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Campus Safety Officer 2

companyNiagara University
locationWashington, DC 20037, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/19/2023


Under specific supervision, patrols the campus environs.



  • Patrol campus environs by foot and/or vehicle to observe and report suspicious activity and/or criminal activity;
  • Respond to emergencies, take appropriate action, and document all incidents;
  • Issue tickets for parking and moving violations;
  • Work flexible hours and shifts to include, but not limited to, special events, details, residence halls, and other assignments as needed;
  • Considered an Essential Trained Responder, trained to use special equipment to respond to an emergency or hazardous situation.
  • Make payroll runs and general courier service;
  • Provide friendly, courteous, and respectful service to the Niagara University community;
  • Attend various training seminars and is responsible for the retention of information;
  • Maintain confidentiality of information (including but not limited to: student and employee personal information, student grades, etc.), both during and after their employment with the University. Any questions regarding the confidentiality of material should be referred to the supervisor. Any violation shall subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Ability to read and comprehend various forms, documentation, files, and information in the department.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication, problem-solving, and intervention skills.
  • Proficiency to handle various office machines including but not limited to: keyboard, calculator, computer, copier and fax machine.
  • Ability to receive telephone and radio calls, respond to inquiries, and communicate with others.
  • Ability to work flexible shifts, evenings, and weekends.
  • Ability to be reliable, dependable, and flexible.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and applications.
  • Ability to perform all of the above essential job functions for a minimum of an eight-hour shift without significant risk of serious injury.
  • Ability to drive a personal or university vehicle for the purpose of university business on a regular basis.
  • Ability to perform responsibilities of other Campus Safety positions as needed.



  1. High School diploma required, or any combination of education equivalent to graduation from high school or other combination of education, training, and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  2. Associate (AAS) Degree in Criminal Justice or a related field preferred.
  3. A minimum of 1 year of related experience is required.
  4. A valid New York State driver's license is required that satisfies both University and insurance company underwriting rules and regulations for driving a motor vehicle. Must also be able to operate a motor vehicle in Canada.
  5. Current New York State Security Guard Registration or the ability to obtain registration within a reasonable amount of time is required.
  6. First Aid and CPR certification, or the ability to obtain certification in a reasonable amount of time are required.
  7. Emergency Medical Technician certification is preferred.
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