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December 2, 2021
Campus Security Swing Shift
The mission of the Idyllwild Arts Foundation is changing lives through the transformative power of art.

The Idyllwild Arts Academy provides pre-professional training in the arts and a comprehensive college preparatory curriculum to a diverse student body of gifted young artists from all over the world.

The Idyllwild Arts Summer Program provides arts instruction and experiences of the highest caliber to a diverse student population of all ages and abilities.

Idyllwild is a small town located at over 5,000 feet on the western slopes of California’s San Jacinto Mountains. Even though it seems far from the hustle and bustle of city life, the town and campus frequently hosts music festivals, prominent speakers and artists, and community events. Also, it is only two hours by car to Los Angeles and San Diego.

OPPORTUNITY: Campus Security Swing Shift
LOCATION: Idyllwild, CA
REPORTS TO: Campus Safety Officer
STATUS: Part-Time Non-Exempt
SCHEDULE: Friday to Tuesday - 3:00am-8:30am.


The Campus Security Shifts vary depending on your schedule and need. The day shift is from 8:00 am to 5:00 on pm, night schedule is from 6:00pm to 3:00 am, and early morning shift is 3:00 am to 8:00 am. Campus Security performs safety, loss prevention, and support duties within the boundaries of the campus, conducts regular vehicular and foot patrols and responds to emergency situations as appropriate during the evening hours. The Campus Night Security renders assistance to students, faculty, staff and visitors to campus. The Campus Night Security is instrumental in crime and theft prevention/reduction through active community patrol efforts which include, but are not limited to inspection of locks, window, lighting and any conditions that pose safety concerns.

Skills - Effective verbal and written communication skills are required. Excellent interpersonal skills are required. The ability to work without constant supervision and within a framework of specific guidelines is required. Knowledge of methods and procedures related to safety activities, including patrol, crime prevention, criminal investigation, and traffic control is required. The ability to react quickly and appropriately to emergencies and threatening situations, make accurate observations and remember details of situations and individuals, and correctly interpret and apply policies, laws, rules, ordinances, and regulations to individual circumstances is required. The ability to develop knowledge of campus buildings and geography, and work effectively as a team member and individual is required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Training/Certification and Licenses - A valid California Driver’s License is required. The Campus Night Security will successfully complete state regulated 24 hours School Security Guard Training developed by the Ca.Gov BSIS compliant with SB 1626 and, be licensed through the State and provide proof of Certification.
Effort - The nature of this position requires extended periods of standing, the ability to move quickly throughout campus on foot including climbing stairs in all campus buildings. The ability to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50 pounds is required. This position occasionally works in confined spaces and at heights. Work is performed primarily out-of-doors, in varied weather conditions. This position is designated as essential employees and must report to work as scheduled when campus offices are closed due to severe weather.

1. Maintains a safe and secure campus environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors as well as campus buildings, facilities, and grounds by regularly patrolling assigned areas utilizing various methods, including on foot or in a security vehicle, observing for unauthorized personnel or activities, enforcing campus rules, regulations and policies, and reporting violations to the appropriate authority, checking dorm spaces, doors and locks for proper operation, securing and locking buildings and windows each night as directed, ensuring that alarm systems are properly functioning, rendering assistance, and responding to emergency situations as appropriate. Is a visible presence and lends support if necessary during campus events.
2. Reduces the potential for injury, loss of life, property theft, and/or destruction of property by conducting area checks and patrols potentially dangerous or unsafe areas, buildings, and conditions, (e.g., inoperative lighting, unlocked doors, insecure stairway railing, etc.) and making on-the-spot corrections if possible or reporting the conditions for correction to Facilities Management through work requests.
3. Renders assistance to injured students, faculty, staff, and visitors to campus by contacting Health Services staff, and remaining with the injured person(s) until relieved by an IAF Health Staff.
4. Promotes an awareness of safety issues by talking to students, faculty, staff, and supporting the Dorm Parent Staff by providing informational support and/or materials regarding safety during normal patrol duties.
5. Promotes a positive image of the Campus by providing directions and information to students, faculty, staff, and visitors to campus regarding campus locations, facilities, and activities, and rendering such assistance as requested within capability to provide (e.g., battery jumps for dead car batteries, use of telephone, resetting thermostats for dorm parents etc.).
6. Ensures that information regarding changes to conditions or safety noted during the night shift is communicated by email on the log regarding such changes and any other information gathered during the shift which may be useful or appropriate.
7. The Campus Security is the first responder for all campus alarm notifications and is will assess the situation –and reset the alarms in the event of a false alarm - or meet emergency personnel and communicate emergency incidents via Radio Ch. 2 to the Facilities Director in the event of an actual emergency.
8. Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds,
9. Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, attending professional development courses, and attending training and/or courses required.
10. Contributes to the overall success and morale of the campus community by adhering to the IA Policy and Procedures Manual and performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned in a professional manner.


Education - A high school diploma or the equivalent is required.

Experience - With a high school diploma, at least two years of work experience is required in positions involving customer service, safety and security operations or related fields.
Personal Qualities

• Acts as a model of integrity
• Understands and maintains professional boundaries between students and adults
• Respects confidentiality
• Exercises patience and good listening skills
• Flexible and has the ability to work under pressure
• Keeps a positive attitude


• Experience living in a boarding community, or in working with Idyllwild Arts or the Idyllwild community. Or experience with leading, instructing, and working with youth
• Work experience in both not-for-profit and educational sectors
• Willingness to travel

While Performing The Duties Of This Position An Incumbent May Be Required To:

• Regularly remain sedentary for long periods of time in meetings and while processing information and paper work both manually and on a computer.
• Reach with the hands, arms, and use of hands to finger, type, and manipulate a computer keyboard and mouse.
• Additionally, the incumbent must be able to converse in clear English both written and orally, over a telephone and in person.
• Occasionally, incumbent may be required to lift up to 50 pounds, traverse uneven terrain and climb stairs while moving about campus, bend and stoop, conduct tours and show visitors campus facilities.
• Work hours vary and may include days, nights, and weekends.

Ability and desire to work within the Idyllwild community, Riverside County, or commute a reasonable distance, that does not impede on-time arrival during winter months. Obtain and maintain a valid California Driver License, pass a criminal history background check as required by California Education Code Section 44237, and pass a TB test.

Reasonable accommodation will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

Idyllwild Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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