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Part-Time On-Call Dispatcher (#504)

Date Posted:
02/20/2017
Type/Department:
Staff in Campus Police
Search Status:
Search Is Open - Accepting Applications
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Answer emergency phone lines for three college campuses as well as multiple remote access phones; monitor fire, intrusion and environmental alarms; operate a multi-channel radio console to dispatch officers; maintain a computerized dispatch log; notify appropriate individuals/offices in emergency situations; and answer and direct incoming campus calls. On-Call Dispatchers supplement the full-time staff covering day off requests. Candidates must be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays.  

Candidates must have prior dispatching experience, preferably in a police, security or fire agency; must have strong computer and data entry skills; excellent verbal and interpersonal skills; the ability to handle multiple tasks/priorities; to work independently and be able to follow established procedures. The successful candidate must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays.  

The Campus Police Department is a State of Massachusetts accredited progressive community policing agency with a strong service orientation. Successful applicants must be able to work with diverse constituencies and be sensitive to multicultural issues. 

Mount Holyoke College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to multicultural awareness and cultural diversity in its faculty, staff and students. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.  

Eligible candidates will undergo a process involving an interview, personal background check, and reference check. The Department encourages qualified candidates to apply even if they have applied previously. The screening process is expected to take approximately 4-6 weeks depending upon the applicant pool.  

Mount Holyoke College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to diversity in education and employment.