The mission of Wytheville Community College is to provide a quality, comprehensive education for the citizens of the counties of Bland, Carroll, Grayson, Smyth, and Wythe and the city of Galax. To achieve this mission and to fulfill its role as an educational leader and partner, Wytheville Community College commits to a student-centered environment by: providing programs and courses in occupational-technical education, college transfer education, general education, developmental education, distance education, continuing education, and workforce development; utilizing a broad range of instructional technologies, methods, materials, and facilities that are designed to meet the diverse needs of students; offering a supportive, comprehensive program of student development services that contribute to student persistence, success, and citizenship; fueling regional and state economic development by forging partnerships with businesses, industries, public agencies, civic groups, public schools, and other institutions of higher education not only within the service region but throughout the Commonwealth; promoting Appalachian Culture and cultural opportunities of Southwest Virginia; promoting accessibility; promoting accessibility and affordability; and ensuring quality in all programs and services.Wytheville Community College (WCC) is accepting applications for a part-time Campus Police Officer who will provide a secure learning environment for staff, faculty, students, and visitors of the college. The part-time campus police officer will enforce the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia. May be required to work at the WCC Wytheville Campus, the Crossroads Institute in Galax, VA and/or the Henderson Center in Marion, VA.Job ResponsibilitiesSome of the job responsibilities include but are not limited to:Foot patrol of the grounds and buildings for main campus and/or off-sites;Check doors and complete record of findings;Secure buildings and open doors as needed;Provide assistance to other departments within and without the college system;Answer phones and questions from visitors in a professional and courteous manner;Handle complaints using proper customer service methods;Act as a liaison to emergency responders in the event of an emergency;Complete required reports in a timely fashion ensuring the completeness;Participate in emergency drills;Evaluate the emergency drills process and provide feedback;Report building and grounds deficiencies to the Maintenance Department and ensure proper warning material is used and displayed properly;Display initiative and efficiency;Practice good team work inside the department;Practice regular and dependable attendance and punctuality;Use knowledge and reasoning skills to make sound decisions that enhance the mission of the department and college;Obtain and maintain certification in Taser, First Aid, CPR, and AED; andComplete all other training as required by the college and DCJS.
Must have current certification through VA DCJS (Law Enforcement) including Academy completion (required for sworn Police Officer designation;Must have current firearms certification and maintain such;Must maintain First Aid and CPR training;Must be physically able to walk considerable distances;Must complete appropriate level of NIMS training;Must have the ability to calmly and professionally handle simple and complex situations;Must provide quality customer service to students, visitors, and staffMust be able to successfully complete all trainings as required by the college; andMust maintain certification in the use of the Taser.
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.