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College of Mount Saint Vincent Security Officer in The Bronx, New York

Founded by the Sisters of Charity of New York, the College of Mount Saint Vincent is an academically excellent, authentically inclusive, Catholic and ecumenical liberal arts college. The College combines a strong core curriculum with a full array of majors in the liberal arts and, within the tradition of liberal education, selected professional fields of study.

At Mount Saint Vincent, a student’s education extends beyond knowledge, skills, and preparation for work. We seek the development of the whole person. In the spirit of Vincent de Paul and Elizabeth Ann Seton, we foster an understanding of our common humanity, a commitment to human dignity, and a full appreciation of our obligations to each other.

Through its School of Professional and Continuing Studies, the College extends its primary undergraduate mission by offering high quality graduate studies in business, education and nursing and an array of undergraduate and certificate programs serving non-traditional students.

Job Description

The College of Mount Saint Vincent is seeking Security Officers to join our Campus Safety and Security department. This position will report into the Assistant Director of Security. The Security Officer will be responsible for guarding college property, students, personnel, and guests against fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal entry by performing the following duties.

We have opportunities available for full-time and part-time employment.

Full Time - 7am to 3pm or 3pm to 11pm scheduled shifts

Part Time - 7am to 3pm, 3pm to 11pm, 11pm to 7am scheduled shifts

Responsibilities: include but are not limited to:

  • Patrol periodically the buildings and grounds of the college

  • Monitor dormitories to maintain proper access control and ensure that authorized individuals are permitted entry

  • Examine doors, windows, and gates to determine they are secure

  • Warn violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles and expel persons engaging in suspicious or criminal acts

  • Inspect equipment and machinery to ascertain if any tampering has occurred

  • Watch for and report irregularities such as fire hazards, leaking water pipes, and security doors left unlocked, provide written reports of events

  • Observe departing personnel to guard against theft of college property

  • Sound the alarm and/or call the police or fire departments in the event of fire or presence of unauthorized persons

  • Record data such as property damage, unusual occurrences, and malfunctioning of machinery/equipment for use of supervisory staff

  • Regulate vehicle and pedestrian traffic at college entrance and other points to maintain orderly flow

  • Provide security for large scale events such as Commencement and concerts

  • Enforce parking regulations on campus

  • Other duties may be assigned

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Valid NYS Driver’s License preferred

  • One to three months related experience and/or training

  • Experience working in non-profit organizations, preferably institutions of Higher Education

  • Good interpersonal skills, judgment and analytical skill

Required Certifications:

  • New York State Certified Security Guard

  • New York Fire Department Certified Fire Guard (F-04)

Abilities:

  • Ability to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and on an on-call basis for emergencies when needed

  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions, sometimes for extended periods of time

  • Ability to walk and stand for an extensive amount of time

  • Ability to work with a high degree of independence, accountability and authority

  • Ability to write and communicate effectively

  • Ability to use Google Suite and Gmail

Benefits

The allotted salary for this position is $41,600.

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