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CAMPUS SUPERVISOR: We Enforce School District Policies

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Wendy shares her story about being a Campus Supervisor, ensuring that the students at the high school where she works are following school policies. Wendy describes what a typical day looks like and how she got her job -- and she provides some advice about working with young people.

Job Title: Campus Supervisor

Job Summary: Security Guard, Gaming Surveillance Officers and Investigators

Job Description

Security guards and gaming surveillance officers patrol and inspect property against fire, theft, vandalism, terrorism, and illegal activity. They monitor people and buildings in an effort to prevent crime.

Security guards and gaming surveillance officers typically do the following:

-Protect and enforce laws on an employer’s property
-Monitor alarms and closed-circuit TV cameras
-Control access for employees, visitors, and outside contractors
-Conduct security checks over a specified area
-Write comprehensive reports outlining what they observed while on patrol
-Interview witnesses for later court testimony
-Detain criminal violators

On-the-Job Training

Medium amount of on-the-job training can be expected initially.

Certification Requirement
Recommended by ASIS International.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$20,000 - $40,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
16 to 20 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Part-time, Full-time, Long hours, Flexible, Irregular
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Office, Outdoor, Indoor, Military, Physically demanding
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Strength/stamina, Courageous

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do.</span> <span m='16975'>If</span> <span m='17350'>there's</span> <span m='17737'>a fight</span> <span m='18124'>on the</span> <span m='18511'>campus,</span> <span m='18900'>then</span> <span m='19530'>we</span> <span m='19930'>will</span> <span m='20150'>engage</span> <span m='20545'>and</span> <span m='20940'>break</span> <span m='21130'>up the</span> <span m='21430'>fight,</span> <span m='22850'>separate.</span> <span m='23273'>And</span> <span m='23696'>then</span> <span m='24119'>take them</span> <span m='24542'>to the</span> <span m='24965'>administration</span> <span m='25390'>where</span> <span m='25530'>they</span> <span m='25970'>will</span> <span m='27800'>set</span> <span m='28290'>out</span> <span m='28780'>the discipline</span> <span m='29270'>for it.</span> </p><p><span m='29760'>Typical day,</span> <span m='30740'>my</span> <span m='31230'>days start</span> <span m='31720'>off in</span> <span m='32210'>the</span> <span m='32700'>morning time.</span> <span m='33190'>I come in,</span> <span m='33440'>I</span> <span m='33470'>make</span> <span m='33700'>my</span> <span m='33830'>coffee.</span> <span m='35010'>I</span> <span m='35550'>make</span> <span m='35860'>copies</span> <span m='37200'>of</span> <span m='37470'>late</span> <span m='37760'>passes</span> <span m='38260'>for</span> <span m='38710'>the</span> <span m='38890'>other</span> <span m='39270'>campus</span> <span m='39430'>supervisors</span> <span m='40630'>in</span> <span m='40760'>the</span> <span m='40830'>morning</span> <span m='41130'>time.</span> <span m='41390'>All</span> <span m='41650'>students that</span> <span m='41975'>are</span> <span m='42300'>late,</span> <span m='42710'>we give</span> <span m='42990'>them a</span> <span m='43270'>late</span> <span m='43470'>pass</span> <span m='43840'>throughout</span> <span m='44280'>the day.</span> </p><p><span m='44650'>I</span> <span m='45020'>answer</span> <span m='45440'>and monitor</span> <span m='45930'>calls.</span> <span m='46340'>We</span> <span m='46470'>may</span> <span m='46780'>get</span> <span m='46980'>a</span> <span m='47260'>call</span> <span m='47530'>from</span> <span m='47800'>a</span> <span m='47840'>classroom</span> <span m='48660'>where</span> <span m='49080'>a</span> <span m='49430'>teacher</span> <span m='49710'>says</span> <span m='49990'>that</span> <span m='50482'>a student</span> <span m='50974'>is breaking</span> <span m='51466'>a rule.</span> <span m='51958'>Teachers</span> <span m='52450'>have to</span> <span m='52942'>write a referral,</span> <span m='53434'>and we</span> <span m='53926'>will</span> <span m='54418'>remove</span> <span m='54910'>the students</span> <span m='55402'>from the</span> <span m='55894'>classroom</span> <span m='56386'>and</span> <span m='56878'>take</span> <span m='57370'>them to</span> <span m='57862'>the office</span> <span m='58354'>to meet</span> <span m='58846'>with the administration.</span> <span m='59830'>That's pretty</span> <span m='60322'>much a typical</span> <span m='60814'>day.</span> <span m='61306'>We</span> <span m='61800'>patrol</span> <span m='62500'>the</span> <span m='62590'>campus.</span> <span m='63030'>We just</span> <span m='63502'>make sure</span> <span m='63974'>that the students</span> <span m='64446'>are doing what</span> <span m='64918'>they're supposed</span> <span m='65390'>to do.</span> </p><p><span m='65862'>I</span> <span m='66810'>actually</span> <span m='67500'>applied</span> <span m='67860'>for</span> <span m='68070'>another</span> <span m='68380'>job</span> <span m='68860'>with</span> <span m='69010'>the</span> <span m='69080'>school</span> <span m='69370'>district</span> <span m='69715'>and I</span> <span m='70060'>didn't</span> <span m='70493'>get it.</span> <span m='71360'>However,</span> <span m='72070'>they</span> <span m='72300'>informed</span> <span m='72790'>me</span> <span m='73010'>that the</span> <span m='73280'>school</span> <span m='73620'>district</span> <span m='74360'>said</span> <span m='74630'>that</span> <span m='74790'>they had an</span> <span m='75170'>opening</span> <span m='75460'>for a</span> <span m='75930'>campus</span> <span m='76000'>supervisor</span> <span m='77410'>and</span> <span m='77560'>asked</span> <span m='77820'>me if</span> <span m='77960'>I</span> <span m='78050'>was</span> <span m='78210'>interested,</span> <span m='78670'>and</span> <span m='78820'>I</span> <span m='78890'>said</span> <span m='79170'>yes.</span> <span m='79525'>And</span> <span m='80525'>that</span> <span m='80940'>was</span> <span m='81110'>15</span> <span m='81520'>years</span> <span m='81770'>ago.</span> <span m='82030'>I'm</span> <span m='82290'>still</span> <span m='82860'>here.</span> <span m='83290'>I didn't</span> <span m='83771'>know</span> <span m='84733'>that</span> <span m='86176'>I'd</span> <span m='86657'>really</span> <span m='87138'>enjoy</span> <span m='87619'>working with</span> <span m='88100'>young</span> <span 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