Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, seeks a campus safety officer for the office of campus safety and security.
The campus safety officer patrols college properties 24-hours a day, seven days a week, during the academic semester and during breaks or curtailed operations. Officer provides routine assistance to the students, faculty, staff, and visitors; maintains access controls, and conducts property checks. Daily duties include parking enforcement, permitting, crowd and traffic control, and event coordination. The campus safety officer will be responsible for investigations of incidents on campus; serve as first responder to alarms, fires, and hazardous conditions; serve as mentor and role model to students; and provide crime prevention education and services to members of the College community.
A high school diploma with a minimum of two years job-related experience is required. Candidate must have knowledge of state, local and federal laws as related to campus safety; an understanding of security on college campuses, including card access, CCTV, crime prevention by environmental design, and general safety practices; and experience with investigations, report writing, and field training. The campus safety officer must have the ability to exercise sound judgment based upon their training and experience and are held to a high level of ethics and code of conduct while on and off-duty. Commitment to working with a diverse population is essential. Employment is contingent on successfully passing a background check and pre-employment physical as candidate must be able to lift 50 lbs. This position requires a valid Massachusetts drivers license and must meet the requirements of Hampshire College driver credentialing policy. Officer will be required to fill in on shifts as needed, and may be required to work holidays and emergencies. Campus safety officers are considered essential personnel.
The schedule for this 40-hour per week, benefited position is 11 pm to 7 am. The hourly rate is $16.00/hour with an excellent benefit program. Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at https://jobs.hampshire.edu/
Internal Number: 917
About Hampshire College
Education at Hampshire College prepares students to understand and participate responsibly in a complex world. Through its actions and policies, the college sets an example of the responsible and creative behavior it expects of its students. As a liberal arts college, Hampshire helps students develop confidence in their intellect, creativity, and values. It encourages their desire to be lifelong learners and their capacity to advance the cause of social justice and the well-being of others. The college fosters these attitudes through a multidisciplinary, multicultural curriculum; self-initiated, individual programs of study negotiated with faculty mentors; students' active participation in original research; and the diverse communities, on campus and off, in which learning takes place. Within the college's residential community, students encounter and learn to respect difference and appreciate diversity, thereby enhancing their capacity to live together well. Through commitment to testing and evaluating new ideas and new approaches to learning, national efforts to promote inquiry-based learning and teaching, and constructive civic and social engagement, Hampshire's actions serve as models for those of its students.