Campus Security Officer

Urbana University - Urbana, OH (30+ days ago)4.2


Urbana University, a division of Franklin University, is accepting applications for a full time Campus Security Officer. Under the direction of the Coordinator of Campus Safety, the purpose of the position is to assist with the protection of life, property, and the prevention of crime. A campus security officer performs foot and vehicle patrols of the university campus to monitor behavior, secure buildings and property, investigate disturbances, maintain order during events and enforce regulations. They monitor the physical safety of campus buildings by locking and unlocking doors, patrolling or monitoring using surveillance systems, and reporting suspicious behavior.

The working hours are shift based, primarily first and second shifts, but variable days and hours depending on the needs of the University. The applicant must be able to provide successful certification or complete training in the following areas within six months; Armed Security Course- OPOTA, CPR, First Aid, AED usage and OJT- Field Training. This position requires the Campus Safety Officer to have the ability to physically travel the campus on foot.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide foot patrol and/or vehicle patrol of all university grounds and buildings

Respond to emergency situations and notify appropriate public safety authorities

Document information, complete written reports and file with the appropriate University officials as required

Work closely with the residence life staff and the Dean of Students regarding any student issues

Conduct periodic walk through of all occupied buildings

Check buildings, offices and grounds to ensure security of University assets

Provide student and employee safety escorts and assist stranded motorists

Operate the University safety vehicle or golf cart in a safe manner while patrolling campus grounds

Monitoring CCTV and alarm systems and respond to alerts

Serve as crowd control at special events

Lock and unlock campus buildings and offices as necessary

Maintains security controls for issued University keys; safeguards and controls issued University equipment.

Watches for and reports irregularities, such as security breaches, facility and safety hazards, and emergency situations

Remains alert for the presence of unauthorized persons and/or security code violators approaches suspicious persons and/or notifies police as appropriate;

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
High School graduate or GED

Ability to stay calm in stressful or emergency situations

Effective oral and written communication skills

Prior security related experience and/or training

Physically able to walk university grounds and stand for prolonged periods of time.

Ability to work with others in a team atmosphere

Ability to read and understand University rules, regulations and specific general orders applying to Campus Safety

Able to work weekends, nights to include overnight and holidays

Ability to work overtime for athletic or other special events

Unquestionable honesty and integrity

Outstanding inter personal skills and cultural sensitivity

Problem solving skills

Valid Ohio Driver’s License