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Public Safety Officer

Classification: Staff / Full-Time

Description: The Public Safety Officer is responsible to the Chief of Public Safety. The position is Full-Time and does offer benefits, as specified in the handbook. The Public Safety officer is responsible for the safety of all persons on campus and upholding university policies

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Requires physical activities that include walking, running, and lifting
  • Must be 21 years of age and have a valid driver's license
  • Must have values consistent with the mission and purpose of Hannibal-LaGrange University.
  • Must agree to, sign off on, and abide by the standards of employment on the back of the application and in the staff handbook.
  • Must be able to work any shift
  • High School degree or equivalence required
  • College degree preferred
  • Preferred experience and/or proficiency in computer programs, vehicles, and multiple locks
  • Preferred experience in security or law enforcement
  • Missouri P.O.S.T. certification preferred

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Lock/unlock buildings on campus
  • Patrol campus, on foot and in HLGU vehicle
  • Enforce University policies
  • Respond to calls for service
  • Investigate suspicious activity
  • Admit students into dorms after-hours if needed
  • Report criminal activity to law enforcement
  • Maintain a professional appearance at all times
  • Maintain public safety office and vehicle
  • Enforce traffic regulations on campus
  • Write reports
  • Supervise student building monitors
  • Review campus surveillance cameras
  • Maintain lost and found property
  • Attend training when needed
  • Maintain student ID and electronic access
  • Be on an "on-call" rotation
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisors

Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will agree with the University's mission statement. HLGU's affiliation with the Missouri Baptist Convention prescribes that employees must be professing Christians, actively involved in the church of their choice, and have values consistent with Baptist tradition.

Appointment: Review of applications will begin immediately and will conclude when position is filled.

How to Apply:

An application may be downloaded here

Please mail completed application, letter of interest, resume, and three current reference letters to:
Office of Human Resources
Hannibal-LaGrange University
2800 Palmyra Road
Hannibal, MO 63401
(573) 221-3675, ext. 3093


Hannibal-LaGrange University seeks to employ qualified individuals without regard to age, sex, race, color, national origin, or disability, who can function effectively within the college’s mission and purposes.

You can contact the office of Human Resources by calling 573-629-3058

Contact Information

Office of Human Resources