Niagara University
  • Niagara University, NY, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

OUTSTANDING BENEFITS UNLIKE ANY OTHER. Low-cost health benefits, 8% 403b contribution, free tuition at Niagara University for you and eligible immediate family members, tuition exchange at other designated universities for eligible dependent children, generous holidays (20 days annually), PTO, and ½ day Fridays throughout the summer. Campus life is vibrant and offers free parking, on-site dining options, and fresh coffee at Tim Horton's and Starbucks, all in a beautiful park-like setting.

Niagara University is a liberal arts university, steeped in the Vincentian and Catholic traditions, with a total enrollment of nearly 4,300 students. Located just a few miles away from one of the world's premier tourism destinations, Niagara Falls, the university occupies a lovely campus overlooking the Niagara River gorge. Its close proximity to major cultural and business centers in Niagara Falls, Buffalo, and Toronto as well as the award-winning Niagara Wine Trail and several nearby cultural destinations make Niagara University an ideal place to work and live. If you'd like to know more, be sure to check out all of the NU Facts.


Under specific supervision, patrols the campus environs.


  • Patrol campus environs by foot and/or vehicle to observe and report suspicious activity and/or criminal activity;
  • Respond to emergencies, take appropriate action, and document all incidents;
  • Issue tickets for parking and moving violations;
  • Work flexible hours and shifts to include, but not limited to, special events, details, residence halls, and other assignments as needed;
  • Considered an Essential Trained Responder, trained to use special equipment to respond to an emergency or hazardous situation.
  • Make payroll runs and general courier service;
  • Provide friendly, courteous, and respectful service to the Niagara University community;
  • Attend various training seminars and is responsible for the retention of information;
  • Maintain confidentiality of information (including but not limited to: student and employee personal information, student grades, etc.), both during and after their employment with the University. Any question regarding the confidentiality of material should be referred to the supervisor. Any violation shall subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Ability to read and comprehend various forms, documentation, files, and information in the department.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication, problem-solving, and intervention skills.
  • Proficiency to handle various office machines including but not limited to: keyboard, calculator, computer, copier and fax machine.
  • Ability to receive telephone and radio calls, respond to inquiries, and communicate with others.
  • Ability to work flexible shifts, evenings, and weekends.
  • Ability to be reliable, dependable, and flexible.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and applications.
  • Ability to perform all of the above essential job functions for a minimum of an eight-hour shift without significant risk of serious injury.
  • Ability to drive a personal or university vehicle for the purpose of university business on a regular basis.
  • Ability to perform responsibilities of other Campus Safety positions as needed.


  1. High School diploma required, or any combination of education equivalent to graduation from high school or other combination of education, training, and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  2. Associate (AAS) Degree in Criminal Justice or a related field preferred.
  3. A minimum of 1 year of related experience is required.
  4. A valid New York State driver's license is required that satisfies both University and insurance company underwriting rules and regulations for driving a motor vehicle. Must also be able to operate a motor vehicle in Canada.
  5. Current New York State Security Guard Registration or the ability to obtain registration within a reasonable amount of time is required.
  6. First Aid and CPR certification, or the ability to obtain certification in a reasonable amount of time is required..
  7. Emergency Medical Technician certification is preferred.

Niagara University affirms its commitment to equal opportunity and non-discrimination and recognizes its responsibility to provide for all employees an environment that is free of discrimination and harassment based on sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, pregnancy-related condition, ex-offender status, military status, veteran status, disability or any other category protected by law.

The university also does not tolerate any actual or attempted reprisals or retaliation against an employee who raises a sincere and valid concern regarding harassment, and/or retaliation is, therefore, strictly prohibited. This statement protects and covers the conduct of all employees without regard to job title or status.

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