PT Night Staff Security Specialist

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

ID: 7090207 (Ref.No. BSU28528)
Posted: December 6, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Provide a secure living environment for people living in university residential areas; perform minor maintenance; check doors; monitor mechanical system alarms; review cameras.

The Ball State University Housing department  has an opening for a 3rd shift part time Night Staff Security Specialist.  This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys evening hours to provide a secure environment for people living in University residential areas .   A .35 third shift premium  will be added to the base wage. 

Job Function:

Provide a secure living environment for people living in university residential areas; perform minor maintenance; check doors; monitor mechanical system alarms; review cameras.

Minimum Education:

Associate's degree or equivalent.

Preferred Education:

Associate's degree in industrial mechanics or security.

Minimum Experience:

One through three years of experience in industrial mechanics, security or residential living; possess and maintain a valid driver's license; possess good communication skills.

Preferred Experience:

At least one year of supervisory experience with college population.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Secure various residential areas on campus; includes checking and securing doors, making rounds, and walking buildings.
  • Perform minor maintenance as needed, including but not limited to periodic, scheduled cleaning of swipe access technology, inventorying and monitoring of fire extinguishers, securing broken windows, lock repairs etc. 
  • Monitor mechanical system alarms and resolve related issues.
  • Provide information to various housing and university officials concerning campus security, including but not limited to reports of activities, security concerns, suggestions etc.
  • Act as liaison with University Police, contacting and assisting them as needed to ensure security in residential areas, including but not limited to notifying them of potential or actual criminal situations.
  • Provide guidance to students by assisting residents with information regarding university security policies as well as personal safety issues.
  • Prepare periodic reports concerning residence security.
  • Respond to campus crises through appropriate channels; includes incidents within residence buildings, criminal activity, medical emergencies, mechanical problems, etc.
  • Maintain compliance with FCC regulations regarding use of radio units.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Maintain regular and predictable attendance.


At Ball State University, we recognize inclusive excellence as an integral endeavor to fulfill our University’s mission and our strategic plan. We recruit, support, and retain a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. We encourage and reward diversity of thought. We promote a work environment that encourages and rewards innovation and creativity. We pledge to keep Inclusive Excellence at the highest level of institutional importance and as a foundation in all that we strive to do. Our over-arching goal for Inclusive Excellence is to adopt a university-wide Inclusive Excellence approach to academic, administrative support, and service functions of the university. We believe Inclusive Excellence must be infused in every step we take.