Position TitleCampus Safety Officer
Open Internally or ExternallyExternal
Reports to (title)Dir, Admin/Parking & Security
Position TypeNew position
Starting Salary$31,396.32 – $34,188.03
Job Open Date06/10/2019
Open Until FilledYes
Priority Review Date06/17/2019
Provides personnel, equipment, and real property security for faculty, staff, students and visitors at all SLCC properties and locations. Protecting them from vandalism, theft, destruction, and other adverse effects. Ensures all buildings, offices, and sensitive areas are locked. Ability to handle difficult situations when they arise. Ability to communicate with local authorities to report any suspicious activity on SLCC properties. Works with campus police to ensure safety in the various parking areas. This function/position has been designated as “essential”, which means that when the College is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at the College. This is an unarmed position.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Maintain campus security that may include patrolling area, responding to burglar alarms, identify offenders and maintain the security of buildings, facilities, equipment, etc., and protect them from vandalism, theft, destruction, and other adverse effects. Observe physical hazards or potential hazards, taking the appropriate steps to report items to the various divisions. Being a focal point to Facilities for snow removal or other adverse conditions. Taking reports, which include reports on crimes, injuries, campus rules, and regulations. Non police calls, such as unlocking doors for instructors and assisting with problems. Providing escort services for visitors, students, staff and faculty as necessary, provides other services such as lockout services and jump starts. Maintain data and prepare reports. Other duties as assigned.
Degree in Criminal Justice preferred. Experience in a security setting preferred.
Two (2) years of post-high-school education in a related field.
Two (2) years direct, paid, full-time, work experience.
Trade off 1:1 in experience/education requirement.
Able to work graveyards, weekends and holidays
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with all SLCC faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Skilled in providing protection services to individuals on campus. Serve on various employee safety committees and contribute to discussions on public safety-related programs, procedures, and policies. Work outside and be mobile for extended periods of time in all types of weather. Observe, inform, and serve as a witness for law enforcement officers investigating a crime. Observe physical hazardous or potential hazards, taking appropriate steps to report items to the various divisions. Locate, identify and report any hazardous conditions on campus. Work without supervision. Operate computer equipment and complex software packages. Make appropriate decisions in stressful situations. Ability to operate a motor vehicle obtain and maintain a current Utah Driver’s License. Be service oriented. Pass thorough background, polygraph, psychological, and drug screening.
Effective interpersonal communications. Knowledge of Federal, State, and local laws and codes defined by the United States, Utah, and Salt Lake County. Police tactics and procedures. College policies and procedures. Skilled in radio and cellular phone communications to contact the appropriate agencies.
Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, and customer service oriented.
Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College.
Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities.
Position is available July 1, 2019.
• Please indicate on your resume if your work experience is full-time or part-time.
• More information about Salt Lake Community College benefits: http://i.slcc.edu/hr/docs/benefits-summary-18-19.pdf
Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.