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Part-Time Public Safety Officer

Ohio Northern University
Job Location:
Ada, Ohio
Police and Public Safety
Position Title
Part-Time Public Safety Officer

Position Type
Support Staff


Pay Band

Job Summary

Officers are non-sworn and are responsible for protecting members of the University community through patrol in either a vehicle, on foot or on a bicycle; the position requires officers to work in all types of weather; at different times of the day and night; work alone or with full time officers ; work with persons when the situation is tense or with persons in conflict


Support Public Safety as it serves the University Community to maintain a secure environment

Principal Responsibilities
  • Lock and unlock prescribed doors of campus buildings in accordance with preset schedules and adjust as necessary.
  • Patrol campus parking lots and check campus building at unscheduled intervals to deter crime.
  • Learn the locations and operations of campus fire alarm stations and systems.
  • Make investigations of criminal acts and complete necessary reports and if needed, report these acts to the proper law enforcement agency.
  • Have knowledge of University handbook for students, and the security protocols.
  • Work with the office of Student Affairs staff.
  • Know the procedure for call-ins.
  • Work with the Resident Directors and Resident Assistants when necessary.
  • Calling in Grounds personnel during winter months and Maintenance personnel to correct a problem anywhere on campus.
  • Be familiar with the university motor vehicle regulations and issue citations as necessary. Issue new and replacement parking permits as necessary.
  • Take clear and accurate fingerprints when necessary. Ability to work all shifts, when needed or as scheduled by the Director of Public Safety or his designee.
  • Other duties as assigned
Required Skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally or in writing
  • Must possess high moral and ethical standards and character.
Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Education or equivalent
  • Possess a valid drivers license
  • A background investigation will be conducted
  • Must be able to work well with students, Faculty, Staff, and visitors. in a team environment
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in Law Enforcement or Private Security
  • First Responder Training (CPR,AED, FIRST AID)
  • Ability to work in Word, and Excel
EEO Statement

ONU is an equal employment opportunity employer. Accordingly, no person shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, transgender status, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, separation and other terms, condition and privileges of employment.

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