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Staff Job Openings

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Part Time Security Officer


Vice President of Campus Life & Student Affairs

Position goal:

The goal for each member of the USW campus community is to believe and live consistently by the principles of the mission of the University. The USW mission is as follows:


University of the Southwest is a Christ-centered educational community dedicated to developing men and women for a lifetime of servant leadership by emphasizing individual faith, responsibility, and initiative.

  • Teaching at University of the Southwest adheres to belief in God, in the Bible as the inspired Word of God, in Jesus Christ as the Son of God, and in the separation of church and state.

  • University of the Southwest strives for excellence in academic curriculum, campus life programming, and student activities in a supportive educational community where freedom of thought and expression is honored and the demonstration of faith in acts of service is encouraged.

  • At University of the Southwest, students are instructed and mentored by a faculty and staff who demonstrate Christ-centered values and maintain an environment where students can live and work cooperatively, valuing the multiple cultures from which they came.

  • As a community of initiative, University of the Southwest challenges graduates to become enterprising members of our society contributing to the common good by advocating and participating in the productive commerce of free enterprise, the constitutional privilege of self-government, and the practical contributions of community service.

Position Summary:

Provide comprehensive campus security for faculty, staff and students of University of the Southwest along with their property and enforce campus security policy and procedures. Provide a safe environment for employees, students, and visitors. Work with campus leaders, local law enforcement, and state law enforcement to coordinate campus safety concerns and suggestions.

Essential Functions:
  1. Develop a safe environment for students, employees, and visitors.

  2. Display a professional presence while maintaining campus security.

  3. Effectively communicate with campus individuals.

  4. Provide customer service to students, employees, and visitors while consistently enforcing policy and procedures for a safe campus.

  5. Assist in protecting the property of the university, faculty, staff and students.

  6. Coordinate with local law enforcement as needed for additional security.

  7. Perform other duties as assigned.

Other responsibilities:
  1. Support the mission of University of the Southwest.

  2. Establish record keeping/log and related documentation systems.

  3. Implement campus law enforcement policies and procedures.

  4. Patrol premises to ensure they are secure.

  5. Respond to emergencies and incidents within designated areas promptly and according to policy

Education, experience, & skills required:
  1. Experience as a security professional on a college campus or similar environment, with a demonstrated ability to communicate with students required.

  2. Must be able to interpret institutional policies, plans, objectives, rules and regulations.

  3. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills in a diverse college setting are essential.

Applications should be submitted via email to Veronica Torrez (

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