Princeton University's Department of Public Safety is always on the lookout for remarkable individuals to serve and protect the diverse members of our campus community which includes faculty, staff, students and visitors.
DPS is all about cultivating relationships that foster trust, understanding, and respect of individual rights and responsibilities. We do more than serve and protect- we have an opportunity to partake in the life-learning process, to teach by example and help people grow.
Positions within the department range from Administrative office positions to non-sworn campus security officers, Communication Center dispatchers, library security officers, Art Museum Security Officers to sworn campus patrol officers.
The salary is competitive, the benefits are excellent (retirement plan, medical/ dental plans, life insurance/long-term disability plans, flexible spending, tuition reimbursement). Please note that the Princeton University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, and women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
So if you're ready to try something new and meaningful, we want to hear from you.
Please visit the Office of Human Resources to view any openings. All applications (internal and external) must be submitted through the Princeton Jobs website. Please be sure to include a resume and cover letter with your on-line application. For more details about applying for a position within the department, please visit the Human Resources' Jobseekers Page for information about the application process, benefits, and more!
The Department of Public Safety has employment opportunities for Princeton University Undergraduate and Graduate students. DPS hires both student workers and student managers to help assist the department’s operations both in the administrative office and on campus.
Examples of student worker positions include:
- University Operator back-up
- Administrative Office Assistants
- Lock-out service workers
- Reunions staff members