Community Service Officer

Goal: provide an opportunity for student employees to contribute to the safety, security, and well being of the Iowa State University Community.

Objectives: insure the safety of community members; facilitate the security of academic buildings; provide services to enhance the quality of the ISU experience; and afford student employees with positive law enforcement role models.


  • report suspicious activity and individuals to ISU Police
  • lock and unlock campus buildings
  • address maintenance problems on campus
  • mitigate fire hazards
  • provide security for special events
  • smoking enforcement
  • assist police officers
  • assist campus community
    • office lockouts
    • jump starting and unlocking vehicles
    • SafeRide
    • fingerprinting

Work Hours:  CSO’s are on campus 5:30 PM until 6:30 AM daily, plus 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM on weekends.