30+ days ago


Louisville, KY


Location: Louisville, KY Category: Staff Positions Posted On: Mon Feb 8 2021 Job Description:

Bellarmine University Department of Public Safety has an immediate opening for a full-time Public Safety Officer.  Responsibilities include working as directed by the Director of Public Safety to ensure a safe campus for students, faculty and staff. This position is scheduled for the late watch shift: 12 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.  However, applicants must be willing to work a flexible schedule, which may include weekends and holidays.

Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Checks and secures buildings including authorized admittance and completes building patrols as directed.
  • Reports on thefts, acts of violence, and violations of local laws and campus regulations.      
  • Patrols campus for any unusual situations that could endanger the University community.
  • Enforces Traffic Control and Traffic Regulations including assisting disabled vehicles.
  • Safeguards all campus properties and human life.
  • Maintains good order and discipline throughout all University facilities at all times following established guidelines.
  • Administers first aid/CPR (if certified) to injured persons until the arrival of EMS units.
  • Works to prevent vandalism, fire/hazard occurrences and provides other safety awareness.
  • Provides security for athletic/other functions as directed by the Director of Public Safety.
  • Directs building evacuations in the event of fire, bomb threats, or natural disaster.
  • Performs duties within scope of responsibility of assigned position. All matters beyond that immediate scope should be referred to the Director of Public Safety.
  • Performs all duties with proper attention to improving public relations between the University community and local law enforcement agencies as a whole.

Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications for Consideration
Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent.  Prior experience in law enforcement, military or two years of security or corrections experience preferred. Selected applicants must have a valid driver's license. Knowledge of CPR and first aid is a plus.


  •  Applicant must be able to lift 50 pounds
  •  Must be able to stand and walk for an extensive amount of time patrolling the campus

Additional Information:

Bellarmine University is committed to core values of diversity, equity and inclusion and embraces diversity in our workforce among members of faculty, staff and administration. We remain committed to affirmative actions, policies, procedures and attitudes necessary to continue to build and retain a diverse and equitable workforce. We will demonstrate a fully realized and lived commitment to equity and inclusion, empowering all members of our increasingly diverse community and supporting them to achieve their full potential. As part of Bellarmine's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, we will seek to ensure that all aspects of employment, including recruitment, selection, job assignment, training, compensation, benefits, discipline, promotion, layoff and termination processes remain free of discrimination based upon race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.