Armed First responder, conduct security patrols of all Quinnipiac properties 24/7 hours a day, year-round. A vehicle may be assigned, depending on the patrol area assigned. Otherwise areas are patrolled by foot or bicycle (if available).
First responder to all emergencies on campus to protect life and property.
First responder to all emergencies off campus with the Hamden Police Department.
Conduct preventive patrols and routine security checks of all off campus building and structures.
Look for possible criminal activity, persons needing assistance as well as maintenance issues. Report any maintenance issues to the Facilities Department.
Detain persons who commit offenses in the presence of a Public Safety Officer and turn custody over to the Hamden Police Department.
Respond to all emergencies on campus and request additional response if needed.
Armed Public Safety Officers shall be responsible for the all Criminal Investigation complaints and reports.
Secure (arm/disarm) alarms most administrative and academic buildings on a set schedule throughout the week.
Secure and unlock buildings upon request by faculty, staff and facility personnel.
Ensure that any hazard a problem may pose is made as safe as possible including attempting to remedy the problem entirely.
Serve as emergency notifying agency for Facilities related issues after business hours.
Work with responding personnel (Hamden Police, Fire Department, Utilities, EMT's, Paramedics) in handling medical emergencies on campus.
Provide delivery service for sensitive items/materials such as paychecks and other important materials.
Assist students with arrangements for lock out or jump starts through a company of their choice.
Set up barricades and other traffic controls to assist various Facilities projects and arrange for the towing of vehicles out of restricted areas.
Perform any other duty as directed by Chief of Public Safety.
Residential Life/Student Affairs
Respond to all reported disturbances, emergencies, and suspicious circumstances in the residence halls and report findings when necessary.
Assist RHD staff in handling uncooperative or confrontational residents, and non-affiliates in the residence halls.
Perform room searches upon request of RHD staff and authorized by a supervisor.
Enforce all parking regulations in all campus parking lots.
Patrol the parking areas during the enforcement hours.
Issue citations to vehicles found in violation of the parking regulations.
Arrange towing of vehicles when the offence warrants.
Document in a report any affiliates found disturbing the campus or committing minor criminal offenses or violating campus regulations. When appropriate, forward this report to Hamden Police, and the office of Student Affairs.
Complete all required reports and associated paperwork in a timely, accurate, and complete fashion.
Comply and enforce administrative policies and procedures.
Quinnipiac University is a thriving private university with 6,500 undergraduate and 2,500 graduate students, located in Hamden, Connecticut, approximately 90 minutes from New York City and two hours from Boston. Consistently ranked among the best universities by U.S. News & World Report and recently named one of the 2013 Great Colleges to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education, Quinnipiac offers 58 undergraduate majors and 20 graduate and professional programs, including those leading to degrees in both law and medicine. At the core of Quinnipiac is its commitment to teaching and collaboration. Quinnipiac fosters partnerships among students and with faculty; it is a spirited, welcoming campus. For more information, please visit our website.