Security Officer

Columbia International University
40 hours/12 months
May 01, 2021

The Security Officer will perform in a professional manner routine daily security duties to protect the campus community and assets of Columbia International University. The satisfactory performance of these duties will result in a safe and secure environment for the campus community to live, work, and study.


  • Maintain the physical security of buildings and facilities by conducting walkthroughs, door checks, and by following lock/unlock schedules.
  • Maintain the security of campus grounds to protect campus community and facilities by frequent vehicle and foot patrols or by manning an access control point.
  • Continually be observant of individuals and situations that may compromise the security and safety of the campus community and facilities.
  • Be observant for maintenance issues that require attention.
  • Enforce campus parking and traffic regulations.
  • Complete necessary reports and paperwork as required.
  • Maintain a professional appearance and attitude.
  • Work as a team with other officers and the campus community.
  • Ability to analyze problems and select proper corrective action.
  • Must be  21 years of age in order to meet state requirements for security officer.
  • Ability to complete state certification for security officer.
  • Ability to be certified in the use of firearms and non-lethal weapons such as OC spray and baton.
  • Ability to complete additional training as required.
  • Good all around public relations and communications skills.        
  • Ability to keep good composure in all situations.
  • Ability to work alone and remain alert to surroundings.
  • Flexibility in days and hours available for work, including weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to sit and drive for long periods of time.
  • Ability to stay on feet for a long period of time.
  • Good physical condition.
  • Minimum of high school diploma.
  • Minimum of one year law enforcement/security experience preferred.

CIU provides a benefits package that includes:

  • 100% of employee’s cost of membership in the Health Plan;
  • 401(k) plan with match opportunity;
  • 100% of employee’s cost of group life insurance;
  • Long term disability insurance;
  • Vacation days, holidays, sick leave, family leave;
  • Educational benefits are available PreK3 - Masters.