Communications Specialist I Part Time

Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 11, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time

Position Details

Position Title

Communications Specialist I Part Time

Position Number


Position Summary

Receives telephone calls for assistance and/or emergency police services from persons on the Washburn University Campus, monitors alarm systems in campus buildings, the environmental computer, and Emergency Help Phones on campus. Determines appropriate response(s) based on the scope and urgency of reported and observed incidents and summons officer(s) to assist.

Essential Job Functions of Position

Receives and transmits information to and requests from officers in the field via police radio. Retrieves requested information operating the NCIC computer and KCJIS computer to perform record checks, warrant checks, driver’s license checks, and vehicle registration checks. Keeps a constant accounting of the location, status, and safety of all officers. Types call information into the CAD computer to establish a record of the daily activities for his/her shift.

Interfaces with the campus community in person to assist with lost and found items and give information and directions about the campus. Maintains the key check-out log and the visitor log.

Monitors the Closed Circuit Television Cameras and the campus surveillance cameras for suspicious activities and reports such activities to the officers in the field.

Performs additional job-related duties as assigned or appropriate.

Non-Essential Job Functions of Position

Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED . Proven ability to multi-task.

Preferred: Experience working in a law enforcement agency and in a communication center.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Licenses, Certifications & Registrations

Additional Requirements (e.g. Physical Demands)

Must have passed a hearing test, vision test and a criminal background check prior to hire.

Campus Security Authority


Special Instructions to Applicant

This is a part-time benefit ineligible position.

Advertised Pay


Work Schedule

Other - Assigned shift and days off are subject to rotation and may vary.


Part Time

Average Hours per Week

Months per Year






EEO Statement

Washburn is dedicated to providing a student-centered and teaching focused academic environment and a curriculum that engages the diversity of human experience across the globe. We seek candidates who are committed to Washburn’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education. Application materials should clearly articulate how the candidate will contribute to the University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through their teaching, research, and/or service.

Washburn University is an EOE . Washburn University provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status.

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Background Check Required?


Driving History Checked?


Drug Screen Required?


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Position End Date (if temporary)

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you available to work all shifts including nights, weekends and holidays?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to Apply
Required DocumentsOptional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter