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Campus Safety Officer - Campus Safety

Company name
Azusa Pacific University

Azusa, CA, United States

Employment Type

Bluecollar, Security, Law Enforcement

Posted on
Sep 18, 2020

Valid Through
Jan 01, 2021

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APU is seeking employees who desire to engage in our thriving culture by cultivating community through professional interactions, demonstrating a posture of lifelong learning, and modeling Christ-like character. Working together, employees at APU commit to establishing a university atmosphere that is pleasing to God and edifying to one another.

The university safety officer serves to assist higher command and is responsible for the general protection of the community and the campus facilities. The officer may serve as an on-site supervisor or watch commander, and will patrol the campus to pro-actively remove opportunities for crimes to occur. This is an emergency response position and at any time there may be a need to immediately respond to security, safety, life threatening, or other urgent situations. This is an emergency response position and at any time there may be a need to immediately respond to security, safety, life threatening, or other urgent situations. Must be flexible to be assigned any shift, based on the needs of the department, which could include working holidays and weekends.

Required Education

High school diploma.

Bachelor’s degree or 60 units of college preferred.

Required certification:

Guard card, tear gas, collapsible baton, 1st aid, CPR, and AED.

The guard card, CPR, 1st aid, and AED must be in possession at to the time of hire.

Tear gas, and collapsible baton certification required within the 1st month of employment.

Required Experience

Must have no criminal record.

Must possess a current CA driver license.

Previous college and/or university campus safety/security/law enforcement experience preferred or equivalent on the job experience.

Primary Duties

Patrols university property, in a vehicle or on foot, to provide security and traffic control.

Performs physical security checks of campus facilities, ensuring facilities are in use by appropriate personnel.

Responds to emergency and non-emergency radio calls.

Be available and ready at any point during shift to respond to community needs.

Observes, reports, and identifies persons involved in suspicious activities or manners. Ensures that unauthorized persons leave the university and community.

Enforces university policies, regulations, and municipal, state and federal laws. Assists local law enforcement as necessary.

Conducts thorough investigations as assigned and completes detailed reports as to those investigations. Participates in crime prevention programs.

Assists Student Life and Residence Life personnel as required. Provides on-campus escorts to university students and personnel as requested.

Performs other duties as deemed necessary under the guidance of the Chief, via Chain of Command.


Strong and exceptional customer service skills and interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

Ability to work shift assignments as required by the department, which could include working holidays and weekends.

Ability to conduct crime deterrence and prevention programs.

Knowledge of laws, regulations, methods, and techniques in area of specialty.

Ability to react calmly and effectively in all situations.

Skills in the use of first aid procedures.

Skill in building security and lock procedures.

Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.

Ability to make judgment calls on sensitive, confidential issues.

A thorough knowledge of: Business English and arithmetic; general office methods, procedures and practices.

Ability to plan, develop, and coordinate multiple projects.

Ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position.

Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information.

Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.

Strong organizational skills and detailed oriented.

Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Excellent telephone courtesy knowledge and experience.

Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines and procedures.

Ability to resolve customer complaints and concerns.

Ability to investigate and analyze information and to draw conclusions.

Must possess and maintain a clean and valid California Driver’s License.

Mental Demands

Strong organizational skills, with attention to detail.

Able to exercise independent judgment and discretion; problem solving.

Ability to perform under pressure.

Ability to learn procedures and retain information.

In agreement with the purpose and mission of Azusa Pacific University in providing a Christian-based higher education for its students.

Physical Demands

Must be in good physical condition.

Able to walk long distances, bicycle, run, climb, stoop, bend, stand for long periods of time and life heavy objects (50 lbs.) over head.

Hearing and speaking demands.

Possess the physical strength to restrain, control and handcuff a combative person.

Be able to adjust to varied work shifts.

Visual Demands

Computer monitor and reading.


Pleasant office setting

Varied weather condition when involved in outdoor activities.


Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word and Excel.


Grade 6: $17.72-$23.03/hourly

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and internal equity.

Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.

Click below to discover some of the many benefits APU employees enjoy including competitive health care options and a generous tuition discount.

You can learn more about APU by watching the stories of faculty, staff, and alumni as they carry out our mission here:

Azusa Pacific University will conduct a background check, including DMV check, on all final candidates.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled unless otherwise stated. Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Job Location

Azusa, California, United States

Company info

Azusa Pacific University
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