Security Officer (Part-time)

Location
Winston Salem, NC
Posted
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Security Officer (Part-time)
2608-141

Summary: Monitors vehicle traffic entering the Reynolda Campus between the hours of 10:00 pm and 6:00 am. Checks all vehicles entering the campus from Reynolda Road or University Parkway for a valid Wake Forest registration pass or hang tag; this includes, but is not limited to, current students, faculty, staff, parents, residents, alumni and visitors. Protects and safeguards Wake Forest students and employees from criminal and/or potentially dangerous situations. Protects University property from theft and vandalism. Assists Police Officers in deterring criminal activity on campus. Builds a rapport with the students and employees, allowing them to have a sense of safety and security on the Reynolda Campus.

Essential Functions:

Gate House Operations:

  • Verifies via telephone, fax machine and log books any student, staff, faculty or alumni who are entering the campus after 10:00 pm. Logs the name and driver’s license number of any unregistered visitor or student along with their vehicle information. Prepares cases for Student Judicial Court and properly testifies at the hearings.
  • Reports to University Police Communications any damaged property, vandalism, suspicious activity, criminal activity, open doors or propped doors, unsecured hazardous materials, found property, or assistance given to Patrol Officers or Residence Life & Housing staff members.
  • Writes operation reports concerning incidents of suspicious activity, found property, unsafe conditions in a particular area, light and emergency call box outages.
  • Night watch/Foot patrol: Performs foot patrols of all residence and academic buildings on campus. Monitors activities in and around buildings, parking lots, and courtyard areas. Foot patrols may be conducted in adverse weather conditions.

Gym Security:

  • Checks exterior and interior of athletic facilities, turn off/on lights, lock doors and windows. Patrols areas and reports suspicious activities. Operates gym security check point, checks ID's, and issues tags. Monitors facilities for unauthorized users without tags. Assists in providing crowd control during special events. Performs inspections and reports defects. Completes Found Property reports for any unattended items. Completes reports, logs for all persons issued tags and uses two-way-radio to communicate with Police Communications Center.
  • Works with faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Provides information and directions as needed.
  • Protects and safeguards Wake Forest students and employees from criminal and or potentially dangerous situations. Protects the University property from theft and vandalism. Assists Campus Police Officers in deterring criminal activity on campus. Builds rapport with students and employees, allowing them to have a sense of safety and security on the Reynolda Campus.

Library Security:

  • Greets all library visitors. Checks exterior and interior of Z. Smith Reynolds Library. Patrols areas and reports suspicious activities. Monitors library security system and facility for unauthorized users. Performs inspections and reports defects. Completes Found Property reports for any unattended items. Completes reports and uses two-way radio to communicate with Police Communications Center.
  • Works with faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Provides information and directions as needed.
  • Protects and safeguards Wake Forest students and employees from criminal and/or potentially dangerous situations. Protects University property from theft and vandalism. Assists Police Officers in deterring criminal activity on campus. Builds rapport with students and employees, allowing them to have a sense of safety and security on the Reynolda Campus.
  • Issues parking citations for vehicles parked in violation of parking regulations, as appropriate.

Worrell Professional Center Security:

  • Checks exterior and interior of Professional Center turn off/on lights lock doors at specified time and windows. Patrols all levels of interior and outside perimeter of building during the entire shift. This includes parking lots X and W. Reports suspicious activities. Monitors facility for unauthorized users. Assists in providing crowd control during special events. Performs inspections and reports defects. Completes Found Property reports for any unattended items. Completes reports, and uses two-way-radio to communicate with Police Communications Center.
  • Provides information and directions as needed.
  • Protects and safeguards the Wake Forest students and employees from criminal and or potentially dangerous situations. Protects the University property from theft and vandalism. Assists Campus Police Officers in deterring criminal activity on campus. Builds rapport with the students and employees, allowing them to have a sense of safety and security on the Reynolda Campus.

Special Events:

  • Reserves and manages vehicles in reserved parking lots.
  • Controls crowd for special events including Fraternities and Sororities, off-campus groups, and WFU groups.
  • Assists with various community events held on Reynolda Campus.

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • High school graduate with two years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Should be able to meet requirements of the University's automobile insurance.
  • Skills in building security and lock procedures.
  • Skills in providing protection services.
  • Ability to write detailed and accurate reports.
  • Ability to detect criminal activity and assist Police Officers with investigations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to use a computer for report writing and timekeeping.
  • Ability to understand and follow safety procedures and make logical decisions.
  • Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel.
  • Ability to operate equipment safely, such as vehicle wheelchair lift and two-way-radios.
  • Knowledge of the Campus Student Judicial System.
  • Ability to prepare cases and testify in court.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports.
  • Basic knowledge of hazardous materials and Identification Plaques.
  • Ability to successfully complete First Aid, CPR, and Blood borne Pathogen training.
  • Ability to successfully complete A.S.P. baton and Capstun certification courses.
  • Ability to work during holidays, weekends, day and night shifts and overtime.
  • Will be required to work in adverse weather conditions. May be required to stand on foot post for long periods of time. May be required to run certain distances in emergency situations. May be required to subdue and detain individuals in emergency situations. May be exposed to hazardous materials or chemical. Will be required to complete A.S.P. baton and Capstun certification courses. Light work, exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Climbing, crouching, standing, walking, lifting, talking, hearing. Visual acuity is required to observe unauthorized or unlawful, unsafe/hazardous situations, behaviors or individuals, to describe physical descriptions of people, articles, or activities, to view suspicious activities, to perform routine security checks, to complete written reports and view computer terminals. Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions; subject to occasional extreme heat and cold; subject to hazards.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Security experience particularly in a campus environment.

Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for own work.

Note: This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

To help provide a safe learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.



Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States

Full-Time/Regular

PI101375756