The Security Officer provides Communications Center support and serves on foot, bicycle or security vehicle patrol while conducting surveillance for the entire College campus to ensure the safety and security of College students, faculty, staff, alumni, visitors and property.
40 hour position, typically consisting of five 8-hour shifts scheduled on a monthly basis in accordance with the needs of the department. Current shift hours are Sunday through Thursday, 11:00pm to 07:00am. The officer may be assigned to other shifts if necessary; possible mandatory weekend hours/black out days; additional hours may be required for shift coverage, especially during significant College events (e.g., Commencement, Reunion, sporting events, concerts); subject to call in or may be required to stay beyond regular assigned hours due to operational needs, as determined by the Director of Security.
Bowdoin College is committed to diversity, inclusion and equality, and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our College. Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs.
Associate's degree in Criminal Justice or related field, or equivalent education and training, and/or work experience preferred. A high school diploma or GED equivalent is required. Applicants must possess strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills; the ability to deal calmly with a wide variety of people in dynamic, often stressful circumstances; strong written communication skills, with the ability to complete detailed written incident reports, logs, forms, and other written communication; the ability to learn and use a variety of computerized and electronic systems essential for department missions; the ability to work independently or as part of a team; the ability to achieve CPR and First Aid Certification.
A valid driver's license and the ability to meet the requirements of the College's Motor Vehicle Use Policy required. Attendance at a Campus Security Officer Academy may be required.Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency.