SECURITY OFFICER - PART TIME (7:00AM to 3:00PM)
MALCOLM X COLLEGE
Malcolm X College is currently seeking a Security Officer - Part
Time. This position protects and assists college students, faculty,
staff, and visitors during an assigned shift. Protects all property
of the college and reduces the risk of liability to the college.
Enforces state and municipal laws and the rules of the Board of
The Office of Safety and Security (OSS) supports the academic
environment by enhancing the quality of life at all City Colleges’
campuses, providing a safe and secure environment that is conducive
to learning, and consistent with the educational goals of the City
Colleges of Chicago. Crime prevention and safety throughout the
campus community is the primary focus of the Security Operations
Department within OSS. Security Officers and related staff provide
a range of security services, patrolling campus facilities and
grounds, responding to emergency and non-emergency calls for
service, as well as other operational aspects of security and
safety at the District’s college campuses as well as the District
The ideal candidate must be available to work Monday through
Thursday, from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and also on holidays.
Opportunities to work other shift times may be available depending
on operational needs.
The ideal candidate must also be flexible to work at the main
campus, Malcolm X College located at 1900 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago,
IL 60612, and at our satellite campus, West Side Learning Center
located at 4624 West Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60644.
The mission of Malcolm X College is to provide accessible liberal
arts and health-focused education that fosters personal and
professional achievement. To fulfill this mission, we focus on the
following core values: accountability, community, diversity,
empowerment, learning, and respect.
- Patrols and monitors assigned areas, including buildings, dock
areas, and parking lots, maintaining a professional appearance at
- Protects and assists staff, students, and visitors. Ensures
only authorized individuals with proper identification are allowed
in the building/offices.
- Adheres to and enforces state and municipal laws and the rules
of the Board of Trustees.
- Ensures that all policies and procedures of the District are
followed by students, faculty, staff, and authorized
- Applies force which is reasonable and necessary under the
circumstances to protect life and property in compliance with
federal and state statutes.
- Appears in court hearing related to campus incidents when
he/she has signed a complaint, is required as a witness, or is
served with a subpoena.
- Reports all incidents on incident report forms prior to
completion of shift and notifies supervisor of disturbances and/or
- Operates CCC vehicles for patrol and other assignments at the
discretion of the supervisor.
- Enforces parking regulations.
- Responds to sick or injured persons and calls 911 when
required. Provides emergency services to their best ability to
prevent further harm or injury.
- Secures access to building and offices.
- Maintains proper maintenance and handling of security radios
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Must be an active or retired sworn officer, in good standing
with a current or former law enforcement or corrections agency,
with at least two years of experience in a law enforcement
- Must have a valid driver’s license, current CPR and/or first
aid certification, and hazardous material training.
- Completion of a high school diploma or the equivalent,
Associates's degree or higher preferred.
- Knowledge of all relevant state statutes and local
- Ability to articulate verbally in a clear and distinct manner
during emergency and nonemergency situations.
- Have a valid driver’s license
- Ability to make accurate decisions based on observations and
- Must be able to work well with staff and students. Must be able
to handle situations with tact, diplomacy, and persuasiveness.
- Basic knowledge of personal computers and the applicable
software. Working knowledge of report writing and ability to learn
- Must be self-directed and able to prioritize assignments.
- Ability to regularly patrol the entire campus area on foot for
a full shift.
- Ability to run or jog for short periods during emergency and
- Ability to stand at an assigned post for an extended period of
- Ability to quickly climb and descend stairs to respond to
emergency and non-emergency situations.
- Ability to physically restrain and remove a person using
- Ability to bend, twist, stoop, kneel, crawl, and reach in all
- Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
- Ability to operate all security-related equipment, including
radios, surveillance cameras, telephones, computers, fire alarm
annunciator panel, fire extinguisher, and 2-way radios.
- Ability to drive and operate CCC vehicles.
- Physical ability to perform CPR and first aid, including
operating AED equipment.
- Ability to perform job responsibilities under all weather
For the second time in three years, Malcolm X College was selected
as a Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges award winner!
The award is given by the National Institute for Staff and
Organizational Development (NISOD), a membership organization
committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching and
leadership at community and technical colleges, and Diverse: Issues
in Higher Education, a leading academic publication.
MXC was recognized for its best-in-class student and staff
recruitment and retention practices, inclusive learning and working
environments, and meaningful community service and engagement
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action
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