Part-Time Public Safety Officer

William Peace University, Raleigh

William Peace University, Raleigh

Raleigh, NC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Positing Details

Position Information
Position Title: Part-Time Public Safety Officer
Posting Number: WPU0025417
University Information:

William Peace University is a nationally-ranked, award-winning institution located in one of the best cities in the United States in downtown Raleigh, NC. WPU provides a culture that values diversity, fosters an energized team environment, builds on our strengths, promotes creativity and innovation, and encourages inclusiveness, respect, and open communication by leading with our actions. Our mission is to prepare our students for careers in the organizations of tomorrow. The ideal candidate will have the ability to embrace the five core values, mission, and vision of William Peace University. Join our team and see why William Peace University was voted one of the Triangle’s Best Places to Work in 2017! Follow your passion and make an impact at WPU.

Department: Public Safety
Purpose of Department:
The Office of Public Safety’s mission is to create and maintain a climate of security at William Peace University. A safe climate is necessary to enable the university to attract top students from around the world. It is also important to provide a safe and secure work and study environment that is free from concerns about crime and is conducive to the pursuit of a quality education. The public safety programs that are now in place were designed and implemented with this philosophy in mind.
Summary of Position:
WPU seeks multiple applicants for Public Safety Officer positions to cover the following shifts:

Saturday 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sunday 7:00 am – 3:00 pm

Saturday 3:00-11:00 pm
Sunday 3:00-11:00 pm

Friday 11:00 pm – 7:00 am
Saturday 11:00 pm – 7:00 am

The position will work approximately 16 hours per week. Reporting to the Director and the Assistant Director of Public Safety, this position provides public safety services to the University community. There are possible opportunities to pick up extra shifts when other scheduled permanent officers are not able to work due to being sick or on vacation. This position is non-exempt, and the selected candidate must be able to satisfactorily clear a complete background check. The department is also open to individuals interested in temporary/as needed employment to cover these shifts.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
Duties include but are not limited to enforcement of University’s rules and policies; responsibility for preventing and suppressing crime, protecting life and property; patrolling assigned areas on foot to ensure personal, building, and equipment is secure; maintenance of patrol logs, recording of occurrences, and completing necessary paperwork; informing and warning violator of rule infractions such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles; and working with local law enforcement agencies. Duties also may require use of computers to input and retrieve data. Officers are expected to comply with the University’s and the Department’s rules, regulations, and policies; perform his/her duties independently, utilize proper judgment, and maintain a high degree of professionalism. This position is eligible for shift differential for hours work past 3:00 pm.
Minimum Qualifications:
• High school diploma or equivalent
• One year of experience in public safety or equivalent combination of related education and experience
• Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license
• Previous experience working with a diverse population
• Ability to maintain professionalism
Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience in a public safety position in a higher education setting
Hours per week: 16
Job Posting Date: 02/06/2023
Priority Deadline: 02/28/2023
Priority Deadline Information:

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. Curriculum Vitae