Campus Safety Officer

Jun 11, 2018
Jun 25, 2018
Full Time


The Campus Safety Officer is expected to provide for the safety of students, faculty, staff; and to protect/secure University grounds, buildings, and parking facilities against theft, illegal entry, and damage.

Responsibilities include:

  • enforcing University and parking rules, regulations and laws;
  • responding to call/complaints involving fire, automobile accidents, disturbances, and emergencies;
  • citing moving and parking traffic violations; * directing/controlling traffic in parking facilities;
  • assisting with disabled vehicles and providing emergency assistance and escort services to students, staff, and visitors;
  • locking/unlocking all facilities;
  • securing access to residence halls by monitoring ID card readers or photo identification;
  • preparing daily log reports on campus activities;
  • controlling crowds at special events and emergency response situations;
  • assisting with evacuations during emergency situations;
  • assisting outside law enforcement agencies in serving warrants on campus; and
  • assisting visitors in locating their campus destinations.

This position works 4:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

As essential personnel, Campus Safety Officers must be available to work overtime, staff holidays, and snow days.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Certification or ability to obtain certification from the State of Virginia as Campus Security Officer (
  • Minimum high school diploma or GED;
  • Ability to communicate in the English language by telephone, two-way radio and in person;
  • Ability to exercise judgment and make decisions as to appropriate action in accordance to University rules, regulations, and policies;
  • Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with all segments of the public;
  • Ability to stand or walk for long periods of time;
  • Ability to work effectively both in and outdoors during all weather conditions.

Successful applicants must complete a background check.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree preferred and familiarity with techniques of criminal investigation, including police report writing.

Previous security, military or public safety experience, especially at a college or university, is preferred.

Special Notes to Applicants

This position works 4:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Please include a list of three references along with relevant contact information.

Application materials must be received by 06/22/2018

Open Until Filled No

University Profile

Marymount is a comprehensive Catholic university that emphasizes the liberal arts, career preparation, and personal and professional development. A diverse and welcoming learning community, Marymount serves nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university’s location in suburban Arlington, Virginia, offers easy access to the rich resources of the nation’s capital. Marymount University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

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