Career Opportunity Number
Campus Police Dispatcher (multiple positions available)
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
Initial Screen Date:
* High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) with up to one (1)
year of specialized or technical training. * Minimum Qualification
can be substituted with an equivalent combination of education and
experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties
of the job.
Preference will be given to individuals who possess
Directly-related experience in electronic access control, intrusion
alarm systems and closed circuit TV systems * Directly-related
experience in knowledge of standard radio and telephone
communications * Knowledge of operational procedures and methods
used in daily operations of a police department * Experience
working in an educational institution * Ability to operate computer
equipment effectively utilizing word processing, Microsoft Word,
Excel and PowerPoint * Experience as a dispatcher * Direct CAD and
REJIS experience * Additional training/certificates relating to the
field of dispatching * Security-related software (i.e. Key and lock
control, access control)
Required to work any shift, morning, evening, overnight and/or
weekends. Schedule subject to change based upon department
The hiring salary range is $32,069 to $33,031. A competitive
benefit package is included.
Special Instructions to Applicants
: • Cover letter, resume, and a completed
Application Addendum are required and must be attached to the
online application in order to receive any consideration. * You
must attach the completed Application Addendum form. To download an
editable copy of the form
click here .
• Interviews will be conducted by a
This is the first level in the Campus Police series. Incumbents
perform routine clerical, dispatching, patrolling and monitoring
work related to campus safety and security.
Incumbents screen incoming emergency and non-emergency calls to
determine location, nature of the call, gather information, and
dispatch and assign appropriate personnel and resources to
incidents. Major duties and responsibilities include: receiving and
prioritizing incoming phone calls; answering alarms; dispatching
Officer throughout the campus; monitoring campus buildings,
cameras, and alarms; documenting and updating information in
systems; and corresponding/sending emergency alerts to staff and
Typical Essential Duties
• Receives, screens, and prioritizes emergency and non-emergency
calls for service; work may involve questioning the caller and
soliciting information; answering inquiries/complaints; sending out
messages to appropriate units as needed; and sending emergency
alerts to staff and students.
• Dispatches appropriate personnel and resources to incidents;
tracks calls and notifies appropriate individuals; makes referral
to the City, County, and other Police and emergency services as
needed; and provides assistance and information to the caller and
• Utilizes lockdown security systems to ensure campus building
safety; monitors and/or responds to cameras and fire, equipment,
and other alarms, to ensure student, staff, and public safety;
informs appropriate units of incidents or safety violations; and
tracks fire and police radio frequencies to assess potential impact
of local incidents on the campus.
• Utilizes online systems, software, and databases to perform
information searches, and document and update information.
• Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
• This job description is intended to represent only the key areas
of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary
depending on the business needs of the department.
• Applicable campus, local, state, and federal laws and
• Multi-line phone system;
• Two-way radio communications;
• Customer service principles;
• Recordkeeping principles;
• Computers and related software applications.
• Applying applicable local, state and federal laws, rules, and
• Operating multi-line phone systems and two-way radio
• Providing customer service;
• Remaining calm in stressful situations;
• Maintaining records and logs;
• Utilizing a computer and relevant software applications;
• Utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to
interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and
others sufficient to exchange or convey information.
No staffing table positions.
Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing,
walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally
and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to
lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the
human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.
Walking and standing are required only occasionally.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Optional & Required Documents
- * What is the highest level of education you have as conferred
through an official transcript?
- Have not completed High School/GED
- High School/GED
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- Doctorate degree
- * Do you currently have a High School Diploma or equivalent
(G.E.D.) with up to one (1) year of specialized or technical
- How did you learn about this position?
- Academic Keys
- Chronicle of Higher Education
- Diverse Issues in Higher Education
- Dos Mundos
- Employee referral
- Inside Higher Ed
- Kansas City Call
- Kansas City Globe
- Kansas City Hispanic News
- MCC Website
- Other Source
- Cover Letter
- Application Addendum (Campus Police related positions)
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