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Campus Safety Guard

Grand Canyon University Phoenix, AZ

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $15 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: vision, 401k, dental, life insurance, medical,
Job Description

WHY JOIN THE GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY TEAM AS A CAMPUS SAFETY GUARD?

  • $15 per hour
  • 4 x 10 hour shifts
  • Amazing benefits such as Paid time off starting at 15 days of Paid Time off (PTO) and up to 40 hours of Personal Time (PT) plus 11½ paid holidays per year
  • Earn your degree using our exceptional tuition benefit; also available to your qualifying dependents
  • Work with students on our vibrant college campus
  • Work closely with the Grand Canyon University Police Department

This is your opportunity to be part of a growing university where dedicated Public Safety professionals make a positive impact on our campus every day. If that sounds exciting to you, we want to talk to you. Apply today!

Campus Safety Guards monitor access to our beautiful campus facilities, patrol the campus, respond to emergencies, document incidents, conduct investigations, enforce parking regulations and interact with campus communities. Typical responsibilities will include both guard assignments (e.g. security booth, front desk) and patrol assignments; but assignments may only involve one area based on business need. This position must be able to work various shifts including; daytime, evening and night shifts.

Responsibilities:

  • Guard Assignment: (Majority of shift assignments)
    • Assigned to a specific campus/building stationery access point (some time may be spent on patrol or performing other stationary control desk duties) to ensure that all personnel entering the campus are properly identified to allow access.
  • Patrol Assignment:
    • Using a motorized vehicle (golf cart or car) or on foot or bicycle, patrols all areas of the campus, including classrooms and physical plant (buildings, offices, arena, storage, warehouse, parking lots) to observe and report suspicious activity and to ensure buildings are safe and secure free from hazards, e.g., broken windows or locks, broken water pipes, and writes citations for parking and moving violations. Enforces Student Code of Conduct as patrolling.
  • Provides escort services for visitors, students, staff and faculty as necessary; provide other public assistance such as lockout services, jump-starts, and routine information.
  • Watches for, reports and responds to reports of irregularities, such as security breaches, facility and safety hazards, and emergency situations; contacts emergency responders, such as police, fire and/or ambulance personnel, as required.
  • Patrols and monitors assigned parking areas and/or parking garages to provide public security and assistance.
  • Conducts interviews and preliminary investigations concerning complaints, accidents, violations of student conduct code or calls for assistance to record information on thefts, physical violence and or other incidents; advises individuals on how to proceed; may cite individuals under Student Conduct Code. Requests assistance depending on the severity of the incident.
  • Provides assistance for emergencies such as medical, bomb threats, and fires, gives emergency first aid, which may include CPR and use of an AED; determines if an ambulance or other medical assistance is needed.
  • Models and supports a community-oriented approach to providing safety and security.
  • Interacts with faculty, staff, students and community with positive demeanor and professional manner so as to build effective relationships between public safety and GCU community members.
  • Participates in disaster/emergency drills and recommends changes based upon drills and effective evacuation.
  • Cooperates with campus staff and external law enforcement agencies while conducting investigations; Testifies in court as needed.
  • Supports the statutes of Arizona and the policies of Grand Canyon University.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma required.
  • Associate’s Degree or College credits in Criminal Justice or related study, preferred.
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills.
  • Certifications in CPR, First Aid and First Responder are preferred.
  • Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the position and daily responsibilities. Must have physical stamina to chase on foot, apprehend, subdue and restrain.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record.
  • Must successfully pass a drug test.
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.
Company Description
Grand Canyon University is Arizona’s premier, private Christian university where students find their purpose in pursuit of their dreams. GCU was founded in 1949 as Grand Canyon College in Prescott, AZ. During its early years, Grand Canyon developed a strong reputation for quality education in teaching, nursing, health care and fine arts. After transitioning into Grand Canyon University and relocating to Phoenix, the university rapidly grew in the higher education landscape.

GCU now serves as a leading non-profit institute where students thrive academically, personally and spiritually on the university’s vibrant campus with state-of-the-art facilities and online through its innovative digital platform. With a $1 billion investment, GCU has been able to build new technology infrastructure, offer in-demand STEM programs, expand academic offerings and more, while committing to its mission based on a Christian worldview.

Exciting Growth & Expansion
GCU is experiencing an era of transformation and rapid growth that’s exciting not only for our students and local community, but for our faculty and employees too! Our vibrant campus in the heart of Phoenix continues to grow with new classroom buildings, amenities and state-of-the-art facilities like GCU Stadium and Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark for game days like no other. We continue to expand our catalog of online and campus offerings in high-demand fields, impact the community with our GCU enterprises and focus on our commitment to service by revitalizing the community.

