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Security Officer



Position Title: Security Officer
Department: Administration & Finance
Wage Class: Hourly, Part-Time
Reports To: Director of Security Services
Location: Hickory, NC

General Description/Primary Purpose
  • Provide for the safety of all persons on campus property
  • Ensure security of campus buildings
  • Enforce campus rules, regulations, and policies as set forth by university administration
  • Properly investigate and report all crimes and incidents
  • Maintain liaison with area law enforcement
  • Participate in providing crime prevention programs to the students, faculty and staff
Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs or more
  • Ability to walk long distances across campus
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • High school diploma
  • Valid North Carolina driver’s license
  • No criminal record
  • Law enforcement experience or BLET a plus, but not required
Reporting
  • Reports to the Director of Public Safety
  • Hourly, non-exempt, part-time position
Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity Policy

Lenoir-Rhyne University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, political affiliation, age, marital status, sex, gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, disability status, genetics, pregnancy or veteran status.

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity Policy extends to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, reassignment, demotion, discipline, discharge, performance evaluations, compensation and benefits as well as the education setting. Lenoir-Rhyne is committed to providing an environment that promotes diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging for faculty, staff, students, contractors, volunteers and visitors.

Lenoir-Rhyne University is a co-educational, private comprehensive liberal arts institution founded in 1891, with its traditional campus located in Hickory, North Carolina, a town of over 40,000, and additional campuses in Asheville and Columbia, SC. Situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lenoir-Rhyne is about an hour drive from Charlotte, Winston-Salem, and/or Asheville. By combining the liberal arts with professional studies, the University joins a rich foundation in the arts, humanities, social sciences, languages, religion, and natural sciences with over 50 undergraduate majors and over 25 master’s degree programs. With record enrollments each of the last eight years, the institution now enrolls over 2500 students at its three locales, and it anticipates continued managed enrollment growth over the coming years as it expands upon its mission. In pursuit of the development of the whole person, Lenoir-Rhyne University seeks to liberate mind and spirit, clarify personal faith, foster physical wholeness, build a sense of community, and promote responsible leadership for service in the world.

Affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), Lenoir-Rhyne promotes a diverse campus open to people from all religious backgrounds. It is an EOE/AA employer under all applicable civil rights laws. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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