Description: The dispatcher serves as the first point of contact for campus police officers, students, members of the College community and other outside Public Safety agencies. This position will be dedicated to the midnight shift. the regular work schedule is from 11 PM to 7 AM, Friday through Sunday. Estimated at 16 hours per week.
Campus Location: Boston Campus
Required Knowledge: Must have excellent organizational and communication skills, PC skills, and the ability to handle confidential information.
Preferred/Desirable Knowledge: Certified or experienced in LEAPS/CJIS
Required Prior Work Experience: Entry Level
Diversity Statement: Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.
Open Date: 04/13/2018
Classification Title: Intermediate Support
Salary Grade: 13
Receive phone calls as well as walk in reports for emergency , public safety related matters, general college information, facilities management issues, housing questions and lost and found; refer said calls to appropriate departments Monitor campus wide camera, access and alarm systems via various means. Accurately document all activity in department log. Issuing cab vouchers as necessary. Maintain radio effective communication with officers, dispatch officers to emergency and service calls, monitor BAPERN radio system, and transmit emergency messages to the community through ENS system when required. Document reported lost IDs, and issue temporary IDs, as necessary, to authorized community members. Access CJIS/LEAPS terminal for the officers in the field.
Emerson College is the nation’s premier private college dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. It is located in the theater district in the dynamic multi-cultural city of Boston in close proximity to major arts institutions, media outlets, and research centers. The College enrolls 3,783 undergraduate students and 641 graduate students from 71 countries and 48 states. Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity – in its people, in the curriculum, and in the College’s intellectual, social, cultural and geographical communities. Our inclusive excellence framework recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Members of historically under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.