Dispatcher

Location
Conway, SC
Posted
Jun 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Communications Specialist II

Classification Code:

BA20

Pay Band:

3

Internal Title:

Dispatcher

Department:

Public Safety

Position Type:

PCLS - Slotted Classified

Full or Part Time:

Full-Time

Basis:

12 mo.

Hours per week:

160 hours/28 days

Normal work days:

Days Vary

Normal work hours:

Varies

Does this position require driving?:

No

Does this position require a credit check?:

No

Job Details:

Dispatcher

Coastal Carolina University is currently accepting applications for the following position: Dispatcher (full-time, position with benefits) in the Department of Public Safety.

Duties will include, but are not limited to: serve as a point of contact person for University communications; take and dispatch routine and emergency calls over the computer and/or phone; use two-way radios to public safety units; utilize the computerized aided dispatching (CAD) system; act as operator of PBX phone switchboard serving as an informational contact for the University; direct customers and provide information regarding university activities, office hours, and determine which department/area or person the caller needs; operate computerized alarm monitoring system, computerized security camera system and operate campus emergency notification system when appropriate, including the Mass Communication System, CCU Alert, All Call Emergency radio, and Weather Radio; use, maintain and update the License Plate Reader (LPR) system; grant or deny access to gate parking lot areas around campus; maintain required certifications; NCIC, NIMS (National Incident Management System), CPR, AED, and 911 Telecommunications (2 week training at SCJA); attends all mandatory training’s and monthly dispatch meetings; and perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements: A high school diploma or equivalent (GED) and experience in one of the following areas: communications, switchboard exchange operations, clerical accounting, billing or working with the general public is required. Must have or be able to obtain the SCCJA E-911 Telecommunication Officer certification within 1 year of hire date.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 47 states and 61 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Interested applicants may apply on-line at http://jobs.coastal.edu or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Coastal Carolina University, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Deadline to apply: June 15, 2021.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

Communications Specialist II (BA20/149749) – Full-time position with benefits. State pay band: 03. Shifts will vary (6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.). Must be flexible to meet occasional special scheduling needs of the University.

https://jobs.coastal.edu/postings/12495

FTE-S00418P

Required Qualifications:

A high school diploma or equivalent and experience in one of the following areas: communications, switchboard exchange operations, clerical accounting, billing or working with the general public.

Required Licensure and/or Certification:

Must have or be able to obtain the SCCJA E-911 Telecommunication Officer certification within 1 year of hire date.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Must have good verbal and written skills, ability to interact successfully within a diverse academic community and with visitors. Ability to act and make decisions quickly and intelligently in all situations. Ability to operate computer programs and systems related to a public safety department. Ability to answer calls for assistance on radios and/or telephones from the public and public safety officers.

Posting Number:

FTE-S00418P

Number of Vacancies:

1

Desired Start Date:

07/01/2021

Job Open Date:

06/08/2021

Job Close Date:

06/15/2021

Open Until Filled:

No

Quicklink for Posting:

https://jobs.coastal.edu/postings/12495

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