Job Description

Extended Job Title
Guard (Police)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Performs security work in the protection of property and facilities against theft, vandalism, illegal entry, and other destructive activities

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Monitor security and fire alarms and closely observe CCTV screens for situations needing intervention by guard, police officers or fire department and request assistance as necessary
  • Lock and unlock buildings, offices or doors as necessary
  • Patrol buildings and grounds to maintain security and to prevent and detect thefts, vandalism, illegal entry and circulate among visitors, patrons, employees and staff to preserve order and protect property
  • Operate two-way radios within department guidelines and FCC regulations to keep the department informed of security concerns or issues
  • Prepare, process and issue identification badges to faculty, staff and employees ensuring that proper authorization and identification are presented
  • Prepare security deficiency notices, report missing or damaged Tech property
  • Answer telephone calls to take messages, answer questions, and provide information
  • Provide crowd control and provide personal safety security at athletic events, university functions, graduations, etc. for staff, employees and visitors
  • Operate an unmarked police vehicle in a safe and efficient manner
  • May perform other duties as assigned

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
24/7 shifts including weekends and holidays

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • The ability to speak clearly and concisely
  • Ability to establish and maintain work relationships with other employees and the public
  • Ability to deal calmly with the general public
  • Working knowledge of campus policies, rules and regulations
  • Knowledge of names and locations of parking lots and buildings on campus
  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective security operations for the protection of people, data, property and institutions

HSC - El Paso

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Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Proficiency in written and mathematical processes as may be reflected by the completion of the tenth grade plus one year of security, customer service, public relations or related experience
  • Possession of a Texas Driver's license

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Jeanne Clery Act
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at:

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