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Campus Safety Officer (Full Time and Part Time)

Sarah Lawrence College
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 8, 2024

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Campus Safety Officer (Full Time and Part Time)

Job Description
Sarah Lawrence College seeks Campus Safety Officers (Full Time and Part Time) to work under supervision and with moderate discretion for independent judgment performs tasks in support of the College's safety and security operations. Maintains safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors by patrolling and monitoring safety and security conditions, and responding to incidents as they occur.

Essential Duties Summary

• Performs uniformed patrol of campus in vehicles and on foot under all weather conditions, day or night.
• Observes and detects any criminal activity or violations of Sarah Lawrence College rules and regulations.
• Responds to unusual circumstances and secures emergency aid when needed.
• Secures premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points.
• Obtains help by sounding alarms or using radio communications.
• Prevents loss and damage by reporting irregularities; informing violators of policy and procedures; and reporting building and facility related issues such as flooding, poor or faulty lighting, trip hazards, etc.
• Controls traffic by directing vehicle and pedestrian traffic.
• Takes accurate field notes of unusual occurrences and completes reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities.
• Maintains organization’s public image and reputation by complying with rules, regulations and legal requirements.
• Watches alarm systems or video cameras and operate detecting/emergency equipment.
• Performs first aid, CPR, Automatic Defibrillator when needed.
• Circulates among visitors, patrons, and employees to preserve order and protect property.
• Warns persons of rule infractions or violations, and issue infraction tickets as warranted.
• Drives motor vehicle for campus shuttles as needed.
• Perform all other related duties as assigned by Security supervisors.

Required Qualifications

• Certified by The New York State Security Guard Training Act

• MUST POSSESS A VALID New York State Security Guard License upon hire.

• MUST POSSESS A VALID New York State Driver’s License.

• Fully trained in CPR / 1ST AID and Defibrillator or ability to gain such certification.

• Ability to assist the Police, Fire Dept. and Medical Service personnel when responding to incidents or emergencies on campus.

• Detail-oriented with satisfactory literacy, writing and documentation abilities.

• Ability to work well with diverse populations; and demonstrated level of inter-cultural competence.

• Ability to follow standard operating procedures, training curriculum, and directives.
• Ability to respond to emergencies and crises and to maintain order and personal composure.

• High school diploma or equivalent.

• At least two years of proven experience in the security field.

• Ability to work all mandated events.

• Good moral fitness and ethical standards.

• Ability to operate detecting systems and emergency equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

Requirements for Employment

Posting Number: S00345P
Open Date:
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Salary: $20.03

Special Instructions to Applicants
Online applications only. Search committee will contact you directly if selected for an interview.

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Sarah Lawrence College

Sarah Lawrence is a prestigious, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Founded in 1926 and consistently ranked among the leading liberal arts colleges in the country, Sarah Lawrence is known for its pioneering approach to education, rich history of impassioned intellectual and civic engagement, and vibrant, successful alumni. In close proximity to the unparalleled offerings of New York City, our historic campus is home to an inclusive, intellectually curious, and diverse community.

Talented, creative students choose Sarah Lawrence for the opportunity to take charge of their education. In close collaboration with our dedicated, distinguished faculty, students create a rigorous, personalized course of study and connect their passions across a wide array of disciplines. They graduate knowing how to apply the knowledge, skills, and critical thinking necessary for life after college.

At Sarah Lawrence, students spend more time one-on-one with award-winning faculty than do students at any other college in the country

Sarah Lawrence College occupies 44 wooded acres in Yonkers, NY, near the Village of Bronxville—just north of New York City. A 30-minute train ride from the Bronxville station takes students into Midtown Manhattan. Learn more about the area

The iconic college campus, located just north of New York City, is not the only reason to work at Sarah Lawrence College.

As a Sarah Lawrence employee, you will join a warm, challenging, and diverse community that offers both quality of life advantages and tangible, valuable employee benefits.

When you work at Sarah Lawrence, you:

  • Receive outstanding benefits, such as medical, dental, and vision plans that exceed the standard plans offered by many companies and institutions, and an exceptional retirement plan through TIAA-CREF.
  • Have unparalleled educational opportunities, such as tuition benefits on campus for employees, their spouses, and their children; discounted tuition to the College’s renowned nursery school; and tuition benefit programs for dependent children who attend other colleges.
  • Have continuous opportunities for advancement, as it is College policy to fill vacancies by promotion or transfer whenever possible.
  • Enjoy boundless cultural experiences, including readings, lectures, music, theater, film screenings, dance performances, art exhibitions, and a state-of-the-art library, free to employees.
  • Have free access to the 48,000-square-foot Campbell Sports Center, with a six-lane pool, modern weight/fitness training center, squash courts, gymnasium, indoor track, outdoor tennis courts, and fitness classes, open to employees seven days per week.
  • Have several on-campus options for meals, plus off-campus discounts at local restaurants and stores.
  • Work in a convenient location close to all major highways, easily accessed from the Metro-North Harlem line, and 35 minutes from mid-town Manhattan.
  • Enjoy free parking on campus, a 10% discount at the college bookstore, and a 35-hour office workweek, with flexible summer hours for office staff on Fridays.


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