Notify the HSU
Police Officer on duty/call or the Abilene Police Department when issues
related to the protection of life and property are called in or observed. May
occasionally direct and control traffic on university property. Notify HSU
police or Abilene Police Department to prevent crime or disturbance of peace
and make log entries of such events.
Campus Police/Safety Assistant may also be responsible for the following
Patrols assigned areas on foot, or in a university provided vehicle. Lock and unlock buildings as required by a
provided schedule. Discover crimes,
notify to officer on duty of those crimes, maintain order, and answer calls and
Familiarizes themselves with beat and with persons living in area.
Initial interviews and questions victims, witnesses, and suspects to ascertain
if the police should be notified.
Locates and preserves evidence.
Performs first aid and provides other assistance to accident and other victims.
Directs and controls traffic.
Issues written citations for traffic and other minor violations.
Attends community meetings to discuss crime prevention activities and crime
job has no supervisory responsibilities, except oversight of student workers.
COMPETENCIES: This is your opportunity to demonstrate how your education and/or experience in your current or previous job relates to each function of this position.
Interview decisions are partially based on this information.
On a separate sheet of paper, write a paragraph for each competency listed below describing your background and qualifications in each area.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.
Job Knowledge - Competent in required
job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; keeps
abreast of current developments; requires minimal supervision; displays
understanding of how job relates to others; uses resources effectively.
Cooperation - Establishes and maintains effective
relations; exhibits tact and consideration; offers assistance and support to
co-workers; works cooperatively in group situations; works actively to resolve
Team Leadership - Fosters team
cooperation; defines team roles and responsibilities; supports group problem
solving; ensures progress toward goals; acknowledges team accomplishments.
Conflict Resolution -
Encourages open communications; confronts difficult situations; maintains
objectivity; keeps emotions under control; uses negotiation skills to resolve
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing
demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal
with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES (Language, Mathematical, Reasoning and Computer Skills):
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to
read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance
instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and
correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers
or employees of organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and
divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and
decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and
interpret bar graphs.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability
to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in
mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete
COMPUTER SKILLS: To perform this job
successfully, an individual should have knowledge of various software programs
in Microsoft Office, navigating the internet, use of social media platforms,
library automation software, and library electronic databases and serials.
High School Diploma or GED required. Associates degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical
school preferred; or six months to one-year related experience and/or training;
or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Collaborative, effective, team leader with a
strong commitment to working in collaboration with a diverse population of
direct reports, senior administrators, faculty, staff, students, parents, and
Must be enthusiastic about working in a team-oriented
Must have excellent interpersonal (Emotional Intelligence)
and communication skills; (ability to clearly express ideas and concepts orally
and in writing) as demonstrated in the written competencies required for this
Demonstrated ability to benchmark and use data to inform the
development of best practices.
Must be able to discuss demonstrated ability during
Strong commitment to the values of diversity and human
Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and autonomous
required. This will be validated through the annual review process each year.
Demonstrated understanding of changing student needs and
ability to articulate these needs to the University community preferred.
Experience engaging student crisis and at-risk
student needs preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
None are required for this position at this time.
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.
While performing the duties of this job,
the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand;
walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. Occasionally
will be required to stand; stoop and/or kneel.
will be required to stand for prolonged periods of time.
employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift
and/or move up to 25 - 30 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50
Ability to defend themselves or others if the need arises.
The work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
Full-Time positions require a 40-hour night (12AM – 8AM, Mon
– Fri) shift work week is required plus 8AM – 8PM on weekends.
On-call duty is required when a response is necessary.
employees who work beyond 40 hours during a single work week will be
compensated at time and a half, per FLSA guidelines.
travel may be required on occasion in order to attend training workshops.
Must have and
maintain a valid Class C Driver’s License and maintain a clear driving record
to be insurable under the university liability policy.
Must be able to drive to complete work assignments on
and off campus, as needed.
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: For more information concerning benefits offered to HSU employees, see the HSU Benefits Summary on the HSU website.