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Campus Safety Officer


Position Category: Non-Academic
Position Title: Campus Safety Officer
School/Department: Facilities Management
Reports To: Campus Safety Supervisor
Time: Full Time
Term of Employment:

Information & Responsibilities

•    Provide safety and security related services to college community.
•    Perform high visibility vehicle and foot patrols on campus checking for fire, general safety, locking and unlocking doors as required.
•    Respond to requests for assistance, emergency calls, and alarms.
•    Render emergency first aid and CPR, call paramedics, respond to and investigate crime reports.
•    Confront and interview suspicious subjects and make arrests when required.
•    Issue traffic and parking citations.
•    File all necessary reports and paperwork as required.


•    Ability to spend extended periods of time walking and be able to walk/stand without restrictions.  Full range of motion with both hands and arms.
•    Ability to climb 4-5 flights of stairs without stopping.
•    Ability to handle emergency calls for service in a professional manner and maintain composure during stressful situations.
•    Ability to compose and comprehend written reports.
•    Flexibility to work varied shifts and overtime.
•    Ability to lift and carry up 50 lbs.

Upon offer of employment, the following criteria must be met:

1.    Have a valid California drivers license.  Employment is subject to driving record meeting the standards of CalArts' insurance carrier.
2.    Take a physical examination (includes hearing, vision and stress test) and be capable of performing the essential functions of the position.
3.    Submit to a background check.


•    Valid California Guard Card, Mace & Pepper Spray certification, and valid First Aid/CPR & Defibrillator certification.  Satisfactory completion of Post 832 classes preferred.
•    High school graduate or high school equivalency.

How to Apply

This position is available immediately.  If you are interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to facilitiesjobs@calarts.edu.  Please indicate in the subject line: Campus Safety Officer in order to be considered.                                     

Equity & Diversity

CalArts is proud of its diverse student body and deeply committed to
supporting the cultural and artistic aspirations of all its students. A
commitment to increasing opportunities for low-income students and
currently disenfranchised groups is necessary, as is the desire to work
to support institutional goals of equity and diversity in an ongoing
way. CalArts is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). In our efforts to reach a diverse application pool, please follow the link to fill out an optional survey: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Eq_Div

Further Information

CalArts has a multidisciplinary approach to its studies of the arts
through six schools: Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music and
Theater. CalArts encourages students to explore and recognize the
complexity of the many aspects of the arts. It is supported by a
distinguished faculty of practicing artists and provides its Bachelor
and Master of Fine Arts students with the hands-on training and exposure
necessary for an artist's growth. CalArts was founded in 1961 and
opened in 1969 as the first institution of higher learning in the United
States specifically for students interested in the pursuit of degrees
in all areas of visual and performing arts.

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