Rockhurst University Careers – Staff Job Openings

Welcome to Rockhurst University’s Careers page, showcasing current staff job openings. Get ready for a rewarding career in higher education.

This employment opportunities page is for staff positions and will be updated as jobs become available and are filled.

Applications for faculty/adjunct positions should be directed to the appropriate academic department. 

We do not accept unsolicited resumes. If you would like to submit your cover letter and resume in response to a position you see listed within our job openings below, please reference the title of the job listing for which you are applying and follow the instructions indicated in the job advertisement. You may also send materials to the following address:

Rockhurst University
Attn: Human Resources
1100 Rockhurst Road
Kansas City, MO 64110

Resumes that do not identify the position for which the candidate is applying will not be considered. Thank you for your interest in a career at Rockhurst University. Rockhurst University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The job listings below are the current staff employment opportunities at Rockhurst University.

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Crew Member– Physical Plant

Rockhurst University currently has an opening for a full-time Crew Member for our Physical Plant department.  The Crew Member performs various duties throughout the university campus.  These duties include event set-ups and tear downs, deliveries, furniture and equipment moving.  This individual interacts with all levels of staff throughout the university they must have the personal qualities that exemplify the University’s Jesuit character, mission and commitment to excellence.

 

The successful candidate must be able to pass a post offer, pre-employment physical and drug screen.  Must have a valid drivers’ license and pass the university’s driving test.  This position also requires lifting objects up to 50 lbs.   

 

Rockhurst University is a Catholic, Jesuit University serving 3,000 students in the business and cultural center of Kansas City, Missouri. It is a comprehensive university offering more than 50 undergraduate and graduate programs taught by nationally recognized faculty. We employ approximately 500 faculty and staff.

 

Full time Rockhurst employees enjoy an excellent benefits package including:

 

  • Short and long term disability

  • Life insurance

  • 125 Tax Savings Plan

  • Tax deferred retirement plan with a generous company match

  • Free undergraduate and graduate classes for employees

  • Free undergraduate classes for spouses and dependent children

  • Vacation and sick time along with 14 paid holidays

     

    Interested candidates should submit their application through the link provided below.  Application process requires a cover letter, salary requirements, resume, and contact information for three references.  Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify.

     

    https://www.ejobapp-validityscreening.com/applicant/companies/28333/accounts_with_open_positions

     

Dean’s Administrative Assistant - College of Arts and Sciences (Internal Candidates Only)

Dean’s Administrative Assistant

College of Arts & Sciences

 

(Internal candidates only)

The College of Arts and Sciences at Rockhurst University is seeking applications for the Dean’s Administrative Assistant.  Founded by the Jesuits in 1910, Rockhurst is a comprehensive university of 3,000 students that offers more than fifty undergraduate, Master’s, and doctoral programs taught by nationally recognized faculty.  Rockhurst emphasizes learning, leadership, and service.  Our mission is to transform lives by creating a learning community centered on excellence in undergraduate liberal and graduate education.  Rockhurst is Catholic and Jesuit, involved in the life and growth of the city and the region, and committed to the service of the contemporary world.  We employ approximately 500 faculty and staff.

 

This is a highly visible position that provides primary support to the Dean of the College.  The Dean’s Administrative Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Office of the Dean.  The incumbent is expected to enhance the Dean’s effectiveness through the exercise of good judgment in a variety of situations, employment of strong written and verbal communication, administrative, budgetary, and organizational skills.  In addition to the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities, the Dean’s Administrative Assistant will work independently on projects from conception to completion, and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion.  The Administrative Assistant also provides support to the College’s Associate Dean, Assistant Dean, and Director of Admissions.  There is no supervisory responsibility over staff.

 

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of high school diploma plus additional professional development related to this type of position

  • Minimum of three years of experience supporting managers or management teams, preferably in an academic organization

  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Office Suite as well as Outlook

  • Previous experience working with departmental budgets and budget management systems

  • Experience and proficiency with record-keeping practices and systems

  • Strong references related to customer relations

 

Interested candidates should submit their application through the link provided below.  Application process requires a cover letter, salary requirement, resume, and contact information for three references.  Priority deadline for submission of application is July 9, 2017. 

 

https://www.ejobapp-validityscreening.com/applicant/companies/28333/accounts_with_open_positions

 

Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify.

Discovery Services Assistant

Rockhurst University seeks a Discovery Services Assistant for the Greenlease Library who will demonstrate support of the University’s Jesuit mission and values.   Rockhurst emphasizes learning, leadership, and service. Our mission is to transform lives by creating a learning community centered on excellence in undergraduate liberal and graduate education.  Rockhurst is Catholic and Jesuit, involved in the life and growth of the city and the region, and committed to the service of the contemporary world. 

The position is responsible for modifying and creating exceptional bibliographic records to make content in all formats accessible and discoverable. Responsibilities require consistent decisions when interpreting cataloging rules regarding bibliographic and authority records, mastery in the use of cataloging tools, and application of local policies.  The successful applicant will also assist in the development of policies and procedures in the department, which includes teamwork in problem solving, planning, executing solutions, and evaluating results. 

The position involves responsibility for performing a wide range of para-professional cataloging and collection maintenance tasks and assigned special projects, which may include growth in the area of digitization, based on the Content Management and Discovery Services department’s needs.

 

Specific requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited higher education institution

  • Demonstrated aptitude for detailed and precise work
  • Use of effective and proactive verbal and written communication
  • Ability to effectively select, train and supervise student assistants
  • General familiarity with library data standards, including RDA, AACR2,MARC, and LC Classification

  • Computer skills necessary to effectively utilize word processing, spreadsheet, ILS and database software applications

     

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Knowledge of cataloging tools and the ability to keep abreast of changes in cataloging rules and advances in technology.

