George Fox University - Staff and Administrator
  • 03-Sep-2019 to 02-Nov-2019 (PST)
  • Security Services
  • Newberg, OR, USA
  • $31,980-$37,580
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Staff Position

Purpose for the Position

This position is under general supervision; to provide protection, safeguarding, safety, and security of students, staff, faculty, guests, and property of George Fox University.  You will patrol campus buildings, facilities, and grounds; to observe, report and investigate incidents and suspicious activities, ensuring the security and safety of property and persons; and to perform related duties as assigned.  This is a physical security position

Must meet the physical requirements of the job including the ability to: climb multiple flights of stairs,  traverse different terrain such as trails, hills, uneven ground, and may be on your feet for up to 8 hours. Have the ability to work in various environmental conditions such as heat, wind, rain, and snow to perform common security functions and duties. (Pre-hire physical standards test must be performed)

Essential Responsibilities

  • Perform security patrols by vehicle, bicycle, and/or on foot. Be a presence on campus to deter criminal behavior and build trust with all members and guests of the GFU community.
  • Protect property from theft, vandalism, trespassing, fire and accidents.
  • Protect individuals and property, and preventing  theft or misappropriation of any goods, money or other items of value.
  • Control access to property and buildings on GFU.
  • Investigate and take the appropriate lawful action as authorized by Campus Public Safety protocols on accidents, incidents, trespassing, suspicious activities, safety, and fire.
  • Work effectively with Newberg Police and Fire Departments.
  • Neutralize situations calmly with tact and common sense
  • By actions, words and lifestyle, be a Christian role model to students, whether through casual contact or in a formal supervisory role.
  • Provide any needed assistance to all members and guests of George Fox University ; i.e., escorts, jump-starts, and vehicle unlocks
  • Ability to communicate effectively in the English language, both verbally and in written form; required documentation by writing reports.
  • Maintain the professional standards of GFU Campus Public Safety by following the policies and procedures of the department.
  • Obey the laws of the state of Oregon; and
  • Abide by the DPSST Private Security Professional Code of Ethics in upholding professionalism and integrity of the industry.

Associated Duties

  • Monitor video cameras when in office.
  • PR with students and staff.
  • Testify in court regarding an incident or emergency as needed
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • Basic law enforcement and security patrol principles and practices.
  • Interpretations of federal, state, local laws and ordinances as applied to campus environment.
  • Traffic and parking rules and regulations. Basic record keeping and report writing practices.
  • High School diploma/GED
  • Qualified to be certified under DPSST as Unarmed Security Professional.
  • Available and willing to work evenings, nights, and weekends on occasion/as circumstances warrant.
  • An evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the institution's goals, including signed agreement with GFU Statement of Faith and Statement of Community Responsibilities.

Other Requirements

Must possess a valid Oregon driver's license and have a satisfactory driving record; must be willing to work weekends, holidays and off-hour shifts and be willing to work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions; must obtain first aid and CPR certificates.

As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from individuals who can help us achieve our diversity goals.  

For Your Personal Well-Being We Offer:

  • A beautiful and peaceful campus environment with areas to walk and coffee shops and restaurants close by
  • A strong Christian vision and mission-led organization with opportunities for your growth and contributions
  • Wonderful Christian peers and a vibrant student population
  • Free Fitness Center membership
  • Free parking
  • Rich employee benefits

We invite you to Be Known at Oregon's Nationally Recognized Christian University!

George Fox has been transforming student lives for over 125 years.

Each day we look to broaden our future for generations to come.

We have alumni from 52 countries and all 50 states.

We invite you to become a steward of our dreams using your God-given gifts.

Our Purpose: To educate and inspire students to pursue God's calling.

 **This position is subject to close at any time, regardless of the date on the posting.

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