Student Officer Employment Program

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From left to right:  Associate Director Becki Achey, Student Sgt. Seth Heffner, Student Cpl. Kristina Perez, Student Sgt. John Reimer, Student Cpl. Shanice Spells, Student Sgt. Joshua Barndt, Student Cpl. Alexandria Argue and Student Cpl. Leo Chen

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

Pictured above:  Student Corporal Melissa Santiago and Student Officer Jessica Miner assisting Associate Director Achey during a camera/video patrol.

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 in the Public Safety Office or by filling out our online application form.
  2. Assistant Director Achey will set up an interview if there are any openings available.
  3. If you are hired, there is a minimum of 20 hours of training provided by a Student Corporal.
  4. There are substitute student officers, full time student officers, student patrol, parking lot details and student patrol officers.
  5. Student Officers are given the opportunity to work 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shifts based on their academic and extra- curricular schedules.
  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. Must fill out paper work (I-9, W-2 and Social Security Information) in the Human Resources Department for employment.
  9. Questions for Associate Director Achey? Send an e-mail to

Meet Our Student Officers

photoLauren Rampolla
Student Officer Program Coordinator/Public Safety Officer

Officer 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. In addition to campus patrols and incident reporting, Officer Rampolla oversees the Adopt-an-Officer Program and provides upkeep of all campus AEDs.  She enjoys interacting with students and keeping the campus safe.

Student Officers

Kendra Delgado
Cheyenne Robinett
Nicole VanBaak