Hollins University is seeking qualified candidates for the
full-time positions of Security Officer. These positions provide
security patrol services 24 hours/day, 365 days/year for the
university. The current vacancies work (1) 3-11 p.m. and (2) 11
p.m. – 7 a.m., both with rotating days off, and applicants must be
able to work any shift with rotating days off. Full-time employees
are eligible for health and life insurance, paid time off,
retirement plan, and tuition assistance benefits.
Successful applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal U.S. residents
eligible for employment; be at least 21 years of age; possess a
high school diploma, GED, or equivalent; and have a valid U.S.
driver’s license with minimal violations from state of residence.
Candidates must also have strong verbal and written communication
skills including listening effectively; relating well to others;
collecting and documenting information quickly, accurately, and
thoroughly; and writing succinct reports. Additionally, applicants
must have excellent multitasking, decision-making, and
problem-solving skills, as well as abilities to work independently
and as a team member, and remain levelheaded and provide support
during emergencies and crises. Also needed is a commitment to
diversity, equity, inclusivity, and belonging and a willingness to
learn and grow in the position.
Candidates must be able to achieve and maintain Virginia campus
security officer certification. Applicants with law enforcement,
campus security, private security, or related military experience
are preferred. The selected candidates will be subject to criminal
history and motor vehicle background checks. Employment
applications may be obtained
, and should be returned via e-mail to
or via fax to 540-362-6571.
Hollins is an independent, liberal arts university in Roanoke,
Virginia offering undergraduate education for women and selected
graduate programs for men and women. Founded in 1842 as Virginia’s
oldest chartered women’s college, Hollins provides abundant
opportunities to students for research, study abroad, and
leadership training and provides access to real-world experience
through internships around the globe supported by an extensive
Hollins is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed
to promoting diversity and inclusivity at every level of the
university. Persons of all genders; persons with disabilities;
persons of all racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds; and
first-generation college graduates are encouraged to apply.
For more information about Hollins, please visit our website .