Under the direction of the Director of Campus Safety, the Campus Safety
Supervisor is responsible for the daily supervision and oversight of the
Universityís Campus Safety Officers in the Department of Campus Safety. The
Campus Safety Supervisor plans, organizes, coordinates, schedules, supervises,
and monitors the day-to-day security and safety operations and activities and
ensures compliance with all applicable regulations, policies, and operating
standards. The incumbent in this position functions as a working supervisor in
substantially performing the regular duties of a Campus Safety Officer, along
with performing supervisory duties. The incumbent supervises staff working 24
hours per day, seven days per week, and 365 days per year.
Supervises assigned subordinate officers and other staff; assigns, directs,
and trains staff regarding their assignments; monitors and evaluates work
performance; initiates corrective actions and/or disciplinary procedures if
necessary; establishes and determines day-to-day priorities; participates in
employee selection and hiring processes.
Regularly works weekend and after-hour shifts, either performing shift relief
or officer training and support; works an alternative shift no less than one
time every two weeks.
Supervises and directs department activities related to facility security,
emergency response, parking and traffic control, crime prevention and fire
Administers and enforces campus traffic regulations; assists with traffic
control during special events; oversees the issuance of parking and traffic
permits, citations, communications, and vehicle operations; provides initial
administrative review and renders decisions on parking and traffic citation
Ensures that subordinate employees receive appropriate and required training
regarding campus security methods and procedures in accordance with applicable
codes and laws.
Reviews and monitors security logs and events.
Identifies issues and reports on security trends and problem areas; develops,
recommends and implements methods of reducing violations as well as property
Monitors ongoing campus security issues.
Responds to emergency and non-emergency calls; responds to requests for
assistance; provides initial response as needed, including first aid.
Enforces all university and civil laws pertaining to security on campus and
conducts or supervises the investigation of these matters and prepares reports
for possible use by law enforcement or internally by the campus
Receives and investigates complaints related to security activities or
personnel; investigates reports of suspicious vehicles, people or activities
on campus property; detains and/or arrests persons within limits of authority;
reviews, audits and approves all incident and traffic collision reports to
ensure accuracy and completeness, routing to appropriate offices or agencies
as needed; prepares evidentiary reports and maintains control of evidence.
Oversees and coordinates security at large campus events; manages multiple
contracted security individuals during large events.
Monitors and approves employee time records; approves and processes time off
and overtime claims; develops master employee schedules; ensures adequate
coverage/replacements for vacationing and sick employees.
Prepares clear and concise criminal, supplemental and incident reports
relating to daily activities including observed violations, interviews and
collection of physical evidence; prepares memoranda, correspondence, reports
and other documents.
Oversees the daily operation and programming of the campus access control and
camera system, to include program and data input, audit of the system for
accuracy and current users, setting up of user groups, and basic system
maintenance and troubleshooting of the system; trains the public safety
officers and student workers on the use of current and future systems, to
include access control, traffic control, and camera systems.
Patrols campus buildings and grounds on foot, bicycle or by vehicle as
Secures all buildings and structures according to need, checking for signs of
vandalism, fires or other dangers which might result in loss or damage to
Responds to and investigates instances involving assault, battery, illegal
substances use and other illegal acts occurring on University property.
Responds to fire and burglar alarm activations, which may include
extinguishing small fires.
Handles and operates campus safety equipment, which will include motor
vehicles, radio scanners, spotlights, handcuffs, hand-held radio, and basic
hand tools and may include chemical agents.
Provides information and responds to questions from students, staff, and
Provides testimony on cases in court as needed.
Provides escort services as requested.
Reports all hazards, unsafe conditions and equipment failures to the Assistant
Director of Campus Safety.
Coordinates communications with University personnel and law, fire, and safety
personnel to receive and exchange information related to security, vandalism,
crimes, investigations, or safety issues.
Attends meetings and conferences as assigned; participates on task forces and
committees as needed.
Assists in emergency situations (e.g. accidents, personal injuries, fires,
Conducts regular meetings with the Campus Safety staff; develops training
programs and agenda; works with officers on their shifts in order to evaluate
subordinate performance and to ensure best security practices are being used.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Campus Safety policies and procedures.
Methods, procedures and practices of effective law enforcement and security.
Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures of a campus
Traffic laws and crowd and traffic control techniques.
Investigation and report writing techniques.
Common fire hazards and the operation of fire equipment.
response methods and alarm systems, including fire prevention, detection,
devices and systems.
Access control, parking control, and CCTV systems.
Mentoring techniques to enhance staff performance.
General loss prevention methods and technologies.
University safety standards of training.
Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
First Responder first aid and CPR training.
Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
Microsoft Office Systems, to include Excel, Power Point, Words, and Outlook.
Preserve and protect University property, personnel, students and the public.
Enforce pertinent laws, rules and regulations with tact, firmness and
physical condition standards appropriate to conduct campus safety officer
activities and responsibilities as outlined in the job description and as
established by Campus Safety.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Operate and maintain safety equipment in a safe and proper manner.
Organize and write clear and concise reports of factual occurrences.
Interact with a diverse group of individuals at all organizational levels.
Interview witnesses, complainants and suspects.
Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
judgment calls on sensitive, confidential issues.
confidentially with discretion.
schedules and time lines.
Maintain records and prepare reports.
Operate a computer and relevant office equipment and peripheries.
independently with minimal direction.
flexible hours & shifts as needed; which may involve the need to evaluate
Train Campus Safety Officers in all systems and processes and to write basic
user instructional procedures for these systems.
Schedule and maintain staffing requirements, including obtaining extra staff
for events from local law enforcement or contract security companies.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
combination equivalent to: High school diploma or equivalent and four years of
experience in public or private security, military security, law enforcement, or
related experience with at least two years of experience in a lead or
supervisory role. Bachelorís degree in criminal justice, business, law
enforcement, or related area is preferred.
Valid California driverís license and an acceptable, current DMV driverís
First Aid and CPR certificate issued by an authorized agency within first
three months of employment.
flexible hours & shifts as needed; must be available to work any shift as
required, including alternating shifts.
Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) Guard Card preferred.
Subject to driving to conduct work.
Indoor and outdoor assignments.
Exposure to adverse weather conditions.
Potential physical hazards involved in exposure to hostile persons.
Variable work shifts/working irregular hours.
Sitting, standing and walking for long periods.
Bending at the waist.
Crawling, kneeling, stooping, squatting or crouching while working.
Climbing ladders and stairs.
Walking over rough or uneven surfaces.
Ability to hear and speak to exchange information.
Adequate eyesight to perform tasks and drive vehicles.
Pulling, pushing and carrying up to 50lbs.
Reaching and working horizontally, above the shoulders and overhead.
Physical ability to ride bicycle and T3 In Motion, electric carts and other
vehicles as required.
Capable of using control and compliance techniques associated with arrest and
University is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable
accommodations in the application process can be provided to individuals with
qualifying disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department for
further information or to request an accommodation.