Perform a variety of law enforcement security, safety and community service duties associated with the protection of life and property and maintenance of order. Responsible for the detection and prevention of crime and the enforcement of all University, State and local laws, rules, policies and procedures while maintaining an atmosphere conducive to the educational mission of Elon University.
High school diploma or equivalent. Basic Law Enforcement Training.
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time Regular
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provides security and protective services to the University community by patrolling the designated areas on foot, in a motor vehicle, or on a bicycle. - Adheres to the Department of Safety & Police rules regulations, responsibilities and procedures. Maintain a working knowledge of University and department policies and procedures, keeping up to date on required information to effectively enforce them. - Evaluates situations, problems, emergencies and uses discretion, tact, diplomacy and individual judgment to resolve the problem and maintain control, or to notify and refer the proper authorities or department for resolution. - Understand the constraints and legal/ethical requirements of confidentiality and privilege of information. - Shall deter, apprehend and make lawful arrest of offenders of the laws of North Carolina when appropriate and encountered while on duty and within jurisdiction of Elon University Campus Police Department. - Protect and preserve crime scenes. Assist local, state and federal law enforcement agencies in investigators on campus. - Document incidents via written/typed administrative forms/reports to include gathering pertinent information from participants and/or witnesses. This documentation shall be completed utilizing the Department computer based program. - Shall conduct detailed investigations as may be required. - Respond quickly and responsibly to any emergency or stressful situation. Assertively, yet tactfully manage and control traffic crowds, unruly and/or intoxicated individuals. - Shall appear in court and/or administrative hearings and testify regarding incidents when necessary. - Shall present and protect a professional, courteous, helpful and approachable demeanor and appearance. - Report and document any conditions encountered which might present a hazard to the University community, and report same to appropriate personnel. Rectify serious threats or secure or mark hazardous areas to prevent injury or further damage. - Identify and act in crisis situations including, but not limited to , incidents of physical assault, sexual assault, suicide, suicide attempts, and gestures, cultural/prejudice crime, domestic disturbances and workplace violence establishing control and deployment of personnel until supervisory personnel arrive.
Demonstrate an understanding and sensitivity to cultural diversity issues. - Read and comprehend legal documents. -Act as first responder for medical calls and provide assistance within the scope of training and certification. - Management at the onset of disaster situations such as but not limited to, hurricanes, tornadoes, Power outages, high winds and snow storms. Monitor high risk areas, conduct damage control, reset alarms, protect/guard fallen power lines and contact appropriate personnel and agencies. - Assist local emergency (fire & rescue) personnel. - Effectively enforce pedestrian, motor vehicle and traffic regulations, warning violators of rule infractions and issuing citations when applicable. - Provide crime awareness and crime prevention programming for students, faculty, and staff through the Community Oriented Policing program. - Must be available to work rotating shifts. Must work overtime/special events as assigned. - Maintain and improve skills and knowledge by attending training courses/classes and seminars. - Compliance of all lawful orders, directives, instructions, and assignments of supervisors. - Interact professionally and cooperatively with all internal departments, as well as assist local, state and federal law enforcement agencies in investigations on campus. - May provide a variety of other necessary and/or requested services to the entire university and town community. - Performs other job related duties as assigned at the directions of administration.
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered university that values experiential learning and strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon’s 7,000 students prepare to become the ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe. Elon is known for academic excellence across the curriculum, and for engaged learning programs in study abroad, internships, undergraduate research, leadership and community service. Elon is ranked the nation’s #1 master’s-level university for study abroad and is a top-producer of Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. Elon leads the nation in the annual U.S. News & World Report recognition for academic programs that “Focus on Student Success.” More than 435 full-time faculty members teach in six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 79 percent ranks in the top 10 percent of U.S. private uni...versities. The student-faculty ratio is 12-1, and the average class size is 20. The university’s 656-acre residential campus in the Town of Elon, N.C., is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s finest environments for learning. The Elon Phoenix NCAA Division I athletic program is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association.