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Campus Safety Officer

Portland, OR · Law Enforcement/Security
 Summary Description:  The Campus Safety Officer position reports to the Assistant Director of Campus Safety. This role oversees the safety and welfare of the campus: students, faculty, staff, guests, and the property, providing a professional presence that promotes confidence among the campus community.  Lock and unlock University facilities according to the master calendar.  Monitor all parking lots, grounds, academic buildings and student housing assuring a safe environment for the living and learning community.  Escort students and employees as requested.  

Essential Functions:
  • Patrol University grounds and facilities to ensure a safe and secure environment including on foot and in vehicles, patrolling Campus facilities, parking lots, and grounds including the interior of all buildings on campus.
  • Monitor all activity and confront any suspicious behavior on Campus.
  • Escort visitors and intruders off campus if required.
  • Issue citations and warnings to violators.
  • Interview individuals who are involved in incidents, gathering information and writing reports on crimes, violence, vandalism, fires, and other illegal activities that occur on campus.  Give accounts of people involved, who are affected and what measures were taken to minimize or eliminate the incidents.
  • Title IX designated response employee. All Title IX reports will be submitted to Title IX Coordinator.
  • Respond quickly to all calls to Campus Safety for assistance and contacting local Police, Fire or Medical personnel when necessary.
  • Perform inspections of facilities safety equipment and other tasks as needed to support the overall facility management.
  • Perform basic inspections of Campus vehicles.
  • Contribute to the support and implementation of the University Strategic Plan.
  • Participate in Warner Pacific University professional development opportunities.
  • Adhere to University policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to a Christian liberal arts education by upholding the mission of the University and abiding by the Employment Standards and Lifestyle Agreement.
  • Exhibits commitment to inclusiveness and sensitivity in areas of national origin, ethnicity, culture, gender, and disabilities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Ability to operate a computer, with demonstrated skills with Outlook, Word, and Excel programs.
  • Valid driver’s license and a reliable form of transportation.
  • Certification in specialized security training, such as DPSST (must obtain within the first 90 days of employment with WPU).
  • Certification in Title IX Campus Safety (must obtain within the first 90 days of employment with WPU).
  • CPR/AED Certification or obtain within 90 days of employment.
  • No convictions for narcotics or thefts.
  • No disqualifying violations as stated by Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Testing. For a list of disqualifiers, visit Oregon DPSST.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are necessary, with the ability to actively communicate with various constituents, including, faculty, staff, administration, and the general public.
  • Ability to successfully pass a background investigation and driving records investigation.
  • Ability to work; a rotating schedule (approximately every 6-months), varying shift hours (2-2-3 schedule – day shift; 0700-1900 hrs., night shift; 1900-0700 hrs.), holidays, special events, special details or assignments or other days/hours as assigned.
  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently and effectively solve problems and initiate and implement projects independently.
  • Ability to multi-task with accuracy and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience working with diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited institution.
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)/Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
  • Experience in public safety and security environment.
  • Experience working in a campus higher education environment.

Physical Demands – Work Environment: 
The position performs his/her functions indoors and outdoors in various weather conditions.  Campus Safety uniform is required.

Employment and Lifestyle Standards: 
Warner Pacific is a Christ-centered urban liberal arts University dedicated to providing students from diverse backgrounds an education that prepares them to engage actively in a constantly changing world. The University was founded in 1937 by the Church of God (Anderson, Indiana). Central to Warner Pacific’s identity as a Christ-centered higher education institution is the policy of hiring persons whose personal and professional lives reflect:
1.  A belief in the deity of and commitment to Jesus Christ and the Christian faith, as interpreted through the historic witness of Scripture and the continuing ministry of the Holy Spirit.
The practice of following Christ through day-to-day personal lifestyle choices.
3.  A vitality of Christian experience maturing in insight and application and appreciative of differing viewpoints.
4.  A commitment to life-long learning and service through personal and professional development.
5.  For teaching faculty, the expression of artful teaching, based on mastery of relevant subject matter and in an environment of purposeful and rigorous inquiry amongst a community of scholars who support one another.
6.  A capability, by temperament, preparation, and will, to support students as they confront the intellectual, social, physical, emotional, and spiritual challenges of their lives.
7.  A sensitivity to and support for the mission, core themes, vision, values, ethos and traditions of the Warner Pacific University community.
8.  A commitment to teaching and serving in harmony with the doctrines of the Holy Bible

Employee Agreement:
Mission-based hiring is of critical importance to Warner Pacific University. Employees are expected to demonstrate and articulate a vital Christian faith and to live in a manner consistent with a Christ-centered lifestyle as informed by the Scriptures of the New Testament.
Warner Pacific’s students, faculty and staff are expected to foster an environment of mutual respect and accountability, to care for the personal dignity of others and to exercise integrity in their conduct and communication. The University environment is expected to be free from discrimination and harassment (including bullying). When an individual’s behavior has direct implications for others and/or the well-being of the University community, there may be cause for institutional involvement, regardless of where the situation occurs.

Warner Pacific University desires to provide a safe and healthy environment for staff, faculty, students, visitors and guests. Therefore, smoking is not permitted on University property, in its vehicles, or at any University sponsored event. The use of illegal drugs or non-prescribed controlled substances is strictly prohibited. Use of alcoholic beverages or tobacco products is strictly prohibited on Warner Pacific University campuses.
Equal Employment Opportunity:

Warner Pacific provides equal opportunity for employment and advancement for all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status and any other status protected by laws and regulations to which Warner Pacific is subject.  All employment decisions, including hiring, promotions, compensation, benefits, transfers, and terminations are made in a manner that does not discriminate against individuals in the categories discussed above.  Because Warner Pacific is a Christian liberal arts University, the University exercises its legal right to hire Christian employees to fulfill its mission and purpose.

Warner Pacific University’s Mission:  Warner Pacific is a Christ-centered, urban, liberal-arts University dedicated to providing students from diverse backgrounds with an education that prepares them to engage actively in a constantly changing world. Our hiring practices reflect our missional commitment to being a Christ-centered institution.

Warner Pacific University’s Commitment to Diversity: Warner Pacific University is committed to hiring staff and faculty with an intentionality that demonstrates the importance of having an employee community that reflects the racial and ethnic diversity of the students we serve. Persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

In order to be considered an applicant for this position, please complete our online employment application at https://warnerpacific.catsone.com/careers/1611-General Click “Apply Now” to complete the online application, and submit the following:
Application, Cover Letter and Resume

** NOTE: All job offers are contingent upon successfully passing a background check and completing all required paperwork.


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