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Accounting Assistant
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Dickinson State University | Dickinson, ND
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Accounting Assistant

TITLE: Security Officer

SUMMARY OF POSITION: This position provides a safe and secure environment for the DSU campus community; makes referrals to local police agencies; secures medical assistance when needed; and reports all violations of policies and procedures of Dickinson State University, North Dakota State Board of Higher Education, and applicable local, state and federal laws. This position is directly involved with training and participating in safety and emergency management activities and drills. Each shift will consist of approximately 80% patrolling the building and grounds.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: This position reports to the Director, Office of Public Safety


* High School Diploma or GED AND two (2) years experience directly related to safety and security
* OR Associates degree in Criminal Justice or related field

* Valid Driver's License
* Basic operating knowledge of computers and software including Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
* Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
* Strong interpersonal/oral/written communication skills
* Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
* Self-motivation and the ability to work without direct supervision
* Must be able to work a flexible schedule, weekends, holidays, will include rotating shifts


* Experience in security in a higher education environment
* Emergency Management Training/Experience
* Jeanne Clery Act Compliance Training/Experience
* Demonstrated conflict resolution skills
* Experience with Medical Training (i.e. First Aid, CPR, etc.)

BACKGROUND CHECK: Per SBHE 602.3 DSU requires a nationwide FBI criminal history background check to be completed before beginning employment in this position. It is at the discretion of the hiring manager to approve the hire if the background check comes back other than clear.

COMPENSATION: Includes a salary of $35,000 - 40,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience; and a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including employer-paid full-family coverage health insurance, NDPERS retirement, tuition waiver benefits and much more.

LOCATION: Dickinson, ND

STARTING DATE: As soon as possible


* Patrol all University property by foot or motor vehicle to enforce university rules and regulations, as well as federal, state, and local laws.
* Secure campus by checking doors, lights and ground areas, ensuring that all facilities are secured at designated times
* Identify safety and security issues with DSU buildings, submit work orders as required. For emergencies contact facilities immediately
* Respond to calls for service and conduct initial investigations of crimes, incidents, and injuries occurring on DSU property and notify proper authorities while submitting appropriate reports.
* Understand and practice all Clery, Title IX, FERPA and any other applicable laws and regulations
* Provide safety escorts for campus community members
* Develop and maintain working relationships and communicate regularly with members of the DSU campus community, its stakeholders and partners
* Provide presentations on personal safety, self-protection, sexual assault awareness, alcohol and drug awareness, winter safety, and any other programs as requested by the University community, including the general public.
* Recognize the importance of safety in the work place, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions
* Direct traffic and personnel as required
* Complete and submit a daily log and written reports at the end of each shift in compliance with the federal Jeanne Clery Act
* Enforce parking regulations
* Have operational knowledge of DSU's Emergency Management and Safety Plans and Procedures
* Respond to, and manage all emergencies and disaster on campus and assist First Responders as needed
* Assist DSU students, faculty and staff with in-service training programs, drills, and exercises relevant to campus security, emergency & risk management
* Complete required training in emergency management (FEMA) including ICS and NIMS training
* As incidents occur, record and report the following to the Director of Public Safety
* Violations of the DSU, NDUS, SBHE policies, and local, state and federal laws
* All on-campusincidents and crimes
* All major off-campus incidents involving faculty, staff, and students
* All emergency and first responder (Law Enforcement, Fire, Ambulance, etc.) responses to campus
* Unique security activities not otherwise identified above

* Assist with the management with Lost and Found
* Assist with the management Pro-Watch and door access control
* Identify and understand Blue Hawk Safe Security Applications
* Assist with social media, Facebook, and Twitter accounts
* Issue parking permits
* Issue student and staff identification cards
* Complete all training as required or assigned under NDUS, DSU, and DSU Office of Public Safety.
* Perform other duties as assigned or requested


This job announcement is not intended, and should not be construed, to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential to making fair pay decisions and determining job performance.


Band: 4000 Technical/Paraprofessional

Sub Band: 4115 Facilities/Security

Term: 12 months

Status: Full-time (100%), benefitted, non-exempt (from FLSA overtime)

APPLICATION INFORMATION: Applications received by Sunday, August 11, 2019 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Complete the online application at http://www.dickinsonstate.edu/about/employment/open-positions/, then upload a cover letter specifically addressing the above minimum and preferred qualifications, and a current resume by the date stated above.

For more information about the position, contact the direct supervisor at 1-800-279-4295 ext. 1068 or edward.c.striefel@dickinsonstate.edu

For more information or assistance contact: Human Resources (701) 483-2476

* Applicants who are eligible to claim veteran's preference must include Form DD214 with the application for employment; claims for disabled veteran's preference must include Form DD214 and a letter less than one year old from the Department of Veterans' Affairs indicating disability; claims for preference as the eligible spouse of a disabled or deceased veteran must include Form DD214, a marriage certificate and a letter less than one year old from the Department of Veterans' Affairs indicating disability, or the veteran's death certificate.
* Due to access to restricted information, the successful candidate will be required to complete a satisfactory criminal history record check.
* Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. and I-9 employment certification is required at hire.

DICKINSON STATE UNIVERSITY is a regional four-year institution within the North Dakota University System. The university's mission is to provide high quality, accessible programs; to promote excellence in teaching and learning; to support scholarly and creative activities; and to provide service relevant to the economy, health, and quality of life for the citizens of the state of North Dakota. For more information about Dickinson State University please visit www.dickinsonstate.edu and watch this video.

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. 23-12-10.

Dickinson State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, information protected by the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act ("GINA") or disability in its admissions, student aid, employment practices, educational programs or other related activities. Dickinson State University complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act. If you have questions or concerns please contact the Affirmative Action Officer at (701) 483-2370 or DSU.AAO@dickinsonstate.edu or the Director of Human Resources at (701) 483-2476 or DSU.HR@dickinsonstate.edu.