  • Working knowledge and understanding of the principles, methods and practices of library operation

  • Self-motivation to organize, prioritize, meet deadlines and manage changing priorities

  • Ability to implement new technologies to enhance services and content

 

This position reports to the Content Management and Discovery Services Librarian and works closely with the Content Services Librarian. This is a full-time, non-exempt position (37.5 - 40 hours/week) and the pay range is $30,000 - $35,000 plus benefits.

Interested candidates should apply cover letter, resume or curriculum vita, and contact information for three references at the following webpage: https://www.ejobapp-validityscreening.com/applicant/companies/28333/accounts_with_open_positions

Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify.

Head Coach – Softball

Rockhurst University, an NCAA Division II member institution and member of the Great lakes Valley Conference, is seeking applications for Head Softball Coach. 

Founded by the Jesuits in 1910, Rockhurst is a comprehensive university of 3000 students that offers more than fifty undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs taught by nationally recognized faculty.  Rockhurst emphasizes learning, leadership, and service.  Our mission is to transform lives by creating a learning community centered on excellence in undergraduate liberal and graduate education.  Rockhurst is Catholic and Jesuit, involved in the life and growth of the city and the region, and committed to the service of the contemporary world.  We employ approximately 500 faculty and staff.

It is the responsibility of the Head Softball Coach to lead a successful NCAA Division II program while operating the program in a manner reflective of the university’s mission.  Excellence shall be attained through athletic success, academic achievement, service learning and leadership development.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Fielding a highly competitive program in the Great Lakes Valley Conference, the Midwest Region and nationally;

  • Recruit academically and athletically qualified student-athletes;

  • Coach and schedule games, practice and conditioning;

  • Professional development: NFCA membership and meeting attendance;

  • Monitor and balance team budget;

  • Participate in fundraising activities for the Athletic Department;

  • Monitor student-athlete’s academic performance;

  • Maintain facilities and equipment;

  • Promote the mission of the Athletic Department and Rockhurst University;

  • Organize Service Learning opportunities for softball student-athletes;

  • Create an atmosphere of compliance in accordance with the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of the University, NCAA and Conference regulations governing intercollegiate athletics, and department operating procedures established by the Director of Athletics.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree;
  • 3+ yearscoaching at the collegiate level or 5 years head coaching experience at the high school level;

  • Commitment to compliance and knowledge of NCAA rules;

  • Master’s Degree preferred.

     

This position is a full-time, 10-month appointment.  Interested candidates should go to https://www.ejobapp-validityscreening.com/applicant/companies/28333/accounts_with_open_positions  and follow the online application process regarding submission of cover letter, resume, and references.  Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify.

 

IT Support Specialist – Computer Services

The Rockhurst University Computer Services department seeks an IT Support Specialist to provide technical assistance to computer system end users. Duties include: answering questions and resolving computer problems for clients in person, via telephone or from remote locations; providing assistance concerning the use of computer hardware, software, printing, and installation of applications, email, and operating systems; maintaining the service ticket system daily through an online service; and setting up and maintaining audiovisual equipment for classrooms and special events.

 

  • Qualified candidates will have a high school diploma or equivalent and at least 1 year of experience.

  • Excellent customer services skills

  • Expansive knowledge of laptop and workstation hardware/software/operating systems configuration and connectivity. 
  • Excellent technical knowledge and aptitude in the areas of mobile devices, applicable software, and troubleshooting techniques. 
  • Working knowledge and experience with Active Directory

  • A thorough understanding of Windows 7, 10, Office 2016, 365, Microsoft Business for OneDrive and Macintosh platforms.  
  • A good understanding of systems administration and security principles. Ability to troubleshoot security issues, isolate and repair or rebuild compromised machines.
  • Position may need to occasionally provide support for special events or conferences.
  • Ability to support and maintain wireless technologies. 
  • Effective communication skills; Ability to present new technical material in group settings and train end-users
  • Must be reliable, team oriented, self-motivated, proactive and able to adapt to change
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills sufficient to interact with a variety of users and other technical staff. 
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work under pressure and meet inflexible deadlines

 

To apply for this position please select the link and fill out the application, remember to attach a resume

https://www.ejobapp-validityscreening.com/applicant/companies/28333/accounts_with_open_positions

 

Rockhurst University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify.

Marketing Communications Specialist, Helzberg School of Management

Marketing Communications Specialist, Helzberg School of Management

Rockhurst University – a Catholic, Jesuit university located in the cultural heart of Kansas City – is seeking a marketing communications specialist to join the Helzberg School of Management. This position reports to the Dean of the Helzberg School and works closely with the Director of Marketing in the PR and Marketing department.

 

Regular assignments include copywriting for the Rockhurst website, content strategy and execution for the Helzberg School social media channels, email marketing campaigns, direct mail pieces, print ads, editing, and stories for Rockhurst University magazine. Additionally, the specialist will manage the social media ambassadors program and be responsible for the marketing and coordination of several Helzberg School events. The specialist also serves as a liaison between the Office of Public Relations and Marketing and the Helzberg School of Management, prioritizing needs and generating awareness of the Helzberg School and Rockhurst University.

 

We’re an energetic, close-knit team looking for an upbeat, creative specialist interested in contributing to a meaningful mission.

 

The ideal applicant will have:

  • 3+ years of writing experience for an agency, nonprofit or in-house marketing group
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing communications or a related field
  • Working knowledge of digital/social media landscape
  • Strong writing and conceptual skills that deliver on project objectives and business goals
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills; ability to brainstorm both small and large marketing campaigns that are targeted and effective
  • Strong communication and time management skills
  • Creative, engaging voice to reach appropriate audiences

 

Additional Qualifications

Experience in higher education preferable. The successful candidate will be deadline-oriented; have an understanding of integrated marketing and how to differentiate Rockhurst in the competitive higher education setting; experience in building a strong institutional brand with a special emphasis on unpaid media; have a knowledge of AP style; and an understanding of message and channel strategies for student recruiting and alumni.

 

This is a part-time, 25-hour per week, position with the potential for a flexible schedule.  Interested candidates should apply with their resume, cover letter and three to five writing samples (PDF or site links) to: https://www.ejobapp-validityscreening.com/applicant/companies/28333/accounts_with_open_positions

Rockhurst University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify.

