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Vanderbilt University Community Service Officer, All Shifts, Public Safety Department in Nashville, Tennessee

Community Service Officer, All Shifts, Public Safety Department (Job Number: 2001026)


As a Community Service Officer (CSO) with Vanderbilt University, you will perform safety and security duties which consist of performing general security/patrol and traffic mitigation duties; reporting suspicious or hazardous situations, proactively patrolling on foot, and enforcing parking regulations. Assignments are made based on the needs of the department and are subject to change. You may utilize non-police vehicles and may staff security posts.

The Vanderbilt University Public Safety (VUPS) Department comes under the charge of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for the Division of Administration. As one of Tennessee's larger law enforcement agencies, the Police Department provides comprehensive law enforcement and security services to all components of Vanderbilt University including the Vanderbilt University Campus, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt Health at One Hundred Oaks, and a variety of University-owned facilities throughout the Davidson County area.

The Vanderbilt Public Safety department operates 24/7. This is a full-time position with occasional overtime required. Applicants must be able to work any two out of three shifts so that adequate staffing can be maintained. The compensation for this role is $15.00/hr.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Patrol/Stationary Post

  • Community-Oriented Policing

  • Calls for Service

  • Investigation

  • Special Events and Assignments

  • Must possess a High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent

  • Must possess a valid Tennessee Driver's License or actively be in the process of obtaining one

  • Must be a U. S. Citizen

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

At Vanderbilt University, we are intentional about and assume accountability for fostering advancement and respect for equity, diversity, and inclusion for all students, faculty, and staff. Our commitment to diversity makes us who we are. We have created a community that celebrates differences and lets individuality thrive. As part of this commitment, we actively value diversity in our workplace and learning environments as we seek to take advantage of the rich backgrounds and abilities of everyone. The diverse voices of Vanderbilt represent an invaluable resource for the University in its efforts to fulfill its mission and strive to be an example of excellence in higher education.

Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: United States-Tennessee-Nashville

Organization: 39301 - Campus Precinct

Job: Service/Maintenance Staff

Vanderbilt University is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action