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Campus Safety & Security Corporal (Supervisor)

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Categories: Staff/Administration, Campus Safety & Security, Calendar Year (12-Month), Campus Based


Patrols the campus and supervises the work of patrol officers assigned to duties in the operations and/or administrative services and assumes the duties and responsibilities of the shift supervisor or a specialized function to promote the protection and safety of the university community

Diversity & Inclusion 

Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU. Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce teams and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. 

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.

Essential Job Functions

  • Conducts routine patrols of designated areas to verify that proper security methods are in place for protection of the university community
  • Investigates reports or other concerns for safety and security to promote a safe academic environment
  • Performs a specialized function, as assigned, to accomplish the efficient and effective execution of the departments purpose
  • Completes reports and follow-up investigations, approves subordinate paperwork and payroll data, and reviews recent activity
  • Assists with the administrative functions including access control, records management, parking, crime prevention and community outreach as necessary
  • Guides compliance activities for the various responsibilities of a campus security authority as defined by federal and state regulations and university policy
  • Supervises and develops the department staff, facilitating professional opportunities to improve individual capability and managing performance against job accountabilities, department goals and established university, campus and department policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Experience working in security or other related experience
  • Valid U.S. driver's license
  • Willingness and ability to obtain and maintain CPR/AED and First Aid certification
  • Willingness and ability to obtain and maintain Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB), Oleoresin Capsicum Aerosol (OCAT) (or equivalent), and Monadnock Expandable Baton certifications


Additional Requirements

  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend English
  • Willingness to be subject to a comprehensive background investigation
  • Physical Demands: The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to stand and walk for entire work shifts
  • Talk, hear, use hands and fingers to handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms
  • Ability to climb, bend, crawl and lift and/or move (up to 25 pounds)
  • Ability to run short distances
  • Capability of using muscular force to defend oneself from physical attack or to come to the aid of others
  • Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly assigned to outside weather conditions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to withstand working in outside weather conditions
  • Ability to operate a patrol vehicle at any time under any weather conditions

Preferred Qualifications

  • Law enforcement, military and/or security experience
  • Experience with emergency management and/or understanding of National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) operations
  • Experience with and/or understanding of Title IX, Clery Act, and privacy regulations
  • Experience conducting criminal or personnel policy investigations and investigative
    report writing
  • Experience with Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) and Records Management Systems (RMS) systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook


Please Note:

Qualified candidates must live or relocate within a daily commuting distance of the Providence Campus location upon hire.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis until job posting is closed.

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