• Security Patrol Officer

    Job Locations US-MI-Hillsdale
    Posted Date 6 days ago(11/15/2019 11:00 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Provide prompt, courteous and efficient security services to guests, students, faculty and staff. Must be able to pass any required screening or training.  This part-time position works the following hours:

    Saturday and Sunday, 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.


    1. Answer calls coming into the security office, responding as appropriate.
    2. Answer radio traffic and respond to calls for assistance.
    3. Answer routine inquiries by phone or in person.
    4. Secure campus as needed.
    5. Timely communicate situations or potential challenges to the Associate Director of Security or the Director of Security, as appropriate.
    6. Support all staff with parking, set-up processes, traffic control and pedestrian control as needed.
    7. Performs foot patrol as well as mobile/driving patrol.
    8. Regulate lighting and secure doors, windows, and buildings as needed.
    9. Seek training to enhance and/or learn new skills.
    10. Seek assistance from other Patrol Officers or Supervisors as situations dictate.
    11. Remain calm and personable under pressure.



    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


    Education and Experience 

    A High School Diploma or GED is required. Prior experience or knowledge sufficient to demonstrate the ability to perform the job successfully is also required. One or more years of support service and/or Security process experience is desired or a combination of education, training, and experience, that fulfills the needs of the College. Must be able to obtain a Michigan Concealed Pistol License or currently possess a MI CPL and must be able to demonstrate accuracy and proficiency in the use of a pistol.  Must possess a valid Michigan Driver’s license.


    Physical Requirements

    1. Ability to walk, run, bend, stoop, climb. 2. Ability to safely lift, push, and pull up to 50 pounds. 3. Requires average physical strength. 4. Ability to operate motorized vehicles. 5. Potential for occupational exposure to blood, body fluids, or other infectious/hazardous materials.


    Other Skills

    1. Knowledge safety procedures related to hazardous chemicals. 2. Knowledge of proper safety procedures. 3. Ability to follow instructions. 4. Effective communication and customer service skills. 5. Basic computer skills. 6. Must be CPR/AED certified. 5. Knowledge of College facilities, grounds, and scheduling. 6. Must be punctual and able to meet deadlines.


    Personal Characteristics 

    The Part-Time Security Officer interacts with College staff, students, parents, visitors and faculty.  A neat appearance and a supportive demeanor of the College mission is essential.  This relationship needs to be pleasant and professional, while maintaining confidentiality.


    Code of Commitment 

    Be a good representative of Hillsdale College to promote the liberal arts, the College’s original Articles of Association and operating principles stated in the Staff Code of Commitment. The Mission Statement should be considered in all aspects of the position. The teaching of Christian faith shall remain a conspicuous aim of the College.


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