Concordia University - Irvine Ca
  • Campus Safety
  • Irvine, CA, USA
  • 19 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Part-Time


The Campus Safety Officer position reports to the Director of Campus Safety, with daily supervision by the Associate Director of Campus Safety. This position is part-time and normally works 24-hours per week on a rotation schedule with evenings, weekends and holidays required.

The Campus Safety Officer conducts heavy foot and vehicle (utility cart) patrol to provide protection of life and property for the campus community. Responds to service calls issued via radio and telephone dispatch. Assists students, faculty, staff and visitors as needed and represents the University in a positive and professional manner by providing timely and excellent customer service. As necessary, determines medical and mental health needs, administers first aid and summons additional medical and mental health assistance as required. Coordinates with medical and law enforcement responders when a higher level of care is needed. Updates daily activity logs as needed and in a timely manner; completes written incident and investigative reports in a timely, clear and well-written manner. The Campus Safety Officer conducts investigations of reported crimes, traffic accidents and other incidents occurring within the jurisdictional boundaries of the University. Enforces parking regulations per the California Vehicle Code. Collaborate with other University departments (i.e. Resident Life, Athletics, Wellness Center, etc.) during emergency and non- emergency situations. Campus Safety Officers may be required to work shifts assigned to one of the University's gatehouses.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to accomplish each of the below duties satisfactorily:

  1. Protect life and property, and enforce campus regulations
  2. Issueparkingcitationstovehiclesparkedinviolationofcampusregulationsandstatelaws(warnings maybe given for other traffic violations of campus regulations)
  3. Observe and control all parking facilities
  4. Investigate and report on minor vehicle collisions
  5. Perform daily routine patrols of the university grounds and facilities and record observations
  6. Observeandmakewrittenreportsonanyincident,injury,orcrimethatoccurs or is discovered while on duty
  7. Complete daily logs as specified and maintain good records of logs and reports
  8. Assistmaintenanceareasbyreportingmaintenanceneedsandunsafeconditionstothemaintenanceoffice
  9. Ensure that the building entrances are locked and secure per posted schedule
  10. Participate and assist in emergency preparedness drills and exercises as directed
  11. Other duties as may be assigned from time to time


High school diploma or equivalency required. Previous related security/safety or law enforcement experience highly desired. First Aid, CPR, and AED certifications, as well as valid guard card issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs required.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Abilitytoexercisebasiccomputerskillssuchasreadingandsendingemail,typingreportsandfillingoutforms on a word processor
  • Abilitytohandlestressfulsituationsandanalyzeincidences,injuries,andemergenciesaccuratelyandtake prompt action
  • Ability to keep records and prepare reports
  • Ability to complete written reports including the proper use of grammar, punctuation and spelling
  • Abilitytodisplayandmaintainapositiveworkattitudeandmaintainpoiseandpatienceindealingwithdifficult individuals
  • Demonstrategoodleadershipandpublicrelationskillsthatenableappropriateresponsetocomplaintsand emergencies


  • Abilitytoread,analyzeandinterpretdocumentssuchassafetyrules,operatingandmaintenanceinstructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Abilitytoeffectivelypresentinformationinone-on-oneandsmallgroupsituationstostudents,staff,facultyand other employees of the university
  • Ability to use tact and diplomacy and maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Abilitytocommunicateclearlyinahelpful,effectiveandprofessionalmannerinperson,bytelephoneandby two-way


  • Abilitytoadd,subtract,multiplyanddivideinallunitsofmeasure,usingwholenumbers,commonfractionsand decimals

  • Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs


  • Abilitytosolvepracticalproblemsanddealwithavarietyofconcretevariablesinsituationswhereonlylimited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form


Attitude and Demeanor:

  • Be an individual of prayer and Christian maturity
  • Displayexcellentinterpersonalskillstoworkandserveadiversegroupofindividualsatallorganizationallevels both inside and outside the University
  • Be able to organize existing resources to strengthen the quality of Concordia
  • Be able to effectively communicate and work with Concordia staff and faculty
  • Communicate with others with warmth and understanding
  • Have an open outlook, be future oriented and innovative
  • Manifest loyalty to the other personnel of Concordia University
  • Respect lines of communication
  • Assist Concordia in translating Christian principles into day-by-day practice and procedure
  • Constantly strive to improve performance


Employees are responsible for complete cooperation with all aspects of the safety and health program, including compliance with all rules and regulations, and for continuously practicing safety while performing their duties.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Repetitive motions using a computer keyboard
  • Rising and sitting repeatedly
  • Ability to lift, pull, grasp, stoop and reach to utilize 5-drawer file cabinets
  • Climbing stairs and walking indoors or outdoors to various offices on campus
  • Conduct regular foot patrols on campus

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Concordia University - Irvine Ca
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