Laramie County Community College

  • Campus Safety Officer, Part-Time

    Job Location US-WY-Cheyenne
    Posted Date 3 years ago(11/4/2016 2:34 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming.  Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. 


    This is a part-time position.


    Job Summary:


    Under the general supervision of the Director, the Officer maintains safety and security of people and property on the College campus by patrolling areas and enforcing College rules and regulations.  Performs routine security and public safety patrol duties including checking for fires, vandalism, suspicious activity or persons or safety hazards.  Remains alert for emergency situations and provides first-line response, emergency management, and/or referral of off campus emergency services if required.  The ability to demonstrate good judgment in enforcing campus policies and procedures and security policies and practices, while maintaining confidentiality in law enforcement and/or security matters.  The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing – through security reports, complaint and witness statements, and in assisting and providing general information to the campus community and visitors. This position requires the Officer be available to work departmental shifts as needed.



    Compensation: $15.03 per hour commensurate with experience.


    Screening Date: Position is open until filled, screening to begin immediately.


    Start Date: As soon after screening as practical.


    Essential Functions

    • Patrols assigned area on foot, in assigned motor vehicle to ensure personal, building, and equipment security.
    • Examines doors, windows, and gates to ensure security; uses master keys or card access to open and close buildings; monitors closed buildings for unauthorized persons and/or suspicious activities.
    • Informs and warns violators of campus policy and procedure infractions.
    • Provides escort services for visitors and employees, as necessary; provides other public assistance such as directions and routine information.
    • Watches for and reports irregularities, such as security breaches, facility and safety hazards, and emergency situations; contacts emergency responders, such as police, fire, and/or ambulance personnel, as required.
    • Remains alert for the presence of unauthorized persons.  Approaches suspicious persons and/or notifies law enforcement as appropriate; may confront and/or detain violators, as required, until law enforcement arrival.
    • Performs periodic checks of emergency call boxes and/or street lights to ensure proper functioning; reports malfunctions as required.
    • Patrols and monitors assigned parking areas to provide public security and assistance.
    • Safeguards and controls loss of campus property.
    • Prepares routine, standardized reports and daily logs.
    • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. 
    • Reviews incident reports, Security Log/Building Check sheets for accuracy prior to submission to Director.
    • Performs duties as training officer for newly assigned personnel, as required.


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
    • Ability to successfully conduct security patrols without direct supervision.
    • Ability to complete routine paperwork.
    • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
    • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
    • Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, and customer service orientation.
    • Skill in performing building security and lock procedures.
    • Knowledge of college policies and procedures.
    • Ability to understand, follows, and enforces college policy and procedures.
    • Skill in providing protection services to individuals on campus.
    • Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to utilize emergency management procedures.
    • Ability to control an emergency situation until relieved by the Director or law enforcement.
    • Ability to recognize and employ the appropriate use of force for situations that may arise.
    • Sensitivity toward the cultural diversity of the campus community.
    • Ability and willingness to work rotating shifts.
    • Physically fit to withstand the challenges of extensive walking and climbing and descending numerous interior and external stairs and campus grounds including multi-level building facilities, residence halls, and underground tunnel system.
    • Maintain confidentiality.
    • Ability to pass an extensive background check.
    • Ability to pass a psychological evaluation.
    • Ability to relate and interact to other, including students and staff, in a positive manner.
    • Ability to organize work.                  



    Physical/Mental Demands: 


    • While performing the essential duties of this position, an employee would frequently be required to move around the assigned work space as well as within hallways, meeting rooms, and other parts of the campus facilities. 
    • Moderate sitting, standing and/or walking for extended periods of times.
    • An employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds to perform essential position functions.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
    • The overall work environment requires the mental ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions; an employee must be able to mentally track multiple projects and tasking as well.
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; however, there may be unexpected instances of somewhat loud sounds.
    • Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and unpleasant odors.
    • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions. 
    • Critical thinking skills for any given situation.




    • Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field OR 2 year’s law enforcement/security experience in lieu of education which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved
    • Two years' law enforcement/security experience
    • Valid driver’s license
    • First aid/CPR certification or ability to obtain



    • Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice or related field is strongly preferred
    • Demonstrated strong student orientation and customer focus
    • A strong service orientation and a demonstrated ability to work in a diverse, multicultural community
    • Excellent written and verbal skills





    Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


    Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.


    The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies:  Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY  82007, 307-778-1217,




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