 

Research Services Assistant

Research Services Assistant

Rockhurst University seeks a part-time Research Services Assistant for the Greenlease Library of Rockhurst University.  Founded by the Jesuits in 1910, Rockhurst is a comprehensive university of 3000 students that offers more than fifty undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs taught by nationally recognized faculty.  Rockhurst emphasizes learning, leadership, and service.  Our mission is to transform lives by creating a learning community centered on excellence in undergraduate liberal and graduate education.  Rockhurst is Catholic and Jesuit, involved in the life and growth of the city and the region, and committed to the service of the contemporary world.  We employ approximately 500 faculty and staff.

This position reports to the Research, Learning and Assessment Services Librarian and requires working 4 p.m. to midnight on assigned weekday evenings, additional hours on Saturday or Sunday each weekend plus occasional daytime hours.  This individual must have a flexible schedule and substitute as needed for other Research Services Assistants.

Responsibilities include: provide reference assistance to students, faculty and staff; monitor evening/weekend student assistants with circulation functions; assist with interlibrary loan requests; monitor library operations; assigned special projects based on the Research, Learning and Assessment Services department’s needs.

The successful candidate will have the personal qualities that exemplify the University’s Jesuit character, mission and commitment to excellence.   A collaborative, team-oriented and highly communicative personal style will be essential skills for this position.  Specific requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Excellent listening, writing, speaking skills

  • Knowledge of MS Office suite including Excel.

Preferred previous experience includes academic library reference services, knowledge of integrated library systems, preferably Innovative Interfaces, social media management, basic web development, collaborative software, and cloud technology.

Interested candidates should apply by using the following on-line application link.

https://www.ejobapp-validityscreening.com/applicant/companies/28333/accounts_with_open_positions

Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify.

Security Sergeant

JOB OBJECTIVES:  (Purpose of the position.)

Provide law enforcement and public safety to the community to include: the protection of life and property, enforcement of laws and ordinances, traffic enforcement, crime prevention, patrol activity, accident investigation, resolution of domestic and other disturbances, and prosecution support. All assignments require tactful and respectful treatment of the public and conscientious and efficient performance of duties. This is a supervisory position responsible for supervising the patrol of a specified area, as well as performing security officer duties, for the purpose of maintaining law and order and protecting life, property and Rockhurst University policies.  Supervises, coaches, and counsels subordinates toward the maximum performance of assigned duties and departmental objectives. 

Work is reviewed by the Chief of Security through observation, inspection, and through both oral and written reports.

All current commissioned members and applicants for the position of Security Sergeant must be capable of performing the essential functions of the position. The essential functions are set forth below.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  (Functions essential to attaining job objectives.)

 

  1. Supervises subordinate officers, assigns duties for general patrol and special traffic conditions and takes action to monitor results, establish procedures to monitor regulate delegated assignments or projects.Supervises and approves an of incidents, and inspects equipment and appearance.

  2. Supervises the patrol of a district or assigned area determining and establishing priorities, sets standards and provides proper assignment of personnel and allocation of resources.  Investigates offenses and any suspicious conditions, makes arrests, recovers property, transports prisoners to appropriate facilities and makes out proper reports; testifies in court as required.  Identifies problems and possible causes, evaluates courses of action and develops alternate solutions. Keeps commanding officers informed of significant events.

  3. Coordinates and participates in the enforcement of traffic and parking regulations, directs traffic, and investigates and prepares reports of traffic accidents and incidents.

  4. Develops, and counsels subordinate officers toward the successful performance of assignments and attainment of department objectives utilizing appropriate interpersonal styles and methods in dealing with people.

  5. Assumes responsibilities for departmental operations on a given shift in the absence of the Chief of Security.

  6. Reacts to situations utilizing appropriate levels of force as required and within the department's level of force options.

  7. Completes reports and reviews reports of subordinates as needed for proper documentation of incidents and police activities.

  8. Perform telecommunication skills. Monitor and operate telecommunication system (e.g., vehicle radio, hand-held radio, mobile data terminal, and mobile devices) to stay aware of and respond to routine and emergency communications. Communicate effectively with dispatchers, supervisors, and officers. Monitor radio to ensure awareness of all unit status locations and need for assistance; monitor radio to record description of stolen vehicles, missing persons, armed felons and emergency situations; use handheld radio and mobile devices when out of vehicle; coordinate searches and call for back-up as necessary, check criminal history and driving record of suspects and coordinate apprehension of suspects. Conduct a computer search of persons taken into custody and retrieve data from the data terminal.

  9. Perform verbal communication. Must communicate the English language effectively during duty situations to include, but not limited to: responding to general questions from the public; clarifying information regarding traffic tickets; resolving domestic disturbances; advising suspects of their constitutional rights; placing suspects under arrest; negotiating with subjects to surrender; counseling distraught individuals; general processing of arrests; testifying in court; exchanging intelligence information with other police agencies investigating crimes; detaining suspects; providing crime prevention information; explaining social services available to victims; and establishing a professional rapport with the community. Develop relationships with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, the various court systems, and civic groups to maintain a cooperative law enforcement atmosphere. Meet with groups of residents or business people to discuss local crime, traffic, and related neighborhood problems and suggest steps they can take to combat crime and improve conditions in the community. Meet with community organizations to develop and administer crime prevention programs (Neighborhood Watch, Operation Identification, Business Crime Watch). Work with university and community leaders to prevent and/or control school violence. Contact and work with appropriate agencies to initiate corrective action for urban blight and decay, such as vandalized vacant buildings, graffiti, abandoned vehicles, refuse in the streets, downed utility poles, trees, and fences. Respond appropriately to requests from news media for information, via PRM and/or the Chief.

