1. Enforces the University's security rules and protects the property and safety of persons on campus. Remains constantly alert for threats to persons and to the property being protected. 2. Maintains a security watch and safeguards areas by viewing and operating central security surveillance systems. Monitors CRT graphic screens to examine and respond to control alarms, and top detect and report street or property crimes. 3. Acknowledges event, enters response logs and journals into computerized system, and prepares daily and historic reports used for making management decisions regarding area security status. 4. Maintains radio and intercom communications with other Control Rooms to report suspicious activities and maintain visual surveillance of areas. 5. Cooperates with police, fire and other authorities in reporting problems affecting safety and security of persons and property, and in preparing necessary reports. 6. Searches data base access controls, status reports, site design screens, and elevator configurations to determine alarm locations, alarm status, and access eligibility. Updates and revises access codes and settings as necessary. 7. Permits authorized personnel to enter property. Determines admission and records entrance of students, faculty and staff who have forgotten their I.D. cards. Arranges for Security Attendant back up when they leave their post, and monitors time spent away from post. 8. Arranges for investigation if trouble is suspected. Will be required to fill in for Security Attendant I as staffing needs dictate. Issues and controls keys. 9. Performs additional functions incidental to security activities.
Required Skill/ability 1: Outstanding interpersonal skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Required Skill/ability 2: Proven ability with electronic security systems. Proven ability to use computers and related equipment.
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to assess security issues and report findings to the appropriate personnel in a timely and professional manner.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time, climb up to six flights of stairs, respond quickly in an emergency situation. Ability to lift 30 lbs. to shoulder height, 40 lbs. to waist, above shoulder level to secure doors and other equipment. Ability to hear and respond to auditory stimuli in crowded, busy environment with or without earpiece.
Work Week: Flexible or Non-Standard (for anything other than Standard)
Posting Position Title: Security Officer 2 (M&L)(*)
University Job Title: Security Officer
Four years of related work experience in security, law enforcement, military police, or customer service, and a high-school level education; or two years of related work experience and an Associate's degree; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.