Job Description

Located in the Valley of Sun in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, GCU is a regionally accredited, private, nondenominational Christian University.

Do you want to be part of a growing university where dedicated Public Safety professionals make a positive impact on our campus every day?  If that sounds exciting to you, we want to talk to you.  Apply today!

Grand Canyon University is currently seeking a Police Aide. The aide is a full-time, non-sworn position responsible for supporting Grand Canyon University’s (GCU) Public Safety Department mission associated with the protection, safety, and welfare of students, employees, visitors, and property within the area under the control and jurisdiction of GCU.

What you will do:

  • Prepare a variety of written police reports. 

  • Respond to initial calls for service by phone and/or in-person not requiring the presence of a sworn police officer. Such calls may include but are not limited to, minor traffic collisions, theft, criminal damage, vandalism, etc. 

  • Conduct investigative follow-up as directed by a supervisor, to include reviewing of surveillance video footage. 

  • Understanding of state laws, rules and regulations governing safety and security on college campus and at college events and meets compliance with Clery Act, VAWA and Title IX related requirements. 

  • Interaction with GCU students, faculty, staff, leadership and guests. 

  • May be called upon to drive a GCU motor vehicle or golf cart. 

  • Maintain and request supplies and equipment via chain-of-command. 

What you need:

  • High School Diploma

  • Retired or prior law enforcement experience preferred.

  • Possession of CPR, First Aid certification card preferred.

  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and good driving record; must be insurable.

  • Possession of, or required to obtain after hire an Arizona terminal Operator Certification (TOC) Level B.

  • Must pass pre-employment background investigation.

Why work at GCU:

  • Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan.

  • Generous time off plan and 11 paid holidays.

  • Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events.

  • Free covered parking.

  • We also offer full-time employees, their spouses, and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program.

  • Free on-site gyms on campus.


Application Instructions

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