Campus Security Officer - Public Safety, Boston - (20001366)
There are multiple openings for this position.
The department exists to support the goals of the university-teaching, research, and patient care-by fostering a safe and secure environment in which members of the Tufts community can learn, work and live.
Whereas safety and security is a responsibility shared by the entire community, the mission is best achieved by applying leadership and our unique expertise to partnerships designed to prevent loss, reduce harm, and solve problems.
To fulfill this mission, the department fosters a culture of prevention through an organizational commitment to the philosophy and principles of community oriented policing and problem solving (COPPS). The core of the COPPS philosophy is, building long term meaning, meaningful partnerships with community stakeholders, and working collaboratively with them to identify and address problems and their root problems in a joint effort to reduce or prevent crime, disorder, fear of crime, and improve the quality of life.
Under the supervision of the duty supervisor, the Campus Security Officer (CSO) performs various preventative safety, security, and service related functions, including: access control, building checks, personal safety escorts, unlocks, parking enforcement, other customer service related duties, and other duties as assigned.
CSO's actively contribute to the DPES mission to provide a safe and secure environment while performing various preventative safety and security services to the community. The CSO, as a clearly identifiable university official, also performs a myriad of customer service functions as the general public often seeks them out for general assistance, sometimes unrelated to the public safety function.
CSO's make important contributions to the department's commitment to the philosophy of prevention through
Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving (COPPS) by:
Providing exceptional customer service, thereby creating a positive image for the department
Enhancing safety and security through vigilance and the delivery of professional security services
Proactively identifying and communicating potential safety and security issues, such as lighting issues, faulty locks, missing public safety signage, hazardous weather related conditions, etc.
High school diploma / GED;
Active motor vehicle operator's license;
Ability to be trained in the duties and responsibilities of a campus security officer;
Ability to successfully complete CPR and First Aid training;
Ability to clearly communicate via radio, telephone, and in person;
Basic data entry and computer skills;
Ability to use Excel, Word, and Outlook at the basic level.
Must be service oriented, dependable, honest, and ethical.
Selected candidates will be required to pass a comprehensive background investigation, including drug testing.
2 or more years of prior security experience;
2 or more years of successful higher education or honorable military or other equivalent service;
Certified in CPR, and First Aid;
Basic data entry and computer skills;
Ability to use Excel, Word, and Outlook at the intermediate level.
Special Work Schedule Requirements: Must be flexible and able to work nights, weekend, and holidays. May at times be mandated to work overtime. May be required to work in preparation for, during and immediately after regional emergencies impacting the university, and / or during emergencies directly impacting the university.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston
Job: Public Safety
Organization: Public Safety - Boston
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jun 15, 2020, 1:02:58 PM
Internal Number: 20001366
About Tufts University
Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and providing students with a personal experience. Our unique combination of research and liberal arts attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.