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Public Safety Lead Officer (11:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.)

Creighton University Omaha, NE

Public Safety Lead Officer (11:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.)


Creighton University was founded in 1878 and has an enrollment of 8,000 students. Our campus spans over 150 acres, has over 50 buildings, and employs over 2250 people making it one of the largest employers in the Omaha community.  It is important to us to have a diverse student body and workforce. Each employee is considered a member of the Creighton community and we want everyone to maintain a productive, healthy life on and off campus. In addition to our excellent benefits package, our employees enjoy a variety of programs and discounts to support a positive work-life balance. â?¯ 


Key Responsibilities: Performs duties to ensure the safety and security of university students, visitors, and employees. Applies crime risk and safety hazard prevention techniques, methods, practices, and enforces University rules and regulations. Primary job responsibility is to patrol campus at any time by vehicle, foot, or bike. Secondary responsibility is to fill in for the supervisor when they are not available.  In this role, the shift lead will directly supervise shift dispatchers, officers, and student employees. Coordinates shift changes, communicates with supervisory personnel of adjoining shifts; communicates with supervisory personnel of other public safety agencies; gathers/exchanges information on call activity, problems, special situations, or other areas requiring attention. They will respond to incidents, emergencies, and calls for service to resolve problems, document same, and deploy appropriate resources. 


Schedule: Full time, overnight hours. Must be able to work a monthly rotational schedule (i.e. January-M, Tu, W, Th, F; February-Tu, W, Th, F, Sa)



  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Associates Degree and or related Degree preferred
    Three + years progressive public safety and or law enforcement experience
  • One (1) year lead or supervisor experience or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • Must be at least 21 years of age


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Strong working knowledge of security operations, safety practices in a business environment and enforcement procedures
  • Ability to remain calm and professional under stressful situations
  • Must demonstrate professionalism at all times: respectful, tactful, and sensitive interactions with individuals who are diverse in their cultures, language groups and abilities
  • Strong customer service skills and communication skills (verbal/written)
  • Ability to lead and supervise a small team with Public Safety principles, practices and methods and supervise, counsel, and evaluate trainees
  • Ability to establish, collaborate and maintain effective work relationships with peers, students, staff, representatives of outside agencies, and the general public
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and software specific to position, including
  • Microsoft Office Suite spreadsheets and the Internet
  • Ability to see details at close range, lift, push, pull or carry objects, and bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms and legs
  • Ability to work outside in various temperatures (summer/winter) for extended periods of time


Licenses and Certifications:

  • Must have a current and valid drivers license with a clean driving record for the last 3 years and no major violations within the last 5 years
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a City of Omaha weapons permit
  • CPR and First-Aid Training (university provided)


Physical Requirements: Seeing: 75-100%, Hearing: 50-75%, Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 75-100%, Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 25-50% (pound: 50 lbs.), Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75-100%. Travel: No,  Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: Yes
AAP/EEO Statement: Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.
Disclosure Statement:   This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required.  Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

Date Posted July 30, 2022
Date Closes July 30, 2023
Requisition 220403
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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