Security Supervisor

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Birmingham City University

Job title: Security Supervisor

Job description: Location: Multiple Campuses
Salary: £27,308 to £29,682
Post Type: Full Time
Release Date: 26 January 2024
Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Friday 09 February 2024
Reference: 012024-59

Birmingham City University is growing in stature and quality every day.

The Security Services team help and assist our students, staff and visitors each and every day, ensuring their time at the University is as safe and enjoyable as possible.

We are here to help the University and wider community, working with colleagues and stakeholders in making BCU the safe and tranquil place our customers deserve.

We want outstanding people to join us in taking us to the next stage of our exciting journey. There has never been a better time to join us. Come and be a part of the team.


To supervise the University’s operational security, and occasionally, our reception teams. Ensuring that you provide professional, efficient, and approachable supervision and guidance for the teams. Always delivering high standards of customer service to our students, staff, and visitors.

Work with management to achieve the Universities goals and objectives.

Use your previous skills and experience to enhance the department, and bring further knowledge, new ideas and ‘best practice’ to the team.


Strive to ensure the safety and security of all University users and protect it’s assets and interests.

Provide friendly, efficient, and effective front-line assistance to students, staff, and visitors, upholding high standards of customer service and being an ambassador for the University.

Undertake various security supervisory duties as directed, including internal and external duties, including acting in emergency situations and undertaking roles associated with those of a ‘first responder’ on occasions.

Provide a visible and effective focal point for the operational security and reception teams on a day to day basis.

Operate and monitor CCTV and other security-related systems including alarm systems.

Maintain the confidentiality of all information obtained with the course of your duty, in line with the Data Protection Act/GDPR, a person’s right to privacy, and the Human Rights Act.

Deal with, and report, any issues of concern which may be Health and Safety related.

Maintain high level of competency and legislative compliance via regular mandatory training.


Have experience of working in a role or environment with transferable skills, or previous security roles.

Be educated to GCSE Level ‘C’ or equivalent, particularly in English Language.

Hold a Security Industry (SIA) ‘Security Guarding’ and/or ‘Door Supervision’ licence or will be competent enough to be able to do so within three months of commencing the role, in line with the probationary requirements (Any renewal and training will be paid by the University after probationary period completion).

Be able to demonstrate skills outlined within the ‘Person Specification’ section of the aligned Job Description.

Be able to comply with the requirements outlined within the ‘Special Requirements’ and ‘Expectations of all Staff’ sections of the aligned Job Description. Further details:


Birmingham City University is growing in quality and standing, with an academic STEAM agenda at the heart of our ambitions. We are transforming the lives of students and their communities, and want outstanding people to join us in taking us on the next stage of our exciting journey.

Our students learn through doing. They are empowered throughout their educational journey, achieving significant educational gain and personal transformation.

There has never been a better time to join us. Come and be part of the next exciting stage of our journey.


At the heart of our 2025 Strategy is our mission is to enable our students to transform their lives and to achieve their potential. Through our education and research, and the roles our graduates go on to play in the world, we not only support individuals to transform their lives, but we also play a part in transforming society.

Located in the centre of the UK’s second city, we are a university with a long heritage of innovation and of making, dating back to our origins in 1843 when we were founded as the Birmingham Government School of Design.

Our heritage of making through innovation and its application through knowledge exchange, and of creative research and practice, today finds it expression in our STEAM agenda, in our research and enterprise, and in our commitment to challenge-based learning. Working across disciplines, and delivering impactful research and enterprise, interdisciplinarity is at the heart of the continuing transformation of our academic portfolio.


Birmingham is home to a rich and diverse range of communities. Our students reflect this rich cultural mix, and we are continuing to work to make sure that this is also reflected in our broader university community.

Birmingham City University values the quality and diversity of our staff. Our staff and student community is defined by our core values, which outline who we are as a University and how we work with each other. Our core values are we create opportunity, we think differently, and we build community.

We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion, continuously reviewing and improving our policies, practices, and procedures to ensure that we are promoting these in all aspects of our operations. We believe that by working together, combining our many different backgrounds and life experiences, we will empower each other to reach our full potential.

We hold an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.

Our University is located in one of the most culturally rich and diverse Cities in the UK, and it is our ambition to be the University for Birmingham and the surrounding region. The events of 2020 have highlighted the stark inequalities that Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities face and we are committed to removing the institutional barriers that our staff and students face and improve the representation, progression and success of staff and students from all backgrounds within higher education. To demonstrate this, we have signed up to the Race Equality Charter to show our commitment.

Birmingham City University has been recognised for its progress on LGBT+ equality with a Gold award in the Stonewall Index and have entered the Top 100 Employers 2023 for LGBT+ inclusion. Meanwhile, we are Disability Confident (Committed) and are on an exciting journey to advance our University to progress through the Disability Confident scheme.

We are also a Mindful Employer, which means we are committed to supporting the mental health and well-being of our staff, and we have also signed up to the Mental Health Charter led by student mental health charity Student Minds. Furthermore, we are signed up to The Technician Commitment – a university and research institution initiative supported by the Science Council and Gatsby Foundation – aiming to ensure visibility, recognition, career development and sustainability for technicians working in higher education and research.


The youngest city in Europe with under-25s accounting for nearly 40% of the population, Birmingham is a city full of energy and enthusiasm and is a great place to live and work.

Based in the heart of England, the city is easily accessible by road, rail and air. Birmingham New Street station has recently undergone major redevelopment, while the city is at the heart of the high-speed rail network, HS2. HS2 will provide new rapid rail travel connecting Birmingham City Centre to London and the rest of the network from the new Curzon Street Station – adjacent to Birmingham City University’s City Centre Campus – and will be one of the most environmentally friendly stations in the world.

The city’s appetite for progression is boundless, and it has been championing innovation since the earliest days of the Industrial Revolution, reflected in Birmingham City University’s new STEAMhouse building which opened in October 2022 and is home to an inter-disciplinary community of entrepreneurs, businesses, academic researchers, and students offering a wealth of support to companies of all sizes to boost growth through innovation to address commercial and societal challenges.

Birmingham is brimming with great theatres, museums, the world-famous Birmingham City University Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, as well as beautiful historical buildings and the iconic Library of Birmingham. It also has amazing concert and sporting venues including Edgbaston Cricket ground, which Birmingham City University has a long-standing partnership with. It is also home to the Alexander Stadium, which is the stunning new home for Birmingham City University’s sport courses. The Stadium was one of the main event spaces for the Birmingham Commonwealth Games in 2022, which saw the eyes of the world on the city, and Birmingham City University staff and students played pivotal roles – including designing the official medals for winning athletes.

Birmingham’s vibrant dining scene offers something for all tastes, including Michelin star restaurants, Spiceal Street at the Bullring, the Chinese Quarter, and the famous Balti Triangle.

The city also provides a great place to shop, being home the Bullring and Grand Central, the luxurious Mailbox Birmingham and the world-famous home of British bling – the Jewellery Quarter, which is home to Birmingham City University’s School of Jewellery.

From Harvey Nichols, Selfridges and the beautiful arcades and independents, to the city’s historic markets in Digbeth, the shops in Birmingham offer a plethora of choice.

underpin how we work in achieving the ambitions set out in our Strategy and Priorities, and are the principles that unite the way we work together and for our students.

Expected salary: £27308 – 29682 per year

Location: United Kingdom

Job date: Sun, 28 Jan 2024 00:34:22 GMT

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