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Security Assistant

Company: Glenbrook High School District 225
Location: Glenview
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Job Description:

GLENBROOK HIGH SCHOOLS HUMAN RESOURCES JOB DESCRIPTION Position Title: Security Assistant Grouping: GESPA Category: I Department: Safety and Security Reports to: Assistant Safety and Security Manager Position Calendar : 189 Summary: The Security Assistant is responsible for student safety, security and addressing student misconduct. Security Assistants provide a proactive and visible presence in the halls and cafeterias while also maintaining a firm but pleasant relationship with the student body. The position requires strong and positive communication skills with students, staff, parents and community members. Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities: 1. Maintain a consistent, proactive, visible, mobile, and engaged presence throughout the building including assigned posts, checking doors, halls, bathrooms etc. 2. Maintain an engaged presence at the assigned post; personal use of computers, cell phones, tablets, or reading material is prohibited unless otherwise approved by the supervisor. 3. Ability to work independently and to make quality judgments that meet the needs of the school community. 4. Performs in the following manner: Highly organized, detail oriented, adaptable to change, capable of handling/prioritizing multiple tasks, people oriented, and comfortable using standard business technology. 5. Effectively maintain order and supervision of students in cafeterias, parking areas, and other areas of campus. 6. Maintain calm, authoritative demeanor in stressful situations. 7. Communicate concerns or questions effectively to a supervisor and provide constructive feedback. 8. Understand responsibilities at each assigned location. 9. Maintain coverage of assigned post unless in an emergency situation or given authorization by a supervisor. 10. Will accept changes to assigned daily post locations. 11. Will accept short-term changes in scheduled work hours (not to exceed 10 consecutive days). 12. Interact appropriately and proactively according to district protocols with students and visitors. 13. Approach non-students not wearing a visible lanyard according to district protocols and may escort to the visitor check-in station only after supervisor approval. 14. Function as a primary responder consistent with the District's emergency operations plan. 15. Communicate effectively to all staff, students, parents, and members of the public, including emergency personnel. 16. Must carry and effectively operate a two-way radio according to district protocols. 17. Manage traffic and parking on the school campus on a daily basis and special events. 18. Manage traffic on a nearby public street on a daily basis and/or special events when properly trained and approved by local police authorities. 19. May be required to work extended hours after requests of volunteers have been exhausted. 20. Physically restrain students if necessary and appropriate in accordance with district training and protocols. 21. Maintain certification in safety and security topics such as Stop the Bleed, CPR, and AED Certification. 22. Must attend scheduled designated mandatory training and professional development. 23. Understand and enforce the student handbook, district policies and procedures following the district provided training on the same. 24. Complete related paperwork to report and document student misconduct. 25. Operate a district vehicle with automatic transmission for the purpose of patrolling school campus parking lots. Duties Specific to the Main Entrance: 1. Greet and screen all visitors to the building and instruct them to wear the appropriate lanyard I.D.'s (i.e. Visitors, Substitutes, etc.) and assist with deliveries. 2. Effectively utilize the current technology systems and procedures to screen all visitors, substitutes and other individuals who are entering and exiting the school building. 3. Answer, screen, and route all incoming phone calls that are not handled by the automated telephone system, including the processing of switchboard overnight voicemails. 4. Manage all calendars of events and meetings happening in the building and on school grounds. Also, coordinate with departments on outside visitors or anticipated deliveries. 5. Facilitate communication with the Dean's office on all safety and emergency events, including specific locations to direct first responders (police and fire). 6. Collaborate with Dean's Office, Buildings and Grounds and Main Office on all security procedures and main entrance door access. Qualification requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. 1. Valid driver's license preferred. 2. Stand, run, talk, hear, see and smell as circumstances require. 3. Lift, carry, push, and/or pull as circumstances require. 4. Obtain certification, or completion of training, for the purpose of physically restraining students if necessary and appropriate. 5. Upon being hired, provide medical certification of physical ability to perform job duties. 6. Paraprofessionals first performing duties after July 1, 2017, must be able to pass the district's physical fitness assessment as administered by a third-party vendor as needed. 7. Ability to work in areas of high noise levels within OSHA standards. 8. Ability to work both indoors and outdoors consistent with federal, state and local guidelines. 9. Highly organized, detail-oriented, adaptable to change, capable of handling/prioritizing multiple tasks, people-oriented, and comfortable using standard business technology. Education and/or experience: 1. Possesses at a minimum: High school diploma or general education degree (GED). 2. Experience with young adults preferred. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned. Revised: March 9, 2022 Employment Type: Full Time Salary: $16 - $18 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Glenbrook High School District 225, Glenview , Security Assistant, Other , Glenview, Illinois

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