Community Service Officer (2 positions available)

Elon University - Elon, NC (30+ days ago)4.4


Performs a variety of security, safety and community service duties associated with the protection of life and property and maintenance of order while maintaining an atmosphere conducive to the educational mission of Elon University. Use problem-solving and communications skills to effectively interact with the multi-cultural and diverse campus population to resolve public safety issues.

Education Requirements
High School diploma or equivalent required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Degree/Major Length of Experience Supervisory Experience No Supervisory Experience Detail Special Skills or Experience Special Instructions to Applicants
Posting Detail Information
Posting Date 08/22/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Filled No
Position Description
Position Description
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General Purpose of Position
Performs a variety of security, safety and community service duties associated with the protection of life and property and maintenance of order while maintaining an atmosphere conducive to the educational mission of Elon University. Must be able to use problem-solving and communication skills to effectively interact with the multi-cultural and diverse campus population to resolve publice safety issues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provides security to the University community by patrolling the designated areas on foot, in a motor vehicle, or on a bicycle. Adheres to the Department of Safety & Security rules, regulations, responsibilities and procedures. Maintain a working knowledge of University and department policies and procedures, keeping up to date on required information to effectively enforce them. Evaluates situations, problems, emergencies and uses discretion, tact, diplomacy and individual judgment to resolve the problem and maintain control, or to notify and refer the proper authorities or department for resolution. Understand the constraints and legal/ethical requirements of confidentiality and privilege of information. Enforces University regulations pertaining to security and safety of University property. Document incidents via written/typed administrative forms/reports to include gathering pertinent information from participants and/or witnesses. Shall lock and unlock doors as requested or required. Shall present and project a professional, courteous, helpful and approachable demeanor and appearance. Report and document any condition encountered which might present a hazard to the University community, and reports same to appropriate personnel. Rectify serious threats or secure or mark hazardous areas to prevent injury or further damage. Demonstrate an understanding and sensitivity to cultural diversity issues. Act as first responder for medical calls and provide assistance within the scope of training and certification. Effectively enforce University traffic regulations, warning violators of rule infractions and issuing tickets when applicable. Provide crime awareness and crime prevention programming for students, faculty and staff through the Community Oriented Policing program. Must be available to work rotating shifts. Must work overtime/special events as assigned. Provide escorts to all members of the campus community. Compliance of all lawful orders, directions, instructions, and assignments of supervisors. Interact professionally and cooperatively with all internal departments. May provide a variety of other necessary and/or requested services to the entire university and town community.

Education and Experience
High School diploma or equivalent required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered liberal arts university that values strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon’s 6,700 students prepare to become the ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe. Elon is known for academic excellence across the curriculum, and for experiential learning programs in study abroad, undergraduate research, leadership, interfaith dialogue, civic engagement and community service. Elon is ranked the nation’s #1 master’s-level university for study abroad and is a top-producer of Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. U.S. News & World Report recognizes Elon more than any other university in the nation for academic programs that “Focus on Student Success.” More than 425 full-time faculty members teach in six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 78 percent ranks in the top 10 percent of U.S. private universities. The student-faculty ratio is 12-1, and the average class size is 20. The university’s 636-acre residential campus in the Town of Elon, N.C., is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s finest environments for learning. The Elon Phoenix NCAA Division I athletic program is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association.