Security Officer - Part-Time

New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 22, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Vassar College

Security Officer - Part-Time

Department: Safety and Security
Duration of Position: Full year / Part time
Work Schedule: Various hours/Various days
Employee Type: Guards
Posting Date: 12/08/2020
Union Representation: HV Safety & Security Officers' Union
Posting Number: SS020P
Pay Rate: $18.50/hour

About Vassar College
Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. Vassar College is a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus.

Position Summary and Responsibilities
This part-time position is responsible for the prevention and detection of any crimes, offenses or violations of college rules, regulations and policies on college property. Patrol campus on foot or in vehicle, detect security hazards; prepare reports; operate campus dispatching center; perform duties relative to traffic and parking and other related duties as assigned.

This is a unionized position, represented by Hudson Valley Safety and Security Officers' Union. This part-time position (24 hours/week) is not eligible for Vassar health insurance or other benefits.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license;
  • Must possess a valid New York State Security Guard license or a valid 8 hour pre-assigned training certificate with ability to attain license within 30 days of hire;
  • Associate’s degree or higher desirable;
  • Two years’ of security experience or training in security or related field;
  • CPR/AED certification required or attainable;
  • Ability to communicate in English, written and verbal;
  • Sufficient computer experience to be able to prepare reports;
  • Must be available and agreeable to work various shifts and on weekends. Must be available to work overtime when needed.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion and satisfactory results of criminal background check.

Special Instructions to Applicants
To apply you will be required to complete the Vassar College Employment Application, including your complete work history and contact information for 3 supervisor references (please: no relatives, friends or co-workers). You will have the option of attaching a cover letter, resume, and additional reference contact information. Review of applications will begin immediately. Inquiries may be directed to the Human Resources Office at (845) 437-5820

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