Security Officer Fill-In – Asbury University
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Asbury University is looking for a qualified candidate to fill our open Security Officer Fill-In role.

Job Purpose

As a uniformed officer of the peace, under the direction of the manager, works to promote a safe and secure campus environment for students, employees and guests. 

 Essential Functions:


  • Provides security services. 
  • Patrols University buildings & property.
  • Patrols assigned areas and checks for fire and safety hazards, intruders or any suspicious circumstances.
  • Aids University officials in crowd & traffic control, disturbance of the peace, mischief and/or misconduct of students or visitors
  • Assists in locking/unlocking of buildings, directs visitors for parking.
  •  Accept other duties as assigned

Critical Physical Demands:

  • Occasionally able to sit and squat
  • Occasionally able to lift, work overhead, and perform fine manipulation
  • Frequently able to stand and bend
  • Frequently able to grasp, push and pull
  • Frequently able to climb stairs and ladders
  • Frequently able to walk into any area of campus.
  • Respond to campus fire alarms and campus accidents
  • Must be able to consistently work 3rd shift
  • Works independently

Skill Requirements:

  • Must be able to read and write

Experience and Training:

  • 1-2 years experience as a security officer, police officer or equivalent preferred. 
  • Temporary or fill-in security officer may require less experience.


High School diploma or equivalent preferred.

Supervision Received:

Receives full instructions initially from the Security & environmental Safety Manager.

On job training with training officer before working independently. Daily shift instructions provided as need.

Other requirements:

Must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and background check. A committed and dynamic Christian faith is vital along with the ability to support the University’s theological position, lifestyle standards and mission.

Institutional Commitment:

Asbury University is an independent, Christian, liberal arts university in the Wesleyan-Holiness tradition. In the desire to be a more inclusive community, reflective of the Kingdom of God, we especially encourage applications from women and from candidates from various ethnic backgrounds. At Asbury University, employees must display a committed and dynamic Christian faith along with the ability to support the University’s theological position, lifestyle standards, and mission. Candidates must agree, support and adhere to University policies and procedures – including the Faculty Manual, Community Standards Guidelines, Human Sexuality Statement, and the Standard of Conduct for employees. Asbury University does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, or handicap in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices.

Application Process:

Interested parties may forward their completed Asbury University Application, signed Application Insert and required essay (located at the bottom of the application insert), and resume to the Human Resources Office via email at or by mail at:

Human Resources

Asbury University

1 Macklem Drive

Wilmore, KY 40390

Department:  Other
Job Type:  Staff
Status:  Non-Exempt
Deadline:  Until Filled