Officers — Public Safety (Part-Time)

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Earlham College invites applications for Officers in the Department of Public Safety. These are part-time (24 hours per week) staff positions. Part-Time Officers will primarily work nights and weekends including holidays, shifts may vary to provide relief coverage for all shifts, and for events.

Primary duties and responsibilities

  • Patrolling and observing all areas of the campus.
  • Providing a safe environment for students, employees and visitors.
  • Securing and protecting buildings, equipment, and other assets of the College.
  • Providing prompt, qualified assistance in emergency and non-emergency situations, parking enforcement, investigation of incidents and preparation of detailed, accurate incident reports.

Experience and qualifications

  • Attainment of high school diploma or GED.
  • Experience in the human services or public safety field.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to comprehend and maintain a working knowledge of departmental rules and regulations.
  • Ability to think and act quickly and professionally in sensitive situations.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other Public Safety staff, College employees and local law enforcement officials.
  • Ability to work and communicate well with college-aged adults in a multicultural environment.
  • Ability to work on an on-call basis to cover mandatory minimum staffing needs as they arise.
  • Computer proficiency is preferred.
  • Applicants with previous First Responder experience will be strongly considered.
  • Excellent problem-solving and good interpersonal skills, including the ability to work well in a team setting with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision as well as assist in the supervision of student staff.
  • Neat and organized work style, excellent phone etiquette skills and the ability to handle confidential information.

Application instructions

Please send a letter of application that addresses the various responsibilities of the position; resume; and the name, position title, email address and phone number of three professional references in a single PDF file to:

Office of Human Resources
Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374-4095

Email: [email protected]

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Employment is contingent on a background check and passing a physical exam.

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