Switchboard Operator

Elgin, IL
May 09, 2017
Institution Type
Community College
Switchboard Operator
Elgin, IL

Elgin Community College (ECC) is a comprehensive, fully accredited community college located in Elgin, Illinois, one of its most rapidly growing cities. Our district encompasses 360 square miles, serving 400,000 people, 11,000 businesses with four public school districts and 15 high schools. ECC was selected as one of five Illinois community colleges to participate in the national Achieving the Dream (AtD) initiative. is a long-term national initiative that collaborates with community colleges to help more students earn degrees, complete certificates, or transfer to four-year institutions to continue their studies. The park-like setting of our 145 acre Main Campus offers instruction spanning nine major buildings with beautiful views. ECC also offers classes throughout the northwest suburbs of Chicago with more than 100 off-campus locations.

Part-Time Position

Operate telecommunications equipment and route calls to the proper extensions; assist in communicating and reporting emergency situations by keeping in close contact with the ECC Police, Operations and Maintenance Departments.

Essential Responsibilities:
1. Operate telecommunication equipment and route calls to the proper extensions.
2. Maintain contact with the ECC Police department and Operations and Maintenance department using a two-way radio.
3. Update and maintain computerized trouble logs, police logs, and telephone logs on a daily basis.
4. Assist with emergency situations through interaction with the ECC Police department and/or paramedics.
5. Monitor weather radio and fire alarm panel and report any problems to the necessary personnel.Required Qualifications:
1. High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
2. One year switchboard experience.
3. Customer service experience.

For a detailed job posting and to apply, please visit our web site at:


Elgin Community College is an Equal Employment, Equal Access Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce.


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