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Campus Safety Officer - Gate Officer

Employer
Lynn University
Location
Boca Raton, FL, USA
Closing date
Jun 17, 2021

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Job Details

  • 03-Jun-2021 to 17-Jun-2021 (EST)
  • Campus Safety
  • Boca Raton, FL, USA
  • $15.39
  • Full Time
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    Summary

    Lynn University is an innovative, global and personalized college based in Boca Raton, Florida. Our 3,000 students are from approximately 100 countries. Our NCAA Division II Fighting Knights athletics program has won 25 national championships (and counting!)

    Lynn is one of the top colleges to work for in the nation, according to a survey by the Great College to Work For program. We are an Honor Roll institution with accolades in 10 categories, including compensation and benefits, confidence in senior leadership, job satisfaction and support, and teaching environment.

    As a Lynn employee, you will help us build a better world with our students. Lynn is currently accepting applications for the position of Campus Safety Officer - Gate Officer.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

      Foster a quality service approach towards the community to assure all University policies and procedures, and the Division of Student Affairs mission and vision in leading to overall student success and retention are achieved.Provide a personalized approach to fulfilling relief position duties (i.e. gatehouse, dispatch, etc). Respond to all campus emergencies, crimes in progress, fire alarms, interpersonal conflicts, Title IX incidents, and serious medical emergencies.Engage in collaborative teamwork within the Division of Student Affairs, Campus Safety and throughout the University community.Investigate and prepare written Incident Reports and other documents in order to ensure a culture of professional conduct, accuracy and ethical standards.Monitor and enforce the university-parking program.Open and close buildings as prescribed by the Command Communication Center.Assist with patrolling special and sporting events as required.Monitor assigned patrol area, identify and address suspicious activity.Respond to situations and assist in problem resolution through effective communication and maintaining professional composure in all interactions, making reasonable and fair judgements and decisions.Protect against unauthorized entry to University campus, buildings, and identify trespassers on University property. Support and work closely with local law enforcement agencies to build solid professional relationships and to address any issues effectively and efficiently. Be proficient in the use of all access control systems and CCTV's deployed on campus.Serve as a first-responder during campus emergencies, including hurricane responses.Other duties as assigned.Flexibility to work weekends, overnights and other shifts as required.

    Minimum Qualifications

      Associates Degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Must have a valid and clear Driver's License and be permitted to drive in the state of Florida.Must be willing and able to be certified in CPR/AED.
    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

      Candidate should maintain high energy with a strong commitment to student success, enthusiasm and desire to work with students. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point. Strong writing and editing skills as well as understanding the importance of composing descriptive incident reports. Strong intrapersonal communications skills, both verbal and non-verbal.Ability to be creative and forward thinking as to anticipate the needs of those with whom this role interacts.Strong ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while maintaining a commitment to high quality and positive results.Strong leadership ability and demonstrated crisis management skills under stressful situations. An understanding of how to conduct unbiased investigations and interviews with participants in a variety of potential situations.
    Accreditation and equal opportunity

    Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy, parenting status, veteran status or retirement status in its activities and programs. In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Inquiries concerning the application of the non-discrimination policy may be directed to the Lynn University Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator at 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431, [email protected], or +1 561-237-7727; or to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

    Lynn University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call +1 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lynn University. 2020 Lynn University

    Americans with Disabilities Act

    Please notify us at least five days in advance if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed by calling +1 561-237-7639.

    The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

    In compliance with the Clery Act, the University annually provides a report to each student and current employee, as well as to prospective employees and students, that provides a detailed disclosure of information regarding campus security practices (including Emergency Response Plan, Timely Warnings, Emergency Warnings, Missing Persons, fire safety policies, fire prevention data, and Crime Log policies), as well as crime and fire-related incident statistics for the preceding year. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at lynn.edu/securityreport

    For your health, Lynn University is now smoke- and tobacco-free.

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    Organization

    Working at Lynn isn't just a job ... it's a mission.

    Our people are talented enough to do anything, but they choose to work at Lynn because they believe that they are contributing to something important. 

    Our top priority is to support our students as they achieve their dreams—and we pride ourselves on finding intellectually fearless people who enable us to constantly improve and adapt. We embrace new ideas, and we continually challenge ourselves to be better, faster, first. Here, you’ll be free to think differently. We celebrate innovation and we don’t let bureaucracy get in the way of a good idea. The words "we've always done it this way" are never uttered.

    Most importantly, Lynn employees go above and beyond for our students, parents, alumni and supporters. We’re available and responsive, and we learn from them just as much as they learn from us.

    Recognition

    Lynn University has been recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a "Great College to Work For" in the areas of:

    • Respect and appreciation
    • Work/life balance
    • Compensation and benefits
    • Collaborative governance
    • Confidence in senior leadership
    • Facilities, workspace and security
    • Job satisfaction
    • Supervisor/department chair relationship

    Culture and Community

    Our employees enjoy lots of events aimed at reducing stress, encouraging a healthy lifestyle and creating a strong sense of community. These events include cooking lessons, Lunch 'n Learn workshops and 5Ks, as well as festivities like Furry Friend Friday and Bring Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.

    We also promote community involvement, and traditionally have taken part in events such as:

    • The Corporate Run
    • Gift drives for underprivileged children
    • Food drives
    • Fundraising for a variety of local and national charitable organizations

    View our online photo album to see more events that Lynn employees take part in.

    Mission and vision

    Mission

    The mission of Lynn University today is the same mission that has defined the institution through its first 50 years and that will continue to define it in the future.

    Our mission is to provide the education, support and environment that enable individual students to realize their full potential and to prepare for success in the world.

    Vision

    Lynn’s vision is to be recognized as one of the most innovative, international and individualized small universities in America. Lynn University will capitalize on its youth, location and close student and faculty bonds to become a forerunner institution, a different kind of learning center, an independent, innovative 21st century university that is unusually devoted to preparing young persons for America’s and the world’s future. To do so, Lynn will:

    1. Remain relatively small, with approximately 2,400 undergraduate and 600 graduate students, and 500 or more adults enrolled annually in continuing education courses and institutes. A multi‐faceted, coeducational, primarily residential university with a small‐college atmosphere.
    2. Admit a wide array of diverse students, from those with learning differences to the gifted, and those from many countries of the world and states across the nation.
    3. Be grounded in the liberal arts but contain a collection of colleges oriented toward emerging professional opportunities, each of which feature superior teaching, applied learning and international focus and experiences.
    4. Contain a hallmark student development program that discerns each student’s strengths, shortcomings and special needs and works to develop his or her full capabilities.
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