Campus Public Safety Officer, Part Time - Bay Path University
Company: Bay Path University
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Location: Longmeadow, MA Category: Administrative / Staff Posted
On: Tue Oct 25 2022 Job Description:
- Position Code: CPSOF
- Job Type: Part-time, Non-Exempt
- Hours: 16 hours per week
- Schedule: Hours and days vary; shifts including overnights,
weekends, and evening, one weekend shift required from 12:00 AM to
- Position Location: Longmeadow and East Longmeadow, MA
The Campus Public Safety Officer supports and protects the campus
community while providing exceptional customer service to students,
faculty, staff, and visitors. The CPS officer is responsible for
routine patrols of campus and outlying property in order to protect
life and property. Responds to calls for service promptly while on
foot or in a motor vehicle. Promotes and maintains favorable
relations with all University constituents.
- Patrol campus property in a vehicle or on foot, to provide
security and control traffic.
- Perform physical security checks of campus facilities, ensuring
facilities are being used by appropriate personnel.
- Respond to emergency and non-emergency request for assistance.
Activate and coordinate Police, Fire and EMS response as
- Monitors campus activities through pro-active patrol.
- Observes, reports and identify persons involved in suspicious
activities and ensures that unauthorized persons leave the
- Identify after hours' facilities issues and assist in the
coordination of emergency maintenance response.
- Escort students to residence halls and other campus locations
- Prepare detailed incident/investigative reports for use by the
Department and University.
- When assigned to East Longmeadow campus, may be required to
cover reception desk and respond appropriately to phone calls,
inquiries and visitors.
- When assigned to East Longmeadow campus, secure the building at
closing, including verifying no one is remaining in the
- Provide escorts for administrative personnel.
- Participates in crime prevention programs.
- Direct traffic at all University functions and special events
- Inspect and maintain departmental equipment to keep in reliable
- Responsible for the efficient performance of all duties in
conformance with the rules, regulations, policies, procedures and
orders contained in all manuals issued by the
- This position is considered essential personnel. In the event
of cancellation or delay of classes for any reason, essential
personnel staff may be required to report to work. All essential
personnel staff is responsible for reporting to work during and
beyond their standard workweek days/hours due to inclement weather,
emergency situations and special events as determined by the
University or its designee.
- Demonstrates civility and professional, customer-service
oriented behavior at all times.
- May be required to provide services at other University
locations or for functions not held on University property as
- Attend trainings as required.
- Complete any other assignments as directed by the
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills; Ability to:
- Maintain confidential information.
- Exercise sound judgment and work independently.
- Multitask in often time stressful situations.
- Communicate orally and effectively provide general
- High school diploma or GED. One year of security guard or law
enforcement experience preferred. Associate's Degree in Criminal
Justice or Law Enforcement beneficial.
- Devoid of a Criminal record.
- Valid U.S. driver's license with favorable driving record.
- Must successfully pass the online Safe Driving Course and
driving record check at time of hire and annually thereafter.
- If you operate a University owned, leased or personal vehicle
at any time while performing your duties you must follow all
policies and procedures outlined in the Operations Manual.
Additionally, you must report any driving offense, on or off
company time, which causes a loss, suspension, or any other change
in your license status. You must report this change within one
business day of the offense. You can report this change to the
Human Resource Department or your direct supervisor. Failure to do
so can lead to disciplinary action, up to and including
- Ability to produce reports and documents in the English
language with clearly organized thoughts using proper sentence
structure, punctuation, and grammar. Basic computer skills with
working knowledge of Microsoft Office/Word.
- Currently CPR and First Aid certified or able to successfully
complete certification at the time of hire and thereafter as
required. Inability to successfully complete certification and/or
recertification, as required, will be grounds for immediate
termination as this is an essential function of the job.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with all members of the University community
including students, faculty, staff, and administrators in a
- Ability to quickly analyze complex, sensitive and/or hazardous
situations and issues, and quickly devise solutions and action
- Ability to work and remain calm in stressful situations.
- Ability to work outside in extreme weather conditions.
- Ability to hear and see acutely during the day and night time
- Submit to and pass criminal offender records check (C.O.R.I.)
and sexual offender records check (S.O.R.I.) at time of hire and as
required during employment.
- Submit to and pass pre-employment drug screening and physical
- Must be willing to work flexible and extended schedule
including weekends, holidays, breaks, and cover other shifts as
- Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and
in accordance with FERPA and HIPAA guidelines.
- All new employees must complete the FERPA, Anti-Harassment, and
any other required online trainings within 15 days of
- Must adhere to University COVID-19 testing, symptom tracking
and all other COVID protocols established by the University.
- Must complete COVID-19 online training on first day of
- Ability to adhere to University policies and procedures.
- Should be committed to a culture of diversity, respect and
inclusion; demonstrated ability to build working relationships and
work harmoniously with people having a wide variety of backgrounds,
perspectives, and experiences different from ones' own.
- General knowledge of the University's mission, purpose and
goals and the role this position plays in achieving those
Campus Public Safety Officers work alone in isolated areas; walk
and stand for prolonged periods of time; lift and carry heavy
objects or people; travel to other University locations.
Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Bay Path University is a diverse community devoted to proactively
nurturing a campus-wide culture that promotes and ensures equity,
respect, inclusion, and safety for all members regardless of race,
color, national origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation
and gender identity, socio-economic background, or physical
ability. We are one University that opens our hearts and minds to
conversations, to learning and to creating a community that is
welcoming of all. Regardless of position, it is expected that each
employee will embrace this commitment and demonstrate an attitude
of respect toward and acceptance of all members of our
Bay Path University is a smoke- and tobacco-free community.
All offers of employment are contingent on satisfactory background
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