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Campus Safety Supervisor

Portland, OR
Summary:  The Campus Safety Supervisor is a full-time, benefit eligible position reporting to the Assistant Director of Campus Safety (ADCS). The Campus Safety Supervisor assists in managing the safety and security functions of the university, coordinating incident response, and oversees patrol operations during assigned hours of duty. This role helps maintain a safe and secure campus through directing the resources and personnel assigned to a shift and serves as a patrol resource. This role is responsible for coordinating across other shifts to ensure seamless, consistent, effective delivery of services.

Patrol Responsibilities:
  • Patrol the campus to provide a safe and secure environment by deterring crime and enforcing university parking policy. 
  • Contact people on the campus property who are not members of the Warner Pacific community and assure they are either guests or have appropriate business on the campus.
  • Ensure the safety and security of campus facilities by making frequent checks of buildings and grounds.
  • Ensure that buildings are locked and secured after certain hours for protection of persons and property.
  • Respond to calls for service and reports of incidents, accidents, and/or possible crimes
  • Observe and report suspicious and/or criminal activity.
  • Take appropriate action as the situation requires:
  • Use presence and verbal commands to mitigate suspicious activity on campus.
  • Complete incident/investigation reports.
  • Conduct follow-up investigation and interview persons in connection with the investigation. 
  • Secure evidence pertaining to the incident.
  • Respond to emergency situations and summon emergency medical assistance and/or apply first aid, interview principles and witnesses.
  • Make general drawings of the accident scene and complete accident forms.
  • Perform crowd control duties and traffic management duties for university events.
  • Document and, when possible, correct fire/life safety hazards.
  • Work closely and cooperatively with other members and departments of the Warner Pacific community.
  • Respond to medical emergencies, renders initial aid, and summons emergency medical assistance.
  • Cooperate with and work closely to provide support service to both the Portland Fire & Rescue and Portland Police Bureau when they respond to the campus.
  • May perform any and all duties designated for a patrol officer.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Provide supervision of campus safety officers and cadets assigned to designated shift, assuring prompt and appropriate response to all calls for service.
  • Provide servant leadership, guidance, assistance, and direction to subordinates.
  • Be attentive for, document, and recognize individual and team success to promote a culture of servant leadership and honor.
  • Schedule officers/cadets for shifts to ensure sufficient staffing; adjust schedules as appropriate to ensure training and other commitments are met without using overtime.
  • Provide training. Debrief and critique calls to ensure continuous improvement. Ensure concepts from in-service training are adapted into patrol operations.
  • Assist with Field Training Officer (FTO) Program, keep program up to date, and assist with the training program to WPU Campus Safety Officers/Cadets.
  • May be assigned to special projects including policy development, competencies revisions, training activities, compliance, cameras or physical security assessments, and special event management.
  • On call after hours.
  • Assist with various duties as directed by the ADCS.
Warner Pacific University Campus Safety personnel are considered essential and are subject to work during emergency incidents, holidays and university break periods. 

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid motor vehicle operator's license, and be insurable. Must have unarmed security professional and supervisory manager or be able to obtain within 3 months of hire date. 
  • High school diploma or GED, and at least two years of safety/security experience or equivalent educational training; First Aid and CPR certification; demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural setting. 
  • Must have at least two years' supervisory experience demonstrating command leadership capabilities with a coaching team development philosophy; a minimum of three years' demonstrated experience leading teams coaching in the moment, maintaining accountability, exercising good judgment, providing excellent customer service, reliability, discretion, decision-making and problem-solving abilities, and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must be trained in, or have the ability to be trained in, critical incident management including the Incident Command System.
  • Additional requirements include self-restraint in challenging situations, excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to articulate observations and explain actions, to write clear and concise reports, as well as make presentations to the campus community; good listening skills; ability to understand and follow written and verbal directions; ability to relate to and gain the confidence and cooperation of the Warner Pacific University community; ability to deal tactfully and effectively with a wide variety of people and act calmly and rationally in an emergency; ability to work without direct supervision, handle multiple priorities, and maintain confidentiality; ability to operate computer equipment and a 2-way radio. 
  • Must be able to pass a thorough background investigation that demonstrates he/she is of good moral character, has a good driving record, and has no prior convictions that impinge on honesty, trustworthiness, reliability, and ability to function as a campus safety professional who is responsible for the protection of the campus community and enforcement of campus rules and regulations including liquor laws and drug laws. 
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.
2.  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.


Physical Demands – Working Conditions: 
Work environment requires physical ability, lift at least 50 lbs., exposure to all weather conditions. Work involves constant observation, verbal communications, walking, running, climbing stairs, and standing; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, pushing, pulling and lifting up to 50 lbs., and operating a motor vehicle. Incumbent is at risk for bodily harm or injury in the course of the job.

 The above is intended to describe the general content of, and requirements for, the performance of this job.  It is not intended to be a complete statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements, and does not limit the assignment of additional duties at the discretion of the supervisor.  Nor is it intended to imply that the job requirements cannot be met through use of reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals.

Warner Pacific University’s Mission:  Warner Pacific is a Christ-centered, urban, diverse, minority-serving, Hispanic-serving, liberal arts University dedicated to providing students 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 an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks a diverse workforce of committed Christians from all racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds. 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

 
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