Carnegie Mellon University's Police Department (UPD) is searching for Security Officers who are highly motivated and eager to serve the CMU community! This is an excellent opportunity if you seek to make a positive impact on a diverse community. In this role you will be required to work a flexible schedule/hours, which includes working mandated overtime and continuation of regular tour of duty.
Here at CMU, our mission is to improve and promote safety at the university through collaboration, proactive problem-solving, open communication and the delivery of professional and dependable police and security services. Our vision is to provide outstanding service to the Carnegie Mellon University community.
Apply today and help build our security team!
Core responsibilities will include:
Conducting watchperson rounds of university buildings and areas to ensure the safety and security of the campus, the assigned sector, and its occupants/users
Reporting suspicious activity, persons, and conditions immediately
Providing escorts to students, staff, and faculty members
Providing general assistance to campus police officers
Providing general information to university personnel and visitors
Performing foot patrol on campus grounds in all weather conditions and temperatures
You Must Demonstrate:
Excellent interpersonal skills
Verbal and written communication skills
Ability to interact with a varied population
Ability to remain calm in difficult, dangerous, and high stress emergency situations, and respond to all campus constituents in a professional and polite manner
Knowledge of and ability to accurately use standard police radio Ten Codes
High School Diploma or GED
Prior work experience in security related role preferred
Successful Background Check
PA Child Protection Clearances (Act 153)
Fitness for duty assessment and pre-employment medical exam, including drug and alcohol screening
CMU's COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements: As a condition of employment, Carnegie Mellon University requires all staff and faculty working in the United States to be fully vaccinated, including a booster when eligible, against COVID-19. Prior to commencement of employment, new hires in the United States must provide proof of vaccination or obtain an approved exemption. (Exemptions may be requested for medical reasons or for religious or strong moral or ethical conviction.) Staff and faculty must comply with all applicable COVID-19 mitigation requirements. Please see Minimum Requirements to Return to Campus for details regarding the university's current COVID-19 mitigation requirements.
Police/Security Officers (CPA)
Staff - Regular
Full Time/Part time
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Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.