Job Description

Grand Canyon University!  One of Arizona’s leading institutions of higher learning. Located in the Valley of Sun in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, GCU is a regionally accredited, private, nondenominational Christian University. 

Do you want to be part of a growing university where dedicated Public Safety professionals make a positive impact on our campus every day during our athletics events, campus, and student events?  If that sounds exciting to you, we want to talk to you.  Apply today!

We are seeking candidates who are passionate about ensuring the safety of others. The Event Safety Specialist is responsible for patrolling the campus grounds during campus events to ensure the safety and security of students, faculty, employees, guests, visitors, event attendees and/or members of the public.

Must have ability to work on occasional basis which may include daytime, evening and weekend hours.

Pay rate: $15.50

What you will do:

  • Provides enthusiastic, first-class customer service to all guests.

  • Patrol premises as a measure to preserve order and protect property and serve as a visible deterrence by circulating among visitors, patrons, attendees, or employees. 

  • Monitors and authorizes access to facilities and events for guests, stage personnel, event(s) staff, employees, which enforces the venue’s rules and regulations at all times.

  • Conducts screening and baggage checks, as established in policy, to ensure a safe environment.

  • Responds to alarms and investigates disturbances.

  • Assists Public Safety officers with the collection of personal information for individuals involved with incidents which require a written report (i.e. CLERY, FERPA, TITLE IX and VAWA compliance).

What you need:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

  • Certifications in CPR, First Aid and First Responder - preferred.

  • Professional appearance and demeanor with ability to interact positively with staff, guests, visitors and members of the public.

  • Valid Arizona Driver's license in good standing; must be insurable.

  • Must be flexible to work evenings, weekends and holidays depending on scheduled events.

  • Must successfully pass a drug test.

  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

Why work at GCU:

  • 401K savings plan

  • Be part of a growing university

  • The opportunity to work at a thriving diverse campus

Application Instructions

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