UVU Police is always seeking dependable and motivated employees for positions within our department. Our police officer and dispatch positions are offered as needed.

Dispatcher - Under the direction of the Police Chief and Dispatch Supervisor, dispatches for the University Police and University Emergency Response Teams to ensure the safety of students, employees, visitors, and officers on UVU campuses. Requirements and information:

  • At least HS or equivalent education
  • Previous dispatch experience preferred
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to perform under stress
  • Skilled in computer use/data entry
  • Background check performed prior to job offer
  • Classified hourly employee
Please fill out an online job application 


Reserve Police Officer - Under direction of the Police Chief, enforces Federal, State, University and local laws/regulations; arrests violators and issues citations; conducts formal investigations; records activity by way of first/supplementary reports and other required forms; testifies in court and at formal hearings; attends 40 hours training each year, maintains a working relationship with state/local law enforcement; provides security at special functions/events; handles public assistance calls, such as directing traffic, resolving personal disputes, keeping the peace, and other requests of the public. Requirements and information:

  • Utah POST Category I certification
  • Valid UT Driver's License
  • 21 years old
  • Successful character investigation including possession of emotional and mental stability.
  • Good medical condition including near/distant vision, ability to distinguish basic colors, and ability to hear the conversational voice
  • 1.5 years of law enforcement/criminal justice education and/or experience
  • Classified hourly employee

Please fill out an online job application .


For More Information Contact:
Chief of Police Matthew Pedersen
800 W University Parkway MS195 Orem, UT 84058
E-Mail: Mpedersen@uvu.edu