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Student Security Officer

University Police Services is looking for mature, responsible students capable of working without direct supervision to serve as student security officers. We are looking for students who will be committed to the safety of citizens and protection of property for our campus communities and who will project a positive image of our department.


Student Security Openings
Lt. William Newman


  • $11 an hour, with promotional opportunities
  • Various hours and days available
  • Flexibility with school schedules

Duty Assignments

  • Securing equipment and property
  • Being a presence at campus functions
  • Unlocking and relocking buildings and/or classrooms
  • Assisting Dispatch when necessary
  • Providing late-night safety escorts
  • Assisting with after-hours jump starts

No previous experience is necessary. Applicants will be required to submit to a criminal background investigation and may be required to submit to a screening test to detect the presence of controlled substances.

Position Type

Paid, part time

Work Authorization

U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident, international student meeting UNLV employment standards

Approximate Hours per Week

20 or less


Must be in good standing academically and must be able to pass a background investigation.