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4 weeks ago

Safety and Security Officers (IDPL) – Administration

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Safety and Security Officers (IDPL) - Administration
Instituto del Progreso Latino is a community organization whose mission is to contribute to the fullest development of Latino(a) immigrants and their families through education, training and employment that fosters participation in the changing U.S. society while preserving cultural identity and dignity. Founded in 1977 to help Latino’s learn basic skills, pass the civil service exam and obtain higher paying post office jobs, Instituto has grown to a flourishing educational center serving over 14,000 Chicago families per year.
Instituto del Progreso Latino, Instituto Justice and Leadership Career Academy and Instituto Health Science Career Academy along with Chicago Public Schools (CPS) has set ambitious goals to ensure that every individual and child-in every school and every neighborhood—has access to a world-class learning experience from birth, resulting in graduation from high school college- and career-ready. In alignment with CPS/ISBE, our school strives to provide high quality and specially designed instructional supports and services for all students with disabilities within the least restrictive environment.
The Safety & Security Officer responds to emergencies, intervenes in interpersonal conflicts, and directs students and staff in crisis situations. Safety & Security Monitors will help provide a safe learning environment for our students, educators, staff and guests. Assist and support with student behavior management and helping students that require additional guidance. Safety & Security Officers supervise students and guests during arrivals, visitations, class transition, lunch, and in-school/after school activities as well as monitor all three buildings and parking lots.
  • Monitor all arrivals, dismissal, parking lots, class transitions, lunch, in-school/after school activities and special events
  • Making sure all areas are clear and all students are in class
  • Report Suspicious behaviors and incidences
  • Assist with student early dismissals
  • Retrieving and guiding students and guests to their destination
  • Enforcing the school’s hallway and bathroom pass policies
  • Monitor during all check-in and check-out processes
  • Assist with conflict-resolution and De-escalating conflicts
  • Responding to and reporting all inappropriate and/or suspicious behavior to their supervisor
  • Assist with school safety drills such as, fire drills, lockdowns, tornado drills, bus evacuation drills
  • Ensure that Instituto property is not damaged and is taken care of properly
  • Ensure the safety of all individuals
  • Perform other-job related duties as assigned
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • 3 years’ experience in a school setting preferred
  • Experience working with adolescents is highly desired
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a quick-paced and dynamic environment
  • Maintain a high sense of confidentiality
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Team player
  • Ability to work independently
  • Have exceptional organization and time management skills
  • Have an excellent “customer” service attitude
  • Willing to learn and grow
The above is intended to describe the general conditions of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities and requirements.)
Nature of work requires an ability to operate standard business office equipment. Requires ability to communicate and exchange information, collect, compile and prepare work documents, set-up and maintain work files. Approximately 50% of time spent standing, some lifting (under 20 lbs.)
Majority of work is distributed through-out the organization’s locations and is not limited to one specific area. Light travel, with-in walking distance (less than 2 square blocks to and from all locations). Position requires availability for extended hours plus non-traditional hours required to perform job duties. Also requires participation and attendance at organization sponsored events and meetings.
Part-Time and Full-Time positions are available
Instituto del Progreso Latino & Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy & Instituto Justice Leadership Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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