Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic
liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic
excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive
Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant
experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education
institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed
to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social,
moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence
College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is
essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives
to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the
global environment in which we live and work.
The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s
capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational
offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally,
Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from
New York City.
For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S.
News & World Report
“Regional Universities – North
Category” and has been commended by several other ranking
Security Officer II
To protect life and safeguard institutional and personal property,
under the direct supervision of the Shift Supervisor.
This is a union position.
Patrol of college campus on foot and in college vehicle; report
infractions of rules and regulations; supervise, direct and
regulate traffic and parking; assist in investigations; report
problems, injuries, or conditions which may endanger health and
safety; check building security; assist police and fire agencies
during emergencies; perform Gate House service on a rotational
Education and Experience Required
Associate’s degree in law enforcement from an accredited
institution and/or equivalent law enforcement or security
experience required. Must hold a valid driver’s license and be able
to operate a vehicle and patrol the campus. Must successfully
complete criminal background clearance, psychological testing,
physical agility testing, and pre-employment physical. Availability
to work all shifts, if needed.
1. Must be capable of lifting 75 lbs.
2. Must have sufficient strength and endurance to restrain or
suppress an aggressor.
3. Must have the ability to ascend or descend stairs without
4. Must be capable of running one mile in performing security
tasks, such as an emergency response.
If other, please enter regular schedule.
Providence College does not discriminate against any person because
of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, gender, except
where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification, sexual
gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or
genetic information. The College will develop, and from time to
time update, an affirmative action program and will insist on a
good-faith effort on the
part of its employees to comply with the program. The College will
request and expect its agents and those with whom it conducts its
affairs to meet the commitment of this important program.
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed To Apply
- Cover Letter