Campus Safety Officer
Job Details
Elgin - Elgin, IL
Full Time
High school diploma or equivalent

The Campus Safety Officer is a staff position providing for the safety and security of the Judson University campus, including uniformed patrol and response to both routine service calls and emergencies.

Essential Duties:

  • Patrol campus and provide for safety and security.
  • Provide safety escorts upon request.
  • Respond to requests for service including room and facility openings, motorist assists, and basic campus service functions.
  • Perform regularly scheduled building and facility openings and closings.
  • Perform regular inspections of fire safety equipment and alarm systems.
  • Properly use life safety equipment.
  • Perform traffic and crowd control duties as needed.
  • Monitor and confront hostile subjects until assisted by supervisor.
  • Work with police and fire agencies as needed.
  • Accurately complete required JUCS forms and reports.
  • Perform other duties deemed necessary for safe and successful operations on the Judson Campus.
  • Successfully complete 60 day probationary period.
  • Successfully complete scheduled performance appraisals.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Campus Safety Officers may supervise one or more student officer positions while on duty.

Budgetary Authority/Responsibility:

  • Perform duties of the position in such a manner as to maximize the fiscal resources of the JUCS department and the Judson Campus.

Working Conditions:

  • Work a variable schedule which may include shift work, overnights, weekends and/or holidays as needed.
  • Perform duties in all weather conditions.
  • Wear prescribed and issued JUCS uniform(s) and issued equipment while on duty.
  • Perform duties which may require lifting of up to fifty pounds, climbing stairs and hills, bicycling, running and self defense.

Education/ Experience Prerequisites:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • At least 18 years of age at time of appointment.
  • Prior experience in law enforcement, healthcare or other emergency services preferred

Other Factors:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills necessary.
  • Computer proficient.
  • Physically capable of safely performing skills required by the duties of a JUCS Campus Service Officer.
  • In possession of a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
  • Shall pass a background check and drug screening upon request.
  • Shall be capable of attaining Emergency Medical Responder certification within one year of hire.
  • Shall be capable of attaining Firearm Owner’s ID within one year of hire.



Note: This job description is not an employment contract and JUCS reserves the right to alter the job description at any time without notice.