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Senior Security Officer (Main Campus) 00682-Filling More than One Position)
HOW TO APPLY:
https://jobs.cnu.edu/postings/11995
 
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The purpose of this position is to provide oversight to the University Police Department by providing physical security for designated locations and events as well as to train, oversee other security officers for the protection of life and property and to ensure that policies and programs are carried out by the operating staff.
This position will assist the designated manager/supervisor for the Security Section, designated by the Chief of Police, providing direct oversight for the Security Section. 
Position: Senior Security Officer (Main Campus) 00682-Filling More than One Position)
Organization: Christopher Newport University Police Department
Location: Newport News,  VA 
United States
Salary: Starting at $32,500, Commensurate with Education and Experience
Posting Start Date: 9/29/2021
Date Posted: 9/29/2021
Requirements Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSA's) and/or Competencies required and preferred:


Required:
 
The ability to flex to other departments on campus as business need dictates 

Basic knowledge of general office practices, procedures and equipment
 
Good interpersonal communication and public contact skills
 
Excellent oral and written communication skills
 
Ability to work rotating shifts to include nights, weekends and holidays on an alternative work schedule
 
Ability to successfully pass a thorough background investigation to determine suitability to work with restricted law enforcement information
 
Ability to successfully complete the Department of Criminal Justice Services Campus Security Officer certification

Ability to work under pressure in response to emergency situations
 
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and the public
 
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
 
Ability to independently evaluate critical situations and make decisions consistent with the mission and function of the CNU Police Department
 
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
 
Ability to understand the CNU Police Department rules and regulations and to create and enforce policies as required
Ability to work under adverse weather conditions, stand, walk, climb, carry and lift for extended periods of time

Responsible for the shift schedule of the Security Section 

Operate equipment to include a police radio, golf cart, or other equipment whenever assigned
Ability to be certified as a Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services Crime Prevention Specialist for the purposes of performing physical security reviews, security recommendations and protocol enhancement
 
Support the mission of the Christopher Newport University Police Department as required by the Chief of Police
 
Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Required:
 
Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Valid driver’s license. 
 
 
Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Preferred:


Education Preferred: Associate’s degree. 


Experience Preferred: Significant experience in a security setting at an institution of higher education.
Current certification as a Department of Criminal Justice Services Campus Security Officer. 
 
Conditions of Employment:
Per the Governor’s order, as a state employee, you would be required to disclose vaccine status. If you are fully vaccinated, you must provide documents confirming this status.  The Governor requires that all employees who are unvaccinated, or not yet fully vaccinated to be tested weekly until they are fully vaccinated. This is a condition of employment. 

This is a classified position. New and returning classified employees are required to complete a 12-month probationary period;


This position includes Commonwealth of Virginia and CNU employee benefits;


Selected candidate must attend 3-day New Employee Orientation Program.

Selected candidate  must have the ability to work rotating shifts to include nights, weekends and holidays on an alternative work schedule; 
 
Selected candidate must have the ability to successfully pass a thorough background investigation to determine suitability to work with restricted law enforcement information;


Selected candidate must have the ability to successfully complete the Department of Criminal Justice Services Campus Security Officer certification;

Selected candidate must have the ability to be certified as a Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services Crime Prevention Specialist for the purposes of performing physical security reviews, security recommendations and protocol enhancement.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please Note: Applications for this position require a resume and cover letter to be attached in order to be considered.

Please Note:  “See resume” is not acceptable for all police department positions.
 
This is a Continuous Recruitment for multiple positions.  Review of applications will begin immediately.  Applicants will be notified when their application is no longer active.  Continuous Recruitment may be closed at any time.

 
Status: This listing expires on: 1/27/2022
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Organization Information
Name:
Christopher Newport University Police Department
Address:
1 Avenue of the Arts

Newport News,  VA 23606
United States
Email:
bruce.ferguson@cnu.edu
Phone:
(757) 594-7777
Fax:
Contact:
Captain Bruce Ferguson