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Public Safety Officer

37.5 hrs/week


San Diego
10455 Pomerado Road, San Diego, CA, 92131



Tony Manzano

Please see Job Summary.

1.Patrol university property in a marked university public safety vehicle.
2.Patrol university property buildings and residential areas on foot.
3.Observe and report suspicious activity to local law enforcement agencies.
4.Enforce local laws and university rules and regulations.
5.Educate, present, and inform the community of crime awareness programs, and build community relations in an effort to suppress crime including community policing programs.
6.General building security of University buildings.
7.Provide general law enforcement services to the University community.
8.Write incident reports, complete daily activity logs, and maintain general administrative duties as assigned.

Up to two contract security officers.

The Public Safety Officer, under the general direction of the Chief of Public Safety provides a wide range of services to the University community including crime prevention, crime control, parking control and furnishing aid and information to the campus community and visitors.  Duties include responding to calls for service, investigation alarms, responding to crimes in progress and scenes of past crimes or incidents and building security.  Perform duties in cooperation with the San Diego Police Department and local fire and medical services to minimize harm to victims, witnesses to crimes, and those responding or involved in emergency situations.  Additionally, routine duties include responding to non-emergency calls for service, providing information, collaborating with student organizations, staff, faculty, and students residing in campus housing to reduce crime and fear as well as investigating and preparing written reports on crime, accidents, and injuries.
Alliant International University’s mission is to provide students with the highest quality of education through innovation in scholarship, applied training and research, and community service, particularly to underserved populations.  The University’s goal is to equip students with the competencies they need to improve the quality of human life by addressing major contemporary social issues.  Core competencies of the University’s training programs include cultural diversity, which is infused in courses and field placements and is manifest in the diversity of its students and faculty.

High school or equivalent GED, law-enforcement, security preferred experience for a minimum of two years.  Valid and clean California driver’s license, CPR and First Aid, California Guard Card registration issued by the State of California; P.O.S.T. or 832 certificate (preferred), OC/Pepper spray and Baton licenses.

Microsoft operating systems, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and radio communications use.

Must have a minimum of two years working in the security or lase enforcement field, preferably in a higher education institution setting.

Ability to assume responsibility, to think clearly, and use sound judgment.  Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; to communicate effectively on the telephone, in person, and in writing.  
Strong interpersonal skills including tact, diplomacy, and flexibility.  Ability to work with diverse personalities and groups.  Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with University personnel, students, vendors, visitors and various agencies.
Skills to organize and prioritize work as well as manage time effectively with the flexibility to adapt to changing conditions.
Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time, have no physical restrictions, and be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
This is a non-rotating shift.
Sensitivity to cultural diversity and ability to communicate and interact effectively with people of all ages and diverse background; Proven ability to work effectively as a team player; highly motivated, focused and results oriented. Ability to exercise discretion and tact in all interpersonal contacts, and to maintain confidentiality at all times. Ability to manage multiple tasks according to required deadlines, and maintain composure under high stress conditions. Ability to be optimistic, positive and supportive in all interactions with others. High level of accuracy and attention to detail. Must be able to attend functions off campus and work weekends/evenings as required.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

$15 per hour