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Access Control Specialist

Chemeketa Community College

Salem, OR ~ September 30, 2019

Chemeketa Community College welcomes applications for a full-time Access Control Specialist

Chemeketa aspires to be an inclusive environment where we honor and value the unique contributions of our diverse students, employees, and community. We seek to foster cultural competence and pursue equitable solutions that support all students in achieving their educational goals. If you are interested in joining the work of the college to pursue a supportive and inclusive culture, we encourage you to apply.

Position Summary:

We are seeking applications for an Access Control Specialist who coordinates operation, support and troubleshooting of security access systems for Chemeketa College, including S2 Security – Access Control Systems. Responsibilities include overseeing installation and performing maintenance of both hardware and software while monitoring daily operations. This person will design and implement a training program for Chemeketa Community College staff to increase efficiency in using the security access software.

Closing Date: Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Why Chemeketa?

You would be challenged to find a college that matters more to its community than Chemeketa means to the residents of Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley. If you can affirm our mission to provide opportunities for students to explore, learn, and succeed through quality educational experiences and workforce training, then Chemeketa will be a rewarding workplace to fulfill your potential and contribute your expertise.

The Community We Serve

Chemeketa Community College is the third largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, with approximately 29,000 students enrolled from a diversity of backgrounds. Chemeketa has seven locations, Salem campus, Yamhill Valley campus, Brooks Regional Training facility, Woodburn center, Polk center, Center for Business & Industry and Viticulture at Eola. Chemeketa's district encompasses nearly 2,700 square miles of the Mid-Willamette Valley and includes all of Marion, Polk, and most of Yamhill counties with a small portion of Linn County. About 465,000 citizens live in the district, with Salem, the capitol city of the state of Oregon, comprising the largest single concentration of citizens.


We are a college community enriched by the diversity of our students, staff, and community members. Each individual and group has the potential to contribute in our learning environment. Each has dignity. To diminish the dignity of one is to diminish the dignity of us all.


High School Diploma/General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.)
Two years of access control related work experience

Core Competencies:

  • Working field knowledge of Sargent mechanical hardware, MEDICO cylinders, door closures, electrified, WIFI and POE, lock sets  electrified strikes and key pads
  • Knowledge of computers and applicable software applications; advanced computer installation, configuration, and/or networking principles and techniques
  • Knowledge of operating systems; database management and/or administration principles; network server and/or workstation principles; applicable programming principles and/or languages
  • Knowledge of basic Criminal Justice
  • Skills in installing, configuring and troubleshooting technological platforms, networks, and systems; utilizing and managing databases
  • Skills in communicating technical information to a non-technical audience; designing reports; providing end-user support for complex problems; communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction
  • Ability to work without direct supervision in a self-directed and self-motivated manner paying attention to detail; analyze and solve complex problems, learn and apply new technologies

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Surveillance camera experience
  • Bilingual/Bicultural

Application Process

To be considered for this position, a complete online application is required. For complete information on this and other job opportunities, please visit our web site at http://jobs.chemeketa.edu.

We are an EO/AA/ADA institution


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