Provides high profile, uniformed public safety and security
services for the University campus and community. Engages in active
and regular patrols to assist in providing a safe and secure campus
To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually
strive to foster an inclusive campus community, which recognizes
the value of all persons regardless of identity. Our department is
committed to contributing to an educational environment that is
rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity.
- Performs active and regular patrols (foot, bicycle or vehicle)
of all campus areas.
- Provides effective response, investigation and documentation of
routine and emergency calls for service, unusual or criminal
incidents, medical emergencies, and fire and burglary alarm
- Close and regular surveillance of campus properties, including
locking and unlocking buildings according to designated
- Enforces University rules and regulations.
- Assists with all traffic and parking related
- Acts as a knowledgeable resource to students, staff and
visitors to campus. Provides general information such as directions
as well as more up to date information about campus events.
- Creates written reports and other documentation as necessary
and appropriate (i.e. patrol logs, incident reports, parking
- Cross-trained to fill the dispatch function when necessary or
- Actively reaches out to the campus community establishing
relationships with students, faculty and staff in order to foster a
sense of trust with the public safety function and its
- Other duties as assigned.
After several weeks of initial training, a
new officer is assigned to a night shift (8pm-8am), which includes
weeknights and weekends on a rotating schedule, voluntary and
required overtime as necessary as well.
$17.09 Pay commensurate with experience.
Position requires a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
Must have valid certification through VA DCJS as a Campus Security
Officer, or able to obtain certification within 180 days of hire.
Must be able to be recertified as required and maintain valid
certification at all times during term of employment. Prior law
enforcement or security experience is preferred. Officer must be
able to provide a high degree of reliability, have the ability to
maintain confidentiality, and work independently as well as part of
a team. It is critical that the Officer relate well to students,
faculty and a diverse community. Applicant should have a working
knowledge of computer programs such as email, word processing and
basic spreadsheets. Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license
and a good driving history. Must be able to pass an extensive
The university requires employees to become fully vaccinated for
and new employees must provide proof of at least their
first shot prior to the first day of employment. Boosters are
required. Individuals may seek a medical or a religious exemption
to the vaccination requirement.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
the position is filled. Please upload a cover letter and
. Be sure to add these documents to the Resume/CV
document upload section
at the bottom of the My Experience page
. You will be asked to provide names and contact information for
three professional references.
External Applicants: Application instructions for external
applicants are located on the jobs.wlu.edu or here
Current W&L Employees: Apply from your existing Workday
account. Instructions are located at jobs.wlu.edu or here
- Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and
- Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly
for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
- Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for
sustained periods of time.
- Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
- Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something
with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or
- Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to
draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
- Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or
moving objects horizontally from position to position. This factor
is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the
substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
Types of Work:
- The worker is subject to both environmental conditions:
Activities occur inside and outside.
- The worker is subject to extreme cold: Temperatures typically
below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour. Consideration
should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions
such as wind and humidity.
Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of
force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently,
and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Non-exempt, Full time