Lead Officer, Public Safety and Security

Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 20, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Title: Lead Officer, Public Safety and Security

Division: Operations

Evaluation Group: Staff

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Starting Salary: $17.20+ per hour

Reports To: Associate Director, Public Safety and Security

Positions Supervised: N/A

Job Summary

The lead officer provides oversight for security officers during assigned shifts and coordinates daily activities as directed by departmental leadership.

Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and level of responsibility that will be required of positions given this title. This job description shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Job Responsibilities and Execution

  • Oversees security staff during assigned shifts
  • Reviews and approves security incident reports and daily activity logs at the end of each shift
  • Ensures adherence to the Clery Act and Title IX policies and procedures
  • Ensures completion of operational plans for special events
  • Accompanies people while on campus as needed/requested
  • Acts as a primary point of contact during emergencies
  • Ensures all crimes on campus are reported and properly documented
  • Disseminates information to subordinates at daily briefings
  • Participates in the Public Safety and Security department’s administrative tasks and committee assignments
  • Conducts monthly meetings with staff
  • Maintains professional integrity in all responsibilities

Service Excellence

  • Supports the mission of the university and serves as an ambassador of the Q2 culture of service excellence
  • Models, supports and holds others accountable to the university’s values – integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity and teamwork
  • Assists all campus departments with safety concerns
  • Collaborates with other departments to promote safety programs

Communication, Teamwork and Collaboration

  • Understands, supports and enforces university policies
  • Provides referrals for students experiencing emotional, academic or other hardships
  • Assists in developing and administering security and emergency response trainings for Public Safety and Security and Residential Life department staff

Job may require other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications – An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered. Additional requirements may be designated by position.

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience, with progressive responsibility, in law enforcement, military or campus security
  • St. Charles county security license
  • Valid operator’s license
  • Two or more years of college coursework in criminal justice or related field preferred
  • Supervisory experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – May be representative, but not all inclusive, of the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform this job competently.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communicate skills
  • Basic knowledge of criminal investigations
  • Knowledge of Title IX and Clery Act policies

Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of this job’s functions.

  • Evening and overnight work
  • Availability during campus emergencies
  • Ability to work outside in inclement weather

Physical Abilities – The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform this job’s essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand or walk for hours at a time
  • Ability to work effectively at a computer for up to eight hours daily
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lindenwood University is an Equal Opportunity employer. The University complies with appropriate federal, state, and local laws and provides equal employment opportunities and access to educational programs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status to all qualified applicants and employees. Lindenwood University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and dedicated to providing a positive discrimination-free educational work environment.

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