Careers at UMPD

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UMPD hires State of Florida Certified Police Officers to patrol campus, respond to emergency and non-emergency calls for service, enforce laws (including traffic), conduct criminal investigations, and carry out other law enforcement related activities.  Prior law enforcement experience is preferred.  

Additionally, UMPD also employs licensed security guards, administrative staff, and communications operators, i.e., police dispatchers.  

For more information on compensation and University of Miami benefits, contact UMPD's hiring coordinator, Detective Al Alonso, via email at


To apply, visit the UM's Careers page (Job category: Public Safety & Security -- Gables campus), or use the link on the left-hand side of this page.

UM students looking for information on student employment opportunities should visit the UM Student Ambassador page.