Public Safety Officer (Part Time)

Posting Details

Position Information

Title Public Safety Officer (Part Time)
Hiring Range $10.32- $11.15 per hour (Grade 1) Depending On Qualifications
Department Public Safety & Security
Posting Number S00331
Reports to Director of Public Safety
Full or Part Time Part Time
Number of Months 12 Months
Work Schedule

Up to 20 hours per week, shifts will vary. Successful candidate will be available for all shifts, including many nights and weekends.

Position End Date (if temporary)

Position Summary Information

Basic Function

To ensure the safety and security of all persons and property on the Guilford College campus.

Perform the duties and responsibilities of this role at all times in a fashion that supports the College’s commitment to creating an inclusive college of academic excellence where a variety of people and perspectives are welcome, and to providing an environment where people from all races, ethnicities, national origins, genders, sexual orientations and backgrounds may succeed.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Understands and follows all campus security, safety and emergency procedures.
• Maintains familiarity and positive working relationships with all members of the campus community.
• Works closely with Campus Life staff (Dean of Students, Assistant/Associate Deans, Hall Directors, Resident Assistants) to respond to student incidents and emergencies.
• Notifies Director of Public Safety and Campus Life administrators on after-hours emergency situations as needed.
• Maintains positive working relationships with all emergency services to include police, fire and ambulance.
• On-scene liaison between the city/county emergency services.
• Reviews, understands, and passes on any information pertinent to departmental daily operations via the General Information Log Book.
• Responds to all calls for service and emergencies (medical & fire), provides escorts, and responsible for the locking and unlocking of buildings in a timely manner.
• Provides regular foot patrols of the interior and exterior of campus buildings and monitors the campus grounds and roadways. Makes mobile patrols of the campus (ie: golf cart, bicycle, security vehicle) as needed.
• Responsible for the completion of all incident reports and/or any written information pertaining to events that occur during shift.
• Monitors all parking areas and enforces traffic and parking regulations as needed.
• Enforces Guilford College rules and regulations. Attends and participates in judicial board hearings as assigned.
• Reports security, safety, health and fire hazard issues to the appropriate personnel.
• Participates in Public Safety/Campus Life training on procedure, protocol and response to incidents.
• Performs other duties as assigned by Director of Public Safety and/or the Dean of Students.

Minimum Qualifications

Position requires a high school diploma. Position requires excellent interpersonal, customer service and written and oral communication skills. Must be available to work a flexible schedule.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference given to those with a college degree in a related field. Experience in college or university campus security preferred.

Preference will be given to qualified candidates who also demonstrate success in recruiting, retaining, mentoring and / or actively engaging with under-represented and underserved populations both in the workplace and in the broader community.

Physical Requirements

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 09/25/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Starting salary – $11.15 per hour

Additional Information

In its active commitment to building a diverse community, Guilford College rejects discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or national or ethnic origin in admission, employment or access to programs and activities. The college also seeks to avoid discrimination in the administration of educational programs, admission policies, financial aid or any other college program or activity.If accommodation or assistance is needed in completing this application, contact Human Resources at 336-316-2436.


Guilford College is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff, visitors and others, and to protecting College assets. Well informed hiring decisions assist in this effort. To accomplish this goal, the College performs background checks on new employees.


About the College: *Founded in 1837 by the Religious Society of Friends
(Quakers), Guilford College is a selective four-year liberal arts college
located on a 335-acre campus in Greensboro, NC. Known for its challenging,
socially engaged programs in the arts, humanities, business, policy, and
sport studies, social sciences, natural science and mathematics, Guilford
is an intentionally diverse, inclusive community where students and faculty
collaborate critically and creatively to address complex issues and
problems with an emphasis on interdisciplinary perspectives.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Specifically how did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
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    • Personal Referral
    • Website
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    • CASE
    • Craig's List
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    • Other
  2. Are you willing to work some combination of nights or weekends?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. What is the highest level of education you have completed?
    • High School Diploma/GED.
    • Associate degree or some college/university studies.
    • Undergraduate degree from a four year college/university.
    • Master's degree or related studies.
    • Doctorate or other terminal degree/related studies.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3