  10. Respond to emergencies at safe speeds in a patrol vehicle, sometimes through heavy traffic, using emergency lights and sirens. Operate vehicles in a safe manner in various conditions (e.g., patrol, traffic, bad weather) to perform work-related activities (e.g., follow suspicious vehicles, engage in patrol activities); monitor and use radio during emergency and pursuit driving; notify dispatcher of pertinent information while involved in a pursuit; analyze situation to determine need for medical or back-up assistance; use emergency equipment to signal traffic stop; and use radio to broadcast suspect description and direction of flight.

  11. Tactical operation and use of department vehicle. Operate department vehicles in a safe and effective manner; use emergency equipment and lights to signal traffic stop; tactically position vehicle behind stopped vehicle; use vehicle to control traffic by blocking intersection; navigate patrol vehicle to arrive promptly and safely at dispatched location; remove hazards from roadway in order to facilitate safe vehicle and pedestrian traffic flow and prevent accidents.

  12. Maintenance of patrol and other department vehicles. Inspect vehicle for safe and efficient operating condition; operate fuel pumps and fill fuel tank; enter and exit vehicle quickly without assistance; operate vehicle in a safe and effective manner; utilize fire extinguisher as appropriate; recognize and avoid potentially hazardous situations; take vehicle into Corporal overseeing Fleet Operations for required maintenance as scheduled; clean interior and exterior of vehicle.

  13. Perform general patrol duties.  Navigate patrol vehicle to arrive promptly at locations; read and interpret street maps or written street guides to find an address of dispatched location; memorize essential information such as suspect descriptions, vehicle descriptions, and modus operandi provided in crime broadcasts, to identify wanted vehicles or persons; gather   and record information; effectively use radio, telephone equipment, and mobile devices; recognize the need for and request back-up assistance in potentially hazardous or emergency situations; respond to emergencies or crimes in progress to provide assistance to victims, apprehend suspects, secure scene and obtain information from witnesses; make an accurate assessment of dangerous situations, evaluate alternative causes of action, act decisively to protect self and others from harm and property from damage; respond as back-up for traffic stops or crimes in progress to provide support the first responder (e.g., render aide, secure scene); observe locations of streets and businesses to develop knowledge of patrol areas; perform vehicle stops to effect arrests or check suspicious persons or vehicles; maintain surveillance on suspicious vehicles; patrol locations on beat (e.g. parking lots, neighborhoods, streets within our jurisdiction) to ensure citizen safety and prevent theft, vandalism, and damage to personal property; patrol areas to detect liquor violations; arrest persons with warrants or make warrantless arrests;  conduct searches in a variety of settings (e.g., businesses, residences, outdoor areas) to find wanted persons or suspects; observe and interpret the behavior and interactions of individuals or groups to identify signs of criminal activity; perform foot patrol, check windows and doors (e.g., climb through openings [windows], climb or jump over obstacles [fence, ditch], crawl in confined places, use bodily force to gain entrance through barriers [locked doors], climb ladders to examine roofs for evidence of criminal activity); analyze situations to determine whether a crime has been committed and whether an arrest should be made; investigate alarms; identify truants and take appropriate action (e.g., return them to school, notify their parents/guardians, notify truancy officer); review information (e.g., statistics, crime maps, crime reports) to determine areas in need of selective enforcement; determine appropriate referral and disposition in domestic cases; perform searches to include frisk searches; differentiate between criminal and civil law; react quickly to danger and adapt to different people, behavior and circumstances; use security vehicle to prepare reports; make entries in activity log.

  14. Apprehension, arrest, and charging of suspects. Make decision to approach, stop or detain an individual while adhering to principles of reasonable suspicion and probable cause; negotiate with suspect to persuade surrender; prevent escape of a person who has committed or attempted to commit a crime, use impact weapons (e.g., lethal or non-lethal munitions) to control combative persons and/or to accomplish a lawful objective; pursue fleeing suspects on foot through buildings and outdoor locations; restrain suspect or prisoners to prevent escape; wear body armor; fire weapon to defend own or others’ life; maintain control over persons in custody. Use firearms safely and accurately as set forth in Department policy regarding the use of deadly force; take necessary action to disarm an armed suspect; subdue resisting or attacking persons using locks, grips or holds; use hands or feet in self-defense; restrain emotionally disturbed person for transport; consider physical and social environment, type of violation, department polices and probable outcome of attempted enforcement, in determining the type and level of force required to take suspects into custody; use pepper spray or other chemical agents to control persons or as a part of crowd control techniques; execute arrest warrants; review documents of arrest before transporting subjects to detention unit; use security vehicle to prepare reports; transport suspect(s) to security facility; photograph persons in custody; take persons detained by citizens (e.g., personnel, merchants) into custody; preserve and transport physical evidence; and provide first aid and summon emergency medical care for persons in custody; make entries in activity log; notify other law enforcement jurisdictions (KCPD, UMKC, etc.) about apprehension or fleeing of suspects.

  15. Utilize proper search and seizure procedures and guidelines. Search persons, vehicles, structures, or areas for contraband, criminal activity, or wanted subjects. Compose reports regarding justification for dorm room searches; search apprehended suspect to obtain weapons or contraband; identify and collect evidence to prevent contamination; conduct frisk searches for officer safety; conduct inventory searches and strip searches as necessary; investigate sources of odor to include smoke, drugs and alcohol; coordinate building checks/searches and enter rooms with caution; recognize sounds that should be investigated and determine proper origin (e.g., breaking glass, angry or fearful voices, gunshots); safely cover entrance(s) of building where suspect is hiding; physically examine abandoned vehicles to assess damage or identify ownership; articulate probable cause for detention or arrest, properly conduct and document searches; identify and collect physical evidence; identify and contact owner of property to notify of crime and obtain signature to acknowledge evidence seized in search; participate in large-scale area search parties for persons or evidence.

