Security Officer #2927
The College of Saint Rose - Albany, NY

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JOB SUMMARY: Maintain the safety and security of campus employees, students, and facilities.

Patrol campus and perimeter on foot, bicycle and by motor vehicle while maintaining radio contact with campus security dispatcher.

Enforce College regulations and correct parking conditions

Remove safety hazards

Maintain security of all buildings and members of campus community

Inspect assigned buildings on each tour for conditions of door locks, fire exit signs, and windows

Inspect all exterior and security lighting and checks for illegal entry on all night tours

Respond to calls and participate in investigations of incidents as needed

Provides comprehensive notes and summaries to the Computerized Incident Reporting System, Dispatcher’s Daily Log and Card Access system as required by department procedures.

Conducts resident alarm checks and fire drills during semester

Provide security escort for students, staff, and faculty to and from campus buildings

Answer calls when assigned dispatch duty

Issue parking tickets

Direct patrons to appropriate parking during special events

Provide access to locked facilities on campus

Maintain constant communication with the Security Dispatcher while on duty

Provide courier service to Bursar and Business Offices

Follows established college policies and procedures, including the timely use of email to routinely communicate with supervisor and others as required, time reporting procedures, and equipment check in/check out during shift.

High School graduate/or GED required

A valid NYS Security Guard license is required at the time of hire

Ability to walk extensively across multiple areas of campus up to 5 miles/day, as well as standing for long periods of time is required.

Must be able to climb stairs, ladders, lifts, as well as occasionally reach, stoop, crouch, sit, and kneel.

A valid NYS driver’s license, with no more than 2 moving violation convictions and/or accidents within the past 40 months required.

Associates Degree in Criminal Justice preferred

Six months previous experience in a security enforcement position preferred

First Aid/ CPR /AED certification is preferred; if not certified, must complete required on the job training and obtain CPR certification.

Familiarity with key systems and fire alarms is preferred

Ability to interact in a service oriented and professional manner with members of the campus community and general public.

Additional Information:
Work Schedule: 1st (B) shift, 8AM-4:00PM





Union membership required in the Security Officers and Drivers Association; union dues will apply

Comprehensive health and dental benefits, generous time off, a tuition remission plan to further enhance your knowledge and skills, and wellness programs including the use of our extensive fitness center.

The College of Saint Rose values diversity and abides by federal, state and local law in admissions, employment and all services and programs provided. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion/creed, disability, age, national/ethnic origin, sexual orientation or any other condition established by law.

The College of Saint Rose is committed to providing a safe, supportive, and secure environment for the entire college community and upon request, will provide its annual security report. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the College, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. This report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Office of Safety and Security at 518-454-5187 or on line at

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