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Campus Safety Officer

Landmark College’s Department of Campus Safety is seeking individuals who possess good judgment, discretion, and excellent interpersonal skills, to perform a variety of safety, enforcement, and crime prevention tasks for the College as Campus Safety Officers. Campus Safety Officers assist in creating and sustaining a safe learning, working and living environment for our campus community, 24-hours a day, year-round. Starting salary will commensurate with experience and training, and complemented by a generous benefits package.

The Officer will work closely with residential life staff regarding security and safety concerns and issues. Alerts residential staff in case of problems or emergencies involving students that cannot be handled by the Security Officer. Assists in investigating crimes and other reportable incidents to the extent possible and submits reports regarding those investigations to the appropriate authority. Enforces rules and regulations as detailed in the Landmark College Student Handbook and other official College publications. In cooperation with residential life staff, conducts room and property searches as directed.

Participates in safety and security orientation and training seminars to new and current students, faculty, and staff. Participates in conducting regular fire alarm drills, maintaining written records regarding drills. Participates in the implementation of security programs, including property registration, student identification, winter safety, and crime prevention programs.

Officers shall have sound organizational skills, general knowledge of the applicable laws of the State of Vermont and above average interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to interact with a diverse community while maintaining a caring and professional demeanor. They shall demonstrate initiative, energy, and willingness to learn and take on new challenges; and computer literacy, including the ability to learn and employ standard administrative software used at the College.

Education, Experience and Licenses: Security Officers will have a minimum of a high school diploma, a background in the security field. A valid driver’s license and telephone are also required.

Physical Demand: Position involves walking, standing, bending, twisting, climbing, frequently carrying of heavy loads. Frequent physical exertion and driving motor vehicles is required.

Located in southern Vermont, Landmark College is a premier institution for students who learn differently. As the nation’s first accredited college for students with learning disabilities (including dyslexia), ADHD, and ASD, we are a mainstream college with a unique, resource-rich academic model.

The Landmark College Office of Human Resources strives to ensure that we are an employer of choice, attracting and retaining uniquely talented individuals able to advance the College’s position as the college of choice for students who learn differently. We are committed to a philosophy that recognizes each person as an individual, worthy of respect, trust, dignity and fair treatment, and we apply these tenets to serve, support, and value all members of our community.

We recognize the importance of providing a work environment that is conducive to carrying out the College’s mission and contributes to the personal and professional growth of our faculty and staff. For Human Resources, this means the administration of employment policies, benefit plans, and compensation programs that are regularly evaluated and remain competitive and fair.

How to Apply

Interested individuals should provide a cover letter, resume or CV, and the names of three references. Electronic submissions are preferred. Please email your application to humanresources@landmark.edu. Applications may also be mailed to Director of Human Resources, Landmark College, 19 River Road South, Putney, Vermont 05346. No phone calls please.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, and administration is congruent with our mission. We value diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, neurodiversity, race, and religion. Landmark College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability employer.

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