The responsibility of the Campus Safety Officer is to ensure the safety of all members of the Lewis and Clark community and the security of all Lewis and Clark College property. Respond and effectively resolve emergency situations independently or with the assistance of internal or external resources.
Lewis & Clark College will conduct a background check on the finalist. Lewis & Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex or age. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator or OCR.
• Vehicle and foot patrol of campus property to observe campus conditions and provide preventative measures to deter crime. • Building security, including physically locking and unlocking doors, managing access for digital card reader locks, and after hours access to secured areas. • Enforcement of college policy and State and Local laws, specifically related to smoking policy, drug and alcohol policy, and safety related policies. • Investigate policy violations and crimes on campus, including theft, graffiti, criminal mischief, public intoxication, and mayhem. • Write detailed reports of policy violations and/or crimes on campus, determined by severity of the violation or crime. • First responder to medical and other emergencies, including, but not limited to: simple first aid, determination of medical/hospitalization necessity, mental health crisis, weather or natural disaster related emergencies, chemical spills, and fire. Respond to alarms (intrusion, fire, trouble and panic). • Public service, including assisting visitors to campus, monitoring after hours events, escorting employees and students for safety concerns, providing vehicle assistance (for dead batteries, flat tires, etc), and responding to neighborhood complaints.
• Associate’s degree • 3 years of experience in a similar role, such as private safety, park rangers, police officer, military • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record • DPSST certification • First Aid/CPR/AED certification • Working knowledge of local, county, and state laws and regulations • Ability to work varied schedule and at short notice • Ability to report to work even when the college is closed on account of hazardous conditions due to inclement weather or other natural or human-caused disasters
Preferred: • Previous experience as a campus safety officer • Ability/willingness to become trainer in emergency response – CERT, DPSST, ICS, etc. • Ability to serve as lead officer
Lewis and Clark is a private institution with a public conscience, a residential campus with global reach. Students and faculty throughout all three of Lewis & Clark’s schools—the College of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School of Education and Counseling, and the Law School—pursue new ways of knowing by combining classic liberal learning with pioneering collaboration. Located in Portland, Orego...n, the student experience is enhanced by the inspiring beauty of the college's natural setting on 137 wooded acres in Portland’s southwest hills.