Security Officer (full-time)

Position posted on: 09-13-2019

Position Summary:

Lycoming College seeks applications for a 12-month full-time, benefits-eligible Security Officer.  The full-time Security Officer opening is an overnight position working 7 pm - 7 am, 12 hour shifts with every other weekend off.  Responsibilities include maintaining building security, enforcing college policies and regulations, responding to various types of emergencies, parking and traffic control. 


Required Experience & Qualifications:

High school diploma required; prior applicable experience in security and/or working for a college preferred.  Excellent verbal and written communications skills, ability to work and interact with diverse groups of people, and computer experience required. Preferred candidates should possess experience in security and have experience working on college campus.  Physical requirements include walking through all campus buildings and apartments including ascending and descending stairways in all weather conditions.  Certain job tasks may require bending, reaching, pushing/pulling and reaching above and below shoulder height. Must possess a valid PA driver's license.


Starting rate of pay $13/hour.  Full-time employees are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, vision, tuition remission, paid time off and numerous other benefits.  Full uniforms provided by the College. 


To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume including the names and telephone numbers of three professional references.  Electronic submission of application materials preferred.  Please reference “Full-Time Security Officer” in the subject line of the email.  


Postal Address:

ATTN: Human Resources/Full-time Security Officer
Lycoming College
Campus Box 861
700 College Place
Williamsport, PA 17701-5192

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Post-offer pre-employment drug screen, motor vehicle record check and criminal background check conducted.


Founded in 1812, Lycoming College is one of the nation's oldest and most respected residential liberal arts colleges. Lycoming is ranked by Forbes as a Top ROI College and by The Princeton Review as one of The 385 Best Colleges. Lycoming College's strong endowment-per-student and fiscal acumen provide the foundation to support a first-rate undergraduate education. The College is dedicated to providing a high-quality liberal arts and sciences education including more than 100 majors, minors, and concentrations. Our community of scholars collaborate with and mentor our diverse student body of approximately 1,200 active learners, including 35 percent international and domestic students of color, representing over 50 states, territories, and countries. Students compete in 17 NCAA Division III sports, participate in faculty-driven research, thrive in a robust program of internships, and study abroad in more than two dozen countries. Lycoming is located in Williamsport, PA, a city rich in the arts and ideally situated for outdoor recreation. Williamsport is the site of a world-class healthcare system (UPMC Susquehanna), modern manufacturing, federal offices and county seat, energy and natural gas resources, and home to and the birthplace of the Little League World Series. Learn more at

Lycoming College proudly celebrates and values diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive campus community supporting all faculty, staff, and students. We encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and all who are interested in supporting and contributing to our mission. Lycoming College is an equal opportunity employer.