Security Shift Supervisor

Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 2 months ago

Full-time Regular Hours Per Week: 40 Days of Week: Other Shift Schedule: Specific Work Schedule: Posting Options: Internal and External

Position Summary:

Reporting to a Watch Commander, the DPS Shift Supervisor is a full-time, uniformed, unarmed university employee responsible for supervising contract security officers who supplement DPS staffing, including providing training, issuing assignments and reviewing quality of work. The Shift Supervisor also assists with patrolling the campus grounds and campus buildings, such as University Hall, to ensure a safe environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors.

Position Specific Responsibilities:

  • Supervises, schedules and tracks the work and training of the contract security officers assigned to work with LMU Public Safety. cam.

  • Responds to activated alarms for emergency situations such as fire, chemical spills, medical emergencies, burglaries, and door security concerns. Immediately reports emergency situations to DPS communications officer and DPS Watch Commander on duty..

  • Generates reports of daily activity, including any irregularities of equipment, property damage or any incidents reported to the DPS University Hall office .

  • Circulates among visitors, students and employees to preserve order and protect property. Warns persons of LMU rule infractions. .

  • Provides customer service in accordance with LMU established standards and expectations. Provides escort or access service according to policy for occupants if requested.

  • May representLMU DPS within the campus community and at professional organizations or associations and may serve on committees as needed .

  • Patrols premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion, failed equipment operation and any safety hazards. Patrols to secure doors, gates and windows during off-hours.

  • Must be able to report for work or work past scheduled shift, to work overtime on short or no notice, to work all shifts, to work rotating shifts, and to work weekends and holidays.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum two years of security or law enforcement experience in progressively responsible positions.

  • Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of: emergency response, conflict resolution, gathering and compiling data to produce reports, public safety procedures and security operations, and the use of two-way communications equipment . .

  • Strong organizational and leadership skills.

  • Demonstrated computer competency.

  • This position is deemed as Campus Security Authority (CSA) under the Jeanne Clery Act.

  • This position is deemed a Mandatory Reporter by university policy.

  • This position requires the incumbent to wear an approved duty uniform and utility belt and to abide by a uniform and grooming standards policy.

Required Education:

  • Typically a High School Diploma. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes.

  • Requires valid California driver's license. Must maintain a "satisfactory" driving record as evidenced by DMV records.

  • Must possess and keep current a California Guard Card, a California Driver's License, CPR/First-Aid & AED certifications and PR24 Baton certification. .

Physical Demands (if applicable)

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Constantly required to sit, feel, use finger movement, speak clearly, hear conversation, see near and far. Frequently required to stand and walk. Occasionally required to lift, carry and push up to 25 lbs., stoop, kneel, reach high and low, use depth perception.

Special Instructions Exemption Status: Non-Exempt Salary Grade Minimum: Salary Grade Midpoint: Posting Date 03/18/2019 Application Deadline Date:

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Security Shift Supervisor

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