A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should outline skills and experience that directly relate to the Security Officer positions and the Division of Public Safety and Security.
The hiring process will measure the following competencies:
Valuing Diversity and Inclusion
Candidates will be required to submit a video presentation answering pre-screening questions through a third party vendor (no cost to applicant). Candidates must be able to successfully pass a thorough background investigation, drug screening, psychological evaluation, and physical examination including possessing a valid driver's license and good driving record with less than 6 points
Michigan Medicine Security is a full-service, 24-hour public safety department that works to meet the unique needs of Michigan Medicine. We are widely acknowledged as a healthcare security leader in patient and family-centered care. In fact, the International Association of Healthcare Security and Safety twice has awarded Michigan Medicine Security the Lindberg Bell Award for demonstrated excellence. Our officers and support staff are highly trained healthcare security professionals equipped to serve all members of our community.
Departments are a seven (7) day per week, twenty-four (24) hour per day operation. Work schedules may include nights, weekends, afternoons, holidays and occasional unanticipated overtime. This is a uniformed position required to maintain standards of appearance by following the DPSS uniformed personnel dress code.
MICHIGAN MEDICINE HOSPITAL SECURITY OFFICER RESPONSIBILITIES:
Officers protect the assets and property of the University, ensure public safety and act as the primary liaison with state and local police, fire and security agencies, and represent the University of Michigan
Provide superior security and customer service
Interact with staff, patients and visitors in a wide variety of circumstances
De-escalate potentially violent and non-violent situations
Work with medical staff to control violent patient behavior
Patrol the medical center and off site health system buildings
Prepare incident and security reports
Offer a multitude of services to their customers including but not limited to: escorts, wayfinding, unlocks, motorists assists, well-being checks, and funds transports
Monitor fire, infant protection, security, and access control alarm systems
Control patient and lost and found property
Maintain confidentiality in police and/or security matters
Provide traffic and crowd control for special events and University sponsored activities
Graduation from high school or an equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary
Some prior security related experience is necessary
Knowledge and/or experience of enforcement of fire, safety and security
Must be able to assist emergency response personnel with maneuvering persons who may be combative, intoxicated, or unconscious; may be required to restrain someone with or without assistance
As matter of routine, officers must be able to effectively communicate and interact with diverse populations
Officers must be able to observe/detect/ identify individuals, safety hazards, and criminal elements within their patrol areas
Act calmly and authoritatively in emergency situation; utilize emergency equipment such as fire extinguishers, etc. and perform life saving techniques such as CPR and First Aid
The position requires stationary and mobile patrol duties for a minimum of 8 hours per shift. Security personnel are regularly required to ascend and descend multiple flights of stairs as part of their routine patrol, and move departmental equipment such as barricades and fire extinguishers from one location to another
The candidate must have working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and must possess basic keyboarding skills
Departments are a seven (7) day per week, twenty-four (24) hour per day operation. Work schedules may include nights, weekends, afternoons, holidays and occasional unanticipated overtime
This is a uniformed position required to maintain standards of appearance by following the DPSS uniformed personnel dress code
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is desired
Previous experience working in a university and/or healthcare setting is desirable
All members of the Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS) are considered Campus Security Authorities (CSAs) under The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.
As such, you are required to report Clery reportable offenses that come to your attention. DPSS employees are required to complete Clery Compliance Training within the first 14 days of employment and annually thereafter.
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Police Officers Association of Michigan union, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working or learning remotely. More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.