Security Officer

Job | Posted 3 years ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support




Description of School

ACE Tech Charter High School serves approximately 500 students from Chicago's Back of the Yards, Washington Park and Englewood neighborhoods on Chicago's south side. ACE Tech was founded in 2004 to increase the number of urban, low-income, minority and female youth who enter the architecture, construction, and engineering professions. While many students are interested in these professions, ACE Tech caters to students with a wide variety of interests and aspirations. The student body demographic is 66% Black and 28% Hispanic. 95% of students are low income and 15% are in special education programs. ACE Tech's mission is to provide for our students the highest levels of instruction and academic achievement combined with exemplary character development that will prepare them for postsecondary and apprenticeship education and sustained lifelong success.

Description of Position


In this safety/security role, you will help provide a friendly and safe educational environment for students. Campus Safety and Security Team Members will monitor and redirect students to ensure a safe environment for all scholars. The ability to communicate and interact effectively with students, school personnel and visitors is a high priority.   Campus Safety and Security Team Members  must be customer service oriented, mature and friendly.


Primary Responsibilities


  • Manage Campus Welcome Center
  • Maintain a safe learning environment for students and staff
  • Directs and participates in the supervision of halls and entrances
  • Provides assistance to staff with student disciplinary and security issues
  • Monitor and Secure premises and exits
  • Primary contact regarding safety and security issues


Qualifications include:


  • High School diploma or equivalent; Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred
  • 3 years experience working with adolescents in either group or individualized settings
  • Experience as a security team member
  • Proven ability to verbally communicate ideas effectively
  • Proven ability to work well with diverse constituents
  • Proven ability to exercise good judgment and compassion in the conduct of position responsibilities
  • Ability to work in both indoor and outdoor settings 


Desired skills and traits include:

         Exemplary rapport with students and colleagues

         Hard worker who does whatever it takes to achieve desired results

         Enjoys being part of a team

         Passionate about the opportunity to positively affect student outcomes and school culture

         Honors confidentiality

         Familiarity with local law enforcement and corrections agencies

         Ability to command respect and take control of situations involving large numbers of students, potential disruptions, and/or violence

         De-escalation training or equivalent and first-aid/CPR training required within 6 months of hire

         Valid driver's license and good driving record are required

         Experience with student information systems, such as PowerSchool

         Proficiency in Microsoft Excel



Reports To:

  • Campus Safety and Security Supervisor

Compensation, Benefits and Hours:

  • Competitive compensation based upon experience and proven results
  • Full benefits (health, eye and dental)
  • Team members should expect to work an 8 hour shift within the hours of 7:00AM-6:30PM with occasional special event commitments


ADA Compliance Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

?       While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

?    The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds

?    Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

?     The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate


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Posted By

ACE Technical Charter High School

5410 South State Street , Chicago, IL 60609

At the following locations

Chicago, IL

5940 S State St , Chicago, IL 60609

Compare with State

Student Teacher Ratio*

State Average: 15.71

% ELL Students*

State Average: 9.50

% IEP Students*

State Average: 15%



State Average: 246