The Library Security Unit is responsible for providing public safety services for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library and the estimated 7,100 people who visit the 475,000 square foot facility daily.
The Library Security Officer reports to, and receives supervision from, the Library Security Manager. The Library Security Officer is responsible for providing a safe and secure environment for the patrons, staff, collections, and facilities of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. library.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Perform foot patrol of the Library Building and Grounds
Encourage compliance with library policy
Report suspected hazards and criminal behavior
Provide assistance to patrons and staff as requested
Respond to alarms and other calls for service
Write Police Reports
Monitor building entrances/exits from a posted position
Respond to alarms from theft detection devices
Provide information to patrons coming to the library
Create a professional atmosphere that both comforts patrons and deters criminal activity
Monitor Library Security Control Room
Monitor Closed Circuit Television surveillance system
Monitor Integrated Security System and Alarms
Monitor Elevator Command Computer System
Operate Radio Base Station for Security Officers and UPD
After appointment, Library Security Officers must successfully complete the appropriate training program designed by the University Police Department.
The Library Security Officer must have the ability to walk, stand, sit, see in appropriate color vision, hear in an appropriate range of sounds, balance, climb, twist, bend, and reach with hands and arms. Assignments will require standing, sitting, or walking for lengthy periods of time, and may be indoors or outdoors. Employees may be exposed to physical and verbal abuse where considerable self-control must be exercised. Some of the work may require considerable physical exertion and viewing of surveillance monitor equipment.
The work environment is a multi-story library building and the exterior walkways and access ways. Any indoor assignment may require standing, sitting, or walking for lengthy periods of time. Employees may be exposed to weather conditions and outdoor temperatures. Employees may be exposed to physical and verbal abuse where considerable self-control must be exercised. Some of the work may require considerable physical exertion and viewing of surveillance monitor equipment. Incumbents are assigned to shift work and rotated among various assignments.
SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.
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