Employment Opportunities  

Would you like to work at DeSales University?

To be successful at DeSales, you need to believe that relationships with students and colleagues are personal; that knowledge is not transfer of information, but about the value of learning to contribute to society; that faith and culture are complementary. We invite you to explore our current career opportunities and culture below. Application information can be found within the individual postings. Of course, if you have any questions at all, please don't hesitate to ask.

Effective immediately and in accordance with Pennsylvania Act 153, all new faculty and staff at DeSales University whose position with the University has been determined to potentially have direct contact or routine interaction with individuals under 18 years of age must successfully complete a background check, including a Criminal History Report from the Pennsylvania State Police, a Child Abuse History Clearance from the Department of Human Services and a fingerprint based criminal history submitted through the FBI as a condition of employment. Additional background checks may be required based on the specific requirements of the position.

DeSales currently has openings in the following areas:

Police Officer

Apr 19, 2017

Date: 4/19/2017

 Position: Police Officer

Type: Full Time Non-Exempt

Proposed Salary Range: $14.15 to $14.75 per hour

Location: Police Operations


This position involves professional response to calls for assistance with the overall responsibility of protecting life and property on the University Campus. Work involves patrolling, traffic enforcement, criminal investigations, and responding to medical emergencies with an emphasis on community policing.


  • Graduation from High School or equivalent GED
  • Valid PA Driver’s License with clean driving record
  • PA Act 120 (Municipal Police Academy) required
  • Must maintain valid CPR/AED certification
  • Prior Law Enforcement experience preferred
  • Must be able to successfully work in stressful situations
  • Must use exceptionally good judgment
  • Must be available for all shifts, holidays and weekends
  • Subject to non-voluntary overtime
  • Sensitive to issues of ethnicity, disability and diversity
  • Dedicated to the mission of a small, Catholic, liberal arts institution

 Send Cover Letter and Resume To:

Office of Human Resources


Please Put "Police Officer" in subject line

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Faculty Opportunities

  • Adjunct Faculty Positions in the ACCESS Program

  • Adjunct Instructors for the Department of Teacher Education

  • Adjunct: Biology

  • Adjunct: Chemistry

  • Adjunct: Computer Science

  • Adjunct: Mathematics

  • Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

  • Didactic Faculty: Physician Assistant Program

  • Director of Healthcare Simulation

  • Director of the MA in Criminal Justice Program

  • MBA Adjunct Faculty Positions

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