Community Service Officer

Are you looking for an opportunity to work with a diverse community while gaining law enforcement experience? The University of Minnesota’s Twin Cities campus hires community service officers (CSOs) to support police officers. As a CSO, you will provide uniformed, unarmed public safety services and advise members of the University community regarding safe behaviors, ordinances, rules, and policies to promote a safe and inclusive campus.

This is a position designed to provide a career path into the law enforcement agency. This position is a two-year temporary post, with an option of becoming a permanent position.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Enrolled in an Associated or Bachelors program and at least one year of work experience or a combination of related education and work experience to equal five years
  • Able to pass a background check
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must meet and maintain requirements for access to law enforcement sensitive information including CJIS Data Access Terminals


  • Starting Pay: $29.28/hour
  • Premium Pay: Shift Differential

The University of Minnesota offers a generous benefits package that including Regents Scholarship for staff members.  Benefit Summary for Prospective Employees

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