Security Officer

Southern Wesleyan University
Greenville, SC

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Safety & Security
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Security Officer (Internal)
Job type
Part TimeLocation
Main CampusDepartment
Student Life OfficeSalary
$0.00 per hour

Security Officer (Internal)

Accepting applications

About this position


The campus safety security officer is charged with the responsibility of patrolling the campus during an assigned shift and attending to the needs of the facilities, staff and students. In addition, the officer is expected to address security, safety, enforcement, behavior and crime in and around the campus. The officer is expected to represent the University in a professional manner at all times. This is a part-time, hourly position.


    Checks all campus buildings to ensure they are secured. This check should be made several times during a shift. Schedules will be provided that indicate the use of spaces and when they should be secured.Patrols regularly the campus, including around the residence halls, to observe and respond to anything out of the ordinary.Files a daily written shift report with the Director of Campus Safety and completes incident reports as needed.Calls Central police (864-639-4020) and other emergency services as needed. Carries a cellular phone provided at all times during shift and responds to all calls on the office phone or cell phone.Supports the safety of functions on campus including, but not limited to sporting events, performances, student activities, conferences and classes.The security officer reports any problems to the Director of Campus Safety if immediate attention is needed.Reports maintenance issues with lights, doors, windows and the like to increase the security of the facilities and constituents.Coordinates the closing of buildings after approved use including ensuring buildings are empty, with lights out and locked. Monitors cameras in the security building and reviews for unusual activity as warranted.Issues moving violation and parking citations as needed to enhance security and safety. Cooperates with Conference Services to manage groups using campus facilities.Provides escort or assistance to any student or faculty/staff as requested.May assist in providing safety and security training and workshops as requested.Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Campus Safety.

About our ideal candidate


    High school diploma required.Experience in security preferred.Possesses interpersonal communication skills that demonstrate respect for all campus constituents.Availability to work assigned shift that may include nights and/or weekendsMust be capable of obtaining and maintaining South Carolina Law Enforcement Division security officer certification.Demonstrates the ability to make well-informed decisions, solve problems, and manage confidential issues.Possesses a high degree of integrity and trustworthiness.


    Mission and Lifestyle Expectations. The university is a Christian liberal arts institution in the Wesleyan-Holiness theological tradition. In light of SWU’s unapologetically Christ-centered mission, all employees are expected to embrace the university’s Statement of Faith, commit to the mission of the University, respect the beliefs of the Wesleyan Church, adhere to its lifestyle expectations, and demonstrate a mature relationship with Jesus Christ. Physical/Environmental Requirements. Physical ability to work both indoors and outdoors. Must have a clean driving record and be able to drive. Must be able to walk up and down stairs/steps when locking or unlocking facilities. May require infrequent lifting of objects up to 20 pounds, and occasionally items up to 50 pounds. Pre-employment Screening. Employment is contingent on the completion a criminal background screening.

About us Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is the policy of Southern Wesleyan University to provide and maintain equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions (including but not limited to lactation), disability, genetic information, veteran-status, age, or any other classification protected by state, federal, or local law, unless a bona fide occupational qualification applies. The University reserves its right to operate as a church-related institution and to develop policies consistent with the religious tenets of its sponsoring denomination, The Wesleyan Church, and is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Section 702-703, United States Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended).

University Mission

Southern Wesleyan University is a Christ-centered, student-focused learning community devoted to transforming lives by challenging students to be dedicated scholars and servant-leaders who impact the world for Christ. In addition to specific academic requirements, SWU provides quality undergraduate and graduate programs in a distinctively Christian environment that fosters the integration of faith, learning, and living. Candidates for employment must support the Christian mission of the university and give evidence of successful professional experience, mature faith, and consistent Christian lifestyle.

To view the university's profile, visit About SWU. To learn more about The Wesleyan Church--it's history, beliefs, and position on current issues--visit Applicants for employment are encouraged to view the following links providing additional information about how our campus community lives out these beliefs and practices.

Statement of Purpose

Doctrinal Statement

Community Expectations

University Core Values

Christ Centered: Purpose, Scholarship, Community, Transformation

  • Purpose: A specific calling for a unique role in our world.
  • Scholarship: Academic excellence in an innovative faith-centered environment.
  • Community: Belonging to a connected and compassionate body of learners.
  • Transformation: Christ’s redemptive work in individual and corporate life.

We believe that every individual has a God given purpose, brought to fruition by the sanctifying power of the Holy Spirit and the challenge of scholarship. As we participate in a consecrated community of learners we are continuously transformed into the image of Christ both individually and corporately.


Located in the beautiful upstate region of South Carolina, Southern Wesleyan University (SWU) is a Christ-centered, student-focused learning community devoted to transforming lives by challenging students to be dedicated scholars and servant leaders who impact the world for Christ. Along with a vibrant, undergraduate on campus program, SWU offers online programs of study for undergraduate and graduate degrees, including doctoral programs.

Find Us
PO Box 1020
907 Wesleyan Drive
South Carolina

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