Full-Time School Resource Officer

Bishop Noll Institute
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
Hammond, IN
Posted Date

Bishop Noll Institute in Hammond, Indiana is a Catholic college preparatory high school.  We are seeking a School Resource Officer. The chosen candidate will be hired to begin employment at Bishop Noll during the 2022-2023 school year. If interested, please email resume to Lorenza Jara Pastrick, principal at lpastrick@bishopnoll.org.  Applications are being reviewed now, and the position will remain posted until filled.

SUMMARY:

The School Resource Officer reports to the Principal and supports and facilitates the Mission, Vision, and Values at Bishop Noll Institute by providing a safe and secure Environment for students and staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Works closely with school administration to create a safe environment conducive to learning.
  • Serves as a law enforcement resource.
  • Develops positive relations with students, faculty, staff, parents, and community.
  • Provides education information to students, faculty, staff, parents, and community.
  • As requested by the Counseling Office and after consultation with the Counseling Team, meet with individual students to address unique situations and needs.
  • Monitor the entrances when students arrive and when the students leave to include clear halls;
  • Monitor the traffic flow in the parking lots on arrivals and departures;
  • Assist with fire drills, tornado drills and lockdown drills;
  • Assist staff as requested with students or safety concerns;
  • Check halls and bathrooms during passing periods and be visible to move students along;
  • Check for vaping or smoking in the bathrooms;
  • Assist front office with issues with unruly visitors, parents and students;
  • Report any safety concerns or incidents to proper school personnel;
  • Assist administration monitor students in the cafeteria;
  • During after school programs or sporting events the officer is required to assist with crowd control before, during and after the events;
  • IDOE is also requiring for them to be certified in CPI, CPR, Stop the Bleed, and lockdown procedures (whether run, hide, fight or any other process approved by the individual schools)
  • Provide students with accurate answers regarding laws that might affect the students.
  • As part of the Security Team, attends school events and functions to ensure safety and relationship building.
  • Help provide traffic control during arrival and dismissal times.
  • Keep the administration informed of criminal or any activity which might require special attention by the school.
  • Be visible on the grounds to all students, parents, and visitors.
  • Act as a liaison with other law enforcement as required.
  • Attend required training and maintain knowledge of best practices by attending the Indiana Safe Schools Academy sponsored by the IDOE. Training to be completed within 6 months of hire.
  • Reviews annually the safety and security procedures for all educators and students.
  • Model Bishop Noll Values in every interaction with students, staff, parents, and visitors.
  • Meets with the Facilities team to discuss grounds and building security issues
  • Maintain confidentiality of school records as well as school policies.
  • As requested, assist in facilitating the conflict resolution process.
  • Perform other duties that may need to be assigned in regards to safety, security, or law enforcement as requested by the school administration.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Applicant must have completed Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. The School Resource Officer must have received at least 40 hours of certified SRO training through a nationally recognized SRO training program, such as National Association of School Resource Officers, or another program recognized by ILEA. This training can be attained once hired and will be funded by the school.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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. Incumbent must be able to sit, stand, walk, and use hands and fingers as well as talk or hear routinely throughout the work day. Incumbent must also be able to climb, kneel, stoop, crouch or balance regularly as a part of this job. Incumbent may be required to lift or carry up to 25 pounds routinely as a part of this job. Incumbent may also have to travel from time to time as a requirement of performing his/her job functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 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. Incumbent will work primarily in a work environment with a moderate noise level, which includes noise from light to moderate traffic.