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Campus Safety Officer 1
DATE:   7/13/2012
JOB TITLE:   Campus Safety Officer 1
WORK LOCATION:   Campus Safety
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:   Director of Campus Safety
DEPARTMENT:   Campus Safety
SECTOR:   Student Affairs
SALARY:   $12.50


Under specific supervision, supervises other officers, dispatchers and campus safety personnel, and patrols the campus environs.


·         Serve as Shift Supervisor on a regular basis sixteen (16) hours per week and on an as needed basis;

·         Assist student employees;

·         Patrol campus environs by foot and/or vehicle to observe and report suspicious activity and/or criminal activity;

·         Respond to emergencies, take appropriate action and document all incidents;

·         Issue tickets for parking and moving violations;

·         Make payroll runs and general courier service;

·         Provide friendly, courteous, respectful service to the Niagara University community;

·         Attend various training seminars and is responsible for retention of information;

·         Maintain confidentiality of information (including but not limited to: student and employee personal information, student grades, etc.), both during and after their employment with the University.  Any question regarding the confidentiality of material, should be referred to the supervisor.  Any violation shall subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

·         Perform other duties as assigned.


90%    Patrols campus by foot and/or vehicle; responds to emergencies taking appropriate action and accurately documenting all incidents.

10%    Issues tickets for parking and moving violations; makes payroll runs and provides general courier service.         

 5%    Serves as shift supervisor on a part-time basis


1)   Ability to read and comprehend various forms, documentation, files and information in the department.

2)   Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication, problem solving and intervention skills.

3)   Proficiency to handle various office machines including but not limited to: keyboard, calculator, computer, copier and fax machine.

4)   Ability to receive telephone and radio calls, respond to inquiries and communicate with others by telephone.

5)   Ability to work flexible shifts, evenings and weekends.

6)   Ability to be reliable, dependable, flexible.

7)   Demonstrable effective supervisory skills.

8)   Working knowledge of Windows programs and applications.

9)   Ability to perform all of the above essential job functions for a minimum of an eight-hour shift, with one hour unpaid meal break, without significant risk of serious injury.

10)   Ability to drive a personal or university vehicle for the purpose of university business on a regular basis.

11)   Ability to perform responsibilities of other Campus Safety positions as needed.



The functions of the position usually performed walking, but may require some amount of time sitting and standing. Some amount of running, stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting, carrying and other movements may be required. Tasks involving working on a computer keyboard, typewriter, calculator, cutting, labeling, and taping involve involves extensive wrist and hand movements. All individuals are required to be able to perform these movements without significant risk of injury to themselves or others.


1)     High School diploma required, or any combination of education equivalent to graduation from high school or other combination of education, training and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities. 

2)     Associate (AAS) degree in Criminal Justice or related field preferred.

3)      A minimum of 2 years related experience required.

4)     A valid New York State driver’s license is required that satisfies both University and insurance company underwriting rules and regulations for driving a motor vehicle. Must also be able to operate a motor vehicle in Canada.

5)     Current New York State Security Guard Registration required.

6)     First Aid and CPR certification preferred. 

7)     Emergency Medical Technician certification preferred.

Non Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Policy:

The University affirms its commitment to equal opportunity and non-discrimination and recognizes its responsibility to provide for all employees an environment that is free of discrimination and harassment based on gender, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, national origin, age, marital status, predisposed genetic disorder, Vietnam Era or disabled veteran status, disability or other category protected by law. The University also does not tolerate any actual or attempted reprisals or retaliation against an employee who raises a sincere and valid concern regarding harassment or discrimination. All such discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation is, therefore, strictly prohibited. This policy protects and covers the conduct of all employees, without regard to job title or status. Anyone engaging in the above mentioned conduct is subject to disciplinary action up to and including discharge or termination of any other status.

Niagara University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. A copy of the Student Right to Know Annual Security Report is available at: http://www.niagara.edu/safety
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