Public Safety Specialist (Armed) - Part Time



JOB CODE: 8381-0000 

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt 


Public Safety Specialists enforce polices, rules and regulations to ensure the safety and security of the campus community; respond to notifications of unsafe conditions or threats; conduct inspections; ensure established procedures are followed by employees, students, and visitors. 


  • Enforce University security policies, rules, and regulations  
  • Maintain visibility in the community to prevent illegal or unsafe acts and protect property  
  • Patrol buildings to ensure security measures are intact 
  • Respond to questions and provide general information 
  • Monitor camera feeds from various facilities 
  • Respond to radio calls, requests for assistance or services, and alarms; take appropriate action and call for assistance if needed 
  • Ensure established procedures are followed for employees and visitors such as search of materials entering and exiting buildings, escorting of personnel, etc.  
  • Conduct preliminary investigation of safety incidents and determine if escalation is required 
  • Submit reports of daily activities and irregularities 
  • Assist in conducting semi-annual security inspections 
  • Detain individuals who do not possess proper credentials and refer to proper authorities, if necessary 
  • May monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to maintain security of premises 

REQUIREMENTS: Driver's License; U.S. citizenship; ability to pass a criminal background investigation. Act 235 Certification is required to be obtained within six months of hire.