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Housing Security Rover

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Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number HS158P
Quick Link for Posting
Working Title Housing Security Rover
Department Housing
About the University

Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 26,700 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.

Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country’s finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation’s best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance, as well as 12 official holidays and a choice of retirement programs.

About the College/Department
Department Home Page
Job Type Hourly/Student
Summary of Job Duties

The Housing Security Rover will patrol assigned areas of campus on foot to ensure security of all University Housing facilities, property, and residents: examine card reader doors, regular doors, windows, and gates of University Housing facilities to ensure security. This position will monitor University Housing facilities for unauthorized persons and/or suspicious activities.

Job Duties Include:

  • Communicate effectively, coherently, and in a timely manner over radio, telephone, or by direct conversation all problems or concerns to Housing Service Center Dispatch: watch for and report irregularities, such as facility and safety hazards, emergency situations, and security breaches and report to Housing Service Center Dispatch
  • Perform periodic checks of pole, building, and area lighting and report to supervisor; diagnose card reader door problems and report findings to Housing Service Center Dispatch
  • Check University Housing facilities and property as requested by Housing Service Center Dispatch, supervisor, full-time housing staff, or UAPD
  • Arrive to all scheduled shifts on time; notify supervisor ahead of time if unable to work a scheduled shift; and be willing to work with supervisor to accommodate scheduling needs
  • Perform other miscellaneous job-related duties as required

Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job function of this job, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
  • The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? No
If yes, please specify
Preferred Qualifications
  • Security experience
  • Currently in Work Study Program
  • Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Word and Excel
  • Basic knowledge and experience with Google Email, specifically gmail
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Clear communication skills via in person, telephone, and radio
  • Good customer skills
  • Ability to follow procedures set by the department
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English
Physical activities associated with this position

The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.

Work Schedule Two open permanent shifts for Saturdays from 12 a.m. to 4 a.m. and 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Overtime Eligible Yes
Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions. Yes
Work Location/Building Fayetteville Campus - All Housing facilities
Benefits Eligible No
Appointment Percent 0
Salary/Hourly Range $8.00
Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? No
Does this position require a background check? Yes
If yes, please specify
  • Criminal background check
  • Sex offender registry check
  • Drug screening
Does this position require a substance abuse test? Yes
Pre-employment Screening Requirements

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check, sex offender registry check, and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Posting Detail Information

Future Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Anticipated Start Date
Anticipated End Date (for hourly postings)
Recruitment Contact Information

Cody Davis
Housing Service Center Manager and Campus Rover Supervisor

All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A’s employment system at Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Special Instructions Summary
Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
EEO Statement

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Internal Posting No
City, St. Fayetteville, AR

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have the formal education of a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you 18 years old or older?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have security experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you currently enrolled in the work study program? Are you eligible for work study?
    • Currently in Work Study Program
    • Eligible for Work Study Program
    • None of the above
  5. * What is your level of experience with the Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word and Excel?
    • Basic
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced
    • Expert
    • No experience
  6. * Do you have basic knowledge and experience with Google Email, specifically gmail?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. List of Professional References