The Security Officer performs duties to maintain the security and safety of
students, faculty, staff and visitors; works to safeguard the property of the
University and its community.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Monitor security access control system, security cameras, fire alarm
notification panels and other notification systems.
Make routine checks of campus and student residential areas, looking for
hazardous, unusual or suspicious conditions requiring security action or
Provide professional security services at special events as assigned.
Respond to emergencies and prepare appropriate reports.
Perform security tours and be observant for safety and security issues while on
security tours and anytime on duty.
Check in all visitors while stationed at the security station(s).
Receive and coordinate incoming phone calls to the University anytime the
switchboard is closed.
Duties may involve an element of danger and require Security Officer to act
without direct supervision and exercise independent judgment in meeting
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience:
High school degree/completion or equivalent.
Prior experience in high public content security or related field.
hours security training or other equivalent security/law enforcement
Must achieve a background check clearance.
Valid Driverís License and clean driving record.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to relate well to people from a variety of socioeconomic,
ethnic, racial and language backgrounds.
Ability to use a computer with an understanding of access control systems, CCTV
systems, spreadsheets and word processing.
Ability to perform security tours which requires frequent walking of all
Ability to safely operate university vehicles.
Ability to properly think, reason and respond in an emergency situation.
Ability to maintain emotional poise under stress.
Effective written, verbal and personal communication skills.
Selected candidate must achieve positive results of background investigation.
Prior security experience in a higher education setting.
plus years of security in a high public contact setting.
Typical Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the
essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Work is performed in a typical office environment and will be conducted in a
climate-controlled office with extensive use of computers, telephones and other
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is dedicated to creating and
fostering a diverse academic environment. Rosalind Franklin University of
Medicine and Science is especially seeking and encouraging nominations and
applications from individuals belonging to groups underrepresented in their
respective fields, as well as others who would enrich and add unique
perspectives to the University.