College Police Dispatcher

St. Louis Community College
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Sep 6, 2023

Job Details

Title: College Police Dispatcher

Employee Classification: 52 Wks Unit

Department: Campus Police

Salary Range: 32,874

**Internal Classified Unit Employees who apply in the first 5 working days from publish date will be given due consideration. External applicants will only be considered, after all qualified internal candidates have been deemed unsuccessful**

Who we are:

We are not-for-profit: St. Louis Community college (STLCC) is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students, expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and transformative education.

We are a respected employer: For 60 years, STLCC has served the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence. More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one member who has taken classes at STLCC.

We make an impact in the community: Through credit courses, continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC annually serves nearly 69,000 students. More than 80% of career and technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their education at four-year institutions within six months of graduation. STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.

We value Diversity, equity & inclusion: STLCC is committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or class.

What you get:

Benefits package [for full-time employees]: STLCC offers one of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life insurance with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.

Opportunity to grow: Over half of our employees have served the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career paths and advancing to higher level positions.

Education & training opportunities: STLCC offers tuition waivers for employees [full-time and part-time] + their dependents. Full-time employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement for other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual professional development allotment.

Work/life balance: Full-time STLCC employees have access to a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar year.

Commitment to wellness: STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP) that can help them with virtually any life need.

The basics of this position:

Performs duties necessary to verbally communicate and monitor campus radio assignments;
performs written communications involving but not limited to CAD entries for report and activity
retention; processes criminal histories, traffic violations and vehicle registrations

What you'll do:
  • Monitors and communicates radio traffic and answers telephone calls: dispatches personnel and equipment as needed; alerts emergency agencies regarding fires, accident victims, etc.
  • Processes violations and registrations: processes traffic violations: maintains an updated list of violations on the in-house computer; issues, files, and updates all vehicle registrations.
  • Operates the campus Emergency Alert Systems during testing, drills and actual emergencies.
  • Monitors lost and found storage area.
  • Monitors camera system as related to calls for service.
  • Uses personal computer, communications base radio & microphone and accesses video files.
  • Maintains dispatch documents and records.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.
Education, experience, and other requirements:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Excellent public relations skills.
  • Ability to type and input data and information.
  • MULES/NCIC certification obtained within six months of employment and maintained throughout employment.
  • REJIS certification obtained if needed.
  • 18 years of age with no prior felony/misdemeanor arrest or convictions. No undesirable criminal history.
  • U.S. citizen and able to work legally in this country.
  • Ability to switch shifts, to include holidays and weekends.
  • Multi-tasking abilities, critical thinking skills, ability to work under pressure.
  • Geographic understanding of the St. Louis Metropolitan area.
  • Speak, read and write English.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to learn FCC rules/regulations applicable to radio transmissions.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior law enforcement experience.
  • Prior dispatch experience.
  • Current Mules certification.
  • Prior supervisory experience.
  • Has a good working knowledge of programs such as; MS Office, Excel, Word,
    PowerPoint and other related office programs.


Since 1962, St. Louis Community College has held fast to the belief that education has the power to lift up individuals and our communities. Ready to join a team dedicated to expanding minds and changing lives? Explore our current openings and see what makes STLCC extraordinary.

As an employer, St. Louis Community College is committed to offering full-time employees a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

At STLCC, we strive to foster an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or class.

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