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Security Officer-2nd Shift

Rosalind Franklin Univ. of Medicine & Science
North Chicago, IL 60064
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Rosalind Franklin Univ. of Medicine & Science

Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Location: North Chicago, IL, US

Position Summary

The Department of Campus Safety at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science invites applications for a full-time Security Officer position on the 2nd shift; Sunday, Monday and Thursday-Saturday from 3:00-11:00 pm.

As an essential employee, Security Officers may be required to work over their shift occasionally.

The Security Officer performs duties to maintain the security and safety of students, faculty, staff and visitors; works to safeguard the property of the University and its community

Who We Are

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFU) is a graduate health sciences university committed to serving the population through the interprofessional education of health and biomedical professionals and the discovery of knowledge dedicated to improving wellness. The university embodies the spirit of inquiry and excellence modeled by its namesake Dr. Rosalind Franklin, whose Photo 51 was crucial to solving the structure of DNA.

RFUMS offers competitive pay, and a strong benefits package. Our generous time off policy includes sick time, 3 weeks of vacation, and up to 12 paid holidays plus two floating holidays per year.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Monitor security access control system, security cameras, fire alarm notification panels and other notification systems.
  • Make routine checks of campus and student residential areas, looking for hazardous, unusual or suspicious conditions requiring security action or assistance.
  • Provide professional security services at special events as assigned.
  • Respond to emergencies and prepare appropriate reports.
  • Perform security tours and be observant for safety and security issues while on security tours and anytime on duty.
  • Check in all visitors while stationed at the security station(s).
  • Receive and coordinate incoming phone calls to the University anytime the switchboard is closed.
  • Duties may involve an element of danger and require Security Officer to act without direct supervision and exercise independent judgment in meeting emergencies.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Required Education & Experience
  • High school diploma/completion or equivalent.
  • Prior experience in high public contact security or closely related field.
  • 20 hours security training or other equivalent security/law enforcement experience/training.
  • Must achieve background check clearance.
  • Valid Drivers License and clean driving record.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to relate well to people from a variety of socioeconomic, ethnic, racial and language backgrounds.
  • Ability to use a computer with an understanding of access control systems, CCTV systems, spreadsheets and word processing.
  • Ability to perform security tours which requires frequent walking of all buildings.
  • Ability to safely operate university vehicles.
  • Ability to properly think, reason, and respond in an emergency situation.
  • Ability to maintain emotional poise under stress.
  • Effective written, verbal and personal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior security experience in higher education setting.
  • 5 plus years of security in a high public contact setting.

Typical Physical Demands & Working Conditions
  • Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

EOE, Including Disability / Vets


Posted: 2021-06-29 Expires: 2021-07-31

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