  16. Traffic enforcement and stops. Operate department vehicle in a safe and effective manner; visually observe traffic violations and effect stops; inspect operator’s license, insurance card, and registration to confirm identity of driver, valid current insurance, and establish vehicle ownership; investigate source of odors to include alcohol and drugs; perform vehicle stops to effect arrests or check suspicious persons or vehicles; recognize persons under the influence of alcohol and drugs; recognize traffic violations; respond as back-up for traffic stops or crimes in progress to provide support to the first responder (e.g., render aide, secure scene); recognize the need for and request back-up in potentially hazardous or emergency situations; understand legal standards and comprehend laws; react quickly to danger; issue traffic summons; communicate effectively with dispatch; remove hazards from roadway in order to facilitate safe vehicle and pedestrian traffic flow and prevent accidents; employ techniques for directing and controlling traffic that facilitate vehicle and pedestrian traffic flow and prevent accidents; consider different traffic flows, road and weather conditions and time of day when enforcing observed traffic violations; monitor drivers, vehicles and pedestrians to identify traffic law violations or driving irregularities and to determine the need for additional action; estimate driver’s capacity to operate vehicle due to factors such as age, emotional state, physical stature or handicap; visually estimate speed of vehicles to determine if a motorist has violated posted speed limits; conduct traffic stops for traffic and vehicle code violations; coordinate activities at scenes of traffic accident investigations; investigate traffic accidents in order to locate and collect evidence and obtain statements from victims and witnesses; advise motorists of information needed for proper reporting of collision to authorities and other  relevant parties (e.g., insurance providers); explain state vehicle laws and procedures to citizens; observe and report malfunctions of street lights and traffic signs/signals; issue citations for traffic offenses; move or coordinate the movement of disabled vehicles to a safer location; transport emergency supplies (e.g. road flares) or equipment to needed locations; provide assistance to motorists who may be lost, in need of tow truck, repair or other services; answer questions to clarify complaint or arrange for disposition of vehicle as necessary; physically examine abandoned vehicles to assess damage or identify ownership; make entries in activity log.

  17. Perform accident investigation duties. Operate department vehicles in a safe and effective manner; use emergency equipment and lights; analyze immediate situation to determine medical or back-up assistance required; provide medical assistance to persons in need at the scene of an emergency (e.g., render first aid, perform CPR, and assist with childbirth); communicate effectively with dispatch; inspect operator’s license, insurance card, and registration to confirm identity of driver and vehicle ownership; question drivers and witnesses separately to obtain circumstances of accident, direct drivers to exchange pertinent information; advise motorists of information needed for proper reporting of collision to authorities and other relevant parties (e.g., insurance providers); arrange for disposition of vehicles as necessary; direct traffic at accident scene; recognize drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs; personally deliver emergency messages to citizens; inspect and document damages to vehicles; issue citations as necessary; complete reports and diagram collision scene.

  18. Detect and apprehend DUI suspects. Operate department vehicles in a safe and effective manner; use emergency equipment and lights; patrol areas to detect liquor violations; monitor and use vehicle radio while operating vehicle; make safe and effective traffic stops; speak to driver to request driver’s license, insurance card, student Identification, and registration; recognize signs and symptoms of impaired (e.g., alcohol or drugs); make a sound case within lawful procedural guidelines.

  19. Handle domestic and other disturbances. Analyze immediate situation to determine if medical assistance or back-up is necessary; request parties to cease altercation and separate disorderly persons/offenders from other persons at scene of disturbance (e.g., domestic disturbance,  public events); restore order after responding to disturbance call; provide resources and information to persons involved in actual and potential interpersonal conflict to offer alternative courses of action; explain reasons for law enforcement actions in appropriate detail to suspects and other concerned persons to ensure accurate comprehension; respond to an emotionally disturbed and/or dangerous person calls and take appropriate action; determine if emotionally disturbed person is dangerous to himself/herself or others; analyze situation and mediate between parties to arrive at temporary solution; provide appropriate advice to persons who may be temporarily emotionally distraught or may have long-term adjustment problems, confine advice and suggestions to areas of professional competence and factual content; counsel  distraught individuals; question witnesses to locate suspect; gather information quickly; keep peace during large-scale civil disturbances (e.g., labor strikes, protests, demonstrations);  control crowds, groups or spectators at a crime or emergency scene or at a public event; allow only authorized persons to pass through security/law enforcement lines and barricades; use physical force to separate and disarm disputing parties; use physical force and deadly force in accordance with law and department procedures; administer first aid to provide emergency medical assistance; execute arrest warrants; conduct frisk search; place individuals under arrest; determine need for additional intervention; contact appropriate officials; determine whether child abuse or neglect is occurring; place minors in protective custody (e.g. abuse, court order); provide emergency assistance to the university community by driving persons from one location to another (e.g., emergency room, workers comp facility); differentiate between criminal and civil matters.

  20. Perform criminal investigation duties. Be aware of locations and times criminal activity and social disorder is most likely to occur in a particular patrol area; complete field interrogation, question victims and witnesses to obtain suspect description and identity; request records checks to confirm identify, prove ownership of property, check for warrants, or confirm information broadcast via dispatch; question witnesses to obtain possible additional leads; analyze and verify information obtained from persons in the course of investigation; summarize verbal information in writing (e.g., witness statements, conversations, interviews); record identifying information (e.g., names, addresses, phone, date of birth) of all witnesses of an incident; re-contact victims and witnesses to obtain additional information; question suspect in accordance with appropriate interrogation methods within legal limits and Department guidelines; inform suspect of the specific crimes with which they are being charged according to federal, state, and departmental policies and guidelines; determine which criminal charge(s) are appropriate by evaluating elements of various offenses; complete report; secure and control access to crime scenes; give instructions to employees and residents who are involved in a barricade situation; complete physical evidence/property inventory report form; determine need to contact additional resources (e.g., KCPD detectives, supervisor, etc.) at a crime scene; determine whether probable cause to obtain a room search exists; inform supervisor of situation encountered, providing details and answering questions, using notes and recall of events as they occurred; search persons and premises; remember and recognize wanted and missing persons; remember factual information during interviews; disseminate intelligence information to other agencies. 

