Human Resources

Campus Safety Officer

 

 

 

Department

Student Affairs

Overview

Ursinus College is seeking a full-time Campus Safety Officer (CSO) to work an assigned schedule which will include nights, weekends, and holidays. In addition, the successful candidate will be required to work special events, attend mandatory in-service training, including monthly staff meetings, as well as be available for overtime when necessary.

CSOs are non-sworn, unarmed employees tasked with providing a safe and secure environment for the Ursinus community and all its members. They act as first responders to all critical incidents on campus, manage the incident management process, and initiate appropriate emergency response procedures, as needed. CSOs are expected to be ambassadors for the college and provide exceptional customer service to all members of the college community. Successful candidates will not only show an aptitude for handling emergencies but also demonstrate interpersonal skills, professionalism, and a team-oriented mindset to serve the college community and create a safe environment for learning and growth.

The days and hours for this position are:

  • Tuesday – Friday from 9 pm to 7 am
  • Friday – Monday from 9 pm to 7 am
  • Saturday – Tuesday from 9 pm to 7 am

Determination of shift will be based on department needs.

Responsibilities

  • Conducts proactive patrol of buildings, facilities, properties, and other assets via foot, bike, or motorized vehicle. May also be posted at a fixed post, as needed.
  • Responds to all incidents on campus, including medical emergencies, mental health crises, fire alarms, and burglary alarms
  • Respond to calls for service such as: escorts, jump starts, lockouts, thefts, and vandalism
  • Conducts initial investigations, collects witness statements, and photographs scenes
  • Completes incident reports that are detailed, clear, and concise
  • Performs the opening and closing of all campus buildings
  • Provides parking enforcement
  • Maintains confidentiality of information
  • This position is a Campus Security Authority as designated under the Jeanne Clery Act of 1990

Requirements and Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and administrative skills
  • Understanding of higher education setting and ability to work with persons of diverse cultures and backgrounds.

Physical Demands:

  • Patrolling assigned areas during all types of weather conditions
  • Must be able to sit, stand, or walk for long periods of time
  • Walk up and down stairs
  • Able to lift 30 pounds

Application

Interested candidates should apply here. Once you create an applicant account, you will be prompted to upload your cover letter, resume, and a list with contact information for three references to the applicant database.

Ursinus is an AA/EO employer. Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment.