San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.
Initial review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017, and as needed thereafter. (The position will remain open until filled). The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice.
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This recruitment will be used to establish a pool of candidates for current and future full-time, permanent (probationary) appointments. Work schedule to be arranged.
The Police Dispatcher is an entry level, non-sworn, support position for the University Police Department. Under general supervision of a Dispatch Supervisor and Communications Center Manager, a Police Dispatcher will perform a variety of specialized support duties within the University Police Department’s Communications Center. Support duties mayinclude: radio dispatching for police officers, parking officers, and community service officers; answering 9-1-1, non-emergency and administrative phone lines; assisting patrons at the front lobby walk-up counter; providing tactical dispatching and scribing support for incident command operations; operating a computer aided dispatch (CAD) system; accessing and utilizing various law enforcement database systems; monitoring fire, CCTV and access control systems; assisting with public education and outreach programs; and offering administrative or clerical support for other law enforcement related services.
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Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $5,127 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,096 - $5,127 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
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One year of verifiable experience using a switchboard and two-way radio communication system in a law enforcement or comparable agency within the last ten years and a high school diploma or equivalent. Essential entry qualifications require the ability to effectively use a phonetic alphabet, speak clearly and concisely, follow oral and written instructions, transfer information accurately, handle a wide range of interpersonal interactions effectively, and learn the use of applicable automated dispatch and law enforcement systems and databases.
Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills
Graduation from a certified California P.O.S.T. Public Safety Dispatchers' Basic Course.
Proof of successful completion of the California P.O.S.T. certified Public Safety Dispatcher Basic Course (80 hours minimum) and completion of probation as a public safety dispatcher during previous employment.
Current, two-year experience working within a law enforcement agency.
Current employment as a dispatcher within a law enforcement communications center.
Bilingual skills are desired.
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The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $5,127 per month.
Since it was founded in 1897, San Diego State University has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 91 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 22 areas. SDSU's approximately 35,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future. SDSU's annual economic impact to the state of California is $6.5 billion, according to an impact report done by the California State University in 2010.Of SDSU's 280,000-plus alumni, approximately 60 percent live in San Diego. They comprise more than half the region's engineers, teachers, entrepreneurs and the local workforce for a host of other industries.San Diego State University is a community diverse in race, ethnicity, language, culture, social class, national origin, religious and political belief, age, ability, gender, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation. As a university committed to learning in all its forms, San Diego State University recognizes the need to attract and retain a critical mass of diverse persons who will advance its goals and ideals.