Part Time, 20 hours/week
Under the general supervision of the Director of Campus Safety, the Campus Safety Officer (CSO) is responsible to provide a safe and secure environment for the university community and all of its members and to provide a variety of services which enhance the quality of life on campus. This position can have assignments such as assisting with the operation of the Campus Safety Department through the front desk/telecommunication center, or on foot/vehicle patrol handling calls for service.
This position could be assigned to work on any of the three shifts (day, evening, or overnight shift), or an overlap of the two shifts. Weekends and special details are also required to provide 24/7, 365 days a year security and service to the main campus. This may also include rotating shifts as required by Department needs.
Provides security for persons, buildings, and assists the university through a variety of security techniques and methods.
Responds to requests for assistance and information in a helpful and courteous manner.
Patrols the campus in a manner consistent with Department Guidelines and University Policy.
Enforce appropriate university regulations and policies including, but not limited to parking and traffic regulations.
Maintain up-to-date officer log, per Jeanne Clery Act.
Routine involvement in directing vehicular or pedestrian traffic.
Complete appropriate reports.
Required to communicate and coordinate/direct a number of simultaneous activities without confusion, sometimes under stressful conditions; provide rapid response to law enforcement and or any other emergency requirements needed to protect fellow officers.
Monitor CCTV system.
Operate and utilize radio to communicate effectively to Campus Safety Officers.
Must maintain up-to-date all security clearances, directory, logs, scanning data, and data entry.
Assists public, students, staff, and faculty by giving directions, information and other aid as needed.
Follow all Department Guidelines and University Policy.
Operate the following programs: Report Exec, Facility Commander, campus safety email, EProcess, Jenzabar.
Other projects assigned by the Director of Campus Safety.
High School Diploma required. Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice or related field preferred.
Must possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable, must be able to be an Approved Park Driver.
Prior security and customer service experience preferred
The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; through security reports, complaint and witness statements, and in assisting an providing general information to university community and visitors.
Sensitivity toward the cultural diversity of the campus community.
Must be willing to work 24/7, and respond promptly during emergency situations.
Schedule is flexible and can change/shift with the needs of the department.
Park University requires consent and successful completion of a background screening. Full disclosure of all felony and/or misdemeanor violations is required.
Physically fit to withstand the challenges of extensive walking and climbing and descending numerous interior and external stairs and campus grounds including multi-level building facilities, commercial underground tunnel system and all adjoining Park University owned land.
Must have the ability to walk for extended periods, climb stairs and ladders, see, hear, smell, feel and taste, reach upward, move heavy objects. Must be able to operate a University motor vehicle. Must be capable of responding in emergency situations including providing basic first-aid.
Park University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Qualified applicants must upload a resume and cover letter that includes your salary requirements.