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About Le Moyne College:

Le Moyne College, located in Syracuse, N.Y., is an independent college established by the Jesuits in 1946 to provide students with a values-based, comprehensive academic program designed to foster intellectual excellence and preparation for a life of leadership and service. Today, Le Moyne has evolved into a nationally acclaimed college of liberal arts and sciences that draws students from across the U.S. and abroad.

Our Mission:

Le Moyne College is a diverse learning community that strives for academic excellence in the Catholic and Jesuit tradition through its comprehensive programs rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. Its emphasis is on education of the whole person and on the search for meaning and value as integral parts of the intellectual life. Le Moyne College seeks to prepare its members for leadership and service in their personal and professional lives to promote a more just society.

Le Moyne College aims to advance the values of diversity and inclusiveness at the college. To do this, Le Moyne seeks scholars and professionals who bring innovation, creativity, and impact to the campus, and who bring greater depth, breadth, and diversity to our campus community. Le Moyne College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and Jesuits to apply for employment.

Job Description:

Security Officers are tasked with the general responsibility of the safety and security of the Le Moyne College Campus and Le Moyne College Community. They are service driven and provide both general and emergency public safety/security services.

Job duties specific to this position: 

  • Conduct patrols of the campus, which can be walking, fixed post or by vehicle.
  • Provide security services to specific areas of campus as assigned. 
  • Develop and improve working relationships with students, faculty, and staff.
  • Perform some traditional law enforcement duties typically assigned to security personnel. 
  • Respond promptly and professionally to requests for service from students, employees and visitors for emergencies and general security services on campus.
  • Enforce Le Moyne College’s rules, regulations and policies.
    Ensure local, state and federal laws and ordinances are enforced to protect students, faculty/staff and visitors to the campus.
  • Conduct thorough security checks of your assigned areas and report any security or safety issues which could lead to injury or safety concerns in order to ensure their integrity and the safety of their inhabitants and contents. 
  • As assigned – conduct investigations and inquiry into incidents involving violations of College policy, criminal offenses or suspicious circumstances. Submit comprehensive written reports on all such incidents. 
    Promptly correct and/or report to the appropriate College office all observed safety, security, utility, environmental and fire hazards. 
  • Lock and unlock buildings and rooms as scheduled. 
    Provide unlocks and lock-ups as requested (i.e., student key ins, office key ins).
  • Conduct monthly inspections of fire extinguishers located on campus. 
  • Stay well informed on all College activity. 
  • Promote crime prevention and fire safety.
  • Maintain a professional appearance to include uniforms, vehicles and personal hygiene.
  • Maintain a level of physical fitness necessary to perform the principle job functions.
  • Perform all related security services or emergency/general duties as requested by the Director of Security or his designee.
  • Maintain a lost and found property 
  • Cover the dispatch desk and duties when assigned.
  • Participate in all required and assigned trainings.
    Work events as assigned.
  • Test Blue light phones.
  • Provide various forms of transports/escorts.
  • Conduct fire drills.

Job expectations for all Le Moyne College employees:

  • Demonstrates and role-models all of Le Moyne’s mission-based competencies (collaboration, communication, diversity, integrity, leadership and service) in every interaction with all community members and external parties.
  • Strengthen digital literacy skills through education and the application of digital technologies in order to effectively engage in information gathering, utilization and data management while promoting a security culture.
  • Supports cura personalis by treating all individuals with dignity, professionalism and kindness.
  • Promotes cura apostolica by aligning professional goals, objectives, and performance with college’s strategic goals.
  • Demonstrates excellent work attendance, reliability and work ethic.
  • Attends and actively participates in required meetings and training sessions.
  • Complies and adheres to all of Le Moyne’s established policies, procedures and codes of conduct at all times, including all health and safety requirements and regulations, to promote desired behavior and build awareness.
  • Must complete all required federal, state, institution and department trainings.
  • Engages in a planned program of professional development. Continually maintains skills and knowledge relative to the position and technology industry including best practice, evolving operational requirements, and industry trends.
  • Performs a variety of related duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid New York State driver’s license and a driving record which is aligned with the College’s motor vehicle policy
  • Meet and maintain the requirements and training to be licensed and registered as a security guard in New York State.
  • Capable of working evenings, nights, weekends, holidays and in inclement weather.
  • Must be able and willing to work overtime coverage when necessary or directed, including mandatory overtime and for extracurricular campus events. 
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • The ability to interact in a sensitive, courteous and understanding way with members of a diverse residential and academic community and the general public. 
  • Ability to multi task and to maintain composure in emergency situations.  
  • Sufficient vision (with corrections) to read and to observe more distant objects. 
  • Ability to hear sufficiently to respond to calls for service. 
  • Be able to pass a background investigation
  • Be reliable and able to work independently.  Must exercise good judgment and display sensitivity to the unique role that security plays in a college setting.
  • Able to perform the physical duties of the job including, but not limited to, climbing stairs, crouching, walking, standing, or sitting for extended periods. 

Additional Information:

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion job expectations for all Le Moyne College employees:  

  • Demonstrates commitment to promoting a more diverse, inclusive and equitable work environment by supporting the diversity, equity, and inclusion goals of the employee’s unit.
  • Regularly participates in professional development opportunities to become more aware of DEI issues and to consider ways in which their work can be expanded to honor and incorporate the diversity of our community.
  • Works to neutralize institutional bias by analyzing the policies and procedures of their unit and making suggestions to remove barriers for historically underserved people.
  • Promotes open communication across Le Moyne’s community in order to create an inclusive environment, and understanding of others backgrounds, ideas, and perspectives.

Le Moyne Benefits

403(b) Retirement contribution- (9.5% Employer match)
Generous tuition coverage
Health insurance options- (Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts)
Health Savings Accounts- (Partially Employer funded) 
Basic Life & AD&D Insurance- (Employer paid)
Short and Long Term Disability Insurance (Employer paid)
Supplemental Life & AD&D Insurance
Voluntary benefits- (Legal, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Pet Insurance etc.)
12 paid holidays
Generous time off package 
40 hour work week

Pay Range: $20.81/hr

Equal Employment Opportunity

Le Moyne College is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship & immigration or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship.  Le Moyne makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. 

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position please click the ‘Apply Now’ button and submit the required materials for consideration:

* Cover letter outlining your interest in the position
* Current resume
* Contact information for 3 professional references

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