Urbana University, a branch campus of Franklin University, has a full-time opening for a Lead Campus Security Officerwho assists in overseeing, instructing and coordinating the activities of all Campus Security Officers. In the absence of the Security Manager, has full responsibility for overseeing activities of the Security Office. Monitors and arranges shift activities according to schedule requirements and staff availability. Provides relief for security officers and manager, when needed, changing his/her shift to do so. Conducts inspections of various security posts to ensure on-duty Campus Security Officers are properly performing their assigned tasks, and all areas of the campus are being properly patrolled and checked.
Assists in the recommendation, development and implementation of improvements to systems and procedures. Acts as a liaison with Urbana Police, as well as Champaign County Sheriff’s Deputies, to ensure on-going incidents receive a proper and coordinated response. Attends on and off campus meetings when the Security Manager is not available and periodically attends monthly meetings at Franklin University.
Serves as a principal source of information on rules and procedures governing Safety and Security operations, as well as the primary point of contact for printing and issuing parking permits and student, faculty, and staff identification cards. Frequently checks fire and security system for proper operation. Troubleshoots security systems and monitors control panels, alarms, CCTV, Electronic Card Access Systems, and related security equipment. Provides leadership in the event of an emergency and assists the Security Manager with all aspects of running the Urbana Campus Safety and Security Department. Works special events, including sporting events and graduations. Assists with training security officers. Campus Safety and Security Services is a 24/7 department and overtime hours are expected. Primary work hours for this position are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m.
Five plus years of related work experience including prior law enforcement/security experience or training
High school education
Ability to maintain the authorization to carry a firearm while on duty
Able to work weekends and nights to include overnight and holidays
Ability to stay calm in stressful or emergency situations
Effective oral and written communication skills
Physically able to walk university grounds and stand for prolonged periods of time
Ability to work with others in a team atmosphere
Ability to read and understand University rules, regulations and specific general orders applying to Campus safety
Unquestionable honesty and integrity
Outstanding interpersonal skills, cultural sensitivity and problem-solving skills
Valid Ohio Driver’s License
Preferred Skills and Characteristics:
An Associate or Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of experience and education
CPR, First-Aid, AED Training/Certification
Firearms certification and/or training
Urbana University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Urbana does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status. Job Type: Full-time Experience: