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Public Safety Officer

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
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Police and Public Safety

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology has an amazing opportunity for individuals excited and committed to lifelong learning as a Public Safety Officer.

Our Public Safety Officers provide personal, equipment, and real property security for faculty, staff, students, and visitors on Institute property. As a Public Safety Officer, you will provide escort services, and other basic public assistance services as needed, and perform routine security and public safety patrol duties on campus. You will remain alert to emergency situations and provide a first-line response, emergency management, and/or referral if required. Other duties as assigned to meet the Institute’s business needs.

Qualified candidates will hold an associate degree in criminology or related field plus a minimum of five years’ experience in security, public safety, law enforcement, emergency services, or military experience required. In lieu of a higher education degree, a high school diploma and seven or more years’ of experience in a public safety field will be accepted. Higher-level degrees in relatable fields may be considered in lieu of years of experience. Successful completion of pre-employment screenings that include a background check, motor vehicle report, and physical ability assessment are required of the selected finalist(s).

In addition to the aforementioned qualifications, preferred candidates will demonstrate an ability to: successfully conduct security patrols without direct supervision; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; complete routine paperwork; understand and follow specific instructions and procedures; react calmly and effectively in emergency situations; understand, follow, and enforce safety codes, regulations, and procedures; ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel. Preferred candidates will also have strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, and customer service orientation; skill in performing building security and lock procedures; knowledge of public security codes, policies, and regulations; skill in providing protection services to individuals on campus.

At Rose-Hulman, your successes are celebrated in a welcoming, supportive, and flexible environment with a number of benefits and resources including a variety of health benefit options; voluntary benefits such as Group Accident and/or Group Critical Illness Insurance, Pet Insurance, and Caregiver Resources; participation in Tuition Exchange; a generous and flexible paid leave program and dedicated time for professional development. As a Rose-Hulman employee, you will also enjoy access to full-service fitness facilities and programming; a performing arts center featuring national touring acts and campus productions; and access to state-of-the-art labs, facilities, and equipment. All employees experience opportunities to have an impact on student lives and be part of a greater purpose through multidisciplinary project collaboration that can have a global impact as well as receiving continual encouragement and support of philanthropic and volunteer opportunities.

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) focused institution, whose students’ education and success are the nucleus of everything we strive for. We support and recognize excellence in teaching, learning, innovation, and intellectual growth of our students, faculty, and staff. Our campus culture is student-focused, welcoming, and inclusive. Here, we believe that every employee has a role to play in the mission of the institute: to provide our students with the world's best undergraduate science, engineering, and mathematics education in an environment of individual attention and support.Located on the banks of the Wabash River and conveniently located within driving distance of seven major cities, Terre Haute is a vibrant community with a revitalized downtown, museums, parks, four higher ed institutions, a rich historical past, and dynamic food, music, and arts scene.

Applications: Only online applications/resumes submitted via the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Employment Opportunities website will be accepted until the position is filled. Contact Human Resources via email,, for questions.

This position is not eligible for work visa sponsorship at this time.


Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. It is the Institute’s policy to treat all employees and applicants equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences, and other employment standards. Rose-Hulman will not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student or applicant for admission on the basis of race, religion, sex, pregnancy, ethnicity, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status (including special disabled veteran, Vietnam-era veteran, or recently separated veteran), predisposing genetic characteristics, or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any complaint process on campus or within the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or other human rights agencies. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

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