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Security Supervisor

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID353722
LocationTwin Cities
Job FamilyCampus Operations
Full/Part TimeFull-Time
Job Code7422SE
Employee ClassCivil Service
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Description of Position
The Security Supervisor is a uniformed, non-sworn representative of the Department of Public Safety. The Security Supervisor is responsible for direct management, discipline, development, and safety of University Security's front-line, uniformed employees. This includes Security Monitors, and Security Advisors. This position reports to the Security Operations Manager within the University of Minnesota, Department of Public Safety (DPS).
Responsibilities / Essential Functions
70% Employee Oversight and Supervision
* Conduct regular inspections of employees at their work location to monitor service quality, ensure adherence to procedures, and maintain safety
* Document performance-related observations to support employee reviews, recognition, and progressive discipline
* Lead, coach, and answer questions to improve employee confidence and overall effectiveness
* Coordinate, oversee, and, at times, conduct on-the-job training for uniformed employees to ensure that all are properly prepared to succeed in their respective roles
* Monitor call-offs and absences, directing on-duty personnel to prioritize delivery of the most critical services
* Respond to emergencies to ensure procedures, safety precautions, and communication plans are followed
30% Operations Support
* Create, communicate, and update employee schedules to support Security Operations Manager
* Distribute critical information to front-line employees quickly and accurately
* Communicate regularly with the Public Safety Emergency Communication Center (PSECC) employees to promote effective coordination with other DPS units.
* Identify and help resolve problems involving employee pay, schedules, conflicts, work instructions, and equipment

This job may be designated as essential.
The employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
* Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
* Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
* Ability to manage conflict respectfully and constructively
* Ability to work independently and with limited direction
* Able to use discretion and maintain confidentialityMonday - Thursday: 3pm - 1am

Required Qualifications
* BA/BS plus at least 2 years of experience or a combination of related education and work experience to equal at least 6 years.
* Availability and willingness to work evenings and weekends to oversee nightly operations
* Able to pass a background check
* Combination of related education and work experience to equal at least six (6) years in law enforcement, security-related field, or management-related field
Essential Qualification: Regular attendance is an essential qualification for this position.
Preferred Qualifications
* Experience working and supervising security in a higher education setting
* Combination of related education and work experience to equal at least six years in law enforcement, security-related field, or management-related field

Working at the UniversityAt the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
  • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the
  • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • University HSA contributions
  • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Financial counseling services
  • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no costPlease visit the for more information regarding benefits.
    How To Apply

    Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

    The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:
    Employment Requirements

    Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

    Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit:
    About the U of M

    The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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