• Cal State University (CSU) LA
  • Los Angeles, California
  • May 13, 2022
Full Time Public Safety

Job Description


Job No: 513956; 05/12/2022


Community Service Specialist I
Housing and Residence Life

Salary Range: $3,120 - $4,501/Monthly

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Sunday 11.00 p.m. to 8.00 a.m. (schedule varies).; non-exempt classification. Temporary one-year appointment; may be extended; may become permanent.

Essential Functions: Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of Residence Life, the Residential Safety Officers provide safety and security for the housing community. The incumbent will: perform rounds (foot patrol) of the Phase I/II apartment complexes and the South Village residential tower lobbies, stairwells, and surrounding areas, ensuring safety protocols are met, such as checking for broken or open windows and doors during evening rounds; non-functioning lights; monitor suspicious activities; monitor for resident non-compliance of housing policies and regulations, such as guest or noise policies; observe and report improper student and/or any emergencies or critical issues immediately to Residence Life Coordinator on Duty ( or RA on Duty); ensure South Village building exits are secured; document and close propped doors; perform fire watch, as needed; validate the IDs of all persons entering the residential facility; ensure that all visitors and guests are signed in and the appropriate sponsorship is confirmed; when necessary, effectively communicate with non-authorized visitors of access policies; assist with move-in and move-out in August, December, January, and May; complete nightly duty log with details of detected or remedied issues; complete incident reports of observed student or facility, issues; maintain shift records to include hours worked and other statistical data as requested; and assist students and campus visitors with general information as needed.

Required Qualifications & Experience: High school diploma or equivalent and three to six months related experience would normally achieve these entry qualifications. Ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Ability to read and write; possess a California Driver's License. Knowledge of and/or the ability to learn how to use applicable public safety equipment and systems (deactivating/Activating security/alarm systems); possess excellent personal communication and customer service skills; ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with campus community; ability to use computer-based system programs; specifically, Microsoft Word and Excel.

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The system-wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Preferred Qualifications & Experience: Working knowledge of applicable procedures/regulations related to campus security; ability to detect and respond appropriately to potential hazards; ability to observe and recall details; ability to handle sensitive situations with tact and confidentiality; ability to use two-way radio communications; and ability to complete workload statistics and summary of hours worked by Safety staff.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin May 26 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women, and persons with a disability to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Los Angeles, California 90032 United States View Map