Campus Safety Officer
Date: May 30, 2019
Title: Campus Safety Officer
Description: The Campus Safety Officer provides a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff, visitors and all other members of the Hartwick College Community. Campus Safety Officers are responsible for protecting the property and assets of Hartwick College and the personal property of faculty, students and staff living and working on Campus; enforcing the rules, regulations and policies of Hartwick College in a fair and equal manner; and assisting the local authorities and outside agencies with any investigations into wrongdoing, which affects the campus. In order to accomplish these duties, a safety officer must be on campus at all times, 24/7. Officers patrol the campus, residence halls and the area immediately surrounding the campus, as well as monitor the blue light system on campus for any safety concerns.
- Perform safety and security patrols
- Enforce college policies and regulations
- Provide aid and assistance in emergencies
- Respond to, investigate and prepare reports on criminal complaints, fire alarms, injuries, accidents and illnesses
- Lock and unlock campus buildings as required
- Provide safety and medical escorts to students, staff and faculty when requested
- Patrols, inspections and investigations require frequent inside and outdoor routing in all types of weather conditions; foot, vehicle and stationary patrols required; possible exposure to hazardous materials, severe weather conditions and physical confrontations with unstable persons and individuals who are violating laws and regulations.
- Work closely with other safety officers, student assistants, resident advisors, area coordinators, maintenance personnel, college administrators, local law enforcement agencies and emergency services.
Qualifications: NYS Security Guard License required. Must be able to operate all equipment and systems used by the Campus Safety Department including computers, portable radios, surveillance cameras, telephone switchboard, typewriters, fire alarms, suppression systems and emergency equipment. Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the College. Good physical condition required, including hearing, eyesight and walking ability. Able to work well under stressful conditions, and able to quickly and effectively assess and react to emergency situations. Good interpersonal, verbal and writing skills.