Patrol Officer, College Campus

  • Academy of Art University
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Oct 05, 2021
Full time General Business

Job Description

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Academy of Art University is currently hiring for a Campus Safety Patrol Officer to work within a team that is vital to the safety of our blended student, faculty and staff population. This person will need to possess excellent communication and customer service skills, exercise good judgement and be able to navigate driving within and walking around the city of San Francisco.  Additional responsibilities include:

  • Welcome, assist and answer inquiries from Academy associates, visitors, and staff in a supportive and professional manner.

  • Respond to calls for service, throughout the University’s campus community, in a timely manner.

  • Ensure building security by locking interior and exterior doors as needed after hours of operation.

  • Patrol campus grounds throughout assigned shifts and quickly resolve issues that are identified. 

  • Support with the reopening of facilities as needed by unlocking exterior doors.

  • Complete a daily activity log to include detailed summaries of the work conducted during each shift.

  • Provide student, staff and faculty escort service utilizing Academy assigned Patrol vehicles.

  • Provide break coverage for Campus Safety Hosts and Patrol colleagues as needed.

  • Identify and suggest potential improvements that will enhance safety on campus.

  • Assist with special event coverage as assigned.



  • Possess an active California Guard Card.

  • Have a valid California driver's license and be insurable under the Academy's provider.

  • A minimum of two years of professional experience in a related field is required.

  • Effectively communicate policies and safety procedures to a broad population. 

  • Use sound judgement in difficult situations and solve problems in an effective manner.  

  • Demonstrate exceptional customer service to everyone while performing assigned duties.

  • Manage time well and be able to prioritize competing tasks.

  • Be able to walk and stand for extended periods of time.

  • Must be able to walk several city blocks at a time.


Work Hours: Full-Time: Working 4 days per week / 10 hours per shift



Academy of Art University offers full-time employees health insurance, 401k options, paid vacation based on years of service (15 days' accrual at start), paid holidays, paid sick leave and a commuter benefit program.  The Academy also offers full-time employees an opportunity to take one undergraduate course tuition free each semester.  Employees also have access to our multi-lane swimming pool, fitness center and recreational programs, including our NCAA Division II events.


Academy of Art University is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered regardless of age, Aids or HIV positive status, marital status, domestic partnership, medical condition or genetic characteristics, race or national origin, pregnancy, religion, sex, gender identity, gender or sexual orientation, name change, citizenship, physical or mental disability, veteran status or other status protected by federal, state, local or other law. Equal access to the hiring process, services, and employment is available to all persons. Applicants requiring accommodations to the application and/or interview process should contact the Human Resources Manager by calling 415-274-2222.  Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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