1. Enforces procedural rules and regulations. Ensures the personal safety of staff, visitors, and property. Maintains security and safety for assigned area. Maintains working knowledge of the locations of various departments, buildings, access routes and admitting requirements.2. May operate and monitor security control panels alarms, and related security equipment to provide area and visitor surveillance. Patrols assigned area including garages and other parking areas. Checks for suspicious occurrences, and enforces parking rules and regulations.3. Responds to and investigates situations reported to Control Rooms. Calls Campus Police or other authorities to investigate suspicious activities or security violations that require intervention.4. Checks vehicles in University and private parking lots for authorized parking sticker. Issues parking violation warnings, and tags and requests towing when necessary.5. Checks ID cards of persons entering the facility. Refuses to admit persons who cannot show either proper authorization or cause for being admitted. Provides information and directions.6. Explains rules and regulations. Opens and closes facility, ensuring that users have left the premises. Reports security and general maintenance problems to the proper authorities.7. Collects and transports money, and handles small amounts of cash transactions when necessary. May be responsible for Lost-And-Found. Maintains logs and records of occurrences, completes necessary paperwork, and may use computer terminal to input and retrieve data.
Required Skill/ability 1: Knowledge of or ability to learn security operation and procedures.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagrammatic form.
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to be an effective team member.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to maintain professional composure when dealing with unusual circumstances.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to adapt to changes in the external environment and organization.
Work Week: Flexible or Non-Standard (for anything other than Standard)
Posting Position Title: Security Officer 1 (M&L)(*)
University Job Title: Security Officer
High school level education or equivalent and two years of experience in security, law enforcement, military police, or customer service; or an Associate's degree and two years of experience.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.