St Edwards University
  • Office of Campus Safety - University Police
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time


University Police Department

Campus Security Officer

St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas invites applications for the position of Campus Security Officer. The Campus Security Officer provides a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors to the main campus. Facilitates and encourages respect for the law, rules and procedures, safety and institutional policy. The person selected works to educate students, faculty, staff and visitors, regarding safety and security, minimize risk for the University and enforce all University policies and procedures.

For consideration,

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • An employee in this position must be 21 years or older at time of employment; a U.S. citizen, have a valid Texas Driver's License, and have a good driving record.
  • Current licensed security officer in good standing.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in safety or security.
  • Experience in college or University setting preferred.
  • Not currently under indictment for any criminal offense.
  • Never been convicted of an offense above a Class C misdemeanor
  • Never been convicted of any family violence offense;
  • Not prohibited by state or federal law from operating a motor vehicle.
  • The preferred candidate will have competency in the use of MS Word and MS Excel and be able to learn other equipment and programs.
  • Prior parking enforcement experience preferred.
  • Must be possess good organizational skills, maintain high quality control standards.
  • Successfully complete extensive background check, physical test and drug screening.
  • Ability to learn St. Edward's University policies.
  • Ability to walk for long periods in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, and lift 50 pounds.
  • Ability to write legibly and accurately record information.
  • Ability to complete work assignments, take and understand direction.
  • Must be able to handle crisis situations in a calm and effective manner.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and appropriate relationships with the St. Edward's University community and visitors.

Essential Responsibilities Include:

The Campus Security Officer performs vehicle and foot patrols of the campus, parking lots, garage and buildings to monitor behavior, secure buildings and property, maintain order and ensure rule compliance, and enforce regulations. The officer monitors the physical safety of all buildings by locking and unlocking doors, patrolling or monitoring, and reporting suspicious behavior. The officer may also be tasked with enforcing traffic and parking regulations. This position has regular interaction with the general public. The officer greets students, faculty, staff and visitors, familiarizes them with the rules and regulations of the campus, helps direct them to specific locations or offices as needed, and answers other questions.

This position is considered security sensitive and will involve shift work, special events, days and evenings, as required. The Campus Security Officer will be expected to represent St. Edward's University and the University Police Department in a positive and professional manner and to promote a safe and secure campus environment. This person is required to patrol on foot, golf cart or other University vehicle. This person will be subject to an extensive background investigation, fingerprinting, medical, physical and driving history check.

For detailed information, please scroll to the bottom of the page to download the job description.

The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package!

Medical & Rx Coverage - UMR (HSA & FSA Available)

Dental - Sunlife Dental

Vision - Sunlife Vision Plan

Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Pet Insurance

Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave

Retirement Plan - (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%

Tuition Benefits

Paid Holidays

Services & Discounts


Interested applicants should submit an online application at; Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please. Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.

In your cover letter, please describe your lived experiences that prepare you to contribute to diversity and inclusion at St. Edward's University?


St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the University a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at;


We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

Background Checks:

A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

Reference #: J2020347

Available: Immediately

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