Student Guard Program

The Wagner College Student Guard Program was formed in 2003. Presently the program has approximately 15 student guards who work different security functions throughout the College campus. The student guards are the eyes and ears of the Public Safety Department. They supplement the Public Safety force.

The student guards duties include patrolling assigned areas, securing academic and administrative buildings, escorts, and other security related functions of the campus. The student guards are all students of Wagner College. Any student of at least sophomore status can apply for a position. Applications are received and reviewed; favorable candidates will receive a phone call to come in for an interview.

Currently, the Student Guard Program is headed by Anthony Martinesi, Director of Public Safety. For further information regarding the Wagner College Student Guard program contact Mr. Martinesi. Information can also be obtained from Shift Supervisor Monica Wohltjen.

Job Description


Student guards will patrol campus and work special events to ensure the safety and welfare of the Wagner community and all visitors to Wagner College. All student guards will be under the direct supervision of a shift supervisor. Student guards will at times perform their duties with a high degree of independence, exercising considerable judgment, tact, and integrity in the completion of their responsibilities.

General Duties and Responsibilities
•Efficiently complete all tasks assigned
•Bring any situation of significance to the attention of the Supervisor
•Perform duties in accordance with the student guard policy
•Be on time for all assigned shifts
•Notify the on-duty Supervisor as to why they may not be able to work
•Obey all orders transmitted by superiors
•Perform other duties as assigned by a Supervisor/Director of Security

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
•Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing
•Ability to use discretion and maintain confidential information
•Ability to interact in a courteous manner with program members and the general public

•Must be an active degree-seeking student at Wagner College of at least sophomore status
•Must pass a Criminal History check
•Must be mature, have a neat appearance, and the ability to meet and deal professionally with the public
•Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 2.0
•Work Study

How To Apply

To apply for a student guard position with the Wagner College Public Safety Department, fill out a Student Employment Application available from the Financial Aid Office.