Job Postings

Security Officer 

Tennessee State University is currently looking to hire Security Officers for full time positions. These positions are available to be filled  IMMEDIATELY!!!

The starting pay for this position will be $11.28 per hour and the available shifts will be:

A Detail- 0700-1500

B Detail- 1500-2300

C Detail- 2300-0700

 The requirements for the position are as follows:


Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age; be a citizen of the United States; be a high school graduate or possess equivalency; not have been convicted of or pleaded guilty to or entered a plea of nolo contendere to any felony charge or to any violation of any federal or state laws or city ordinances relating to force, violence, theft, dishonesty, gambling, liquor or controlled substances; not have been released or discharged under any other than honorable discharge from any of the armed forces of the United States; have his fingerprints on file with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation; have passed a physical examination by a licensed physician; have a good moral character as determined by the thorough investigation conducted by the employing agency; and be free of all apparent mental disorders as described in the Diagnostic and Statistical manual of Mental Disorders, Third Edition (DSM-111) of the American Psychiatric Association. Applicants must be certified as meeting these criteria by a qualified professional in the psychiatric or psychological fields. Possess a valid Tennessee operator license as issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidate has an active Unarmed Security License through Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance.

Click Here to create an application. 

Immediately upon completion of the application please call or email Carolyn Long at (615) 963-5373 or to confirm that it was received. Please include full name, address, telephone number, and the last 4 of their Social Security number on the voicemail or email.