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Campus Safety-Captain-3rd Shift-11pm - 7am

Fisk University
Tennessee, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Dec 1, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Safety & Security
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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POSITION SUMMARY: The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in maintaining safety and security throughout the Fisk University campus. He or she will assist in identifying and establishing programs for orienting new employees; assisting in planning the training and development of staff; and ensuring all policies and procedures are up-to-date, well organized and easily accessible to all staff and students.  He or she will ensure that detailed records of performance and training status of all employees are maintained. Position requires a minimum of 40 hours worked per week and 24/7 on call capabilities.


  • Responsible for accomplishing the mission of the Office of Campus Safety, to provide for both the security and safety of the Fisk community.
  • Provide effective management and front-line supervision of all Campus Safety Officers and Dispatchers on assigned shift to include the following:
    • Supervises all subordinate staff to include contracted staff officers, student employees, further managing staff time and scheduling and evaluating job performance of each.
    • Develops and manages staffing schedules and deployment needs of respective shifts and/or events as required.  
    • Develop and implement field training mechanisms for all staff officers/other that are necessary to provide adequate services.
  • Conduct both walking and mobile patrols of interior and exterior locations/areas of the campus and remain highly visible.
  • Responds to access/securing requests in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Key and Access Control programs.
  • Monitors all Campus access points, monitoring all campus entry (vehicular and pedestrian) and egress. This to include traffic direction, visitor assistance and entry validation when necessary.
  • Completes required paperwork in compliance with the Campus Safety Operations Manual and University Handbook, including but not limited to, field reports, operations notes, incident reports, accident reports, traffic citations, alcohol citations, more.
  • Provides emergency/crisis/routine response as situations arise, in accordance with University and departmental policy, Federal, State and local laws.
  • Annually attend in-service training provided by the University and pass with an 80% or better, each testing instrument.
  • Perform all other routine and daily Campus Safety services that are also required of staff.  
  • Other duties as assigned by the Chief of Campus Safety.
  • Excellent verbal, written and other interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively as a team or independently, with minimum supervision.
  • Security supervisory experience preferred
  • Proficient knowledge in computer operations
  • Experience working in a university or college setting, preferably, in the area of campus security or Campus Safety, preferred.
  • Must possess proficient report writing skills
  • Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Applicant must possess an understanding of the Tennessee Based Reporting System (TIBRS) and The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The ability to speak well and instruct safety related classes to the campus community


Education:      High school diploma with two years of college experience preferred and/or adequate level of experience in safety or security field.

Experience:   Prior military, police or post-secondary venue experience preferred. Minimum of two years’ experience preferred, with one year at a supervisory level.

Licenses:        State of Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance Armed licensing and certifications preferred.


Additional Requirements: A background and/or credit check will be required of the successful applicant. An official transcript (if applicable) and names, addresses and phone numbers of three (3) references will be required of the successful applicant.


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