Open Position

Senior Patrol Officer


Primary responsibility is to assure the safety of the Siena Heights Community.  Dispatching, directing traffic, switchboard, desk operations, internal and external rounds, parking rounds, stationary posts, escorts, emergency response, camera rounds, safety checks, fire alarm response, crowd control, and parking registration. 



Works as a team member to maintain a safe campus. Knows the procedures for opening rounds and closing rounds. Works stationary posts when needed. Performs safety rounds, safety checks, and parking rounds. Performs desk duties per department procedures. Answers switchboard and security phones. Dispatch duties as per department procedures. First response for emergency situations per proper protocol.  Directs traffic when needed. Responds to fire alarms on or off duty according to department policy and is proficient in departmental procedures for fire alarms and drills. Attends a one-week training session in the fall, and any other trainings as assigned. Attends staff meetings as scheduled. Performs crowd control when needed. Process incoming complaints and generates appropriate reports. Helps maintain a clean and safe work environment. Reports any criminal activities properly and promptly. Reports violations of the Siena Heights University Saint’s Guide properly and promptly.  Performs escorts duties as assigned.  Proficient in camera operations and performs camera rounds according to current staff requirements.  Performs equipment checks as necessary. Proficient in portable radio communication and utilizes as needed. Scheduling, checking-in, and checking-out of University vehicles per established procedures. May be required to drive University vehicles as needed. Follows the rules and regulations of the department of public safety. Follows the rules and regulations of Siena Heights University, as outlined in the Saints Guide and the Employee Handbook. Patrol functions to include fire safety checks, and fleet systems. All other duties as assigned by the Chief Public Safety Officer.



Preferred law enforcement experience.  Requires at least a high school diploma or related educational equivalency; Associate’s degree in related field preferred. Must pass criminal background check. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Must have or obtain fire safety certification. Must have or obtain CPR and First Aid certification. Must be responsible and reliable, a positive role model for the Siena Community. Must be able to have the manual dexterity to direct traffic in a variety of weather conditions. Must possess capacity to speak clearly on the telephone, radio, and in face to face interactions. Must have clear vision under a variety of lighting settings/conditions. Must have manual dexterity in order to check locks, doors, windows, etc. Must be able to move very quickly, if necessary, from place to place both inside buildings and outside on University property during the daytime or nighttime, under a variety of weather conditions. Must be able to work a variety of hours including nights, weekends, and holidays. Scheduling is done by seniority, resulting in the employee with least seniority based on hire date having the responsibility to cover open shifts. 



Qualified candidates are invited to send their cover letter, Curriculum Vita/resume, and a list of professional references to shujobs@sienaheights.edu.  In the subject line of the email, please reference the job title of this position to ensure timely review and distribution of your materials. This position is classified as benefit eligible, non-exempt. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  EOE

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