Career Opportunities

University Police provides professional law enforcement and public safety-related services for the University community. We seek applicants of outstanding ability and unquestionable integrity.

The University presents an attractive but challenging work environment requiring sensitivity, good judgment and professionalism. 

Northwestern University offers a wide selection of benefits to full-time employees. Visit the Human Resources Benefits web page for more information.

Current vacancies 

  • Community Service Officer (Evanston) 
  • Police Sergeant

Announcing the Police Sergeant Hiring Process (February - May, 2017)

The Northwestern University Police Department will be conducting an assessment promotional process for the rank of Sergeant. As a result of promotions and retirements we anticipate promoting and/or hiring 5 – 6 sergeants during calendar year 2017. 

An eligibility list for promotion will be compiled based on the results of this recruitment and assessment process. It is estimated that the eligibility list will remain in effect for a period not to exceed 2 years. For more details about requirements, the hiring timeline, and how to apply, please click here.

How to Apply

All applicants must apply through the Human Resources online recruiting system.

You will receive a confirmation email after submitting an application. If there is interest in your candidacy, a Human Resources recruiter or the University Police hiring manager will contact you.

Police Officer Recruitment (January - April, 2017)

Visit the Police Officer Recruitment Timeline document to view the timing of January through April recruitment processes.

Questions about the hiring process? Contact Lieutenant Haydee Martinez at 847-467-3148.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educator and Employer.