PATROL OFFICER

Ithaca College -

JOB LINK: https://ithaca.peopleadmin.com/postings/14623

epartment Patrol and Security Services
School/Parent Organization Public Safety & Emergency Management
Division Student Affairs and Campus Life
Employment Category Fulltime-Regular
Anticipated start date 08/20/2018
If temporary, expected end date
Hours per week 40
Weeks Per Year 52.20
Normal Start Time 08:00
Normal End Time 17:00
Position/Job Summary
Perform a variety of crime prevention, surveillance and law enforcement duties to protect the lives of students, staff and faculty, protect College property and maintain public order and safety on the Ithaca College campus. Enforce Ithaca College and department regulations and policies, New York State Penal Laws, vehicle, traffic and other laws. Promote positive community relations by supporting and participating in community oriented policing programs, activities, and initiatives and maintain good relations by providing quality service. Establish and maintain liaison with on and off campus community members and a variety of off-campus agencies. The incumbent is considered to be essential personnel and will be subject to reporting to work or remaining at work on occasion and without advance notice dependent upon the nature and urgency of the situation and as conditions or circumstances warrant.

Position/Job Responsibilities
1. The incumbent may on rare occasion serve as officer in charge in the absence of a sergeant and master patrol officers as assigned. Interpret regulations and directives; supervise and participate in the activities of patrol officers and other assigned shift personnel; review information from prior shift and coordinate work assignments for the shift. Monitor work performance to ensure compliance with established departmental regulations; review accuracy and completeness of shift reports, and advise departmental management of conditions affecting campus safety and security.
2. Escort documents, guests and money as requested.
3. Develop and demonstrate a multicultural awareness and contribute to cultivating an inclusive, diverse and respectful College community. Demonstrate civil and inclusive behavior when interacting with staff, faculty, students and visitors to the College.
4. Promote a flexible, collaborative and inclusive work and living environment and engage in educational opportunities to increase awareness and understanding of diversity and inclusion.
5. Participate in and provide support for special events. Provide traffic and crowd control at sporting events, commencement, freshman orientation, registration, concerts, parties, exhibits and other special events.
6. Establish and maintain liaison with community members, off campus law enforcement agencies, fire, emergency and service organizations. Provide information about the College to students, staff and the general public.
7. May serve as field training officer as assigned to include training on policies and procedures, supervising the activities of designated trainees, and documentation of trainee progress.
8. Participate in crime prevention programs as directed to include researching information, developing presentations, and conducting crime prevention programs and workshops to the campus community.
9. Provide assistance to and work in collaboration with Environmental Health and Safety staff as needed; determine appropriate action and assignments based on area of expertise and experience.
10. Perform the duties of communications specialist or security officer as assigned.
11. The incumbent may on rare occasion serve as officer in charge in the absence of a sergeant and master patrol officers as assigned. Interpret regulations and directives; supervise and participate in the activities of patrol officers and other assigned shift personnel; review information from prior shift and coordinate work assignments for the shift. Monitor work performance to ensure compliance with established departmental regulations; review accuracy and completeness of shift reports, and advise departmental management of conditions affecting campus safety and security.
12. Escort documents, guests and money as requested.
13. Develop and demonstrate a multicultural awareness and contribute to cultivating an inclusive, diverse and respectful College community. Demonstrate civil and inclusive behavior when interacting with staff, faculty, students and visitors to the College. Promote a flexible, collaborative and inclusive work and living environment and engage in educational opportunities to increase awareness and understanding of diversity and inclusion.
14. Establish and maintain liaison with community members, off campus law enforcement agencies, fire, emergency and service organizations. Provide information about the College to students, staff and the general public.

Position/Job Qualifications
High school diploma or GED; previous experience in law enforcement, security, or related field; a minimum of 21 years of age; the ability to complete the New York State Basic Course for Police Officers and certification; demonstrated ability to successfully complete the Ithaca College Office of Public Safety Field Training and Evaluation program; possession of a NYS pistol permit or application in progress to receive permit (receipt of permit must be completed no later than 90 days from application date); a valid New York State driver’s license or the ability to obtain one; strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to effectively work and interact respectfully within a diverse and inclusive environment; demonstrated understanding of a community policing philosophy and an education-focused disciplinary model, and of the meaning of policing in a learning environment; demonstrated ability to coach, mentor and develop collaborative relationships; ability and flexibility to work rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, special events and overtime (scheduled and unscheduled); applicants will be subject to a background check, medical examination, and psychological examination, and must meet the eligibility requirements to drive a College vehicle (please see policy on driving college vehicles for more information http://www.ithaca.edu/policies/vol2/volume_2-216/); position requires membership in the collective bargaining unit.

Preferred Qualifications:
Related college coursework; prior experience working in a college or university setting.

EEO Statement
Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.

Instructions for submitting your application:
Interested applicants must apply online at http://ithaca.edu/jobs/ and attach a resume and cover letter. Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately.

Work authorization (select one): Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position
Department description
College Description
At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. We offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State’s scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at http://ithaca.edu

Market Hiring Range $24.50
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Is this position eligible for benefits? Yes

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