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Currently Accepting Applications*

The SIU Department of Public Safety is accepting applications for the Saluki Patrol student worker program. Students must be currently enrolled at SIU; possess a valid driver's license; be at least 18 years of age; no record of criminal conviction; must have and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.25; and must have completed a minimum of one semester of college courses. Please submit applications in person to the department (Trueblood Hall, lower level), by email to bethphelps@siu.edu, or mail to DPS, 1175 S. Washington, Mail Code 6713, Carbondale, IL 62901.

*Applications will be used to establish a pool of eligible candidates.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled as a student at SIU Carbondale
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • No record of criminal conviction (excluding minor trafic offenses)
  • Must meet all requirements for employment, as set forth by the Financial Aid Office at SIU
  • Must have completed one semester at SIU. Exceptions: transfer students, graduate or married students
  • Must have and maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.25
  • Entry employees are subject to a probationary period of two semesters
  • Entry employees must successfully complete the Saluki Patrol Field Training Program
  • Must complete and sign an application for employment and background investigation release
  • Miminum age of 18 years

Application Process

Applicants that meet all of the requirements on the left will be considered for employment. The application process consists of:

  • Written Application
  • Oral Interview
  • Background Investigation

Download and complete these two files and email to Beth Phelps at bethp@dps.siu.edu