Working at DPS

Great People, Meaningful Work, Competitive Compensation

Department Culture

Princeton University's Department of Public Safety is always on the lookout for remarkable individuals to serve and protect the diverse members of our campus community which includes faculty, staff, students and visitors.

DPS is all about cultivating relationships that foster trust, understanding, and respect of individual rights and responsibilities. We do more than serve and protect- we have an opportunity to partake in the life-learning process, to teach by example and help people grow.

Tigers outside of Nassau Hall

Who We Hire

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

EEO is the Law

No matter which position you are applying for, the Department of Public Safety is looking for a candidate who will be dedicated to our concept of "Community Caretaking". Candidates should be honest, ambitious, be able to maintain effective working relationships with all members of the campus community, and have a strong work ethic.    

Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.