Communication Technician - Campus Safety

Denver, Colorado, USA
Jul 06, 2017
University of
Faculty Jobs
Position Type
Alt-Ac & Post-Ac
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Campus Safety is accepting applications for two (2) Communication Technicians (dispatcher). The Communication Technician works in the University of Denver Campus Safety Communications Center which is a 24/7 operation. The Communications Technician is responsible for receiving and dispatching calls and messages to Campus Safety Officers for the University of Denver campus. Through which they participate in providing a safe and secure campus environment by receiving and prioritizing calls, relaying accurate information to responding personnel. The Communication Technician is a specialized position within the Campus Safety which provides essential communications between campus safety personnel including, campus safety officers, alarm technicians and parking enforcement officers in the field, outside emergency and law enforcement agencies and the public.

Required Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 6 months customer service or related experience
  • Ability to obtain City of Denver Central Station Operator License (fire alarm monitoring) within 90 days of employment.
  • Demonstrate and maintain good moral character.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related field.
  • One (1) year experience in dispatching, law enforcement or related work environment.
  • Experience working in a 911/PSAP or central station monitoring type dispatch center.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills.

Work Schedule

Eight hour shifts often requiring mostly sitting/sedentary work. Lighting and temperature controlled via work stations in enclosed and secured office setting. Breaks may sometimes be delayed or forgone dependent upon shift workload. Occasional need to work beyond regular shift hours dependent upon exigent circumstances.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply. If you have questions regarding this position, please contact Jessica Lovan at

Please include the following documents with your application:

1. Resume

2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of required pre-employment testing, criminal history background check, pre-employment drug screen and verification of education & employment.

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