Campus Safety Officer - University of La Verne in La Verne California

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University of La Verne

La Verne, California

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Campus Safety Officer provides a safe and secure campus environment. Facilitates and encourages respect for the law, campus safety, and institutional policy. Provides a safe environment to foster student learning and development.

Under the direction of the Director of Campus Safety; responsibilities include dispatching duties, patrol the University campus, buildings, grounds, and other university property, to maintain a safe environment for students, staff and faculty; enforce University rules and regulations including the University Parking Regulations, Student Conduct Code, and Penal Code laws and regulations; secure and open buildings on the college campus properties; provide student escort services, information and assistance to students, staff, faculty and campus visitors. When assigned, dispatch Officers to service calls, answer phones, monitor surveillance systems.

Specific Duties

- Safety and Security: Patrol the University campus to maintain high visibility to foster a safe and secure environment; Observe and report incidents and complete necessary paperwork; Enforce University rules and regulations, including the Student Code of Conduct and Penal Code laws and regulations; Investigate violations and crimes; Escort University assets; Escort persons from campus as necessary; Respond to emergency and safety concern calls (such as but not limited to medical emergencies, traffic accidents, terrorist threats, bomb threats, workplace violence, domestic violence, crime situations, including stalking, felony assault, and other various incidents); Verify credentials of persons on campus and prevent and grant entry where appropriate. This position will also provide dispatching duties when assigned.

- Relationships and Community: Positively engage with diverse individuals and groups in support of an inclusive environment; Create positive interactions with campus community; Provide outstanding customer service to and communication with campus community; Engage in practices and behaviors that support the educational mission of the institution.

- Customer Service: Respond to calls for service; Proactively assess and communicate safety concerns and maintenance issues; Open and secure buildings and offices; Lock and unlock buildings, lock doors and gates; Provide information and respond to inquiries from students, staff and visitors; Provide directions to campus locations and information related to University programs and services.

- Training and Development: Participate in training and personal development courses to maintain and enhance broad expertise and capabilities in all Campus Safety functions; develop in-depth knowledge and expertise in a specific area of Campus Safety.

- Emergency Operations: Serve as liaison during disasters such as fires and earthquakes; respond to hazardous materials spills, industrial accidents, and emergencies and take appropriate action; Operate various campus systems, including water valves, electric switches and related systems during emergency situations; investigate unusual conditions and take immediate action to reduce danger and possible malfunction of equipment; notify appropriate departments.

- Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

- Diploma or GED required.
- Minimum of 1-year experience in safety or security.
- Valid CA drivers license.
- Possess and maintain a valid CA — BSIS Guard Card.
- First Aid, CPR and AED.
- Ability to pass a physical exam.
- Verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong customer service.
- Ability to problem solve.

Preferred Qualifications

- PC 832 Course
- Minimum of 1-year experience in safety or security.
- Experience in a college/university setting.
- Familiar with security and fire alarms, two-way radios, computers, tablets, and smartphone devices.

Benefits Summary

The hiring range for this position is dependent upon qualifications and departmental equity. Benefits of employment include a comprehensive health and welfare plan, tuition remission program for employee, spouse and dependent children and a generous 10% contribution to the University’s 403B retirement plan.


La Verne Central Campus

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are to submit the following documents:

BSIS guard card
First Aid/CPR AED card
DMV Print out

Keyword Phrases

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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