Location: Worcester, MA Category: Other - Per Diem Posted On: Fri Aug 7 2020 Job Description:
Clark University's Campus Police is looking to hire per diem Dispatchers to assist the University Police in ensuring a safe environment for the students, faculty, staff and public. Under the general supervision of the Dispatch Coordinator, the Dispatchers operate as a primary point of contact for life or property emergencies and general Police and parking services.
Reporting to the Dispatch Coordinator, specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: advice, direct and interpret emergency calls for service, and initiate Police, Fire and or EMS as needed. Document complete and accurate information into the computer aided dispatch system (IMC). Operate two-way radio communications for Police, Fire and EMS, including Clark University Student First Aid. Monitor intrusion, duress and fire alarms on the CBORD alarm system. Monitor and utilize card access system. Monitor Worcester Police communications for incident adjacent to the University, and dispatch Police if necessary. Receive, relay and transmit pertinent LEAPS/CJIS information from the State Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) terminal. Assist the students, staff, faculty and general public in the lobby of the Police Department. Prepare and transmit work orders to the University Physical Plant Department. Initiate notification to appropriate University officials or students, in the event of an emergency. Sign out keys for authorized students, staff or departments in accordance with the Clark University Police key policy. Receive, record and disseminate lost and found property in accordance with the Clark University Police lost and found policy. Utilize and transmit video recordings of incidents through the Universities CCTV system (Axis Camera Station). Assist with distribution of temporary parking decals. Assist with tasks deemed necessary by supervisors or Officers.
The successful candidates will have a high school diploma or equivalent; at least one (1) year of previous dispatching experience. First Aid and CPR certification preferred. Must be dependable, flexible and able to work all shifts including days, weekends, evenings and holidays. Must possess excellent written and interpersonal communication skills including the ability to be calm under pressure. Must be able to multi-task, possess typing skills and knowledge of different computer programs. Must be able to successfully pass an on the job training program. Prior experience working with and contributing to a diverse workplace with the ability to interact effectively with a broad range of constituents.
The per diem part-time dispatchers have a schedule of between 16 and 20 hour/week over 12 months with a starting hourly rate of $16.00.
Clark University currently requires all employees and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19 no later than July 15. Exemptions will be made for medical or disability reasons or religious beliefs, and could be made, at the sole discretion of the University, for other well-documented reasons.
Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.
Founded in 1887, Clark University is a liberal arts-based research university committed toscholarship and inquiry that addresses social and human imperatives on a global basis. It is the place where Robert Goddard invented the modern rocket, where Sigmund Freud delivered his only lectures in the United States, and where current students stake their claim to the Clark motto, “Challenge Convention, Change Our World,” which is the rallying cry that inspires our community every day. Located in Worcester, Massachusetts, Clark University educates its undergraduate and graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world, and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. The University’s engages students in such areas as biology, chemistry, economics, geography, psychology, urban education, management, environmental science and policy, Holocaust and genocide studies, and international development and social change. Clark University’s pioneering model of higher education, LEEP (Liberation Education and Effective Practice) compels undergraduate students to thrive in authentic world and workplace settings, and prepares them for lives and careers of consequence.