Campus Safety Officer

Kalamazoo, MICHIGAN | 5 months | Deadline: 31 Aug 2019
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Job Summary


Job Description

Campus Safety Officer

Various Locations

$11.75 - $24.70/hour

10 Month, 180 Days

Scope of Responsibilities

The campus safety officer maintains a safe and secure educational environment for the students and staff. Duties include monitoring hallways, managing crowd control at major events, assisting building administration on student discipline matters, investigation, and preparation of incident reports.

Performance Responsibilities

  • Works cooperatively with the school resource office and local law enforcement agency.
  • Assists students in situations of stress, anger and/or special needs.
  • Provides security during and after school events, extra-curricular activities and weekend events.
  • Patrols school campus grounds and other areas that warrant observations.
  • Investigates student violations of school regulations.
  • Assists the building administrator(s) in matters of physical safety, including emergency procedures, building evacuation and the protection people in times of physical threat.
  • Communicates effectively over two-way radio systems while initiating and responding to radio communications, often under adverse conditions.
  • Investigates any violation of school regulations, ordinances, state statutes, or federal laws under school jurisdiction and prepares a well-written school report.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • ­­­High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Knowledge of safety, security and law enforcement practices and procedures.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work well with other campus safety officers and school staff.
  • Possess and maintain First Aid certification.
  • Good communication and writing skills.
  • Evidence of desirable work record (i.e. low absenteeism, good job performance, flexibility).
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience as a police officer, military officer, or security officer.
  • Trained in the following: (a) de-escalation; (b) student search and seizure; and (c) fire suppression and hazardous materials.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of school policy/procedures.
  • Knowledge of anti-bullying and cyber-bullying laws.
  • Trained in CPR, First Aid, and Automatic External Defibrillation (AED) use.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Public Act 102 and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
  • Criminal justice background.
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    Kalamazoo Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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