Thriving Work Environment
We welcome new talent to explore rewarding opportunities and the chance to be a part of something great. Here, you’ll join a fast-paced culture that values our Christian principles and work among teams enthusiastic about making a difference. You’ll be surrounded by colleagues who share your drive, push to raise the bar and exceed expectations within an energized and innovative work setting. Whether you’re pursuing a faculty or a position at one of the enterprises, you will play an important role in our mission to elevate higher education and help GCU students find their purpose, as your find yours at GCU too.

Generous Benefits & Special Perks
Take advantage of GCU’s full range of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability
insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) savings plan, team-building activities, discounted event tickets, gyms in every location, financial planning services and worship events.

Working at GCU offers more than just a paycheck and generous benefits, it offers the opportunity to contribute toward the greater good and experience something greater than yourself. In addition to four weeks of paid time off within the first year, employees may take up to two additional paid days off to volunteer. Many employees choose to volunteer with GCU’s partner Habitat for Humanity and support this great cause benefitting our neighborhoods. GCU has currently renovated over 170 homes with a goal to rehabilitate 700 homes, and employees have volunteered 6,400 hours of their time.

Our commitment to education also extends to our employees and their families. We create pathways for employees to progress their career here, as well as continue their education for career advancement. Full-time employees may participate in an Education Tuition Discount Program that offers up to 100% of tuition costs for themselves and/or two family members.

We invite you to be a part of this exciting, unprecedented era of transformation! Help shape the futures of our students, university, community—and your own. Find Your Purpose at GCU. For more information, visit gcu.edu

Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University is Arizona’s premier, private Christian university where students find their purpose in pursuit of their dreams. GCU was founded in 1949 as Grand Canyon College in Prescott, AZ. During its early years, Grand Canyon developed a strong reputation for quality education in teaching, nursing, health care and fine arts. After transitioning into Grand Canyon University and relocating to Phoenix, the university rapidly grew in the higher education landscape. GCU now serves as a leading non-profit institute where students thrive academically, personally and spiritually on the university’s vibrant campus with state-of-the-art facilities and online through its innovative digital platform. With a $1 billion investment, GCU has been able to build new technology infrastructure, offer in-demand STEM programs, expand academic offerings and more, while committing to its mission based on a Christian worldview. Exciting Growth & Expansion GCU is experiencing an era of transformation and rapid growth that’s exciting not only for our students and local community, but for our faculty and employees too! Our vibrant campus in the heart of Phoenix continues to grow with new classroom buildings, amenities and state-of-the-art facilities like GCU Stadium and Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark for game days like no other. We continue to expand our catalog of online and campus offerings in high-demand fields, impact the community with our GCU enterprises and focus on our commitment to service by revitalizing the community. Thriving Work Environment We welcome new talent to explore rewarding opportunities and the chance to be a part of something great. Here, you’ll join a fast-paced culture that values our Christian principles and work among teams enthusiastic about making a difference. You’ll be surrounded by colleagues who share your drive, push to raise the bar and exceed expectations within an energized and innovative work setting. Whether you’re pursuing a faculty or a position at one of the enterprises, you will play an important role in our mission to elevate higher education and help GCU students find their purpose, as your find yours at GCU too. Generous Benefits & Special Perks Take advantage of GCU’s full range of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) savings plan, team-building activities, discounted event tickets, gyms in every location, financial planning services and worship events. Working at GCU offers more than just a paycheck and generous benefits, it offers the opportunity to contribute toward the greater good and experience something greater than yourself. In addition to four weeks of paid time off within the first year, employees may take up to two additional paid days off to volunteer. Many employees choose to volunteer with GCU’s partner Habitat for Humanity and support this great cause benefitting our neighborhoods. GCU has currently renovated over 170 homes with a goal to rehabilitate 700 homes, and employees have volunteered 6,400 hours of their time. Our commitment to education also extends to our employees and their families. We create pathways for employees to progress their career here, as well as continue their education for career advancement. Full-time employees may participate in an Education Tuition Discount Program that offers up to 100% of tuition costs for themselves and/or two family members. We invite you to be a part of this exciting, unprecedented era of transformation! Help shape the futures of our students, university, community—and your own. Find Your Purpose at GCU. For more information, visit gcu.edu

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