Campus Safety Dispatcher

Employer
Lynn University
Location
Boca Raton, FL, USA
Closing date
Oct 21, 2021

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Safety & Security

Job Details

  • 13-Jul-2021 to 27-Jul-2021 (EST)
  • Campus Safety
  • Boca Raton, FL, USA
  • $15.39
  • Full Time
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    Summary

    Lynn University is an innovative, global and personalized college based in Boca Raton, Florida. Our 3,000 students are from approximately 100 countries. Our NCAA Division II Fighting Knights athletics program has won 25 national championships (and counting!)

    Lynn is one of the top colleges to work for in the nation, according to a survey by the Great College to Work For program. We are an Honor Roll institution with accolades in 10 categories, including compensation and benefits, confidence in senior leadership, job satisfaction and support, and teaching environment.

    As a Lynn employee, you will help us build a better world with our students. Lynn is currently accepting applications for the position of Campus Safety Dispatcher.

    The Campus Safety Dispatcher receives and responds to telephone and radio calls and dispatches staff to routine and emergency situations. Monitors all alarms and surveillance equipment and assists the public with information as needed. Engage students, employees and guest in a welcoming and engaging manner to promote a high level of customer service and enhance their overall experience on campus.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

      Receives calls and dispatches appropriate personnel to respond. Calls or alarms may originate by telephone call, personal request, radio, or through monitoring activity on the CCTV monitors.Receive and distribute phone calls, e-mails and pass-on information to the appropriate parties.Manage all radio transmissions and ensure the system is functioning properly. Responsible for all written communication and their accuracies.Serves as the primary link between Campus Safety and local emergency response units.Responsible for overall dispatch office management (i.e. supplies, forms and operational manuals)Responsible for preparing and ensuring the daily activity log (Morning Report) is submitted accurately and that the distribution of Incident Reports to selected administrators is completed accurately.Responsible for monitoring, interacting, reporting, and having a working knowledge of all access control (C-Cure), Alert/Mass Communications (Connect Ed), and CCTV's (Indigo Vision) systems.
    • Engage students, employees and guest in a welcoming and engaging manner to promote a high level of customer service and enhance their overall experience on campus.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Ability to obtain certification in First Aid, CPR and AED.
    • Must have clean driving record.
    • Must be proficient in Word and Excel. Must have the ability to type between 30 and 40 words per minute.
    • Must be able to speak and communicate clearly, Spanish helpful.
    • Must possess Time Management and crisis management skills.
    • Must have the ability to listen and speak to people by radio and phone, often in some state of distress. The ability to listen, speak plainly and communicate effectively will be necessary.
    • Must be able to multitask (the ability to move a lot of people around at the same time, tracking their movements and keeping tabs on what they need).
    • Must possess strong problem-solving Skills (the ability to be able to prioritize the most important situations, and think quickly).
    Accreditation and equal opportunity

    Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy, parenting status, veteran status or retirement status in its activities and programs. In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Inquiries concerning the application of the non-discrimination policy may be directed to the Lynn University Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator at 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431, [email protected], or +1 561-237-7727; or to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

    Lynn University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call +1 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lynn University. 2020 Lynn University

    Americans with Disabilities Act

    Please notify us at least five days in advance if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed by calling +1 561-237-7639.

    The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

    In compliance with the Clery Act, the University annually provides a report to each student and current employee, as well as to prospective employees and students, that provides a detailed disclosure of information regarding campus security practices (including Emergency Response Plan, Timely Warnings, Emergency Warnings, Missing Persons, fire safety policies, fire prevention data, and Crime Log policies), as well as crime and fire-related incident statistics for the preceding year. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at lynn.edu/securityreport

    For your health, Lynn University is now smoke- and tobacco-free.



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    Company

    Working at Lynn isn't just a job ... it's a mission.

    Our people are talented enough to do anything, but they choose to work at Lynn because they believe that they are contributing to something important. 

    Our top priority is to support our students as they achieve their dreams—and we pride ourselves on finding intellectually fearless people who enable us to constantly improve and adapt. We embrace new ideas, and we continually challenge ourselves to be better, faster, first. Here, you’ll be free to think differently. We celebrate innovation and we don’t let bureaucracy get in the way of a good idea. The words "we've always done it this way" are never uttered.

    Most importantly, Lynn employees go above and beyond for our students, parents, alumni and supporters. We’re available and responsive, and we learn from them just as much as they learn from us.

    Recognition

    Lynn University has been recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a "Great College to Work For" in the areas of:

    • Respect and appreciation
    • Work/life balance
    • Compensation and benefits
    • Collaborative governance
    • Confidence in senior leadership
    • Facilities, workspace and security
    • Job satisfaction
    • Supervisor/department chair relationship

    Culture and Community

    Our employees enjoy lots of events aimed at reducing stress, encouraging a healthy lifestyle and creating a strong sense of community. These events include cooking lessons, Lunch 'n Learn workshops and 5Ks, as well as festivities like Furry Friend Friday and Bring Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.

    We also promote community involvement, and traditionally have taken part in events such as:

    • The Corporate Run
    • Gift drives for underprivileged children
    • Food drives
    • Fundraising for a variety of local and national charitable organizations

    View our online photo album to see more events that Lynn employees take part in.

    Mission and vision

    Mission

    The mission of Lynn University today is the same mission that has defined the institution through its first 50 years and that will continue to define it in the future.

    Our mission is to provide the education, support and environment that enable individual students to realize their full potential and to prepare for success in the world.

    Vision

    Lynn’s vision is to be recognized as one of the most innovative, international and individualized small universities in America. Lynn University will capitalize on its youth, location and close student and faculty bonds to become a forerunner institution, a different kind of learning center, an independent, innovative 21st century university that is unusually devoted to preparing young persons for America’s and the world’s future. To do so, Lynn will:

    1. Remain relatively small, with approximately 2,400 undergraduate and 600 graduate students, and 500 or more adults enrolled annually in continuing education courses and institutes. A multi‐faceted, coeducational, primarily residential university with a small‐college atmosphere.
    2. Admit a wide array of diverse students, from those with learning differences to the gifted, and those from many countries of the world and states across the nation.
    3. Be grounded in the liberal arts but contain a collection of colleges oriented toward emerging professional opportunities, each of which feature superior teaching, applied learning and international focus and experiences.
    4. Contain a hallmark student development program that discerns each student’s strengths, shortcomings and special needs and works to develop his or her full capabilities.
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