CUNY Jobs

Job Information

CUNY Campus Security Assistant (Hourly) - Multiple Vacancies in New York, New York

Job Title: Campus Security Assistant (Hourly) - Multiple Vacancies

Job ID: 20942

Location: Graduate Center

Regular/Temporary: Regular

GENERAL DUTIES

In accordance with the policies of The City University of New York and individual colleges/units, and under supervision, incumbents perform duties supporting campus/location public safety and security.

Campus Security Assistants work closely with Campus Peace Officers. The major distinction between a Campus Peace Officer and a Campus Security Assistant is that Campus Security Assistants do not receive Peace Officer status.

Typical Post Duties

  • Act as a First Responder to alarms and calls for service.

  • Observe campus activities, reporting suspicious behavior and other incidents to Central Dispatch and/or a ranking officer within Public Safety.

  • Enforce college rules and regulations as specified in Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Check IDs and parking passes/decals (where applicable) of students, faculty, staff, and visitors, in accordance with the College's access policy.

  • Answer department telephone lines, including emergency calls.

  • Provide travel directions to college and to college campus buildings, offices, and services.

  • Accept items to campus Lost and Found.

Typical Administrative Duties

  • Maintain a personal record (memo book) of daily job activities and incidents, as they occur, in the manner determined by the Campus Public Safety Director.

  • When assigned, carefully monitor the premises through the campus CCTV system.

  • Perform assigned Fire Safety duties, including acting as a Fire Warden or Fire Guard during fire drills, emergencies, and other building evacuations.

  • Act as central dispatcher, when assigned.

  • When assigned, maintain post and tour logs, guaranteeing that logs are kept current and entries are up-to-date.

  • Maintain radio contact with the Department's Central Dispatch.

CONTRACT TITLE

Campus Security Assistant

FLSA

Non-exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

The Graduate Center, CUNY is the focal point for advanced teaching and research at The City University of New York (CUNY), the nation's largest urban public university. With over 35 doctoral and master’s programs of the highest caliber, the Graduate Center fosters pioneering research and scholarship in the arts and sciences and prepares students for careers in universities and the private, nonprofit, and government sectors. The Graduate Center’s commitment to research and scholarship for the public good is exemplified by its more than 30 centers, institutes, and initiatives, including its Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC), a 200,000 square-foot facility in upper Manhattan, designed to promote collaboration among scientists in five areas of global research and innovation: nanoscience, photonics, structural biology, neuroscience, and environmental sciences.

The Graduate Center (GC) benefits from highly ambitious and diverse students and alumni—who in turn teach hundreds of thousands of undergraduates every year. Through its public programs, the Graduate Center enhances New York City’s intellectual and cultural life

In accordance with the policies of CUNY and individual colleges/units, and under supervision, incumbents perform duties supporting campus/location public safety and security. Campus Security Assistants work closely with Campus Peace Officers. The major distinction between a Campus Peace Officer and a Campus Security Assistant is that Campus Security Assistants do not receive Peace Officer status. The incumbents will work up to 32 hours per week and will report to a Campus Peace Officer.

Candidates who are interested in full time permanent positions as a Campus Security Assistant must file and take the civil service CUNY Campus Security Assistant exam. The application for the exam can be found at:

http://www2.cuny.edu/about/administration/offices/hr/classified-civil-service/notice-of-exams-noe/

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Proof of meeting the minimum requirements is required prior to appointment.

  1. A total of 1 year full-time work experience OR 1 year of U.S. Military service.

  2. English Proficiency: candidates must be able to speak, read, write, and comprehend the English Language well enough to meet the minimally acceptable performance standards set for job tasks.

  3. United States Citizenship or Permanent Resident status.

  4. High School Diploma or GED.

  5. Valid New York State Security Guard License.

  6. Some campuses require the ability to drive a vehicle; for appointment to those schools, a Valid Driver's License (issued by a state or territory of the United States) is required.

Candidates must also meet physical, medical, and psychological requirements, including a screen for drug usage, and a background check, including fingerprint screening. They may be required to demonstrate physical readiness for performing job tasks. For candidates for full-time positions, a Civil Service examination and appointment from a Civil Service list are required to achieve "probable permanent" status.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Ability to work evening and weekends hours.

COMPENSATION

$15/hour

BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

HOW TO APPLY

Click on "Apply Now" below which will bring you to the registration screen. If you are a new user, you must register to apply. If you already have a user ID, please use your existing ID to apply. Please upload your resume in PDF or Word format.

CLOSING DATE

Open until filled with review of applications to begin on August 19, 2019

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Support Staff

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

DirectEmployers