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Security Officer at University of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Serves as an unarmed, non-commissioned public servant performing security assignments and enforcing university policy. May also assist with traffic control points, fire prevention measures and parking enforcement.  Serves as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) by fulfilling training and reporting obligations related to campus safety protocols.



  • Performs patrols of the facility and grounds to identify safety and security problems and acts as a deterrent to theft and vandalism.  

  • Operates security vehicle or patrols on foot or bicycle in assigned areas.      

  • Monitors entrance control points and security CCTV cameras.      

  • Responds to disasters, fire, and emergencies.  Provides care and first aid.     

  • Surveys parking lots, directs traffic and enforces parking and traffic regulations.      

  • Reports hazardous and suspicious activities to enable corrective action to be initiated.     

  • Operates public safety communications equipment including, but not limited to, conventional and cellular telephones, two-way portable radios, hand-held computers, and computer workstations.       

  • Provides information, service, and assistance to the public and/or students, staff and faculty.       

  • Communicates and interfaces with university police or other emergency service providers in emergencies and for routine support.    

  • Provides escort service for personnel taking cash and checks for deposit to designated locations.       

  • Makes building security inspections, checking doors and windows.      

  • Takes statements and prepares reports on information from individuals regarding crimes, safety violations, or accidents.     

  • Collects and issues keys and access cards from and to staff.      

  • Monitors incoming and outgoing deliveries and shipments.       

  • Assists with special events and activities.       

  • Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.

Education:  High School Diploma/GED  



  • Valid Oklahoma Driver's License to drive University vehicles on campus or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire date

  • CLEET Security Certification or completed Phase 1 and/or Phase 2 to become certified


  • Ability to give clear and concise answers to questions and give detailed directions     

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing      

  • Strong attention to detail in order to detect irregularities and change in environment     

  • Ability to calmly and professionally handle situations       

  • Ability to accurately read and understand written materials and instruction       

  • Basic computer skills       

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.

Diversity Statement: The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community by recognizing each person's unique contributions, background, and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma strives to cultivate a sense of belonging and emotional support for all, recognizing that fostering an inclusive environment for all is vital in the pursuit of academic and inclusive excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission.

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