Part-Time – Public Safety Officer

Number of hours per week for which this position is budgeted: 25

The Public Safety Officer is responsible to the Director of Public Safety. The position is Part-Time and does not 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


  • Lock and unlock buildings on campus.
  • Patrol campus, on foot and vehicles, and responds to calls for service.
  • Enforce university policies
  • Investigates suspicious activity
  • Reports any criminal activity to law enforcement
  • Maintains a professional appearance at all times
  • Maintains public safety office and vehicle
  • Enforce traffic regulations on campus
  • Complete written reports
  • Supervise student workers
  • Review campus surveillance cameras
  • Maintains lost and found property
  • Attend training when needed.
  • Assist RA’s and RD on housing incidents.
  • Report maintenance and safety issues to the Director of Public Safety.
  • Provide motorist assist on campus.
  • Campus Security Authority
  • Any other duties assigned by the Director of Public Safety.
  • Act as a Campus Security Authority (CSA)


  • The Public Safety Officer will work with all other departments on campus, as well as off campus public safety agencies


  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Requires physical activities that include walking, running, and lifting
  • Must be 18 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, on the yearly contract, and in the staff handbook.
  • Must be able to work any shift


  • Some college education preferred.
  • Come experience preferred.
  • Preferred experience and/or proficiency in certain things (e.g. computer programs, vehicles, and multiple locks).
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check.

Founded in 1858, Hannibal-LaGrange University is a four-year Christian university located in Hannibal, Missouri, just 100 miles north of St. Louis, Missouri. The mission of Hannibal-LaGrange University is to provide an excellent education in both liberal arts and professional disciplines in a distinctively Christian environment that integrates Christian faith and learning in preparing graduates for personal and career effectiveness.

To apply, please submit an application, including a cover letter and current CV, here.

In addition to articulating interest and qualifications, cover letters should highlight the candidate’s commitment to Jesus Christ, his/her understanding of teaching as a Christian vocation, and articulate an understanding of the integration of Christianity and his/her discipline.

For any questions regarding the position, contact Human Resources at 573-629-3058, or via email at 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 University’s mission and purposes.