Reporting to the Director of Campus Safety, the Sergeant will provide for the safety and protection of life and property within the College community. Will supervise activities on a specific shift or unit of the department. Conducts various personnel and uniform/equipment inspections and briefings; issues instructions, orders and direction to Campus Safety Officers. Schedules assignments and deploys officers to needed locations. Provides training and development related to function. Oversees dispatch function. Will work appropriate schedule based on operational needs of the department
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Plans, assigns and supervises the work of Campus Safety personnel, assumes command in the absence of a superior officer or when designated by a superior officer.
3. Coordinates operations at crime scenes with City police; ensures proper security coverage at all College properties and special events.
4. Makes daily operating decisions, referring extraordinary problems or situations to a higher authority through the proper notifications. Effectively takes measures to assist in problem solving.
5. Investigates and attempts to solve crimes which affect the College Community. Reviews reports and related paperwork, ensures that records, evidence and related material are properly maintained; ensures that same are properly submitted. Coordinates with City police on matters of mutual concern. Dispatches additional personnel and equipment to emergency scenes.
6. Assists in the management of the Clery Act. Assists with compilations of daily crime reports.
7. Ensures and protects the quality of life at College and surrounding areas. Maintains positive community and public relations. Assures compliance with College security procedures and City and State ordinances and laws. Ensures compliance with Campus Safety procedures as well as college handbooks. Oversees the operations of Campus Safety Officers, Dispatchers, Shuttle Drivers and Student Workers
8. Interacts with internal contacts such as students, faculty and staff to respond to complaints regarding investigations and to discuss security issues. Interacts with external contacts such as Federal law enforcement agencies, the Hartford Police Department, and other local police agencies, large organizations such as the telephone company, the postal inspector and various courts to gather and share information related to investigations and to assist in prosecutions.
9. Fulfills department mission and values with continued emphasis on a community partnership.
10. Communicates effectively, orally and in writing; establishes and maintains effective working relationships with fellow employees and the public.
11. Trains, coaches, mentors and evaluates performance of Campus Safety Officers, Dispatchers, Shuttle Drivers and student workers. Investigate/Administer discipline.
12. Ensures that complaints made against the Campus Safety Department or any of its employees are properly recorded and investigations are initiated.
13. Develops partnership with Information Technology Services (ITS) coordinating investigation of new technology initiatives.
14. Acts as liaison with ITS in support of: computer hardware; computer dispatching software; surveillance software, fleet tracking, etc. and placement of new surveillance camera installations.
15. Performs related work as required.
1. A high school diploma or GED and at least five to eight years’ experience as a supervisor in a public or private security environment required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Candidates who possess any combination of education, training, or experience that provides the required knowledge, technical skills, and abilities also will be considered.
2.Valid CT driver’s license.
3. Thorough knowledge of current State laws, City of Hartford ordinances, Clery Act and College security rules and regulations.
4. Knowledge of all community policing principles
5. Knowledge of crime statistics, especially UCR part one crime.
6. Knowledge of forensic science as it applies to collections and preservation of evidence.
7. Knowledge of security equipment, such as computers, radios, batons and less than lethal weapons.
8. Familiarity with alarm systems, access control systems (saltolocks), surveillance system (Occularis/OnSSI), and dispatching systems (Report Exec).
Full-time, full-year position (40 hours/week); minimum is $18.80 per hour depending on experience. The application review process will begin immediately; search will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please go to the following link: https://trincoll.peopleadmin.com/.
Trinity College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities should request any needed accommodation in order to participate in the application process.