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Security Guard I (Phoenix, AZ) (Part Time)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Police and Public Safety

Posting Number: req19510

Department: Planning & Operations Phoenix

Location: Greater Phoenix Area

Address: Phoenix, AZ USA

Position Highlights

Planning & Operations is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for learning, research, and work through the highest quality trained security personnel. As an unarmed Security Guard, it is your job to assist in maintaining the safety and security of students, staff, faculty, all other visitors, as well as assist in the general safekeeping of the facilities and grounds.
The Phoenix Biomedical Campus (PBC) Planning and Operations team handles campus services such as security, emergency preparedness, maintenance, custodial, motor pool, and utilities. Due to the nature of our educational environment and commitment to the safety of campus, this position will be expected to work evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.

The Campus is a 30-acre, urban medical and bioscience campus with more than 1.7 million square-feet of biomedical-related research, academic, and clinical facilities with plans for more. It is the only site where you will find all 3 of Arizona's public universities in one location conducting and collaborating in research.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Greet, welcome, and provide exceptional customer service to all visitors to campus.
  • Provide information in a professionally courteous manner while building a rapport with University staff, faculty, students, vendors, and all visitors.
  • Respond to emergency calls & works with local law enforcement as necessary; completes detailed Incident Reports following the incident.
  • Patrol assigned areas of campus on foot, checking for fires, vandalism, maintenance issues, suspicious activity or persons, & other safety/fire hazards. 
  • Monitor CCTV camera systems and report and act on suspicious observations or findings.
  • Maintain various data entry daily logs.
  • Follows all established University and department procedures and guidelines to maintain safety and security.
  • Inspects safety related equipment (1st Aid Kits, AEDs, fire extinguishers, etc) according to established schedules and protocols.
  • Report hazards and unusual or suspicious behavior
    or circumstances to Planning & Operations leadership and/or local law
    enforcement for correction or follow-up actions; maintain contact with campus

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience is required.
  • Due to the nature of our educational environment and commitment to the safety of campus, this position will be expected to work evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Security guard experience
  • University setting experience

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 20

Job FTE: .5

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Protection and Safety

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $15.00 - $18.75

Compensation Type: hourly rate



Compensation Guidance

The Rate of Pay Field represents the University of Arizona's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, and internal equity.

The Grade Range Minimum, Midpoint, and Maximum Fields listed below represent a full range of career compensation growth over time in this position and grade. Each unit typically sets starting pay between minimum and midpoint upon hire. The university offers compensation growth opportunities within its career architecture. To learn more about compensation, please review our Applicant Compensation Guide and our Total Rewards Calculator.

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Job Family

Police & Security

Job Function

Protection & Safety

Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to job duties)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please include an updated resume showing your current and previous employment history; skills and certifications and education history or complete the Professional Experience (showing current and previous employment history), Education, and Skills/Certifications/Licenses section of the online application. Applications will not be considered without either the resume or the completed application.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Notice of Availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), each year the University of Arizona releases an Annual Security Report (ASR) for each of the University's campuses. These reports disclose information including Clery crime statistics for the previous three calendar years and policies, procedures, and programs the University uses to keep students and employees safe, including how to report crimes or other emergencies and resources for crime victims. As a campus with residential housing facilities, the Main Campus ASR also includes a combined Annual Fire Safety report with information on fire statistics and fire safety systems, policies, and procedures.
Paper copies of the Reports can be obtained by contacting the University Compliance Office at

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