1+ months

Security Officer

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
North Chicago, IL 60064
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Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Job Type: Part-Time Staff
Location: North Chicago, IL, US

Position Summary

The Department of Campus Safety at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science invites applications for a Part-Time (with benefits) Security Officer position. Hours are Monday-Wednesday 3:00-11:00 pm.

As an essential employee, Security Officers may be required to work over their shift occasionally.

The Security Officer performs duties to maintain the security and safety of students, faculty, staff and visitors; works to safeguard the property of the University and its community.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Monitor security access control system, security cameras, fire alarm notification panels and other notification systems.
  • Make routine checks of campus and student residential areas, looking for hazardous, unusual or suspicious conditions requiring security action or assistance.
  • Provide professional security services at special events as assigned.
  • Respond to emergencies and prepare appropriate reports.
  • Perform security tours and be observant for safety and security issues while on security tours and anytime on duty.
  • Check in all visitors while stationed at the security station(s).
  • Receive and coordinate incoming phone calls to the University anytime the switchboard is closed.
  • Duties may involve an element of danger and require Security Officer to act without direct supervision and exercise independent judgment in meeting emergencies.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Required Education and Experience
  • High school diploma/completion or equivalent.
  • Prior experience in high public contact security or closely related field.
  • 20 hours security training or other equivalent security/law enforcement experience/training.
  • Must achieve background check clearance.
  • Valid Driver's License and clean driving record

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to relate well to people from a variety of socioeconomic, ethnic, racial and language backgrounds.
  • Ability to use a computer with an understanding of access control systems, CCTV systems, spreadsheets and word processing.
  • Ability to perform security tours which requires frequent walking of all buildings.
  • Ability to safely operate university vehicles.
  • Ability to properly think, reason, and respond in an emergency situation.
  • Ability to maintain emotional poise under stress.
  • Effective written, verbal and personal communication skills.
  • Selected candidate must achieve positive results of background investigation.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior security experience in higher education setting.
  • 5 plus years of security in a high public contact setting

Typical Physical Demands & Working Conditions
  • Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.




Posted: 2020-10-29 Expires: 2020-11-29

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