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Security Officer (Part-Time ONLY)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Online applications only. Search committee will contact you directly if selected for an interview.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Security Officer (Part-Time ONLY)
Job Description

Sarah Lawrence College is a prestigious, coeducational liberal arts college that consistently ranks among the leading liberal arts colleges in the country. Sarah Lawrence is known for its pioneering approach to education, its rich history of impassioned intellectual and civic engagement, and its vibrant, successful alumni. In close proximity to the unparalleled offerings of New York City, the historic campus, located in southern Westchester, is home to an intellectually curious and diverse community.

The College is seeks Part-Time Security Officers for academic year.

Essential Duties Summary

Campus security officers responsible to promote lawful behavior and protect the welfare of students, faculty and staff as a uniformed presence on campus.

Responsible to performs foot and vehicle patrols of a college campus to monitor behavior, secure buildings and property, investigate disturbances, maintain order during events and enforce regulations.

Security officer will monitor the physical safety of campus buildings by locking and unlocking doors, patrolling or monitoring using surveillance systems, and reporting suspicious behavior.

Will require to enforce traffic and parking regulations, ticketing offenders when necessary.

In emergency situations, campus security officers respond to the scene, provide first aid, and alert additional police or emergency personnel as appropriate.

Maintain radio communication with other safety personnel and officers on campus, helping to coordinate emergency plans.

Required to write and submit incident reports to public safety supervisors or law enforcement agencies as appropriate.

Other duties may include responding to alerts, and serving as crowd control at special events.

Required Qualifications

Must have one plus year of security experience.

Must have NY State Security Guard License

Valid and clean driver’s license required.

Available to work Overnight Shifts, weekends and holidays.

High school diploma

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S00055P
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Online applications only. Search committee will contact you directly if selected for an interview.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  3. * You do have a valid (unexpired) NY State Security Guard License?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you available to work weekends?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. CV/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents