Campus Safety Officer – Full-time

Posted: 09/24/2021

DESCRIPTION
Tusculum Univercity is seeking applications for full-time Campus Safety Officers. Responsibilities include working to assure safety and welfare of students, staff, faculty, invitees, and visitors on campus property, in campus facilities, and at institutional events by enforcing campus policies and regulations as set forth by the College. The position will serve as the primary emergency response personnel and information contact for the campus. Works with other professional staff assigned to Campus Safety program during shift and liaises with the other campus entities having a role in campus management (e.g. student life, facilities management, technical support, etc.). Support educational outreach in the areas of safety and welfare.

Will remain open until filled

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
• High school diploma or equivalent education that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to carry out said job duties
• Valid Tennessee driver’s license required
• Must be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays
• Possession of a current State of Tennessee Security license (or eligibility for licensure)
• Previous security experience, or related guard, police officer or military background preferred.
• CPR and First Aid training preferred
• Ability to express oneself employing good English-language skills for oral communication and writing daily reports
• Ability to read and interpret printed information
• Calm demeanor that can be maintained in emergency situations
• The ability to accurately recall events or certain situations for proceedings
• Strong ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the general public

Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, participates in E-Verify, and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace employer. Applicants will be required to submit to substance abuse testing at a laboratory chosen by Tusculum University.

This position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. All applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

HOW TO APPLY:
Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (This form can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn: Campus Safety Officer – Full-time