Casual WagePosition Title:
Campus Safety Event Officer (no benefits) Full Time/Part Time:
Dean of the CollegeDepartment:
Campus SafetyDepartment Statement:
The Campus Safety Officer is responsible for providing professional and courteous campus safety services to the university community which includes: general assistance as needed, enforcement of university regulations, vehicle and traffic laws, and local, state and federal laws. Duties also include providing emergency response on campus and protecting life and property within the Colgate community. In addition, the Campus Safety Officer engages in outreach and communication efforts to students. Accountabilities:
OfficerProfessional Experience/ Qualifications:
-Patrol and inspect all areas of assigned event, assuming responsibility for the safety and security of people and property on campus.
-Assigned events may be, but are not limited to, sporting events, lectures, concerts, First Year Student arrival, commencement, and any other special events scheduled on campus requiring additional Campus Safety Officer to be present.
-Evaluates situations, problems, emergencies and uses discretion to resolve the problem, or notifies and refers to the proper personnel in the department’s chain of command.
-Responds quickly, responsibly and professionally to any emergency or stressful situation; renders first aid and/or performs CPR and/or AED as necessary. Training will be provided to those not currently certified.
-Assertively and professionally manages and controls traffic, crowds, unruly and/or intoxicated individuals.
-Maintains a working knowledge of university and department policies and procedures, keeping up-to-date on required information to effectively enforce and warn violators of rule infractions.
-Communicates and interacts effectively with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff and visitors on a routine basis.
-Works in collaboration with the Dean of College staff, faculty and student groups to promote an inclusive campus community culture.
-Participates in educational sessions on any university policy related to student conduct, sexual misconduct, sexual harassment and bias-related conduct.
-Promotes understanding of similarities and differences in student populations and diverse cultures in all areas of the university community.
-Perform other duties as assigned.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills are required along with the ability to interact effectively in a diversified community. Preferred Qualifications:
-Ability to multi-task and perform in a busy and stressful environment is essential.
-Must be able to physically respond to all incidents and emergencies throughout assigned area and be able to perform all duties in a safe and professional manner. This includes the ability to climb stairs in a timely manner, to patrol on foot, to drive a patrol vehicle and use the radio for communication purposes.
-Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
Ability to complete assigned tasks and follow up efficiently and promptly is essential.
-An understanding of the constraints and legal/ethical requirements of confidentiality and privilege of information required.
-Must possess and maintain a current and valid NYS driver’s license with a responsible driving history.
-Must be able to receive, evaluate, prioritize and relay calls.
-Previous related work experience as a campus safety/security officer and/or prior experience working in a college/university environment is preferred.Education:
-Experience in recognizing and resolving and/or referring to emergency and stressful situations highly desired.
-Knowledge of local and state laws desired.
-CPR, EMT, and First Aid certification highly desired.
High school diploma or equivalent required. Physical Requirements:
Ability to physically respond to all incidents and emergencies throughout the entire campus and be able to perform all duties in a safe and timely manner. This includes the ability to climb stairs, patrol on foot, stand for long periods, sit for long periods and to drive a radio equipped motor vehicle and use the radio for communication purposes.Other Information:
A current valid driver’s license, in accordance with the University’s Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Use Policy is required.Requisition Number:
YesJob Open Date:
07/07/2021Open Until Filled:
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.Clery Act:
CAMPUS CRIME REPORTING AND STATISTICS
The Campus Safety Department will provide upon request a copy of Colgate’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This report includes statistics as reported to the United States Department of Education for the previous three years concerning reported: 1. crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Colgate University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus and 2. fires that occurred in student housing facilities. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and fire safety, such as policies concerning sexual assault, life safety systems, and other related matters. To obtain a copy, contact the Campus Safety Compliance Manager via e-mail at [email protected]. You may also access the report from the Campus Safety web page at: www.colgate.edu/offices/support/campussafety.