Saint Xavier University Chicago Campus

Employment at SXU

Employment Opportunities

On-Call Security Officer

Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1846, Saint Xavier University was the first Mercy College in the United States and is Chicago’s oldest Catholic university. Saint Xavier serves approximately 4,000 students at its campuses in Chicago and Orland Park. The University offers 43 undergraduate and 40 graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, business, education and nursing, as well as a variety of program options in continuing education and professional studies. Recognizing Saint Xavier’s excellence in education, U.S. News & World Report has ranked SXU consistently among the Best Colleges in the Midwest.

Position Type: Staff
Department: Public Safety
Position Scheduling: Part Time
Function: This position has the responsibility of maintaining a safe and secure campus environment by providing the highest quality of protective services in order to maintain and improve our unique educational environment and quality of life. Conducts preventive vehicular, bicycle, foot patrols or fixed post, on all properties owned and/or operated by the University. Responsible for physical security, crime prevention, and providing general and emergency assistance to students, staff, faculty, and visitors. Responsible for enforcing University policies and regulations and taking appropriate action for violations of State law.

The duties of this position require extensive interpersonal skills, the ability to effectively communicate, and solve problems. Due to extensive personal interaction with students, faculty, administration, staff, and the general public, maturity, sound judgment, and excellent interpersonal and writing skills are essential.
Qualifications: EDUCATION
High school graduation or GED. Associates Degree Preferred.

Prior law enforcement, emergency medical services (EMS), private security, military, or extensive public contact experience preferred. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Must have the ability to complete a 20-hour Basic Security Training Program, 4-hour handcuffing certification course, CPR/AED and Emergency First Aid Certification.

Must pass a background check that includes submitting fingerprints to the Illinois State Police and FBI. Cannot have any felony convictions, or have been convicted of domestic violence or related crimes. Must maintain a valid driver’s license with a record acceptable to our insurance carrier. Must be 21 years of age or older.
Start Date: As Soon As Possible
Description of Hours: 24 hour maximum in a work week, overnight 10:30 pm to 7 am (2 or 3 day increments possible/desired).
Temporary Position: No
Items to Include:
Cover Letter
Contact Information: Saint Xavier University
Human Resources
3700 West 103rd Street
Chicago IL 60655

Understanding of and appreciation for the Catholic identity and Mercy heritage of the University required.
Saint Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity.  EOE/M/F/D/V