Public Safety Officer- 3rd Shift
Student Affairs/Public Safety
Full-time (Hours: 11:00pm-7:00am)

  • Patrol campus buildings and grounds to prevent or deal with any incidents of theft, vandalism, fire or fire hazards, disorderly conduct and violations of University traffic, safety, security or other regulations, and so forth. Check ID’s of visitors. Assist in escorting individuals off campus as appropriate. Ensure that buildings are locked and unlocked as appropriate. Check physical plant at night, including mechanical checks of boilers, lighting, temperature controls, and so forth.
  • Issue tickets for campus parking or traffic violations. 
  • Respond to complaints/calls related to possible criminal activity and investigate incident and/or apprehend involved individuals as appropriate. 
  • Investigate other complaints made by faculty, staff or students on campus. 
  • Investigate traffic accidents on campus. 
  • Respond to calls involving medical emergencies. Administer first aid and/or call for additional assistance as needed. 
  • Report security incidents and unusual or hazardous conditions on campus to appropriate officials. 
  • Call for and assist local fire and rescue personnel as needed. 
  • Assist area police with investigations on campus. 
  • Provide security services such as parking and traffic direction, crowd control, and the like, for special events. Set up traffic/parking barricades. 
  • Take daily receipts from Campus offices to bank when requested. 
  • Provide special transportation and/or escort services as needed. 
  • Assist students, faculty, staff and visitors with problems with keys, locks, doors, cars, etc. 
  • Give visitors directions and general campus information. 
  • Prepare all required paperwork on security activities. 



  • High school education plus two to three years of relevant work experience, including one year of directly related security or law enforcement training or experience or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.
  • Good working knowledge of relevant laws and regulations.
  • Good working knowledge of fire prevention and firefighting methods.
  • Relevant first aid training with knowledge of CPR desirable.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to deal effectively with a wide range of individuals, in some instances under stressful, dangerous and/or emergency conditions.
  • Ability to handle emergency situations calmly and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated integrity.
  • Physical ability to perform all job duties.


Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals are invited to apply. And, while we appreciate every applicant’s interest, only those under consideration will be contacted. Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, the names of three (3) professional references, and starting pay expectations to or Office of Human Resources, Rivier University, 420 South Main Street, Nashua NH 03060. Rivier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.