Student Officer Employment Program | Albright College

Student Officer Employment Program

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Department of Public Safety  Join our team of dedicated professional students today!


Objective of a Student Officer:

The objective of a Student Officer is to offer service to the Albright College Community in ensuring proper procedure, following quality security, and educating fellow peers within the available resources and regulations of Albright College.

 –Cpl. Melissa Santiago ‘12

What are the job responsibilities of a Student Officer?

  • Answering phones
  • Dispatching to officers
  • Daily Activity Log
  • Switchboard
  • Video Surveillance
  • Emergency Response plan
  • Simplex Grinnell Alarms
  • Issuing keys and Identification Cards
  • Property Recovery
  • Taking messages
  • Parking permits
  • Helping with special events, such as, Homecoming, Sneak Peek, Breast Cancer Awareness Event, Graduation, etc…
  • Student Patrol
  • Parking Lot Management during special events
  • Greeting visitors, students, faculty, and staff
  • Data entry/Computer projects
  • Building Access Procedures
  • Phone Check Logs/Data entry
  • Testing emergency phones on campus


Characteristics of a Student Officer

Dedicated Reliable Professional Enthusiastic Communicator Team Oriented Passionate Leadership Helpful Resourceful Creative Efficient

How do you become a student officer?

  1. Apply by filling out our online application form.
  2. A Student Coordinator will set up an interview if there are any openings available. The applications stay on file for one (1) semester.
  3. If you are hired, there is a minimum of 20 hours of training provided by a Student Coordinator.
  4. Student Officers are given the opportunity to work 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shifts based on their academic and extra-curricular schedules.
  5. Student Officers will have opportunities to work beyond the dispatch desk to perform details or help with special events.
  6. Students may work during fall, winter, spring, and summer breaks if they are in the area.
  7. Student Officers do have the potential to earn promotions based on experience and performance on the job.
  8. New hires must fill out Human Resources paperwork (I-9, W-2, and Social Security Information) at the Camp Building pre-employment.
  9. Questions for Corporal Lauren Rampolla? Send an e-mail to


Lauren Rampolla, Corporal
Student Officer Program Coordinator

Corporal Lauren Rampolla is a 2008 graduate of the former Reading Central Catholic High School. She is proud to be back at Albright after earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology/Criminology in 2012.  Lauren has also returned to the Albright classroom to pursue a Master’s Degree in General Education.

Lauren was hired as a full-time Public Safety Officer in June 2014. She was promoted to Corporal in 2017. In addition to campus patrols and incident reporting, Lauren  supervises the Student Officer Program and oversees record keeping for the campus Lost & Found. Lauren assists with the ID Card Access System, video surveillance system, and evidence storage. Lauren completed a 3-day course entitled “DSA Investigation of Sex Crimes for Campus Police and Public Safety Agencies” at Adelphi University in 2016.

plans to become a municipal police officer.

Oscar MoralesOscar Morales, Public Safety Officer
Student Officer Program Assistant Coordinator

Public Safety Officer Oscar Morales was hired in June 2017.  He graduated from the Muhlenberg High School in 2009, worked in the public sector for several years before enlisting in the U.S. Navy as a Master-at-Arms on land as well as on water as a Coxswain. His responsibilities with the harbor patrol unit was to maneuver combat waterborne vessels and to provide escorts and security for ships and submarines. His entire enlistment was spent overseas, where he was stationed at White Beach in Okinawa, Japan.  Officer Morales had the opportunity to visit all over the Pacific, from Mainland Japan to South Korea and to Australia.

Officer Morales likes to travel any time the opportunity arises.  With a passion for music and writing, Officer Morales is looking forward to receiving a degree from Albright College in the field of Communications.