The Campus Safety Assistant is a civilian member of the Police Department student staff. The function of the Campus Safety Assistant is to assist with the everyday operations of the University Police Department. The Student Employment Program is not only intended as a source of income, but a branch of the student’s education. The program provides opportunities to gain useful job skills and grow personally and professionally.
As members of the University Police Department Campus Safety Assistants may receive training in radio communications, computer aided dispatch, customer service, community relations, traffic control techniques, bike patrol, in addition to other useful skills. Campus police operate twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, including holidays and weekends. CSA’s work a variety of shifts ranging from 5 hour nightly shifts to shorter postings at special events.
Campus Safety Assistants are required to maintain a minimum of a 2.5 GPA and be in good judicial standing with the University.