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Job ID: 159157

Security Coordinator
American International University, Kuwait

Date Posted May 20, 2021
Title Security Coordinator
University American International University, Kuwait
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Department Security
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Public Safety

Security Coordinator – Male or Female (US or UK Nationals ONLY)
American International University – Kuwait City

Classification: Institutional Support
Reports to: Head of Security

Job Purpose: Under the direct supervision of the Head of Security, the University Security Coordinator has direct responsibility for managing the day-to-day security operations of the campus, and maintaining communications with all concerned parties on and off campus to uphold a safe and secured work place for students, guests, and University personnel.

Serve as a supporting security staff; overseeing the daily and long-term safety and security practices, as structured by the Head of Security
Maintain student safety on campus, upholding a safe community in accordance with the student code of conduct
Organize and implement security measures and systems and procedures to promote structure and increased safety within the campus; assist in the development and updating of security policy and procedures guides and manuals
Assist with supervision for entering and exiting of all guests, vendors, students, and employees, and ensuring the smooth day-to-day flow of communication regarding security related concerns
Oversee parking lot and vehicle safety on campus
Draft, edit, write and send communications as appropriate in coordination with supervisor; assist with preparing reports and presentations on overall security status of campus to CEO and management.
Assist in the hiring, training, and supervision of all campus security personnel
Provide support for special projects and assume responsibility for the development, administration, and promotion of these, as needed by the department
Other duties as assigned by the Head of Security

Must possess skills to be able to explain and demonstrate the essential functions of the position
Ability to communicate ideas and information clearly and effectively at all levels within the University in English; must possess effective presentation skills
Demonstrated skills, knowledge, and experience working with security; ideally in an higher education/university campus setting but other industries accepted
Must be able to work in a fast-paced, professional working environment, working under pressure and maintaining composure; must be task oriented, a self-starter, and capable of working independently
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and effectively handle highly sensitive information with sound judgment, tact, and discretion
Possess strong attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to organize and prioritize work assignments and meet deadlines
Demonstrated proficiency in the use of standard software applications
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse group of professionals and constituents
Ability to work evening and weekends as required

Experience and Education:
Bachelor’s degree -preferred
Minimum of three years’ experience in a security or military related role – desired
Demonstrated experiences using computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel

About American International University:
AIU is a new institution of higher education in Kuwait with the first student cohort admitted in fall 2019. It is a private, co-educational institution offering undergraduate degrees based on the American model of higher education. Through its educational programs, the University serves the intellectual, cultural, and personal growth of all members of its community. AIU’s offers degree programs in Engineering, Architecture and Design, and Business Administration where the language of instruction is English.
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Contact Information

  • Human Resources
    American International University, Kuwait
    Saad Al Abdullah - East of Naseem
    Block 3
    Kuwait City


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