  21. Perform crime scene duties. Conduct thorough interviews quickly and accurately to collect information or evidence from witnesses and suspects; analyze immediate situation to determine if medical or back-up assistance is required; secure and control access to crime scene to protect from contamination; analyze crime scene to locate point of entry and exit, weapons or devices used, signed of forced entry, etc.; process and collect evidence at crime scene; mark and package evidence; operate camera; assist with traffic and crowd control; contact appropriate officials; analyze and interpret evidence.

  22. Transport prisoners, victims, witnesses, and others. Operate vehicle in a safe and effective manner when transporting suspects, arrestees, juveniles to security office, crime victims for   identification of the suspect(s), search suspects before transportation; physically restrain persons in custody within legal limits and department guidelines and maintain control over the person being transported; search the vehicle after transportation; obtain personal information from prisoners for booking purposes.

  23. Exhibit safe and appropriate use of firearms. Clean and inspect firearms; fire and qualify with firearms at the range or when engaged in required training; load and unload firearm; handle suspects and contraband weapons safely; use firearms safely and accurately for training purposes and for operational reasons as set forth in Department policy regarding the use of deadly force; make life or death decisions under stress; react quickly to danger; maintain physical agility and exercise caution; control fear in potentially hazardous situations. Maintain firearm safety at all times on and off duty.

  24. Use of defensive tactics and restraining equipment. Must be able to wear all department issued equipment and uniforms, body armor, protective gas mask, carry and handle security baton, place handcuffs on prisoners safely, physically subdue and control suspects. Use defensive tactics taught by the department. Understand and apply legal standards concerning the use of firearms and use of force; make decisions under stress; maintain physical agility, disarm persons safely and react quickly to danger.

  25. Perform oral interviews. Communicate effectively in the English language; effectively use telephone equipment and mobile devices; question complainant to ascertain nature of call; interview disputing parties to obtain circumstances, suspect information and evidence; question drivers and witnesses separately to obtain circumstances of accidents; collaborate with another officer to effectively interview witness; record, interview individuals; interview crime scene principals and witnesses; obtain information from distraught or reluctant person; adjust interrogation of suspects to suspect’s personality and prior knowledge of suspect’s behavior; understand and apply legal standards; apply knowledge of mediation and intervention techniques in domestic and other disturbances; relate to juveniles; communicate with non-English speaking individuals through foreign language interpreters. 

  26. Write reports. Communicate effectively in the English language by writing reports (e.g., crime, arrest, collision) by using the appropriate forms, filling in the relevant information, and writing narrative elements of the crime or incident, the alleged victim or witness statements and investigation; complete arrest forms to notify detention personnel of suspect identification; complete property report to identify evidence, list evidence obtained and location to document chain of custody; draw diagrams on reports to depict accident scene; make complete statements; read and interpret criminal codes, case law, department policies and procedures and/or other materials to increase current knowledge and ensure proper legal action and charges; organize facts; accurately complete reports, summons and other forms; classify crimes according to NIBRS (National Incident-Based Reporting System), Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Regulations (FERPA), The Higher Education Opportunity Act, (HEOA) (Public Law 110-315) reauthorized and expanded the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, and the Clery Act.

  27. Record, read, comprehend and communicate non-report information. Attend roll-call meetings and record information given; complete field interrogation contacts to identify suspicious persons; take notes on interviews and searches, gather and record information; mark and package evidence; make complete statements; read, comprehend and enforce municipal codes, state statutes and federal laws while taking into consideration the circumstances and seriousness of the crime; analyze and interpret evidence; read and comprehend written documents (e.g., incoming mail, inter-office memos, departmental manuals, training bulletins, reports, etc.); read forms and documents (e.g., warrants, civil process papers) for completeness and accuracy; read and interpret coded material (e.g., NCIC printout, DMV drivers’ records); prepare information for federal, state, and local law enforcement officials and agencies; participate in meetings with other officers (e.g., briefings, departmental staff meetings); communicate with supervisor during shift (e.g., to receive directions, seek advice); attend in-service training to increase job knowledge and enhance skills; perform simple mathematical calculations (add, subtract, multiply, divide); provide performance feedback to other officers (e.g., probationary officers, new officers, or trainees); provide on-the-job training to other officers, recruits, reserves and/or civilians; maintain calendar to track and attend required court appearances and meetings. 

  28. Court preparation and testimony. Communicate effectively in the English language; meet with prosecutors to clarify facts prior to trial; respond to questions from prosecutors, defense attorneys and judges; recall and review relevant case documents (e.g., citations, reports evidence) and discuss the facts of the case with other individuals (e.g., officers, prosecutor, witnesses, victims, judges) prior to testimony; recognize physical evidence and persons during testimony; understand and apply legal principles; comprehend laws and abstract concepts; organize facts and provide accurate testimony under stress; sign for subpoenas in order to acknowledge receipt.

  29. Citizen interaction. Refer public to criminal justice and social service agencies; suggest crime prevention methods to the public; visit businesses to promote positive relations/contacts; counsel distraught individuals; receive incoming calls from the public; deliver emergency messages; communicate with juveniles; perform foot patrol; counsel victims of crime.

  30. Perform non-criminal law enforcement duties. Escort pedestrians during Mass and funeral services, VIP’s and ambulances; respond to medical emergencies; deliver death and other emergency messages; respond to general questions from the community; make area alerts and evacuate citizens; observe street light and road hazards to report to City engineering; subdue emotionally disturbed persons; respond to fire alarms and calls to block traffic and provide security to evacuated areas; search for missing persons; administer first aid and other emergency medical care.

  31. Perform crime prevention and public relations duties. Visit with faculty, staff and students to promote positive security contact; respond to general questions from the community; indicate to partners the desire for contact; inspect campus facilities for drinking violations as outlined in University policy; inspect campus homes/facilities for security; perform foot patrol and establish rapport with the community. 

