POOL - Law Enforcement Role Players (Part-time temporary)

at University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas, United States

Job Description


Job Title:

POOL – Law Enforcement Role Players (Part-time temporary)


Law Enforcement Training Ctr

Primary Campus:

Kansas Law Enforcement Trn Ctr

Job Description:

90% Support the scenario-based training of KLETC. KLETC creates scripts for role players to follow. Role players will follow directions from assigned KLETC staff members.

10% Assist in set-up and teardown of scenarios as necessary.

Req ID (Ex: 10567BR) :



The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university’s programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access,, 1246 West Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY 9for the Lawrence, Edwards, Parsons, Yoder, and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal Opportunity Office, Mail Stop 7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas medical center campuses).

FLSA Status:


Contact Information to Applicants:

Barbara Harrison

Required Qualifications:

1. High School Diploma or GED equivalency.

2. Valid Kansas driver’s license or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of employment and maintain throughout employment.

Employee Class:

U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Advertised Salary Range:

$15.00/ hour



Preferred Qualifications:

1. Current or former law enforcement experience preferred.

Position Overview:

This is a POOL- Part time- Temporary position located at the Kansas Law Enforcement Center in Yoder, Kansas,

Position Overview

The role player will facilitate and participate in basic training scenarios as assigned. Law enforcement experience is not required. This position must be physically and emotionally capable to perform the essential functions and demands of their assigned work in a safe and effective manner. This position reports to the Associate Director for basic training or their desginee.

Hutchinson Campus Overview

The Hutchinson Campus, a part of the University of Kansas, is located near Hutchinson, Kansas. Reporting to KU through KU Professional & Continuing Education, the Hutchinson Campus consists of 173 acres with fifteen buildings including two multi-story residential student dormitories.

The Hutchinson Campus is home to the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC). KLETC serves as the central agency for all law enforcement training in the State of Kansas. KLETC manages an $8.1 million annual budget, 62 authorized FTE staff (augmented by more than 400 contract/adjunct staff annually), and trains nearly 10,000 students annually in residential, online, and outreach programs. KLETC serves 437 recognized law enforcement and police agencies in Kansas, providing basic training and continuing education programs throughout each fiscal year. Many KLETC basic training and continuing education programs are conducted in a high risk and high liability environment (firearms, use of force, emergency vehicle operations driver training, defense tactics, and search and seizure).

The campus, in coordination with KU Professional & Continuing Education, Edwards Campus leadership and other KU offices, also oversees high-level administrative functions, including student discipline, academic issues, legislative funding requests, information technology and telecommunications planning, strategic planning, and external grants. KLETC basic training students reside on campus in residential housing dormitories. KLETC operates 24-hours a day, Sunday afternoon thru Friday evening.

Programs developed on the Hutchinson Campus leverage the resources of KLETC and expand the training mission for the Kansas criminal justice community. This is a growing aspect of the Hutchinson Campus mission.

PCE Overview

KU Professional & Continuing Education (PCE), headquartered on the Edwards Campus, operates in a self-supporting business environment while aligning with KU’s academic, research and public service missions. KUPCE works collaboratively with all KU academic schools and departments to provide continuing professional education. Professional & Continuing Education programs serve all 105 Kansas counties, 50 U.S. states, and 61 nations.



Application Review Begins:


Anticipated Start Date:


Additional Candidate Instruction:

A complete application consists of the online application, resume, and a cover letter addressing how required qualifications are met.

This is a POOL posting. Review of applications will begin February 6th, 2023 and be ongoing as hires will be made as needed throughout the posting period.

Work Location Assignment:


Position Requirements:

1. Applicant must be 18 years of age or older at time of hire.

2. Must be able to endure exposure to extreme weather conditions from time to time.

3. Must be able to use/tolerate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

4. Must be able to pass background check.

5. Remain “in role” during training mission

6. Portrays an assigned role. Stays in character, applies independent judgement within the scripted scenarios or ad-lib if directed. Utilizes creativity to make situations real in a training environment.

7. Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructors.

8. Dress in appropriate apparel to the role.

9. Maintain satisfactory standards of competency, conduct, appearance, and integrity. Fraternization to include out of role conversations during role play on campus with KLETC basic students is prohibited.

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Job Posting: JC233131576

Posted On: Jan 28, 2023

Updated On: Apr 14, 2024

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