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Shift Supervisor - Midnight Shift
DATE:   8/26/2020
JOB TITLE:   Shift Supervisor - Midnight Shift
JOB CLASS:   Hourly Staff
JOB STATUS:   Regular Full time
FLSA STATUS:   Non-Exempt
WORK LOCATION:   Campus Safety Building
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:   Assistant Director of Campus Safety
DEPARTMENT:   Campus Safety


Under general supervision, from the Assistant Director of Campus Safety and the Director of Campus Safety, patrols the campus environs and supervises the work of Campus Safety personnel.


Supervise and oversee university and contract security personnel and assist student employees; Patrol campus buildings and grounds; Attend to emergencies; Enforce the laws of New York State and policies of Niagara University; Observe, report and initiate corrective actions on safety hazards or security breeches; Assure accurate incident reports; Provide friendly, courteous, respectful service to the Niagara University community; Attend various training seminars and is responsible for knowing the information; Considered essential personnel which means that this position may be needed when the University is closed or in emergency situations as determined by the supervisor 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; Other duties as assigned.    


80%    Supervises officers, dispatchers, and campus safety personnel.

10%    Observes, reports, initiates corrective actions on safety hazards or security breeches.

10%    Ensures detailed, accurate incident reports. Supervises appropriate parking and moving violations according to university policy.



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

2) Must be reliable, dependable and flexible.

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 effectively with others.

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

6) Excellent interpersonal, problem solving, intervention and communication skills.

7) Demonstrable ability to supervise employees effectively.

8) 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.

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

 9) 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, walking, 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; Associates (AAS) degree in criminal justice or related field is preferred.

2) 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.

3) Current New York State Security Guard License or ability to obtain license is required.

4) First Aid, CPR and/or EMT certification helpful.

5) A minimum of three years supervisory related experience required.


Non Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Policy:

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with our Catholic mission, Niagara University is committed to providing equal employment and educational opportunities and will not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex (gender), national origin, religious preference, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristic, status as veteran or disability. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Megan Altman-Cosgrove, Interim Title IX Coordinator, Office for Equity & Inclusion, 716-286-8314, mcosgrove@niagara.edu, www.niagara.edu/oei, Office Location: O’Shea Hall, B27. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

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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