Promote and maintain a safe and secure campus environment by providing safety and security related functions for St. Olaf College and the members of the St. Olaf community.
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
1. Maintain a highly visible profile through frequent vehicular and foot patrol of all campus property to prevent, detect, confront and resolve criminal or unacceptable behavior.
2. Respond to, investigate, resolve and document all reported incidents/complaints and suspicious activity that occur on College property. Complete incident reports, daily activity reports and work requests on maintenance problems encountered.
3. Maintain security of all academic buildings and residence halls through active foot patrol by checking, locking and rechecking all exterior and interior doors and windows. Respond to and investigate all fire and intrusion alarms on campus.
4. Enforce parking regulations, issue visitor permits and issue parking citations when appropriate. Investigate and document all motor vehicle accidents and provide traffic and crowd control for special events as appropriate. Provide vehicle assists on campus, i.e., jump starts and lockouts.
5. Work in conjunction with law enforcement agencies in criminal investigations. Provide assistance to the campus community by responding to calls for service to include building lockouts, financial deposits and vehicle assists.
6. Respond to all medical and property related emergencies and contact off-campus emergency resources as appropriate. Initiate emergency response procedures in the event of severe weather or critical incidents through the established emergency response plan.
Assist in overseeing the Community Service Officer Program, Dispatch and the Safe Ride Program by serving as a resource for problems/situations encountered during their respective shifts.
Internal: Students, faculty, administration and staff
External: Campus visitors, law enforcement agencies, fire department and ambulance personnel.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Must be reliable, conscientious and able to work independently
Excellent driving record that must be maintained throughout employment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and good computer skills
Ability to interact effectively with students, faculty, staff and visitors
Ability to handle classified and confidential information on a routine basis
Ability to effectively deal with difficult and sometimes violent people and make correct decisions quickly while maintaining composure and remaining calm in crisis situations
Maintain required certification in all areas deemed appropriate by the Department
Satisfactory results from a physical examination and BCA/FBI criminal background checks. Applicants must possess a valid driver's license and a good driving record.
Ability to adjust to varied shift work; ability to operate a vehicle for extended periods; ability to repeatedly walk several flights of stairs; ability to stand or walk for extended periods; ability to push/pull and lift 70 lbs. occasionally; and ability to work outside in all weather conditions.
Work inside and outside in all weather conditions; work varied hours/schedules; work in confined spaces; respond to chemical/biohazard spills; and function effectively among large crowds.
Term: 12 months
Hours: 11:30 p.m. – 7:30 a.m. (other hours for special events)
Shift cycle: Three (3) week cycle consisting of 7 days on, 2 days off, 8 days on and 4 days off
Essential: High school diploma/GED
Essential: Minimum of 1 year law enforcement or security experience
Desirable: AA degree in criminal justice, law enforcement, security or a closely related field
Desirable: Law enforcement or security experience on a college/university campus
One of the nation?s leading four-year residential colleges, St. Olaf offers an academically rigorous education with a vibrant faith tradition. Founded in 1874, St. Olaf is a liberal arts college of the church in the Lutheran tradition (ELCA). Committed to the liberal arts and incorporating a global perspective, St. Olaf fosters the development of the whole person in mind, body, and spirit.Academic... excellence informs St. Olaf College's identity and characterizes its history. Through its curriculum, campus life, and off-campus programs, St. Olaf hones students' critical thinking and nurtures their moral formation. The college encourages and challenges its students to be seekers of truth, to lead lives of unselfish service to others, and to be responsible and knowledgeable citizens of the world.Widely known for its world-class programs in mathematics and music, St. Olaf is also recognized for its innovative approaches to undergraduate science education and its commitment to environmental sustainability as evidenced in such initiatives as the adoption of green chemistry principles across the science curriculum. For nearly half a century, St. Olaf has been at the forefront of global education and a pioneer in study abroad. Today, with 110 distinct international and off-campus programs in 46 countries, St. Olaf students enjoy a world of opportunities when pursuing their studies.St. Olaf is an inclusive community that welcomes people of differing backgrounds and beliefs, a community that embraces spirituality and cultivates compassion. Conversations about faith are part of campus life and numerous opportunities are provided for students to grow in their faith and discover how they are called upon to serve others. St. Olaf takes pride in its record of academic excellence. A leader among undergraduate colleges in producing prestigious Rhodes Scholars, Fulbright Fellows, and Peace Corps volunteers, St. Olaf ranks 11th overall among the nation's baccalaureate colleges in the number of graduates who go on to earn doctoral degrees, with top ten rankings in the fields of mathematics/statistics, religion/theology, arts and music, medical sciences, education and the social service professions, chemistry and the physical sciences, life sciences, and foreign languages.