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Connecticut College Part Time/On Call Campus Safety Officer in New London, Connecticut

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Position Title Part Time/On Call Campus Safety Officer

Department Campus Safety -Group

Pay Type Non Exempt

Appointment Type (A) On Call

Hours Per Week 16

Number of weeks 52 weeks per year

other - # of weeks N/A

Benefits Eligible No Benefits

Geographical Regional

Qualifies for Relocation Reimbursement No

Work Schedule

Job Description

General Scope of Duties

CONNECTICUT COLLEGE is hiring a part-time/on call (up to 16 hrs. /wk. scheduled), academic year (40 week), Campus Safety Officer. Additional on call hours will be required as needed by the department over the full year (52 weeks).Connecticut College is a highly selective, private, coeducational liberal arts college located in southern New England. Founded in 1911, the College enrolls 1900 students from 42 states and 70 countries. The 750-acre campus is an arboretum, and is supported by a staff and faculty of more than 800. The Campus Safety Department is a 24/7 on campus operation. Under direct supervision, the officers maintain security of persons and property at Connecticut College. Using standard operating procedures as a guide for performing duties, the officers perform routine security and safety patrol duties, remain alert to emergency situations and provide first-line response, and emergency management. As part of our daily operations, all campus Safety Officers will complete rotating shifts in the Dispatch Center. The Dispatcher Center is the 24/7 Communications and Resource Center for the Connecticut College Department of Campus Safety for any services, incidents, or emergencies that occur on campus.

General Duties and Responsibilities

· Maintain a high level of professionalism, honesty and integrity

· Be courteous and polite in all interaction with the community and perform all duties impartially

· Enforce all College rules and regulations

· Provide physical security of all college buildings, leased buildings, and property on and off campus

· Conduct regular foot and vehicle patrols to monitor and respond to security concerns

· Ensure visible presence in key areas, including residential halls, academic/non-academic buildings and common spaces

· Respond appropriately to emergency calls, conduct thorough preliminary investigations, assess situations, and assist or obtain necessary support services

· Prepare detailed reports of all investigations, complaints and calls for service performed

· Transport sick or injured students to the College Student Health Services when necessary

· Recognize and report all unsafe conditions; correct problem or report to responsible personnel

· Identify and remove any unauthorized person or vehicles from college property: including issuing parking tickets and moving violations

· Provide access to Residence Halls and Academic Buildings when necessary

Dispatch Responsibilities:

· Receive and respond to emergency and non-emergency calls

· Dispatch security personnel to incidents or locations as needed

· Monitor security cameras and alarms

· Maintain communication with on-duty officers

· Coordinate with other campus departments in emergency situations

· Track all activities of each shift: data entry of Daily Patrol Sheets/Activity logs.

· Responsible for key control and maintaining the key log.

· Submit work requests to Facilities Management for issues or problems identified during your shift.

Education and Skills

High school graduate with 2-5 years related experience needed; some college preferred. Must be able to write clear and concise reports, possess a valid Driver’s License and have no prior criminal record; will be necessary to qualify in CPR and First Aid. Guard Card Certification required within the first 90 days of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

Physical Demands

  1. Must be able to work in various positions for extended periods of time – not limited to stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, kneeling, squatting

  2. Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods of time

  3. Agility and flexibility to navigate campus terrain and buildings quickly

  4. Ability to walk up and down multiple flights of stairs

  5. Be able to work in all weather conditions – when experiencing extreme weather conditions prevalent at the time for long periods of time.

  6. Good hearing and vision to identify potential threats and respond to alarms or calls: ability to differentiate basic alarm colors: red, yellow and green

  7. Must be able to have full range of upper and lower body motion: able to reach overhead

  8. Must be able to lift, push and pull up 50 lbs. unassisted

  9. Ability to operate a vehicle

  10. Physical strength for tasks such as restraining individuals if necessary

    Driving Required Yes

    Salary Range $19.57

    Covid Vaccine Information

Connecticut College will no longer mandate the COVID -19 vaccine or boosters. The College strongly recommends that all students and employees be vaccinated and remain updated with their COVID -19 boosters

Applicant Credentialing Thorough applicant credentialing will be conducted on the selected candidate which will include criminal records check, DMV check and depending on the position psychological exam and pre-placement physical.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 09/12/2023

Applications accepted through

Open Until Filled Yes

Documents needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

    Optional Documents

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • Are you eligible to work in the U.S.?

  • Yes

  • No

  • Do you have a valid drivers license?

  • Yes

  • No

  • How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?

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