Classification: Police Dispatcher -12 Month-Dispatcher I
Department: University Police
Sub-Division: University Police
Salary Range: $1,548-$2,563 per month
Appointment Type: Temporary
Time Base: Part-Time
Work Schedule: This is a 20 hours per week temporary position to end on or before June 30, 2019 with a possibility of renewal on an annual basis if program needs exist.
Job Summary: It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish. About CSUF: Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 40,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California's revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Peforming Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program. About the Position: The University Police department is dedicated to ensuring the University Community's right to a crime free environment through exemplary and professional service. We are seeking a calm and rational individual to join our team as a Police Dispatcher I who is willing to work an alternate schedule. The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
Under the administration of the Chief of Police, the University Police Department is responsible for the safety, health and well-being of the University community. The Communications unit is a primary Public Safety answering point. Provides essential communications between campus law enforcement headquarters, campus police, community service officers and parking officers in the field, outside emergency and law enforcement agencies and the public. Screens all 9-1-1, blue emergency phones and business lines to determine the appropriate level of service needed in emergency and non-emergency situations and allocates appropriate personnel and resources to incidents. Enters calls for service into a Computer Aided Dispatch computer system, accesses campus information, and queries local, state and national databases. Monitors the campus alarm systems, contacts appropriate parties, initiates police and/or fire response and set off the evacuation of a building or the entire campus if necessary. Required to multi-task and must do several things at one time, quickly and efficiently. Communicates via radio to units in the field while also answering the phone. Also ensures the interview room is successfully recorded and activity logged when a subject is being held inside. Works independently, reacts quickly, and demonstrates good judgment and discretion in stressful situations. Other duties assigned.
Essential Qualifications: High school diploma or the equivalent. One year of verifiable experience using a switchboard and two-way radio communication system in a law enforcement or comparable agency setting within the last ten years. Completion of, or the ability to attend and successfully complete, the Police Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) dispatcher course. Ability to pass supplemental POST requirements for dispatchers such as a background check, physical requirements, and other related requirements. Ability to effectively use the phonetic alphabet, speak clearly and concisely, follow oral and written instructions, transfer information accurately, and handle a wide range of interpersonal interactions effectively. Ability to learn to use applicable automated dispatch and law enforcement systems and databases.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Special Working Conditions: California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and approximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.