Facility Monitor

Rhode Island School of Design
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 5, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Safety & Security
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

RISD's Department of Public Safety is seeking a full-time Facility Monitor to join their team. This position is responsible for monitoring and controlling access to College buildings according to the policies of the department, and performing a variety of clerical duties such as maintenance of the visitor log, among other duties.

RISD offers competitive wages and benefits, which includes but is not limited to:
  • Four (4) weeks of paid vacation and 14 paid holidays

  • Personal and sick time

  • Robust medical, dental, and vision benefits

  • Fully vested 403(b) retirement contributions after meeting eligibility requirements

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Education Assistance and Tuition Remission programs

  • RIPTA Transportation to and from work

  • Free parking

This is a full-time position with excellent benefits. This position is covered under a Collective Bargaining Agreement between Rhode Island School of Design and the Rhode Island School of Design Public Safety Officers Association.

Essential Functions
  • Monitor building access and handle lockouts. Cross-check IDs with building list for students, faculty, staff, and guests as appropriate, and maintain accurate records of activity.

  • Communicate and deal effectively with members of the public and college community through walk-in complaints, requests for service, directions, deliveries, etc.

  • Dispatch and receive calls over the telephone for emergency and non-emergency requests for service.

  • Dispatch and receive calls over a two-way radio system.

  • Monitor internal security systems and notify appropriate contacts regarding any concerns or trouble.

  • Responsible for issuing and inventory of equipment, keys, and property including lost and found items.

  • Maintain departmental paperwork including logging in all calls on the CCTV and Card Access systems and dispatching information as a result of it being received.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Experience
  • High School diploma or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, and community service or customer service skills.

  • Must be able to write clear reports as dictated by the situation, handle confidential data, continue job-related training, and work in a dynamic, time-sensitive, and fast-paced environment.

  • Successful passing of pre-employment physical, drug screening, fingerprinting, and National Crime Records Check.

Valued but not required skills and experience:
  • One to two years security-related work experience.

  • Familiarity with computers.


Yes, Public Safety Officers' Association

Work Schedule:

40 hours per week. Shift TBD, likely 2nd or 3rd.

Exact schedule to be discussed with candidates at time of interview.

Department of Public Safety staff are considered essential personnel and are therefore required to work even when the school is closed.

Employment Status:

Full-time, Regular



Documents Needed to Apply:


Cover letter

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please upload all required documents.

The successful candidate will be required to meet our pre-employment background screening requirements.

RISD recognizes diversity and inclusivity as fundamental to its learning community and integral to an art and design education. We welcome candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. RISD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

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Administrative Support Services

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