  32. The security officer must have reliable/predictable attendance, be physically and psychologically capable of working the days and hours necessary to perform all assigned responsibilities and tasks (work overtime before and after normal tour-of-duty when required); must have the ability to work overtime for mobilization, call-out, stand-by responsibilities, special assignments, or as directed by the chain of command; must have the ability to work overtime with short notice; must be punctual and timely in meeting all requirements of performance, including, but not limited to, attendance standards and work deadlines; beginning and ending assignments on time; and scheduled work breaks, where applicable; must be available to communicate respectfully with direct reports, supervisors, the public, vendors and any other person or organization with whom interaction is required to accomplish work and department mission and goals.

  33. This class specification should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES(General qualifications required to perform essential functions.)

 

Education, Special License(s)/Certifications, Experience, Supervisory Responsibility:

To successfully perform the essential functions of this position, the incumbent must have five to ten years' experience as a supervisor in law enforcement or public safety environment, sixty hours of accredited college course work or equivalent years of related experience and education combined with command responsibility of at least a department or multiple direct reports in a multicultural environment. Additional knowledge and skill requirements include the following:

  • Ability to lead subordinates on a given shift or assignment and to assign, instruct, and work.

  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to deal courteously and firmly with the public and to maintain effective work relationships.

  • Ability to observe situations analytically, impartially, and objectively and to record them completely; must use sound logic and independent judgment to react quickly in dangerous and emergency situations.

  • Ability to operate firearms as specified by the department's firearm certification requirements.

  • Working knowledge of laws, state statutes, municipal ordinances, and departmental policies.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in a variety of situations using verbal, auditory, visual, and writing skills.Requires the ability to project vocally to maintain order , accidents, crime scenes, or over other background noises as needed.

  • Ability to write clear, concise and comprehensive reports.

  • Ability to meet the minimum physical requirements related to police activities as specified standards; must be physically able to respond at all levels of the department's level of force options.

  • Knowledge of appropriate first aid principles and skill in their application.

    Ability to understand and carry out verbal and written orders.

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Minimum age 21

  • US Citizen

  • No felony convictions or serious misdemeanors

  • Possess a valid driver’s license to operate a motor vehicle in the State of Missouri and have the ability to operate department vehicles safely within specific vehicle operating procedures and department standards.

  • Must have an acceptable driving record and will have their driving records checked annually.

  • Must also participate in and pass a defensive driving course.

  • Must have, or be able to obtain, a Class E driver’s license if they have a Missouri driver’s license.

  • Operate a firearm as specified by the department’s firearm certification requirements.

  • Must medical examination, a background investigation, drug test, written exam and an interview board, as set forth by University and Department policy.

  • Must be able to qualify for an armed private officer’s license through the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department, both upon initial hiring and annually .

Knowledge:

  • Geography of Rockhurst University and immediate geographic area; .

  • Have a working knowledge of laws, Missouri State Statutes, municipal ordinances and department policies and procedures.

  • Ability to learn how to use computer hardware and software in a variety of situations.

  • Perform basic mathematical calculations.

 

Skills:

  • Communicate effectively in the English language, both in writing and orally.

  • Understand and recognize other cultures, races, and backgrounds. Show empathy to persons in need of assistance.

  • Communicate clearly and concisely in a variety of situations using verbal, auditory, visual and writing skills. Required to project vocally to maintain order at disturbances, accidents, crime scenes, or over other background noises as needed.

  • Understand and carry out verbal and written orders.

  • Observe situations analytically, impartially, and objectively and to record them clearly and completely; must use sound logic and independent judgment to react quickly and appropriately in dangerous and emergency situations .

  • Display truthfulness, integrity, and exhibit ethical behavior through being reliable, punctual, accurate, and by assuming one’s share of the workload. Members must be honest and impartial, refraining from accepting bribes or “favors or using one’s position for personal gain. Includes understanding the necessity for ethical behavior in public and private matters and the impact of misconduct, improper law enforcement, and acceptance of gratuities the community.

  • Operate department vehicles in a safe and effective manner.

  • Operate a 2-way radio, make and receive phone calls.

  • Operate data terminal, computer, and/or mobile data devices.

  • Perform basic first aid and CPR.

 

Physical, Cognitive and Psychological Requirements

All sworn members successfully complete and maintain the physical, cognitive and psychological health standards developed by the Department to allow for the successful performance of the essential functions of this position

Some specialized assignments have additional physical and/or psychological health requirements to successfully perform the essential functions of those positions

 

ACTIVITY

FREQUENCY

DESCRIPTION

Standing

Constant

Even and uneven surfaces

Walking

Constant

Even and uneven surfaces

Running

Occasional

Even and uneven surfaces

Sitting

Constant

Motor vehicle operation

Driving

Constant

Motor vehicle operation

Bending

Frequent

Various postures required to complete duties

Stooping

Frequent

Various postures required to complete duties

Twisting

Constant

Both in and out of vehicle

Kneeling

Occasional

Various postures to complete duties

Squatting

Occasional

Various postures to complete duties

Crawling

Occasional

Various postures to complete duties

Climbing

Occasional

High surfaces, fences, ladders

Jumping

Occasional

Various postures to complete duties

Stairs

Frequent

Various environments encountered

 

 

LIFTING

           

WEIGHT

FREQUENCY

DURATION

 

HEIGHT

 

DESCRIPTION

25 lbs.

Variable/occasional

Floor to chest

Duty bag, misc. items, 1 or 2 hand lift

30 lbs.

Variable/occasional

Floor to shoulder

Misc. equipment, rifle, misc. items

Up to 125 lbs.

Variable/occasional

Floor to waist

Ammo, body armor, misc. items

 

 

 

CARRYING

 

CARRYING

 

WEIGHT

 

DISTANCE

FREQUENCY

DURATION

Person

Variable

Up to 100 yards

Variable/occasional

Misc. Items

Up to 125 lbs.

Up to 100 yards

Variable/occasional

 

 

PUSHING/PULLING

 

PUSHING/PULLING

 

FORCE

FREQUENCY

DURATION

 

DESCRIPTION

Pushing

Up to 100 lbs.

