Student - Safety Patrol (Fall 2021)

Employer
Southwestern Michigan College
Location
Dowagiac, MI
Closing date
Sep 30, 2021

Job Details

Posting Number:

2020039-3

Job Title:

Student - Safety Patrol (Fall 2021)

Pay Rate :

$9.65 per hour

Job Category:

Student

Department:

CAMPUS SECURITY

Job Description Summary:

The purpose of a student assigned to Student Safety Patrol is to provide a patrolling presence on the Campus of SMC in order to observe and report safety & security issues. This position reports to the Campus Security Director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Locking/unlocking of campus buildings for authorized persons
• Safety equipment checks
• Report writing
• Foot patrol of campus buildings
• Report any issues involving the safety & security of the campus community
• Respond to requests for assistance from visitors, staff or students
• Once a schedule has been agreed upon, it is the responsibility of the student employee to:
o Be considerate and reliable. Student workers represent Southwestern Michigan College and must maintain the same standards expected of all faculty and staff.
o Dress in attire that conveys a degree of professionalism.
o Arrive at work on time, ready to perform position-related activities.
o Notify supervisor in a timely manner if the he or she is unable to arrive at work on time.
o Refrain from all personal activities, such as reading, phone calls, social networking, or class work or club activities during hours of employment; and refrain from using office equipment for personal reasons.
o The duties listed in this job description are not all-inclusive, but a list of the major responsibilities. Additional duties not noted in the job description may be assigned by a supervisor.

Required Qualifications:

• Must walk/patrol inside and outside of each building on Southwestern Michigan College Campus
• Must access and type written Concerns Reports and emails
• May not have been found responsible in any incident by SMC Student Conduct
• Will work no more than 20 hours per week
• Must reside in campus housing
• Must have at least a 2.0 GPA

Preferred Qualifications:

• Criminal Justice majors

Special Instructions to Applicants:

You must be enrolled at the College on a full-time or part-time basis (minimum of 6 credit hours during fall and spring semesters and 3 credit hours during the summer semester); contact hours will not be used to meet the 6 credit hour minimum.

High-school students who are dual enrolled are eligible for student employment. You must also meet the credit hour requirement.

OR

You must be enrolled or continuing your education with a four-year College partner, on the campus of SMC, and be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours and at least 1 SMC credit hour during the fall and spring semesters and 3 credit hours and at least 1 SMC credit hour during the summer semester.

All student employees must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 to be eligible for student employment.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:

1. The physical activity of this position.

A. Climbing. Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized.
B. Balancing. Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling and walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces.
C. Stooping. Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.
D. Kneeling. Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
E. Crouching. Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
F. Crawling. Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
G. Reaching. Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
H. Standing. Particularly for sustained periods of time.
I. Walking. Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
J. Pushing. Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
K. Pulling. Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
L. Lifting. Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position.
M. Fingering. Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
N. Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
O. Feeling. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
P. Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.
Q. Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
R. Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

2. The physical requirements of this position.

Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

3. The visual acuity requirements including color, depth perception, and field vision.

The employee is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned or to make general observations of facilities or structures.

4. The conditions the employee will be subject to in this position.

A. The employee is subject to environmental conditions. Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.
B. The employee is subject to outside environmental conditions. No effective protection from the weather.
C. The employee is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.
D. The employee is subject to extreme cold. Temperatures typically below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour.
E. The employee is subject to extreme heat. Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour.
F. The employee is subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the employee to shout in order to be heard above ambient noise level.
G. The employee is subject to vibration. Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body.
H. The employee is subject to atmospheric conditions. One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.
I. The employee is frequently in close quarters, crawl spaces, shafts, man holes, small enclosed rooms, small sewage and line pipes, and other areas that could cause claustrophobia. The employee is required to function in narrow aisles or passageways.

Quicklink:

https://swmich.peopleadmin.com/postings/3376

Close Date:

09/30/2021

Accept References:

Yes

Minimum Requests:

1

Maximum Requests:

1

Company

Working at Southwestern Michigan College

Accreditations/Affiliations

Since joining the ranks of other prestigious Michigan colleges in 1964, Southwestern Michigan College has continually expanded its curriculum and now offers more than 30 Associate degrees. Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Southwestern Michigan College is also a member of the American Association of Community Colleges.

Colleges and universities periodically engage in a process of self-study and external review in order to renew their accreditation status. Southwestern Michigan College completed its self-study and was re-accredited through 2021.

Core Values

The core values of Southwestern Michigan College describe the beliefs that direct the college in all that it does.

  • “Excellence with a Personal Touch” is a working principle guiding our actions.
  • High quality is inherent in all that Southwestern Michigan College does.
  • We have a commitment to be responsible managers of college resources: human resources by promoting growth, satisfaction, and empowerment; financial resources by operating with a balanced budget and investing in the future; physical resources by maintaining a high quality physical plant.
  • We believe in “Knowledge for all.” As the only institution of higher education in the district, Southwestern Michigan College has the dual responsibilities of providing postsecondary career preparation for those who are seeking immediate employment and college coursework and degrees for those seeking baccalaureate degrees.
  • We have a commitment to being a learner-centered college, developing students through a total college life experience and providing them with 21st century services.

Mission Statement

The mission of Southwestern Michigan College is to serve our community by providing affordable local access to high quality postsecondary career preparation and college education – including the total college life experience.

Degrees/Certificates

A Michigan community college that averages in the top 5 percent for student transfer success, Southwestern Michigan College offers programs that lead to Associate degrees and/or certificates.

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