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Security and Information Center Supervisor


Dean of Information and Security




Support- Grade 6 


Full-time Support Staff (workshift flexibility required)




To perform in a lead capacity to provide security services for the buildings, grounds, equipment, and occupants of Sauk Valley Community College. Supervise full-time, part-time, and work-study personnel. Coordinate and delegate appropriately concerning security and safety issues. Work within the facilities department to ensure a safe learning and working environment for students, faculty, and staff as well as the general public.


  1. Supervise security and information center personnel, and conduct annual evaluations.
  2. Manage the College’s key and lock system.
  3. Train security staff as well as others throughout the College to handle or assist in emergency situations.
  4. Record and submit annual crime statistics.
  5. Perform security patrols of the buildings and grounds.
  6. Provide security and/or escort assistance as requested.
  7. Open and close the building according to daily needs; prevent unauthorized entry.
  8. Operate all relevant building equipment according to daily needs.
  9. Ensure security-related rules and policies of SVCC are followed and enforce them as needed.
  10. Perform duties as a member of the crisis management team in emergency situations.
  11. Maintain a log to record daily activities and complete incident reports when necessary.
  12. Provide crime prevention inspections as required on a routine basis throughout the facility.
  13. Monitor internal and external security operations during events held at the College.
  14. Coordinate and assist in evacuation of personnel during emergency conditions at the College.
  15. Coordinate assistance of wheelchair individuals during emergency conditions.
  16. Develop and maintain SVCC Safety program that complies with IL Department of Labor Requirements.
  17. Member of the emergency preparedness committee.
  18. Assume all other reasonable professional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.


  1. Able to use various external communications devices during emergency conditions.
  2. Must be able to communicate by telephone on a daily basis.
  3. Must be able to provide verbal/visual orders to staff.
  4. Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs., push and pull 500 lbs. on a cart.


Contact is made as appropriate with all levels of College staff, the general public, and civic groups using SVCC buildings, facilities, and parking areas.


Functional supervision is exercised over campus security, information center, and work-study students.


Associate’s degree in criminal justice or related field and five years of security or security related experience is required. Bachelor’s degree and supervisory experience strongly preferred. Certification in First Aid, CPR Instructor, pressure point control tactics, and automated external defibrillators must be completed within a set probationary period. Valid driver’s license is required.




Coordinates the College Risk Management Program in a capacity appropriate to this position. This includes, but is not limited to, monitoring conditions, events and circumstances present through daily College operations, and communicating observations to the appropriate supervisor or taking necessary actions to correct, prevent or limit safety problems. May serve as a member of a committee that supports the health, safety and/or legal rights of visitors, students and staff. Such committees may include the AA/EEO, Sexual Harassment, and Safety/Loss Control committees. (Risk Management Categories I, III, IV. See Tort file.)

This description is intended to indicate the kinds and levels of work difficulty that will be required of the position that will be given the title and shall not be construed as declaring what specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of the supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.