Public Safety Officer II - Rhode Island School of Design in Providence Rhode Island

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Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, Rhode Island

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Public Safety Officer II is responsible for maintaining and ensuring the safety and security of students, faculty, and staff along with College-owned or used properties.

Essential functions of the role include:

1. Conduct foot and mobile security patrols of all campus property. Identify and detain violators to turn over to proper authorities.

2. Conduct initial investigation of incidents and file written reports as required.

3. Review report logs and provide immediate follow up; works closely with personnel from municipal fire and police department or other outside agencies.

4. Respond to all calls for service including lockouts, escorts, noise complaints, etc., in a prompt, courteous, and professional manner.

5. Respond to all medical emergencies and provide emergency medical care as required. Contacts emergency responders such as police, fire and/or ambulance as required. Investigate all "accidents" on campus.

6. Observe, investigate and report any safety or fire hazards present on campus.

7. Enforce college parking regulations through physical patrol of all parking lots.

8. Develop a thorough knowledge of all campus security posts including Quad and Central Control.

RISD recognizes diversity and inclusivity as fundamental to its learning community and integral to an art and design education. We welcome candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.  


A high school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

One to two years of security or related experience is preferred and formal security training is desired.

Proven ability to interact with members of the community representing diverse backgrounds and interests.

The incumbent is required to become a State of RI licensed EMT and to complete the RI College & University Public Safety Training Academy within two years of the date of hire as a condition of continued employment.

Successful completion of training in OC Spray, PR-24, and handcuffing procedures is required within a timeframe established by the Public Safety Department but no later than two months from hire date.

Must obtain and maintain CPR and Emergency First Aid certifications.

A valid driver's license required.  

Keyword Phrases

  • Public Safety Officer II
  • Creative, studio-based education
  • Diversity & Inclusivity are fundamental
  • flexible thinking & risk-taking
  • Campus Safety and Police
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: High School
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: See Job Description