Substitute Community Safety Officer Colleges, Housing and Educational Services (CHES)
Job #: 1908629
Part Time; Career Minimum Starting Salary: $19.73/Hourly
UC Santa Cruz strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened and productive environment.
Colleges, Housing, and Educational Services (CHES) is a multi-funded organization within the Business and Administrative Services (BAS) division at UC Santa Cruz. CHES provides leadership in the areas of college student life and residential services, housing services, facilities, employee housing and capital planning, dining services, conference services, early education services, the Bay Tree Bookstore, ID card services, and business and financial analysis for these areas. Through these units, educational and developmental programs and services are offered to all members of the campus community including students, faculty, staff, children and external constituents.
Under the supervision of the Community Safety Supervisor, the Substitute Community Safety Officers are responsible for providing residential safety and security services for the Community Safety Program, which operates seven nights a week, 365 nights a year from 7 pm through 3 am. In addition, while on duty the incumbent will serve as a liaison with Fire, Police, and Dispatch; respond to student concerns; and provide documentation regarding all community interactions. This is a non-scheduled provisional position with no guaranteed hours. Incumbents are offered work as shifts become available or per department need.
Some special conditions include:
Must possess a valid license to drive in the state of California.
Must possess or be able to obtain CPR/First Aid/AED Certification within 90 Days of hire.
Ability to move 40 pound bollards several times a night, with or without accommodation.
Ability to walk multiple nightly rounds on uneven surfaces and repeatedly climb stairs. (This is a nighttime residential safety and security position that requires extensive walking on stairs and uneven surfaces outdoors in variable lighting conditions while interacting with students within the campus residential communities.)
Ability to work a variable schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
** Continuous Recruitment **
Multiple positions available Applications accepted on an ongoing basis Interviews conducted and persons hired, as needed
Position is on an 'as needed' basis offering four and eight hour shifts between the hours of 7pm - 3am. The unit operates seven days per week and shifts can be available on any day of the week.
This position requires passing a pre-employment criminal history background check. Selected candidates cannot begin work until passing their background check. Please note: Time required to complete this process may vary and can be lengthy.
Customer service experience sufficient to interact in a positive and professional manner with all levels of personnel within the organization.
Strong interpersonal skills sufficient to connect with people in a respectful, supportive, yet authoritative manner with people from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds.
Excellent writing skills sufficient to draft clear and concise correspondence, reports and procedures.
Strong communication skills sufficient to listen, mediate, negotiate, and promote open dialog.
Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills sufficient to analyze problems in the field and develop and implement innovative and creative solutions which adhere to campus policies and procedures.
Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date: 03-25-2019
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site @https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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