The College of St. Scholastica is seeking highly qualified candidates for a part-time Campus Safety Officer. Our Benedictine values guide our responsibility to create and support an inclusive community that respects and celebrates all individuals. We encourage applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities, and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The Campus Safety Department is committed to providing a safe environment where all members of our community may learn, live, teach, and work. The safety of our students, staff, faculty and visitors is our primary goal. Campus Safety operates twenty-four hours per day, seven days per week. Campus Safety Officers promote lawful behavior and protect the welfare of the campus community; we provide these services with the highest standards of inclusivity, transparency and accountability.
The position will work two 8-hour shifts per week. The days of the shift will not vary and will be the same week-to-week. The hours are 12:00 am – 8 am for each 8-hour shift.
Responsibilities: • Contribute to a campus environment that embraces community through mutual respect of those with different cultures or backgrounds • Respond to and investigate incidents, occurrences, and emergencies • Administer medical first aid and/or CPRas required • Unlock and secure buildings according to daily schedules • Patrol assigned area on foot, in assigned motor vehicle to ensure personal, building, and equipment security • Conduct ongoing patrols of the campus during each shift to ensure physical security of property • Prepare routine, standardized reports • Remain alert for the presence of unauthorized persons and/or security violators • Watch for and report irregularities, such as security breaches, facility and safety hazards, and emergency situations; contact emergency responders, such as police, fire, and/or ambulance personnel, as required • Examine doors, windows, and gates to ensure safety; open and close buildings; monitor closed buildings for unauthorized persons and/or suspicious activities • Provide escort services for visitors, students, staff, and faculty, as necessary • Perform periodic checks of emergency call boxes and/or street lights to ensure proper functioning; report malfunctions as required • Patrol and monitor assigned parking areas and/or parking garages to provide public safety and assistance • Serve as Campus Safety Authority as outlined by the Clery Act • When required, traffic and crowd control • Provide information and assistance to students, staff, faculty and visitors • Enforce campus parking policies • Review shift log with oncoming officer • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by the Safety Supervisor
Education and Experience: Two years’ experience as a security professional or civilian/military law enforcement officer OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Required Knowledge and Skills Knowledge of: • Principles and practices of safety/security policies, protocols and regulations • Computer applications including Word and Excel as well as the proprietary computer systems required to manage the tasks included in this job description • Building safety/security and lock procedures
Skill in: • Interpersonal interactions with a variety of individuals from different socioeconomic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds • Understanding and following specific procedures for effective security, codes and regulations related to the work • Reacting calmly and effectively in emergency situations • Communicating effectively in oral and written forms • Contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle • Detecting problems and reporting information to appropriate personnel • Exhibiting excellent judgment, integrity, and dependability • Completing required routine paperwork
REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS: Continued employment is contingent upon all required licenses and certificates being maintained in active status without suspension or revocation.
• Valid driver’s license • First Aid, CPR and AED certification within 3 months • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check
Preferred Qualifications: • Three years of security experience within higher education • Law enforcement or EMSexperience
About College of St. Scholastica
The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) is a thriving independent private college with its main campus overlooking Lake Superior in Duluth, extended campuses throughout Minnesota and vibrant online programs that attract learners from around the world. Since 1912, The College of St. Scholastica has been preparing students for responsible living and meaningful work by emphasizing the Catholic Benedictine values upon which it was founded: Community, Hospitality, Respect, Stewardship and Love of Learning. At CSS, equity and inclusion are viewed as key ingredients to academic excellence and student success.
Duluth is a beautiful and vibrant city of 86,000 set on the shore of Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake by surface area in the world. For outdoor enthusiasts, Duluth offers four seasons of first-rate opportunities: beaches, bike paths, jogging trails, ski resorts, cross-country skiing trails, boating and fishing sites, and rinks for skating, curling, and hockey. The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is an easy drive. Outside magazine has recently named Duluth as the number one “Outside City” in the US. The magazine also named Duluth as a runner-up fo...r the “best adventure hub” in a worldwide survey of destinations for outdoor activities. The College was also pleased to learn that the nonprofit American Institute for Economics ranked Duluth as one of America’s best small metropolitan areas for college students. Similarly, the travel site DreamPlanGo named Duluth in the Top Ten of America’s Most Scenic College Towns. Duluth’s public schools are Minnesota’s most highly ranked, the cost of living is considered reasonable, and the city has more acres of municipal public parks than any other city in the country. The arts scene is booming with galleries, music venues, and a lively theater and dance community.