interview. Sworn candidates are subject to additional pre-employment testing, including an assessment center with simulation exercise to measure dimensions, attributes, characteristics, qualities, skills, abilities, or knowledge specified in the position description.
- Background and reference checks: a background investigation will be conducted on each candidate prior to appointment to probationary status to include a review of criminal history checks, at least three personal interviews, reference checks, verification of information, financial data, and other requirements.
- Pre-employment physical and drug screens: a physical of each candidate will be conducted prior to appointment to probationary status using valid, useful, and nondiscriminatory procedures. Several tests given in the course of the physical measure the physical fitness level of the candidate and are evaluated according to the person’s age, gender, and weight.
- Psychological assessment: a psychological screening designed to assess the emotional stability and psychological fitness of each candidate will be conducted by a qualified psychologist prior to appointment to probationary status using valid, useful, and nondiscriminatory procedures.
Position postings can be found under the Facilities Tab: https://www.siumed.edu/careers