Security Lieutenant (Job Announcement) Meharry Medical College #job #hbcu #hbcujobs

Security Lieutenant (Commissioned)

Job Description
Employees in this class are under general supervision; work performed in supervising all personnel, i.e. sergeants and officers for a particular shift, in general police work; conducting investigations of crimes and accidents, protecting property, facilities, and citizens by law enforcement, and performing related work as required; provides escort service.

  • Performs a variety of duties and supervises a shift which includes one Sergeant and officers
  • Prepares operating shifts and personnel work assignments
  • Transports money and various items from department to Treasurer’s office
  • Assists in approving leave requests
  • Monitors the work performance of employees
  • Patrols and supervises others patrolling by foot or motor vehicle: the campus, dormitory, business office, and recreational facilities
  • Investigates or supervises others investigating suspected crimes, reporting findings, and arresting suspected individuals
  • Investigates accidents involving persons or property, reports probable cause of accidents and pursues appropriate course of action
  • Supervises the maintenance and use of law enforcement equipment
  • Monitors parking operation
  • Performs related and occasionally other duties as assigned:  may direct and control traffic; may issue parking tickets


Required Skills
  • Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations and to determine proper course of action
  • Knowledge of campus policies, City, and State laws
  • Ability to understand and follow oral written instruction
  • Knowledge of geographic area of the campus
  • Ability to ascertain facts by personal contact, observations, and the examination of records
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with students, the public, and other employees
  • Ability to enforce laws firmly, tactfully with respect for the rights of others
  • Ability to supervise the work of others
  • Ability to operate law enforcement equipment required in the performance of required duties
  • Knowledge of effective methods of investigation
  • Ability to clearly and concisely express ideas, orally and written
Required Experience
Graduation from a standard high school or equivalency; at least 3-5 years experience. At least 21 years of age, have a good moral character as determined by investigation. P.O.S.T. certification preferred.
Job Location
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Position Type