Student Officer Employment Program – Albright College

Student Officer Employment Program

Members from the department of Public Safety

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

Group of student officers 

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

Officers watching video surveillance

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 headshot

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. She plans to graduate in May 2019.

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/field testing. Lauren is certified through D. Stafford & Associates to investigate Sexual Misconduct, Domestic/Dating Violence, Stalking, and Title IX incidents.

Angela Dixon headshotAngela Dixon, Corporal
Student Officer Program Coordinator

Angela has been working with the Department of Public Safety since 2013 and became a full-time third shift officer in July of 2015. She is a now a certified RAD instructor. This is her first year and she is excited to be so involved in a program that benefits the students.

Angela graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Berks Technical Institute in 2013. She also completed her internship with us. Angela plans to go back to school and get her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice.