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Campus Public Safety Officer

University Heights Association

Last Updated: 1/22/22

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Job Description

Maintain the safety and security of 3 college campuses including employees, students, and facilities. The Public Safety Officer position is vital position for the everyday operations for UHA Public Safety. It is a 24/7 operation broken down into 3 shifts. Positions included but are not limited to walking posts, vehicle posts and static posts.

Pay and Benefits
Pay: Starting between $15 - 18 per hour depending on experience

Benefits: 403(b) matching, Dental insurance, Disability insurance, Employee assistance program, Health insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, Parental leave, Referral program, Retirement plan, Tuition reimbursement, Vision insurance, Paid Holidays


  • Patrol campus and perimeter on foot, bicycle and by motor vehicle while maintaining radio contact with campus security dispatcher.
  • Enforce College regulations and correct parking conditions
  • Remove safety hazards
  • Maintain security of all buildings and members of campus community
  • Inspect assigned buildings on each tour for conditions of door locks, fire exit signs, and windows
  • Inspect all exterior and security lighting and checks for illegal entry on all night tours
  • Respond to calls and participate in investigations of incidents as needed
  • Provides comprehensive notes and summaries to the Computerized Incident Reporting System,
  • Conducts resident alarm checks and fire drills during semester
  • Provide security escort for students, staff, and faculty to and from campus buildings
  • Answer calls when assigned dispatch duty
  • Issue parking tickets
  • Direct patrons to appropriate parking during special events
  • Provide access to locked facilities on campus
  • Maintain constant communication with the Security Dispatcher while on duty
  • Follows established college policies and procedures, including the timely use of email to routinely communicate with supervisor and others as required, time reporting procedures, and equipment check in/check out during shift.


  • High School graduate/or GED required
  • A valid NYS Security Guard license is required at the time of hire
  • Ability to walk extensively across multiple areas of campus up to 5 miles/day, as well as standing for long periods of time is required.
  • Must be able to climb stairs, ladders, lifts, as well as occasionally reach, stoop, crouch, sit, and kneel.
  • A valid NYS driver's license, with no more than 2 moving violation convictions and/or accidents within the past 40 months required.
  • Six months previous experience in a security enforcement position preferred
  • First Aid/ CPR /AED certification is preferred.
  • Ability to interact in a service oriented and professional manner with members of the campus community and general public.
  • Must have a reliable way to work.
  • Strong knowledge of the local roadways throughout the immediate areas surrounding the campuses.
  • Strong communication skills.

Application questions

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Company Details

Albany, NY, United States
University Heights Association Public Safety is a not-for-profit organization that provides the public safety function for three local colleges; Albany Law School, Albany College of Pharmacy and Russell Sage College.