IONA

Campus Safety Officer/Shuttle Van Driver

About Iona College
Ideally located on a charming 45 acre campus approximately 20 miles north of Manhattan in Westchester County, New York, Iona College offers 3,300 undergraduate and 600 graduate students from more than 30 countries a solid learning environment coupled with a Division I athletics program.  Here in Iona College’s diverse community of learners and scholars, we are dedicated to academic excellence in the tradition of the Christian Brothers and American Catholic higher education.  We are committed to excellence and in educating lifelong learners who embody the values of justice, peace and service. Iona offers over 45 program majors and 35 minors as well as graduate degrees in more than 30 programs. Its enhanced academic standing is evident from the national accreditations the College has received in business, computer science, education, mass communication, psychology, marriage and family therapy, chemistry and social work, making Iona one of the most highly accredited colleges in the State of New York.  Learn more about what makes us unique—review our Mission, Vision & Values, our stories in the media and our compelling benefits.  Join the Iona College team and partner with us as we Move the World!
 
Job Summary:              
Under the direction of a Campus Safety and Security Supervisor and the Director and Associate Director of the Department of Campus Safety and Security, provide for the public safety of all members of the Iona Community and to protect life and property.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the Safety and Security of all members of the Iona Community and all college and personal property.
  • Responsible for enforcement of all New York State Laws and policies and guidelines of Iona College including the Code of Conduct and Parking and Traffic Regulations.
  • Responsible for the strict adherence to the Department of Campus Safety and Security Rules and Regulations and Manual of Procedure.
  • Responsible for responding to all calls for service and answering all telephone calls in a prompt and courteous manner to assist the complainant and investigate all reported incidents.  Make prompt notification to supervisor or Director for all unusual occurrences. 
  • Responsible for the strict enforcement of our booting and towing policies for vehicles parked in violation at the direction of a supervisor in accordance with our established policy and guidelines.
  • Responsible for conducting random patrol of all assigned posts and properly conducting access control while assigned to a fixed post by maintaining a high level of visibility.  Campus safety officers are required to remain on their post at all times performing their duties until properly relieved. 
  • Responsible to be alert at all times while on duty and to carry out their duties with honesty and integrity and without prejudice.   Campus Safety Officers must maintain the highest professional and personal standards at all times.
  • Responsible to ensure that all Campus Safety and Security vehicles assigned to them are kept in safe and good mechanical condition.  Check vehicles at the beginning of each tour of duty for any damage or required maintenance.  Be able to operate a twelve passenger van as part of the Iona College Shuttle Service.
  • Responsible for the proper care and maintenance of all uniforms and equipment assigned to them.
  • Provide safety information to members of the Iona Community as required.
  • Performs all other job duties and responsibilities as requested by supervisor and/or department head.
 
Qualifications:           
  • High School Diploma
  • New York State Security Guard Certification
  • Must satisfactorily complete the 16 Hour In-Service Security Training Course
  • Strong communications and human relation skills
  • Hold a valid NY State Drivers License with a clean driving record.
  • Must be able to work in various weather conditions and tours of assignment.    These assignments may consist of foot patrol, bicycle patrol, fixed traffic post, mobile post, residence hall or communications room duties and operate a twelve passenger van. 
  • Mobility and durability are important physical aspects.
  • A candidate must be able to, without restrictions, walk stairwells and actively access and egress a motor vehicle. 
  • A candidate must be able to stand and/or sit for extended periods of time as required.

How to Apply:
Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter to:
Dominic Locatelli
Iona College
715 North Ave.
New Rochelle, NY 10801
DLocatelli@iona.edu

Iona College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Applications from underrepresented minorities and women are especially encouraged.