Security OfficerDownload: Employment Application November 2019.pdf
The Bard College Office of Safety & Security is seeking a Security Officer responsible for the security and monitoring of campus activities and buildings as directed by the Security Director. The Security Office is responsible for ensuring the safety of campus students, employees and guests to the college.
The Security Officer is responsible for, but not limited to, alarm response, escort service for students and employees, routine vehicle and foot patrol, access control, lock outs, prevention of damage and theft to property, prevention of criminal activity and traffic control and for the accurate completion of reports, as required. He/ she maintains general knowledge of plumbing and heating, to relate issues to appropriate buildings and grounds staff. The Security officer must provide crisis intervention and de-escalation tactics in required situations and respond rapidly and effectively and without hesitation to crisis situations, as required. The Security Officer will assist with dispatcher duties, as required.
The qualifications required are a High School Diploma, a minimum of 3 years of security experience. College campus or similar security experience is preferred. The successful candidate must be able to successfully complete the New York State 8-hour Pre-Assignment Training Certification and the New York State 16-hour On-the-Job Training. The successful candidate must maintain a New York State Safe Driver Certification and a valid New York State Drivers License.
In order to be hired, the candidates must currently be registered with New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, Bureau for Municipal Police, Security Guard Division. Essential requirements are good character references, good health, especially in hearing and eyesight, and good personal habits, such as neatness and dependability. In addition, the position requires mental alertness, emotional stability and physically fitness to deal with emergencies. Attention to accuracy, ability to work under pressure, multi tasking and strong follow up skills are required. Acceptance to diverse, open-minded behaviors and/or actions is essential as is the ability to deal and use discretion with confidential matters. An ability to work independently and in a team environment; on and off campus positive promotion of the college required. The successful candidate will also have strong literate, verbal and written skills and the ability to use equipment, such as hand radio, telephone and motor vehicles.
The Bard College Application of Employment is attached and can be submitted by one of the following options:
- Human Resources office, Ludlow, Basement
- Mail: Bard College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 5000, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504
- FAX: (845) 758-7826
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity.