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Security Officer

Position Deleted on 2/06/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Chicago, IL
Admin - Police and Public Safety
Application Due:
Location: District Office
Employee Type: Part Time Staff
Department: Security
Union Status: Local 1600
Hours: 12 hours per week: Saturday: 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. & Sunday: 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Salary: $17.49 per hour
Closing Date: Tuesday, February 05, 2013

The City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) District 508, is the largest community college system in Illinois and one of the largest in the nation, with 5,800 faculty and staff serving 120,000 students at seven campuses and thirteen satellite sites city-wide. The City Colleges of Chicago is currently in the midst of a collaborative effort to review and revise CCC programs and practices to ensure students leave CCC college-ready, career-ready and prepared to pursue their life's goals.

CCC includes seven colleges: Richard J. Daley College, Kennedy-King College, Malcolm X College, Olive-Harvey College, Harry S Truman College, Harold Washington College and Wilbur Wright College. The system also oversees: the Washburne Culinary Institute, the French Pastry School, two restaurants, five Child Development Centers, the Center for Distance learning, the Workforce Institute, the public broadcast station WYCC-TV Channel 20 and radio station WKKC-FM 89.3FM.

This is a sworn position that supports the activities in a security department. This position does have the authority to make arrests or perform any functions related to the enforcement of applicable laws or regulations.

Patrol and monitors assigned area, including building, dock area and parking lot. Protect and assist staff, students and visitors. Enforce state and municipal laws and the rules of the Board of Trustees and make arrests as required under such laws. Make appearances as required when officer is complainant, witness or arresting officer. Informs Security Director and/or Officers of disturbances and/or irregularities. Enforces parking regulations. May perform clerical functions within the security office.

Perform other duties as assigned.

All CCC employees are required to adhere to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards.

High school diploma or equivalent required, Associates Degree or higher preferred. Two years or more experience on a state or municipal police force required. Working knowledge of applicable state and local criminal and civil statutes.

No past criminal activities. Excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Physical ability to perform the assigned duties and responsibilities of the position. Must be able to work well with staff and students. Must be able to handle situations with tact, diplomacy, and persuasiveness. Working knowledge of personal computers and the applicable software used on them helpful. Must be self directed and able to prioritize assignments.

Preference will be given to off-duty Police Officers, Correctional Officers, Cook County Sheriff's Police, Retired Police Officers and any officers with power to arrest.

How to Apply

For consideration, all interested candidates, including current CCC employees, must submit a resume and a cover letter in MS Word or PDF format. Submit by electronic mail only to the below email address, type the position title that you are applying for in the Subject heading, and indicate Full Time or Part Time position:

Senior Recruiter

Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Vacancies may be pending budget approval.

Due to the high volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in CCC!
City Colleges of Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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