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Safety and Security Officer

Company: Indiana Tech
Location: Fort Wayne
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Details

Job Location
Fort Wayne Campus - Fort Wayne, IN

Position Type
Full Time

Education Level
High School

Job Category
Security

Indiana Tech is a thriving, independent, teaching-oriented institution with a focus on career-oriented programs in business, engineering, information technology and computer science, criminal justice, life sciences, human services and many other concentrations. Indiana Tech enrolls nearly 1,500 students in its traditional undergraduate programs on its picturesque main campus and nearly 5,000 students in its College of Professional Studies programs online and onsite at 15 regional locations. Degrees are offered at the associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels.

Over 41% of our students are either globally or domestically diverse; this contributes to our unique vibrant and inclusive campus community. All academic programs are designed to provide students with relevant and practical experiences, including an emphasis on internships. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Indiana Institute of Technology embraces diversity and equal opportunity intentionally. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success with respect to educating our students to become global citizens. Indiana Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Indiana Tech has big plans for its future. Learn more at Indiana Tech Strategic Plan.

General Summary
Indiana Tech Safety and Security Officers provide public assistance within the assigned areas of the Fort Wayne university locations. Officers will provide personal and property protection, escort services, deter criminal activity, and work with first responders to secure the campus in an emergency. Officers will also conduct emergency and crowd management, parking control, access control, and various duties as assigned.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities
--- Patrols and monitors university property, indoor and outdoor, both on foot and vehicle.
--- Serves as a campus security authority as outlined in the Clery Act.
--- Enforces university policy and reports violations of city, state, and federal law.
--- Operate campus security vehicle
--- Performs periodic checks and testing of campus safety and security systems including alarms, fire systems, emergency notification, lock boxes, fire extinguishers, AED, and first aid, as directed by the Operations Manager.
--- Conducts safety drills as directed by the Operations Manager.
--- Monitor cameras and conduct camera reviews, saving video as necessary.
--- Create departmental records and related documentation, including writing incident reports.
--- Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and educational rights and privacy act pertaining to security issues.
--- Approach suspicious persons, monitor for unauthorized access and facility concerns.
--- Reports criminal activity and responds to incidents on campus.
--- Works with emergency responders at the scene of an incident.
--- Signs out and maintains keys, issues visitor parking permits and issues ID badges.
--- Conducts campus escorts, lockout requests, and parking control.
--- Be positive, friendly, and welcoming during professional engagement with the community.
--- Perform other duties as assigned.
--- Support the mission, just cause, and strategic plan of Indiana Institute of Technology.

Qualifications
--- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
--- A valid, current Indiana driver's license, insurable driving record, Indiana residency, and United States citizenship
--- Must be able to pass a background check and drug screening
--- Ability to multitask and show attention to detail
--- Ability to prioritize tasks effectively
--- Commitment to ethical practice
--- Critical evaluation skills
--- Ability to work independently

Computer Skills:
--- Word: Intermediate
--- Excel: Intermediate
--- Outlook: Intermediate
--- PowerPoint: Intermediate
--- Database: Intermediate
--- Data Entry Intermediate

Experience
--- Preferred previous experience as a security professional or as an active duty police officer.
--- Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills in a diverse community environment are essential.
--- Must be able to prepare reports and learn computer systems.
--- Experience working with culturally diverse populations is desirable.

Working Conditions
Work is normally performed during a 40 hour work week, in a typical campus environment, including the security office and indoor/outdoor campus at large. Extreme cold and hot temperatures can be encountered. Walking the campus and stairs is essential.

Travel will be required between Fort Wayne university properties.

A resume and cover letter are required in the application process.

For a preferential review of materials please apply by August 1, 2022.

Keywords: Indiana Tech, Fort Wayne , Safety and Security Officer, Other , Fort Wayne, Indiana

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