Emergency Coordinator IRole Code:
Police DispatcherPosition Number:
Northern VA Community CollegeDivision:
NV280-VP AdministrationWork Location:
Fairfax County - 059Hiring Range:
D-Protective Service WorkersFull Time or Part Time:
Part TimeWork Schedule:
Rotating shiftSensitive Position:
Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is the second largest community college in the United States and the largest public educational institution in Virginia. NOVA has more than 71,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. As one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries, NOVA is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable Virginia by fostering excellence in higher education. As an Achieving the Dream “Leader College,” NOVA is committed to the principles of access, opportunity, student success, and excellence by meeting the educational and training needs of the region and its people with excellent and affordable courses and programs, offered by an inspired and committed diverse faculty and support staff. Special Assignments:
With six unique locations throughout our region, each conveniently located within 40 miles of Washington D.C, we have Northern Virginia covered. NOVA’s Alexandria Campus is located seven miles from the nation’s capital, just across the Potomac River from Washington DC; the Annandale Campus, with its urban feel and suburban appeal, is ranked as the most diverse in Virginia and boasts a thriving Koreatown; the Loudoun Campus is located in a comfortable suburb steeped in colonial history; the Manassas Campus is located next to Manassas Battlefield Park, site of the first major battle of the Civil War; the Woodbridge Campus is home to municipal parks, state parks, and national wildlife refuges; and the Medical Education Campus, located in Springfield, is a uniquely specialized campus that stands apart from what most community colleges can offer, with the area boasting an abundance of hiking and biking trails, and parks with nature and wildlife areas.
NOVA offers an opportunity to make a difference with outstanding career opportunities and competitive total rewards benefits, including a comprehensive health and dental insurance program, generous paid leave, deferred compensation plans, paid parental leave, state employee discounts, and a solid and secure retirement system. NOVA embraces opportunities to create a college community that is a welcoming and inclusive place to learn and work. We do this by fostering a sense of belonging and ensuring equity while maintaining an open, civil, and safe environment for our students, faculty, staff, and guests. In so doing, NOVA fulfills its mission to offer world-class teaching and learning to the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The security of our students, faculty, and staff is very important at NOVA. Please take a moment to review NOVA’s Annual Security Reports.
This is a dispatcher position for the public safety at a multi-campus college. The dispatcher is often the responsible entity for receiving calls for service and dispatch resources, making appropriate notifications.
This position is responsible for performing a variety of communications and operational tasks in support of public safety, law enforcement, and security operations, linking those in need of assistance to those who render assistance.
Essential functions include answering telephone lines, operating radio equipment, using various software, monitoring emergency systems, monitoring CCTV, and providing information and customer service to the College Community via telephone and walk-up window. This position requires the incumbent to work rotating shifts, holidays, and occasional overtime.
May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.
May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.KSA's/Required Qualifications:
Ability to follow instructions and perform with minimum supervision. Preferred Qualifications:
Ability to understand and speak English clearly.
Excellent oral (no speech limitations) and written communication skills in English.
Ability to multi-task various job functions. Ability to handle stress under emergency situations.
Ability to type at least 30 words per minute.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite.
Must be 18 years of age or older
Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
Must be a United States citizen or have been a lawful resident of the United States for the past 10 consecutive years.
Successfully pass a telecommunications assessment.
Successful completion of a thorough background investigation.
Previous communications center experience. Operation of a State Vehicle:
Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services Basic Dispatcher Certification.
National Criminal Information Center and Virginia Criminal Information Network Certification.
PublicNumber of Vacancies:
1Job Open Date:
11/04/2021Open Until Filled:
https://www.nvcc.edu/Background Check Statement Disclaimer:
The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link: http://ethics.dls.virginia.gov/EEO Statement:
The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.ADA Statement:
The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.E-Verify Statement:
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