Occasional

Car, boat, trailer, misc. items

Pulling

Up to 100 lbs.

Occasional

Car, boat, trailer, misc. items

Pushing & Pulling

Variable

Occasional

Person(s)

 

 

REACHING

REACHING

DURATION

DESCRIPTION

Above shoulder

Occasionally – frequently

Various activities require this activity

At shoulder level

Occasionally – frequently

Various activities require this activity

Below shoulder level

Occasionally – frequently

Various activities require this activity

 

 

FINE MOTOR SKILLS

FINE MOTOR

DURATION

DESCRIPTION

Gripping

Frequent

Motor vehicle, firearm, loading gun

Pinching

Frequent

Motor vehicle, firearm, loading gun

Wrist Flexion/Extension

Frequent

Motor vehicle, firearm, loading gun

Wrist Pronation/Supination

Frequent

Motor vehicle, firearm, loading gun

Typing/Data Entry/Reports

Frequent

Vehicle computer/report writing

 

JOB LOCATION: (Place where work is performed.)

Duties are performed primarily in the field but are subject to assignment within the rank as designated by the Chief of Security. Job requires continual readiness to respond to situations within specified department procedures, that may be life threatening or injurious which may include; exposure to dangerous chemicals or other toxic substances, communicable diseases, fire, gun shots, physical confrontations, etc. Duties are performed as assigned in all types of weather conditions and on any shift.

The requirements of a Security Sergeant are extremely varied and dynamic in nature. It is difficult to objectively quantify forces, frequency, or duration of any and all tasks, in that these requirements could change on a daily basis according to circumstances encountered. The above information was gathered by interviewing multiple law enforcement agencies/members.

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of incumbents assigned to the Security Officer job classification. All persons filling a commissioned position must be able to successfully perform the essential functions as listed herein, with or without a reasonable accommodation, regardless of assignment. Additionally, some Security supervisor assignments require supplementary specialized skills, knowledge and abilities, as well as additional physical, cognitive and psychological health standards.

In addition to the above duties Security Officers and Dispatchers complete the following task NOT security related:

  • Answering telephone switchboard after hours and often during business hours

  • Issuance of contractor badges (Physical Plant)

  • Management of leased vehicles for Athletics and other entities (Athletics, etc.)

  • Checking in early move-in students (Residence Life)

  • Issuance of keys to guests arriving after hours (Conference Services, etc.)

  • Plunging toilets and other plumbing issues (Physical Plant)

  • Automobile jump starts/unlocks/tires aired/tire changes

  • After hours and weekend tables/chairs/projectors/electronics for events (Physical Plant, Conference Services, Computer Services)

  • Constant acknowledging of audible alarms on door exits

  • Changing batteries in doors and smoke alarms (Physical Plant)

  • Checking IDs at alcohol booths/tables (Various Events)

  • Many instances of stationary in booth to direct traffic (Various Events)

  • Dorm unlocks (Residence Life)

  • Boiler resets (Physical Plant)

  • Assist visitors at Community Center with computer use, refilling printer paper, turning on the , etc.

  • Animal control/rodent control and capture (e.g., flying Bats, canines, etc.)

 

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St. Louis Regional Admissions Coordinator

Rockhurst University is seeking applications for a St. Louis Regional Admissions Coordinator. 

Reporting to the Director of Freshman Admissions, this position is responsible for the University’s recruitment efforts in the Greater St. Louis area and will plan, coordinate and execute admissions activities in the region. This position is based in the St. Louis metropolitan area and the employee will work independently from their home to ensure that enrollment goals, objectives, programs and projects are accomplished in accordance with priorities, timelines, funding limitations and other specifications.

 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Formulate and implement recruitment strategies, plans and goals for the St. Louis recruitment market based on market research and other admissions data.

  • Develop working knowledge of Rockhurst University’s distinctives, programs, policies and procedures.

  • Initiate and maintain relationships with prospective students and families via phone, email, text message, and in-person communication.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with high school counselors and other school, agency and community officials in the region.

  • Communicate information about Rockhurst’s admission requirements and procedures to prospective students, families, counselors, community-based organizations, and alumni volunteers.

  • Communicate financial aid and scholarship procedures, practices and awards to students.

  • Travel extensively to high schools and attend college fairs in this region. Strategically identify key high schools with the greatest potential for enrollment success for closer cultivation and attention.

  • Coordinate recruitment activities to include travel both within the region and other assigned territories, with evening and weekend work expected to cover events and recruitment activities.

  • Determine initial admission decisions for all applications received from this territory.

  • Maintain accurate reports and records pertaining to high school visits, and communication activities.

  • Monitor admission trends in critical markets and implement contingency plans as needed.

  • Execute responsibilities in an environment that provides a high level of autonomy while keeping supervisor informed of progress towards attainment of admission objectives.

  • Travel to Rockhurst University regularly for training and retreat activities.

  • Participate in professional organizations and professional development activities within the region.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of higher education admission and recruitment practices, principles, trends and strategies.

  • Knowledge of principles, practices, and methods of admissions, marketing and enrollment.

  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, methods and techniques of customer and student service.

  • Knowledge of basic project management and organizational practices.

  • Knowledge of functionality of CRM programs and higher education student information systems.

  • Skill in independently performing, organizing, and prioritizing work activities.

  • Skill in both verbal and written communication.

  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)

  • Ability to produce reports, analyze and evaluate recruitment activities and territory trends.

  • Ability to develop and conduct group presentations targeted to diverse audiences.

  • Ability to articulate professionally and concisely verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with a diverse audience.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND at least three (3) years of related experience; OR, any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with student recruitment and admission practices.

  • Experience in organizing work of others and self.

  • Experience in program design and development.

  • Experience with student recruitment and admission practices.

  • Experience in strategic planning and decision-making principles and procedures.

  • Experience in organizational management and prioritizing for effective and efficient use of time and resources.

  • Experience in developing and maintaining effective working relationships.

     

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