Campus Public Safety Officer (Weekend Graveyard Shift)
George Fox University
Location: Newberg, Oregon
Type: Part Time
Internal Number: 1038444
George Fox University's Campus Public Safety department is looking for a highly motivated individual to serve as a part-time Campus Safety Officer, during the weekend graveyard shift, to ensure the safety and security of students, staff, faculty, and guests of the University.
About the Job:
The Campus Public Safety Officer, under general supervision, plays a crucial role in ensuring the protection, safety, and security of the students, staff, faculty, guests, and property of George Fox University. This position's responsibilities will include patrolling campus buildings, facilities, and grounds, diligently observing, reporting, and investigating incidents and suspicious activities. The primary objective of Campus Public Safety Officers is to ensure the utmost security and safety of individuals and property.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Performing security patrols by vehicle, bicycle, and/or on foot. Be a presence on campus to deter criminal behavior and build trust with all members and guests of the GFU community.
Investigating and taking the appropriate lawful action as authorized by Campus Public Safety protocols on accidents, incidents, trespassing, suspicious activities, safety, and fire.
Providing any needed assistance to and building trust with all members and guests of George Fox University.
Maintaining the professional standards of GFU Campus Public Safety by following the policies and procedures of the department.
Protecting individuals and property from theft, vandalism, trespassing, fire and accidents, or misappropriation of any goods, money or other items of value.
Communicating effectively and courteously with others, including employees, students, and the public, in a spirit of teamwork, respect and customer service.
By actions, words, and lifestyle, be a Christian role model to students, whether through casual contact or in a formal supervisory role.
Demonstrating awareness, respect, and appreciation for diversity of culture, background, race, sex, political views, expressions of faith, etc. and works well with a variety of people.
Other duties as assigned.
*See the full job description attached for more information!
A day in the life of this position:
Typically a shift will start with a briefing from the off-going officer concerning events of prior shift and any situations or necessary problems. The officer will then read through emails, daily reports and prepare for shift patrol by ensuring all gear, and equipment are in working order. Throughout the day they will perform random patrols, answer customer service calls, and complete office and general duties as assigned such as locking/unlock buildings and classrooms, set barricades, and confront suspicious people.
We're looking for candidates who have:
High School diploma/GED
One year experience in private or campus security and experience with interpretations of federal, state, local laws and ordinances as applied to campus environment.
Possess a basic understanding of law enforcement and security patrol principles and practices as well as Traffic and parking rules and regulations.
Qualified to be certified under DPSST as Unarmed Security Professional.
Basic record keeping and report writing practices.
Availability and willingness to work evenings, nights, and weekends on occasion/as circumstances warrant.
Ability to communicate effectively in the English language, both verbally and in written form; required documentation by writing reports.
A clean driving record along with the ability to provide proof of a valid driver's license and pass the University Driver Certification
A willingness to work weekends, holidays and off-hour shifts as well as work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions.
Must obtain first aid and CPR certificates.
A personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a church. In addition, employees agree to live in agreement with the Community Lifestyle Statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith.
Hours Per Week - 16 hours
Schedule - 11:00pm to 7:00am - Saturday and Sunday
Primary Work Location - Newberg Campus
Working Conditions - Physical requirements include frequently lifting more than 50 pounds, standing and/or stooping for extended periods of time, and traversing campus grounds while navigating rough terrain, slopes, and stairs in all types of weather.
Exposure to various outside working and weather conditions, including inclement weather, on a regular basis.
Pre-hire physical standards test must be performed.
Supervisor - Director of Campus Public Safety
George Fox University has been transforming student's lives for over 125 years. We are a Christ-centered community that prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Our vision is to be the Christian university of choice known for empowering students to achieve exceptional life outcomes. We put students first, with Christ at the center of our work, embracing change in order to improve. We are looking for enthusiastic candidates to join us in creating transformational experiences for our students.
As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from women and candidates from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented in our community.
What is most appealing about working at George Fox University?
Faith-friendly: Our culture is unique for higher education. At George Fox you can pursue academic excellence while integrating scriptures, praying with staff members and students at work, and helping to make an impact on the world in a way that promotes Christian values.
Unapologetically Christian: As a university, we have an enduring commitment to Christ, his kingdom and the truth of God's Word.
Live out your calling: You are able to use your God-given talents and abilities while having a profound influence on students as they deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ.
Equip students for kingdom work: You can be a part of helping students discover their callings, at which they will be able to glorify the kingdom of God just as they have seen you do.
For your personal well-being we offer:
A strong Christian vision and mission-led organization with opportunities for your growth and contributions.
Wonderful Christian peers and a vibrant student population.
A beautiful, peaceful campus environment with areas to walk and coffee shops and restaurants close by.
Free Fitness Center membership.
Rich employee benefit package.
Application Procedures - kindly apply only through this website
When completing the online application, please upload the following as Word or .pdf documents in the section marked Letter of Interest and Curriculum Vitae or Resume:
Letter of Interest
Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume
Other supporting materials may be requested at a later stage of the review process.
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
We invite you to Be Known at Oregon's largest private and nationally recognized Christian University!
**This position is subject to close at any time, regardless of the date on the posting. **Have questions or need assistance with our application process? Contact Georgefoxcareers@georgefox.edu
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. All applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a local church. In addition, professors agree to live in agreement with the university lifestyle statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith. Individuals who would fit this profile are encouraged to apply.