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Public Safety Officer

St. Catherine University
Minnesota, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 1, 2023

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Public Safety Officer

Division: Finance & Administration
Department/Office: Security

St. Catherine University invites applications for an overnight Public Safety Officer within Public Safety Department. All positions are full-time and paid hourly.

Our Public Safety Officers care about the safety of our campus and provide help and support to students, employees, and visitors, creating a safe and secure campus community. The Public Safety Department takes a proactive and preventative approach to campus safety, and has officers on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our officers receive uniforms and safety gear, paid on the job training and opportunities for career advancement. The starting pay rate is $17.50/hour with additional pay for 2nd and 3rd shifts. The specific schedule available will be discussed during the interview process.

  • Respond respectfully and effectively to people of all cultures, in a manner that affirms the worth and preserves the dignity of individuals, families and communities.
  • Provide effective response, investigation, and documentation of unusual or criminal incidents, medical emergencies, and fire alarms.
  • Patrolling buildings and grounds throughout each shift.
  • Locking and unlocking buildings according to designated schedules.
  • Responding to calls for assistance and providing escort services, occasionally handling emergency situations such as severe weather, assaults, and fire.
  • Enforcing parking regulations.
  • Acting as a dispatcher, handing incoming calls and monitoring responses.
  • Conducting routine safety inspections of buildings and grounds using OSHA and other regulatory guidelines.

Employees at St. Kate's feel a deep connection to the University's Mission and Vision, and they live their values at work. Benefits available to full-time employees include:

  • Three weeks of accrued vacation time as well as fourteen (14) paid holidays and six paid “gift” days when the university is closed.
  • Accrued sick time.
  • Free tuition for employees and reduced tuition for their families after one year of service
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 403b retirement plan access
  • Six weeks of paid parental leave after one year of service

St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation's largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for all genders. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 18 years or older
  • Three months of experience in customer service, community engagement or volunteer work
  • Current driver’s license and an acceptable driving record
  • PC/laptop experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working in security/law enforcement
  • Experience working as a Resident Assistant or other similar student service position
  • Current First Aid and CPR, AED, or EMR training

We seek creative, adaptable staff who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural fluency. Consistent with the university’s commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience and service.

Application instructions:

Posting Number: 20220465-STAFF
Posting Start Date: 05/08/2023
Application Deadline: 6/13/2023

To apply, visit

St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to “love of neighbor without distinction” and provides a learning and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation please contact us at or 651-690-6565.


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