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California State University, Fullerton
  • Position Number: 5129483
  • Location: Fullerton, CA
  • Position Type: Campus Safety and Police

Campus Safety Specialist (Community Service Specialist I)

Classificaiton: Community Service Specialist I
Department: University Police
Sub-Division: Vice President, Administration and Finance
Salary Range: Classification Range $3,505 - $5,057 per month(Hiring range depending on qualifications, not anticipated to exceed $3,505 - $4,333 per month)
Appointment Type: Ongoing
Time Base: Full Time
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

About CSUF:
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to Californias revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

Job Summary:
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About the Position:

The University Police department is dedicated to ensuring the University Community's right to a crime free environment through exemplary and professional service. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Campus Safety Specialist (Community Service Specialist I). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

The Division of Administration and Finance provides services and support to over 45,000 diverse students, faculty, and staff at Cal State Fullerton. It is the mission of the Division to provide customer-focused support and steward our physical and financial resources in order to fulfill the university's mission and support student success. As part of the Division, the Cal State Fullerton University Police Department (UPD) provides contemporary law enforcement safety services including patrol, public safety, traffic, investigations, community engagement, crime prevention, and security services.

Under general supervision, the Campus Safety Specialist (CSS) performs security, public safety support, community engagement, and related community service functions to support a safe, inclusive and welcoming campus environment for all Titans to thrive. As a team member of UPD, the Campus Safety Specialist shall support efforts to ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion are incorporated into department operations, programs, services, and culture. The Campus Safety Specialist shall represent UPD and Cal State Fullerton by providing exceptional customer service while supporting the safety needs of the campus community.

A Campus Safety Specialist patrols the Cal State Fullerton owned and controlled properties on foot, bicycle, and vehicle to maintain high visibility to protect the campus community and visitors from fire, theft, vandalism, threats, and other safety concerns. The Campus Safety Specialist will provide safety support to designated social workers and/or police officers during the response to people in crisis for situations that do not involve weapon(s) or violence. When directed, the Campus Safety Specialist will transport people in crisis to designated facilities. They will also provide safety escorts to community members. Assists in the education, intervention, and enforcement of campus policies and regulations. Will also proactively monitor security cameras and download footage to support investigations as part of the department's crime prevention efforts, as well as assist dispatch in answering non-emergency phone calls when needed.

The Campus Safety Specialist will assist the campus community in the event of an emergency pursuant to their training and department protocols, including assistance with evacuations and rendering immediate assistance to those in need. They will perform other administrative, security, and loss prevention related functions for the campus, including at the bookstore, library, and other areas as deemed necessary, as well as other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
High school diploma or the equivalent and a minimum of three months of related experience. The nature of the duties may also require successful completion of a background check to include LiveScan fingerprinting, physical and psychological exam, and/or the ability to attend Police Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) programs related to public safety support and dispatch activities. Knowledge of and the ability to learn how to use the applicable public safety related equipment and systems. Working knowledge of applicable procedures and regulations related to campus security, public safety, and parking. Working knowledge of alarm and radio systems. Ability to detect and respond appropriately to potential hazardous or crime situations. Ability to observe and recall details and incidents. Ability to act and resolve parking and traffic problems. Ability to write standard incident reports in a clear and concise manner. Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of individuals including the campus community, general public, and law enforcement personnel. Ability to handle sensitive situations with tact and confidentiality.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Preferred Qualifications:
Ability to interact professionally and effectively with a diverse community, general public, and first responders. Ability to maintain confidentiality pursuant to legal mandates and campus policy.

Special Working Conditions:
Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator

Works outside in all weather conditions and must be able to stand for an extended period of time directing traffic or assisting in critical incidents. This is a live-scan position.

Additional Information:
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

As of January 1, 2022, the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

The person holding this position is considered a limited mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting act and is required to comply with the requirement set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017.

This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) position under the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. CSAs are responsible for reporting allegations of Clery Act Crimes reported to them or that they witness. CSA training is required.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

Application Deadline: Apr 04, 2024 (9:00 PM)

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