Student Employment Opportunities

in Campus Safety

Student Assistant
Campus Safety

Openings: varies


Academic Buildings (AAA) - Monitor activity and patrol specific campus academic buildings during evenings: 6:00 P.M. until midnight Monday thru Thursday; 6:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. on Friday; 11:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. (two shifts each day) on Saturday and Sunday. Shifts rotate so students do not work same day every week. Students monitor pedestrian "traffic" and patrol buildings watching for safety/security concerns (i.e. securing doors, windows, lights and reporting hazards that could cause damage to the college or be of harm to students or staff). Report and communicate safety and security concerns or suspicious actions to the on-duty Safety and Security Officers. Schedules generally include working 1-2 times per week. Dependability and good judgment are a must! Positions available for supervisors that will monitor activity of shifts, complete administrative duties, (scheduling, letters of warning, shift replacements, etc.), and act as a backup to dispatch/escort to work office phones or drive students across campus when escorts are requested. Valid driver's license is required.

Security Dispatch - A Campus Safety dispatcher will answer questions via telephone from students, visitors, staff and faculty; and be able to communicate these requests to the officers on duty via radio. Work schedules generally include one shift per week. Shifts will run Monday through Sunday evening, 5:00 P.M. to 1:00 A.M. Dependability and good communication skills are required.

Security Office - Work in department office. Basic office and communication skills. Strong public relations skills. Clerical skills to include computer data entry, word processing, and filing. Assist with projects. Confidentiality Agreement is required.

Prerequisites

Dependability and good judgment are a must!

Contact: Mike English 507-933-8809

Dispatcher/Dispatch Assistant
Campus Safety

Openings: 2-8 for 2014-15

Description:  Dispatchers/dispatch assistants work in the Campus Safety office on a fixed weeknight shift (6:30pm-10pm or 10pm-2am) and rotating weekend shifts.  These student employees will work the front dispatch desk answering phones and questions from visitors, staff, and faculty, maintaining radio communication with officers and logging calls; and utilizing basic office, communication, clerical skills including data entry, paperwork processing, and filing.  For the 2014-2015 academic year, we are looking for students interested in training as a dispatch assistant Fall 2014 and possibly being promoted to full dispatcher January/Spring 2015.   Those interested who have available Spring 2014 hours may be able to transfer to training shifts to start as full dispatcher next year based on interest and ability.

We are looking for very reliable employees with a desire to be a part of the Campus Safety department using their leadership, customer service, and independent thinking skills to become a vital part of the Campus Safety Dispatchers team.

Please contact the Campus Safety Administrative Assistant Lisa Octigan (eoctigan@gustavus.edu) if you would like to apply for these positions.

Late-night positions (2am-4:30am, 4:30am-8am) are also always available as a fixed shift, even for those that do not qualify for student employment. 

Contact: Lisa Octigan 507-933-8809