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Security Officer I

Department: Campus Police

Hours: 24 hours per week - Nights and Weekends


The Security Officer I maintains a campus environment in which people are safe from physical harm and property is secure in a manner which is consistent with federal, state, and local laws as well as Seminary regulations. This position ensures a climate conducive to ministry, academic study, extracurricular activity, and residential living.


The successful applicant will have a valid driver’s license and an excellent driving record. Must be able to analyze and respond to situations quickly, objectively, and accurately. Must respect the rights of others. Have a flexible schedule and be able to work any shift. Must have excellent communication skills and attention to detail. Must have proficiency in computers and be willing to enforce campus policies. Must be able to write reports and perform work as directed. The ability to work well with others, be firm when necessary, and be a self-starter when working alone is desired. Security experience and experience with firearms is helpful.

A two-year commitment is requested. The Seminary permits the employment of qualified relatives of employees, of the employee’s household, or immediate family as long as such employment does not, in the opinion of the Seminary, create actual conflicts of interest. More information about this policy is available upon request. Employment is contingent on the results of a criminal background check at the point of hire. The DTS Crime Report can be viewed at A written copy is available upon request by emailing We regret that we are unable to extend an invitation for an interview to every applicant. Only those applicants whose qualifications and experience appear to best match the needs of this position will be contacted. All applicants will be notified by email after the position has been filled. Please direct any questions or inquiries to Human Resources at or 214-887-5220.

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  • Patrols campus on foot, and with patrol vehicle, bicycle, or golf cart.
  • Checks campus buildings.
  • Types reports and issues parking decals.
  • Answers all calls for service.
  • Interacts with people.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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