On-Call Campus Safety Officer

Saratoga Springs, NY

Skidmore College

Posting Number S00235P
Position Title On-Call Campus Safety Officer
Department Campus Safety
Position Status On-Call
Position Type Temporary
Months per Year 12 Months
Work hours
Coverage needed for all shifts. Evenings, Overnights and Weekends included.

Start Date (For temporary positions only)
End Date (For temporary positions only)
Position Band/Level 120 = SS15
Pay Range $16.50 - $17.50 per hour
Will Letters of Recommendation be required from references? No

Job Summary
Part-time, temporary position available for NYS certified security guards. Coverage is needed for all shifts including midnight shifts, evening and weekends. Responsibilities include security patrol, report writing and dispatching for the Skidmore College campus, enforcing college's rules and regulations, conducting preliminary investigations and interacting with a diverse population. Must be able to perform patrol functions. There will be a background check. Prior applicants may reapply.

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma. Familiarity with computer applications is essential. At least one year of related experience, a valid NYS driver's license and a valid New York State Security Guard license*.

*requirement may be waived for active or retired law enforcement.

Preferred Qualifications
Candidate should possess excellent communication and writing skills, and have a working knowledge of the NYS Penal Law and Criminal Procedure Law. Prior law enforcement experience is preferred.

Physical Demands (For Union Positions Only)
EEO Statement
Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


Special Instructions to Applicant
To be considered for this position, please fill out an online application and attach the following documents: cover letter, resume and list of three references to include name, title, company, email address and telephone number of three professional references.

All attachments must be attached through the application system. If you encounter difficulty, please contact Human Resources at: careers@skidmore.edu or 518 580.5800

Posting Date 07/27/2020
Open Until Filled
Closing Date
Quicklink for Posting http://careers.skidmore.edu/postings/3096

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you hold a valid New York State Driver's License?
    • YES
    • NO
  2. * Are you available to work weekends?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you currently have a NYS security guard license?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a High School Diploma or GED?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • Inside Higher Education
    • LinkedIn
    • New York State Department of Labor
    • Saratoga Chamber of Commerce
    • Saratogian
    • Scholarly Hires
    • Skidmore Website
    • Times Union
    • Twitter
    • Career Fair
    • Invited by Department to Apply
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by Skidmore Employee
    • Other

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of Three References
Optional Documents

To apply please click here! Posted: 11/27/2020