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Full Time Security Officer

Company: Saint Xavier University
Location: Chicago
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

SummaryThis position has the responsibility of maintaining a safe and secure campus environment by providing the highest quality of protective services in order to maintain and improve our unique educational environment and quality of life.Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conducts preventive vehicular, bicycle, foot patrols or fixed post, on all properties owned and/or operated by the University.
  • Responsible for physical security, crime prevention, and providing general and emergency assistance to students, staff, faculty, and visitors.
  • Responsible for enforcing University policies and regulations and taking appropriate action for violations of State law.
  • Attend internal and/or external training courses, classes, and seminars to further develop public safety dispatching skills and knowledge.
  • Maintain the strictest confidentiality of all information or situations that are gathered or are made aware of during the course of your duties.
  • Maintain regular communication with officers and supervisory personnel and communicate of situations occurring on campus.
  • Responsible for contacting the Public Safety supervisor on duty, Resident Assistants on duty, and the on-call Resident Director in case of emergency.
  • Have a duty to call local Emergency response services at the request of an on-duty supervisor and facilitate their assistance on campus if necessary.
  • Become knowledgeable of all Public Safety and University policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a courteous and pleasant environment and a well-groomed appearance.
  • Be prepared to function accordingly based upon the needs of the department.
  • Monitor access control system, security camera systems and emergency phones and advise supervisors when maintenance is required.
  • Perform other related duties as requested. QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities who are otherwise qualified to perform the essential functions.
  • High school diploma or GED. Associates degree preferred.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Prior law enforcement, emergency medical services (EMS), private security, military, or extensive public contact experience preferred.
  • Must have the ability to complete a 20-hour Basic Security Training Program, 4-hour handcuffing certification course, CPR/AED and Emergency First Aid Certification.
  • Must maintain a valid driver's license with a record acceptable to our insurance carrier
  • Must pass a background check that includes submitting fingerprints to the Illinois State Police and FBI.
  • Must pass and maintain Illinois LEADS certification.
  • Cannot have any felony convictions, or have been convicted of domestic violence or related crimes.
  • Extensive and excellence interpersonal skills, the ability to effectively communicate, and solve problems.
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.Description of Hours: Various shifts as needed and scheduled Part Time Sunday through SaturdayAdditional ExpectationsWe inspire success by working together to provide meaningful, personalized service in a spirit of excellence. SXU seeks candidates that deliver value-added services in a responsive, collaborative, effective, and respectful manner. The University is committed to diversity and encourages applications from individuals with a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. Saint Xavier University affirms its position as a Catholic institution, inspired by the heritage of the Sisters of Mercy, and asserts its rights to employ persons who subscribe to the mission, vision and core values of the University. Saint Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that makes all decisions regarding recruitment, hiring, promotions and all other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, creed, sex, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status or other factors protected by law. Hiring decisions will be based on the bona fide occupational qualifications of each applicant.AgencySaint Xavier UniversityPhone773-298-3451 Websitehttp://www.sxu.edu Address3700 West 103rd Street Chicago, Illinois, 60655

Keywords: Saint Xavier University, Chicago , Full Time Security Officer, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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