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Safety Officer

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Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action within their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.Work to ensure the protection and safety of the Rhodes community; must work under pressure with attention to detail, work with changing priorities, manage numerous programs and events simultaneously and independently, exercise initiative and use discretion. Maintain a constant alertness for signs or indications of unusual or abnormal conditions and provide "first response" service as situations require; Conduct both walking and mobile patrols of interior and exterior locations; Monitor and control parking according to Parking Program specifications; Secure and unlock specific campus facilities; Provide escorts and access to authorized areas as needed. Assist with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies; maintain department records, reports and files as required. Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops as assigned. This position is scheduled to work 10:00 pm to 6:00 am (40 hours/week) with occasional overtime.High school diploma or GED, valid Driver's license and Certification (or ability to become certified) as an Unarmed Officer with the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance are required. Must possess excellent customer service skills utilizing strong analytical skills, excellent communication, interpersonal and administrative skills, and be detail-oriented. Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle required. Minimum one year of security experience or comparable organizational experience (e.g., military, police and/or safety) preferred. Must be able to pass a background check, pre-employment physical and drug screen. This position requires a valid driver's license, good driving record, and must be insurable by the College's insurance carrier.Rhodes offers an excellent benefits package and a great working environment. To apply online, please visit jobs.rhodes.edu.We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.





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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 3/28/2018
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