Under general supervision, performs duties to ensure the safety and security of University students, patients, visitors and employees; applies crime risk and safety hazard prevention techniques, methods, practices, and enforces University laws and regulations; exercises the power of arrest as an armed Public Safety Department employee.
Patrols assigned areas in a vehicle or on foot, providing assistance and direction to University visitors, students and employees.
Confronts and questions all suspiciously acting persons present on University property; reports suspicious persons seen on public property adjoining University property to the St. Louis Police Department.
Monitors and reports on a continual basis all conditions which create security or safety hazards on University property; also makes recommendations regarding prevention techniques, devices or equipment that would correct the hazard.
Investigates and submits reports concerning criminal offenses committed against Saint Louis University students, visitors, patients and employees; arrests and/or detains any individual(s) committing an offense against the University or University property.
Responds to fire and security alarms on University property; provides initial fire rescue techniques at the scene of fires until the St. Louis City Fire Department arrives.
Provides assistance to members of public safety agencies present on University property performing in their official capacities; provides security and safety for visiting dignitaries or special guests of the University while performing on an individual assignment or as a member of a team.
Provides initial emergency medical care to members of the University community and visitors until appropriate medical care arrives; exercises supervisory authority at the scene of emergency situations until the arrival of supervisory personnel.
May be assigned as a team member or leader during major investigations or events requiring crowd control or special tactical units.
Investigates vehicle accidents, which occur on University property or on public streets, at the direction of the St. Louis City Police Department; enforces University vehicle traffic and parking regulations.
Provides field training for junior officers.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics
Interpersonal/human relations skills
Verbal and written communication skills
Ability to demonstrate physical and psychological fitness
Ability to respond to an emergency call-in situation
Ability to satisfactorily complete a training program prescribed by the department within a six-month probationary period
Ability to work any of three permanent shifts, or for a specific period of time, to meet University and/or department needs
Ability to work overtime as required
Ability to satisfactorily complete an annual in-service training program
Must be at least 21 years old. Associate degree in business, security, safety administration, or criminal justice; supplemented with one (1) year of experience in a position requiring the use of interpersonal/communication skills and high public interaction. Must possess and maintain an armed private security officer license under the guidelines of the St. Louis City Police Department. Requires passing psychological screening, and drug screening upon hire and throughout employment. Must obtain a valid Missouri/Illinois chauffeurs license and a Motor Vehicle License References check.
Vaccine Protocol Saint Louis University will require COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, staff, and faculty who are physically present on our St. Louis campuses. As a prospective and/or a new employee at Saint Louis University, you will be required to comply with the Universitys vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at Saint Louis University. If you are not vaccinated, you will be required to begin the vaccination process at the time of your first day of employment. Exemptions may be granted on the grounds of religious beliefs or medical circumstances. Â
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.