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Campus Safety Supervisor - Lewis & Clark College

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Lewis & Clark College
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At a glance

Lewis & Clark College located in Portland, OR, is seeking dedicated professionals for two pivotal roles within their Campus Safety Department: a Campus Safety Director and a Campus Safety Supervisor. The Director will lead with a strategic vision, ensuring the safety and security of the campus round-the-clock, while fostering a positive environment that aligns with the college’s commitment to equity and inclusion. The Supervisor will support this mission by managing daily operations and stepping in as the Director when needed. Both roles offer the chance to collaborate and build relationships within a close-knit campus, making a meaningful impact on student life and providing commitment to creating a thriving, safe learning environment.


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Description: What you'll be doing

Another Source’s client, Lewis & Clark College, is recruiting a Campus Safety Supervisor to join their team in Portland, OR. 

As the Campus Safety Supervisor, you will assist the Director in the daily operation of the Campus Safety Department. Duties include immediate supervision of officers and dispatchers, training, scheduling, shift assignments, review, and investigation of complaints about staff performance, and coordination with other college departments. In this role you will serve as the Director in the absence of the Director. 


Working at Lewis & Clark College: 

Lewis & Clark is a private institution with a public conscience, and a close-knit campus with global reach. Students and faculty throughout all three of our schools—the undergraduate College of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School of Education and Counseling, and the School of Law—pursue new ways of knowing by combining classic liberal arts learning with forward-thinking collaboration. Our institutional commitment to equity and inclusion efforts, service learning, and sustainability are evident in our policies, classrooms, and student life. Students at Lewis & Clark learn from experts in their fields and graduate ready to take on the world. 


Department Website: 


Salary range: $70,000 to $75,000, based on experience. 



How You will Spend Your Time: 


  • Supervise Campus Safety officers and dispatchers on the evening and night shifts.  
  • Provide supervisory direction regarding staff actions, concerns, and complaints, and resolving personnel problems at the first level for all Campus Safety personnel.  
  • Inform all employees of changes and interpretation/application of policy or procedures related to safety and security operations.  
  • Complete staff performance appraisals.  
  • Provide significant input to the Director on decisions relating to hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, and/or correction action for department employees.  
  • Schedule employees for shifts, overtime, and holiday coverage.  
  • Provide, schedules, and assist with instruction of department in-service trainings.  
  • Primary on-call Supervisor. Make decisions in the absence of the Director.  
  • Provide DPSST unarmed training for Campus Safety Officers.  

Campus Safety  

  • Provide input to campus partners about security/safety concerns.  
  • Function as a Campus Safety officer when needed.  
  • Collaborate with campus partners leading the yearly emergency drill 
  • Act as a liaison between the department, the three schools – and when appropriate – neighbors and other community members, making recommendations regarding safety /security related issues.  
  • Establish and maintain a close working relationship with the Campus Living, Facilities Services, and other campus departments and groups, maintaining consistent, clear communication of Campus Safety’s role.  
  • Occasionally complete important investigations. Prepare appropriate investigative reports or summaries. Review/dispose of physical evidence collected and submitted by Campus Safety officers, assuring that evidence is properly identified, tagged, and secured.  
  • Assist officers in preparing and conducting classes on crime and fire prevention for the campus community. Conducts security/safety surveys and inspections of all college facilities; conducts and evaluates fire drills within the campus. 
  • CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) and related emergency training; includes both preparing and helping lead training regimens. 



  • High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.).  
  • At least three years of experience as a college campus safety Officer.  
  • At least two years of supervisory and management experience in college campus safety, or a combination of the same level of experience in college campus safety/private sector.  
  • Have or obtain state (DPSST) certifications as an unarmed professional, Supervisory manager, and Unarmed Instructor immediately after hire.  
  • First Aid/CPR/AED certification. 
  • Working knowledge of Oregon criminal statutes.  
  • Oral and written communication skills.  
  • Knowledge of crime scene investigation and preservation of evidence.  
  • Ability to identify narcotics.  
  • Knowledge of sexual assault investigation procedures. 
  • Knowledge of and experience using Microsoft Office programs and Adobe software.  
  • Ability to remain calm in emergency and crisis situations.  
  • Working knowledge of crisis management issues and appropriate response; includes working knowledge of NIMS and ICS.  
  • Possess sound judgment in decision making.  
  • Ability to work with a diverse campus community. 



  • Bachelor’s Degree.  
  • DPSST Executive and Supervisory Manager License  
  • At least five years’ experience as a college campus safety or private sector security officer.  
  • At least two years of supervisory and management experience in college campus safety, or a combination college campus safety/private sector.  
  • At least two years of experience and demonstrated ability using different computer operating systems (PC and Mac), software programs (File Maker Pro) and website applications (Google).  
  • At least one year of demonstrated experience using ICS in a college campus safety or private sector setting.  
  • Security experience acquired in the Armed Forces will be considered Work. 


Lewis & Clark College adheres to a nondiscriminatory policy with respect to educational programs, activities, employment, and admission. We do not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, sex, religion, age, marital status, national origin, the presence of any physical or sensory disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, and local laws. The Associate Vice President of Human Resources has been designated to handle inquiries regarding employment- and disability-related nondiscrimination policies. Title IX inquiries may be directed to the Title IX coordinator or deputy Title IX coordinators (  

Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis. We are committed to building inclusive candidate pools as we partner with hiring teams. Veterans, women, people of color, LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. As you read through the job posting and review the list of qualifications (required and/or preferred), please do not self-select out if you feel you do not meet every qualification. No one is 100% qualified. We encourage you to apply and share your story with us. 




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