Event Security Officer (Temporary Employee Pool)

  • University of the Pacific
  • Stockton, CA, USA
  • Jan 05, 2024
Part time / Adjunct Public Safety/Police

Job Description


Event Security Officer (Temporary Employee Pool)

Primary Purpose:
The Event Security Officer will support the University while on foot patrol, or in a University cart.

Essential Functions:

  1. Responsible for performing security checks and crime prevention activities, controls and monitors traffic and people flow on the Pacific campus during various events and as assigned.
  2. Provides information and direction to event guests and visitors to campus.
  3. Advises police officers when a crime or University rules and regulations have been violated.
  4. Conduct perimeter checks to check on lighting, open doors and windows and other possible hazards.
  5. Prepares reports as assigned and as necessary.
  6. Assists in performance of a variety of community relations and crime prevention activities.
  7. Participates in public relations programs to promote better police-community relations and crime prevention.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned or requested.

University of the Pacific recognizes that diversity, equity, and inclusion is foundational to the success of our valued students and employees. We prioritize policy and decision-making that demonstrates awareness of, and responsiveness to, the ways socio-cultural forces related to race, gender, ability, sexuality, socio-economic status, etc. impede or propel students, faculty, and staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • One (1) month of experience in a customer service based setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • At least one (1) month of infraction free driving record.
  • Ability to interact well with the public and maintain a positive, and professional attitude in all situations.
  • Basic computer skills with a windows operating system.
  • Ability to communicate via email, text, and phone.
  • Effective oral/written communication skills including the ability to interact with a diverse group of people.
  • Flexibility and calmness in dealing with the public even under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to assimilate and understand information in a manner consistent with the essential job functions and translate information accurately and effectively to others.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written directions.
  • Ability to use sound judgement and independence in determining priorities and handling situations.
  • Knowledge of and/or ability to learn and apply a variety of University and departmental policies.
  • Ability to keep sensitive information confidential at all times.
  • Ability to use and/or learn to use two-way radio for communication even during stressful conditions.
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Familiarity and/or ability to learn the University of the Pacific campus.
  • Experience and sensitivity in working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Demonstrated experience in advancing social justice, equity, and inclusion in a university setting.
  • Ability to engage and integrate culturally responsive practices and knowledge in their work.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive 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.

Duties performed in outdoor environment. Must be able to transition from a relaxed state, to a highly stressful situation with minimal deficiencies. Frequent use of phones and computers. Frequent standing, walking, stooping and grasping. Schedule varies, requires evening and weekend hours.

Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
As Needed for Events – Nights/Weekends

Valid driver’s license required. Incumbent must also be able to meet the University’s fleet rules and be eligible to drive for University business. The University and its insurance carrier reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving record.

Hiring Range: $16.00 per hour. We consider factors such as, but not limited to, scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s qualifications, internal equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

Background Check Statement:
All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to execute a release and authorization for a background screening.

To apply, visit https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/27044

University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.

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