Institution Security Officer

Cape Cod Community College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 20, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Safety & Security
Employment Type
Part Time
About Cape Cod Community College:

Cape Cod Community College is a place of personal discovery, enrichment, and professional development for those just beginning the quest and for those at many points along the path of higher education throughout life. It is a caring, comprehensive institution that belongs to the people it serves and responds to their individual and community needs. Students attending Cape Cod Community College are striving for personal excellence, and are finding it, day after day. Graduates of the College can be found in all levels of private business, the professions, and public service, and they excel at what they do.

For students seeking to lay a foundation for further study, there is no better place to begin than at Cape Cod Community College. In today's highly competitive market place, the well prepared transfer student is the most aggressively recruited person in higher education. For many Cape Cod Community College graduates, that Associate Degree opens the door to institutions that were just not an option after high school. And, when you consider the savings in the overall cost of a four-year degree at either a public or a private university, starting at Cape Cod Community College becomes an incredible bargain that blends quality with unmatched value.

The students' education is the first priority at Cape Cod Community College. As a learning-centered community, we value the contributions of a diverse population, welcome open inquiry, and promote mutual respect. The College offers a strong educational foundation of critical and creative thinking, communication competency, and a global, multicultural perspective that prepares students for life and work in the 21st century. Our liberal arts, sciences, and career programs provide educational pathways that serve the varied social, economic, and demographic characteristics of our community with a distinctive focus on sustainability. We honor our past, celebrate our present and imagine our future.

Job Description:


The responsibilities of this part-time Institution Security Officer (ISO) position include but are not limited to the following: Operate various telecommunications equipment including Computer Aided Dispatch(CAD), Motorola Radio system, and alarm systems, access law enforcement databases, receive/respond/communicate to field units, respond/assist in emergencies, make notifications as directed, stay current with training/certification, dispatch calls, perform clerical functions, write reports, articulate observations, and inspect/patrol campus. The ISO will be approachable and welcoming when assisting persons with directions, medical needs, event programing, voucher property, conducting audits, representing the Chief as designee, preventing criminal acts, and taking appropriate action with behaviors that may cause fear or harm to the persons of the College. The ISO may conduct surveillance, issue violations, assist/participate in training drills, assist the CALM Unit, and prepare/review department reports. The ISO will effectively multi-task and stay current with applications of the following laws including, but not limited to, HIPPA, FERPA, Clery Reporting, Policy on Affirmative Action, Title IX, and Sexual Harassment, and all related College policies.


  1. Process requests for information regarding vehicle registration, driving records and warrants.
  2. Utilize the Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) terminal to run license plates and outstanding warrants.
  3. Perform timely dispatch duties by way of designated technology to field units on campus.
  4. Monitor alarm systems (card access, carbon monoxide, fire and duress) throughout the College. Dispatch appropriate units as needed.
  5. Confer/make notification to Barnstable, State Police, fire, EMS, and emergency personnel of emergencies conditions within the college as directed by Chief of Public Safety.



Must possess at least (A) one year of full time, or equivalent part time, experience in law enforcement in a governmental police force or work involving the protection or security of buildings, equipment or people as the major duty, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experiences and following substitutions:


An Associate's or higher degree with a major in police science, law enforcement or criminal justice.
At least two-years of working in military setting/law-enforcement/Fire/Medical with dispatch experience and one-year of security experience, or graduation from a Certified Dispatcher Training School with Basic Emergency Communications Certificate with one-year dispatcher experience and two years' security experience.


  1. Excellent communication and customer service skills. Must maintain composure in emergencies, have ability to effectively listen and resolve the wide range of issues that arise.
  2. Ability to apply and follow police protocol.
  3. Ability to walk long distances, stand for long periods, walk up steps, and patrol in adverse weather conditions.
  4. Ability to work a flexible schedule and provide coverage with reasonable notification.
  5. Current AED/CPR/First Aid Certification.
  6. Possess a valid Massachusetts Driver's License with favorable driving history.
  7. Ability to assist/direct persons during emergencies/trainings/drills.
  8. Excellent /professional phone manners and sound judgment.

Equivalency Statement

Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as noted above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience has prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.

Additional Information:

COMPENSATION : $18.00 per hour, 18 hours per week; non-benefited, non-unit position.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Immediate need; applications reviewed upon receipt.

Please visit our website at for information on Cape Cod Community College.

This appointment is subject to the FY2022 budget appropriations.

Appointment subject to SORI (Sex Offender Registry Information), publicly-accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and national background checks.

The College does not provide any measure of assistance for applicants who do not have the ability to work in the United States.

Cape Cod Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statues and College policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action/Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Application Instructions:


Begin the online application process by going to the APPLY NOW link. During the process you will be given an opportunity to upload required documents : a cover letter addressing how you meet the minimum requirements of the position and resume (failure to submit requested documents may result in disqualification). Please note that finalist candidates will be asked to provide three current professional letters of reference and transcripts.

See the FAQ for using our online system. Please contact us if you need assistance applying through this website.

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