Security Shift Supervisor

Job ID 2022-2212
Job Locations
Budgeted Salary Range
$45,300 to $56,600+ per year DOE

Location, Job Title, Benefits

Rocky Vista University in Ivins, Utah has an immediate opening for a

Security Shift Supervisor (Full-Time)


To be considered for this position applicants should submit a resume/cover letter and salary requirements.




$45,300-$56,600+ per year, the posted salary range represents the minimum to the midpoint within RVU’s compensation plan.   RVU’s full compensation structure provides a minimum to a maximum range.  The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to skill, knowledge, experience, education, and credentials.




RVU offers a full benefits package that includes Health, Dental and Vision insurance, along with 2 weeks accrued paid vacation days per year, 12 accrued sick days per year, personal days, 13 ½ paid holidays (if security officer works holiday you will be paid time and ½ instead of holiday pay) and 401(K) match up to 7% based on employee’s contribution. 


RVU is is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Primary Purpose

Responsible for ensuring the security and safety of all students, employees and guests on the University property and; monitoring performance, department core competencies, assisting with the compliance requirements of the Clery Act, provide leadership in the development and management of campus safety and security operations as well as on-going training of Campus Safety Officers on shift

Essential Job Functions

  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to service excellence by embodying the University’s core values, mission, and vision in every facet of the role while working with students, faculty, staff, and guests.
  • Demonstrate personal commitment to the organization and provide continuous, quality work.
  • Demonstrate safe work practices and approaches, follows safety rules, prevents unsafe conditions and behaviors and participates in organization and departmental safety programs.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of safety and security operations; develop recommendations and implement plans to facilitate and improve campus safety and security operations.
  • Respond to incidents on campus; determine appropriate security responses to incidents; conduct investigations and write reports; contact and follow through with law enforcement authorities as appropriate regarding crimes on campus.
  • Assist in the development and coordination of various safety programs and emergency response procedures, including the campus safety and security.
  • Establish and maintain contacts with relevant external agencies concerned with safety and security.
  • Operate public address and mass notification systems in the event of an emergency and identify high risk areas and initiate actions to reduce risk exposure.
  • Assure that officers are monitoring and patrolling all internal and exterior areas of campus property.
  • Assist in the planning and organizing of department training and staff meetings.
  • Conduct a daily briefing with on duty officers.
  • Ability to exercise considerable judgment, discretion, and professionalism in managing sensitive situations and/or irate individuals.
  • Assist the Manager in overseeing duties related to the receipt, tracking, postage and distribution of the U.S. mail and other packages received via other carriers.
  • Must be able to be on call for questions, emergencies and be able to respond to the University in the event of a serious incident.
  • Ability to assume all duties of the Manager in their absence.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing equity, diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
  • Must obey and comply with all RVU policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills necessary to interact and lead effectively with staff, faculty, students, visitors, local and state agencies.
  • Must be optimistic, positive, outgoing, personable and able to relate well with diverse populations and age groups.
  • Provide independent supervision of staff officers and report to the Security Manager or Operations Director whenever necessary.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-based multicultural environment.
  • Must be able to carry out policies and procedures, and balance priorities or multiple projects while paying attention to detail and a tolerance for working on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Computer skills such as Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • Must maintain strict adherence to departmental and University confidentiality standards.
  • Must maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times.
  • Detailed knowledge and oversight of all department computer programs (ARMS Record Management System, RAVE Mass Notification System, Team Alert, Paxton Net2 System and ID access card program).
  • Preferred knowledge of the Jeanne Clery Act and Violence Against Women's Act (VAWA).

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • 3-4 years Security and/or Law Enforcement Experience
  • 1-3 years Lead / Supervisor / Management Experience or demonstrated leadership skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree
  • Law Enforcement Experience
  • Knowledge of the Jeanne Clery Act and Violence Against Women’s’ Act (VAWA)


Final applicant will be required to pass background check and drug screening.


Qualified applicants will be contacted. There may be an additional video interview for you to complete. Please watch your email including spam and promotions folder.


Rocky Vista University, on the recommendation of the COVID-19 Response Team (CRT), implemented a mandatory vaccination policy for all employees and students effective July 1, 2021. Appropriate exemptions may be considered, and individual state laws may apply.



Rocky Vista University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.  The following are essential abilities and physical requirements for all positions at the University.


  • Ability to orally communicate effectively with others;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, using the English language;
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staffs at all levels;
  • May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties;
  • May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies to include, but not limited to, pens, pencils, calculators, computer keyboards, telephone, etc.;
  • May be required to transport oneself to other campus offices, conference rooms, and on occasion, to off-campus sites to attend meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars, etc.


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