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Apply now Job no: 492697
Appointment Type: Staff Full-time
Department: Campus Safety
Categories: Staff
Position Grade: M06

Work Days: Sat-Wed
Shift Start/End Time: 7:00 am-3:00 pm
Hours Per Week: 40
Weeks Per Year: 52

As a uniformed member of the Campus Safety Department, you shall be responsible for the detection and the prevention of crime; for the enforcement of state and local laws, and Union College rules, regulations, and policies; and for the protection of persons, property and the general maintenance of peace and order.  In the normal course of your shift you will patrol buildings and grounds, respond to emergencies and perform related duties designed to promote and ensure a safe and secure campus environment.

Qualifications:  Requires minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent, valid NYS driver’s license (minimum class D, valid NYS Security Guard license, minimum two (2) years of experience* in a security/law enforcement related work assignment (preferably in a campus environment involving direct contact with the public), and must have completed the Division of Criminal Justice – Campus Public Safety Officer course or have received equivalent training (DCJS Basic Police Officers Course). Candidates must possess the ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in a variety of situations, the ability to express facts and observations both orally and in writing for the purpose of preparing reports and providing oral testimony in court and at administrative hearings conducted by the college, the ability to read and interpret written instructions, policies, procedures and laws, and a positive conflict management style.

*An Associates degree in a related field of study may be substituted for the required experience.

We offer exceptional benefits including, but not limited to the following:

  • Generous Vacation, Sick and Personal Time
  • Winter Recess Break in Addition to Paid Holidays
  • Healthcare, Dental, and Vision Insurance (Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts)
  • Free On-Campus Fitness Facility Access and Discounts for On-Campus Wellness Programs
  • Employee Scholarships toward Certifications, Seminars, Training and Professional Development
  • Pre and Post Tax Contributions to the 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Salary Continuation Program in the event of Disability
  • Tuition Assistance Program for Employee, Spouse and/or Dependents

Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, criminal history background check and pre-employment physical where applicable.

Union College

Officially chartered in 1795, Union College is the fifth oldest liberal arts college in the country. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is a highly selective residential and undergraduate college, home to 2,200 students and 220 faculty, and offering 44 majors. Union was the first liberal arts college to rethink the traditional liberal arts education and adopt an engineering curriculum. That pioneering approach continues today with an education that encourages students to work beyond the limits of disciplinary boundaries, allowing them to think globally and lead innovatively in a world where problem solving requires breadth across humanities, arts, social sciences, science, and engineering.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Union College will not discriminate in the recruitment or selection of faculty and employees, or in any other area of employment, on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, religion, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. In this regard, opportunities for advancement will be made available without bias. The College is also subject to state and federal laws, supports efforts to attract and retain fully qualified women and other minority group members for faculty and other positions. Union College will comply with the letter and intent of all State and Federal laws and applicable orders pursuant to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

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