Communication Operator (12 Month Part-Time)

Denison University
February 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:$19.00
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Position Type Support Staff

Classification Title College Support Services Position Title Communication Operator (12 Month Part-Time) Position Number O00481 Pay Grade Level CSS 7 Salary Minimum rate of pay $19.00 Department Campus Safety & Dispatch Posting Number S 121301135 Full or Part Time Part Time Number of Months 12 Position End Date FTE .60 Work Schedule

The Campus Safety Office is a 24-hour a day, seven days a week operation; may require rotating of shifts.

Scheduled 12 months each year for Part-time hours. The regular schedule is 24 hours per week, Saturday/Sunday, 6:00 am – 6:00 pm or 6:00 pm – 6:00 am shifts.

Basic Function

Perform multiple service functions in the Campus Safety Communications Center to support the general safety of the university community. Receive calls from faculty, staff, students, and visitors and dispatch the appropriate units via radio communications.

Essential Job Functions

Serve as a vital link between the community, the Campus Safety office, and all other emergency and non-emergency services available at the university and the surrounding community.

Work with a diverse community performing various activities in support of the community service philosophy.

Receive emergency calls requesting police, fire, or EMS assistance. Determine the appropriate response in accordance with established procedures, policies, and assessment of the situations. Dispatch Public Safety units in response to calls for service.

Maintain a record of all calls and radio traffic by the way of the computer- aided dispatch system. Monitor the status of Community Service Officers and other special duty units. Prepare appropriate reports of calls. Receive calls and complaints regarding service and assistance and refer them to the appropriate unit.

Operate telephone equipment, computer-aided dispatch system, alarm control system, CCTV cameras, university access system, and 911 system.

Request back-up assistance from Granville Police/Fire or other outside agencies. Conduct information searches as requested.

Must report to duty in accordance with the university's Emergency Response Plan. Assist in the emergency response efforts, and mobilize other staff members as needed during or immediately following an emergency.

Will work weekends covering the night shift. Be available to work other days outside the normally scheduled shift.

Performs other duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent. Experience in dispatching and answering phone systems. Skills working with computers. Good communication skills both oral and written.

Must have a valid Ohio driver's license, and be insurable through the University.

Be able to sit and stand for long periods.

Able to professionally respond to community needs, including stressful situations and incidents involving young adults who may be impaired as a result of mental health issues or alcohol or drug use.

Must be available to work nights and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications

Training in the field of public safety fields.

Prior experience in a university environment.

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Contact(s) Brent Smith Contact Phone/Extension 740-587-5058 Contact Email [email protected] Open Date 01/04/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Please provide in the required document the names and contact information for three professional references.

Position open until filled.

In our ongoing efforts to support the health of our community, continue to operate our campus safely, and to comply with the federal government's large employer mandate, Denison requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 including a booster within the timeline guidance recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention unless an authorized exemption is approved. For more information and resources regarding this policy as a condition of employment, please visit https: // .

Additional Information

Must have a current, valid driver's license and must be insurable under Denison's liability insurance policy.

Denison University Background Check Statement

The final candidate will undergo a background check as a conditional offer of employment.

Denison University EEO Statement

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to attract and hire candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences and identities. Denison fosters a campus community that recognizes the value of all persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender expression and identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socio- economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide (https: // Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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