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Police Dispatcher (Part time) (PA, Bethlehem)

Moravian University
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Nov 7, 2023

Job Details

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Supervised by the Chief of Police, Office Manager, and Police Officers on duty.

SHIFT: 10:30PM-6:30AM every other Friday and Saturday; Additional fill-in shifts as needed.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Police Dispatcher is responsible for receiving calls placed to Campus Police and dispatching campus police officers as needed. In addition, this individual is responsible for other duties as assigned by the Chief, Office Manager or Captain

  • Receive incoming calls from campus/off campus.

  • Monitor alarms received at Campus Police Headquarters and dispatch Police, EMS or Fire.

  • Enter relative information into the computer aided dispatch system.

  • Dispatch Police, EMS or Fire via radio as needed.

  • Notifies FMPC on-call staff for facilities related matters.

  • Notifies Student Affairs on-call staff per Campus Police/Student Affairs protocol for student involved matters.

  • Complete other reports as needed.

  • Enter required data including parking ticket and charges.

  • Assist in the issuance of new or replacement student IDs.

  • Assist in troubleshooting card access issues and re-set card access for locations on campus.

  • Review the special events book and verify card access is set accordingly if required.

  • Issue temporary parking passes for visitors.

  • Work extended shifts when required.

  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or equivalency is required. Must have knowledge of the geographical locations on campus and be able to communicate these locations to the appropriate individuals. Previous use of a 2-way police radio is preferred but not necessary. Must maintain a valid or current PA operator's license or operator's license in the state which residing. The position demands excellent organizational skills as well as superior interpersonal skills (verbal and written), and an ability to work closely with all constituencies of the College including students, staff and faculty, in addition to the general public. Computer literacy as well as experience with Microsoft Office, particularly database applications, word processing and spreadsheets is essential. Physical requirements include ability to sit at desk and answer telephones, with very occasional stretching to reach logbooks in overhead shelves. Phone answering does not prevent standing, stretching, or walking. Must be able to work day shift.

TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should attach their cover letter and resume to the online application by clicking 'Apply Now'. Please attach documents as a PDF file.

At Moravian University, we are committed to our mission to prepare individuals for reflective lives and leadership in a world of change. To achieve these ideals, we are dedicated to fostering an educational and professional environment that is enriched by individuals of different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

Job candidates and prospective members of our community are expected to engage, communicate, and collaborate across diverse cultural, social, and academic backgrounds. Additionally, faculty and staff should demonstrate the ability to adapt andragogical or professional methods to the lived experiences and cultural backgrounds of students and colleagues.

Link to our DEI Action Plan:

Deep respect for others is fundamental to the Moravian University community. Moravian University does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student, or applicant for admission on the basis of actual or perceived race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, caste, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, familial status, marital status, citizenship status, veteran/military status, disability status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal laws. In compliance with the requirements of Title IX, Moravian University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational program and activity, including admission/employment.

Concerns regarding all forms of discrimination, including sexual harassment and/or sex discrimination in admission/employment:

Dr. Darren Snyder

Equal Opportunity and Title IX Coordinator
1309 Main St. (room 204)
(610) 625-7023

Mailing address:

Moravian University
1200 Main St.
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018

Concerns regarding gender and equity in athletics:

Rebecca May

Assistant Athletic Director (Deputy Title IX Coordinator)

109 Johnston Hall

Moravian University

1200 Main St.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018

(610) 625-7791

Concerns regarding the application of Title IX:

U.S. Department of Education

Office of Civil Rights

100 Penn Square East, Suite 515

Philadelphia, PA 19107-3323

(215) 656-8541

Report sexual harassment/sex discrimination online anytime (can be anonymous) at Grievance procedures can be found in the institutional Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Non-Discrimination Policy at

Please visit to review benefits offered at Moravian University.*

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job.

The individual is routinely exposed to indoor conditions, minimum outdoor weather and temperature extremes, and moderate noise level.

Pursuant to the ADA, Moravian University will provide reasonable services and accommodation(s) to employees with qualified disabilities in order to perform the essential functions of their employment, except when doing so would be unduly disruptive and/or result in undue hardship to the University. Accommodations are determined on a case-by-case basis through documentation review and an interactive interview process that includes the employee's supervisor. Requests for accommodation or questions about this process should be directed to Human Resources at or 610.861.1527. View the standard physical demands for positions at Moravian University. If this position requires additional or different demands, a Human Resources team member will notify you.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.

*Please visit this link to review the benefit eligibility status associated with this position.


 Moravian University

Founded in 1742, now the sixth oldest college in the nation, Moravian University offers students a private education they will not find anywhere else: personal attention and preparation for life with a record of success longer than our nation’s history. Rather than simply following the history of others, Moravian innovates and provides what students and society need most.

With small class sizes and expansive academics, Moravian University is both selective and accessible, rooted in an education-for-all inclusiveness that we pioneered. The first school to open its doors to women, Moravian has constantly evolved over 280 years and now carries university recognition, reflecting the richness of our undergraduate, graduate, and research offerings.

Open to students of every background and faith, we celebrate our historic roots in the Moravian Church and continue our founders' legacy of crossing borders and overcoming barriers. Set in in the center of the beautiful, charming Christmas City, Bethlehem, and the picturesque Lehigh Valley of eastern Pennsylvania, Moravian is the place for those expecting remarkably dedicated faculty, the latest technology, the warmest of spirits, and the power to truly transform your life. 

Moravian University is located in Lenapehoking, the traditional homeland of the Lenape, which includes Delaware, New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania, and southern New York. We honor the Native inhabitants of this land and their historic and everlasting relationships with it.

We are delighted that you are interested in learning more about the rewarding career opportunities Moravian has to offer.

We hope you find a position that fits your passion and your skills. As an employee, you will receive exceptional benefits and play a role in continuing to make the university great! We would love to welcome you aboard so that you can also be a part of our growing traditions and discover your brilliance.

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