On-Call Safety Officer
Goshen College seeks applicants for an On-call, Campus Safety Officer to cover on short notices during evenings, weekends, or possible overnight shifts. The primary role would be to cover full-time staff during sick leave or vacation times.Campus Safety Officers are on duty for 8-12-hour shifts from 4 PM to 8 AM daily and 24 hours on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. The Mission of Campus Safety is to monitor, secure, report, and enhance the living, learning, and working experience at Goshen College. Forming an alliance with the community that we serve; officers are committed to the philosophy of “Community Care-taking”. The primary role of an officer on duty is to offer routine campus patrols and monitor activity of 19 campus buildings. The ability to interact interpersonally with college students and other college personnel is essential. This includes verbal skills, interpersonal awareness, and writing skills in providing written reports for documentation. This individual will need to represent themselves and their role in a professional and competent manner. Officers will need to meet the physical demands of the job which includes: some light lifting (up to 40 lbs.), climbing stairs, and agility to respond quickly to potential campus emergencies.Qualifications/Skills:
Minimum HS/GED required. Retired law enforcement or security officer with public relations and community service background a plus. Skills needed include computer knowledge, report writing, self-initiated field activity, and patrol, valid Indiana driver’s license, and ability to interact effectively in a diverse college community.About Goshen College
Goshen College is an affordable, nationally-ranked Christian liberal arts college in Northern Indiana known for leadership in intercultural and international education, sustainability and social justice. The college offers bachelor’s degrees in more than 65 areas of study, as well as select graduate degrees. Goshen enrolls approximately 950 students from 35 states and 23 countries and is recognized for its innovative, life-changing study abroad program (Study-Service Term) and exceptional educational value. The 135-acre tree-filled campus features a world-class Music Center and a Rec-Fitness Center for 14 intercollegiate athletic teams. The extended campus includes a 1,189-acre natural sanctuary (the Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center near Wolf Lake, Ind.) and a marine biology lab in the Florida Keys. Rooted in the historically peaceful Mennonite church and established in 1894, the college’s Christ-centered mission produces passionate learners, compassionate peacemakers, global citizens and servant leaders. The college’s doors are open to all, with students from 40 different Christian denominations and several world religions. Experiential learning, faculty mentors and strong friendships are significant community strengths for students.
The college is located in the heart of Elkhart County in Northern Indiana, just a couple of hours from Chicago, Indianapolis and Detroit. Goshen was named the 2017 Indiana Community of the Year by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce for its amazing arts and entertainment, food scene, recreational opportunities, outstanding schools, affordable living, cultural diversity and entrepreneurial spirit. Learn more at goodofgoshen.com.How to Apply:
If you are applying through Indeed or another search engine, please make sure to go to www.goshen.edu/employment to apply.
Please be sure to provide all required materials noted below, as incomplete applications may not be considered. Application materials may be attached to the Staff Application Form or sent electronically to [email protected].
- Complete and submit the online Staff Application Form
- Three professional references with contact information
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Goshen College is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing diversity across the institution. Goshen College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or any legally protected status. To protect the welfare and provide for the safety of the students, employees, visitors and resources of Goshen College, background checks are conducted by the Office of Human Resources on all new and re-hired employees.
1700 S. Main Street
Goshen, IN 46526-4795
E-mail: [email protected]
Telephone: (574) 535-7111