On-Call Police Telecommunications Operator

Employer
St. Edward's University
Location
Austin, TX, USA

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Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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  • Office of Campus Safety - University Police
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Part Time
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    On-Call Police Telecommunications Operator

    University Police


    St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas invites applications for the position of On-Call Police Telecommunications Operator. Perform responsibilities as a Part Time Telecommunications Operator for St. Edward's University. Responsible for directing the activities of field personnel and providing patrol units with actionable information, and related law enforcement activities, consistent with the university mission, vision, and operating principles.


    Requirement of Position: On-Call Telecommunications Operator is a pooled position and works various hours (days, nights, weekends and holidays) for special events such as sporting games, commencement ceremonies, festivals, guest speakers, vacancies, coverage for full-time staff leave, etc.


    Qualifications:

    • Currently licensed or eligible to obtain a TCOLE Telecommunications license with at least 2 years prior public safety dispatch experience required.
    • High school graduation or GED.
    • Ability to obtain and maintain State of Texas mandated licenses & certifications and training requirements as directed by Federal Communications Commission, State of Texas and Federal agencies and Departmental policy and regulations.
    • Must pass an extensive background investigation, fingerprinting, and psychological test
    • Not currently under indictment for any criminal offense;
    • No convictions of a class B or higher misdemeanor or its equivalent
    • Never been convicted of any family violence offense;
    • Ability to use a multi-line phone system.
    • Basic computer knowledge of Microsoft Office products, such as Word, Excel, and Access.
    • Thinks and acts promptly; using good judgment in emergencies; analyzes situation quickly and accurately and takes or suggests an effective course of action while maintaining a calm demeanor.
    • Must be able to communicate and be understood clearly in person, on the telephone, by radio and in writing.
    • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to comply with workplace guidelines and attendance requirements.
    • After training, ability and skill in the use of police radio equipment, telephones, and accurate data entry.
    • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
    Preferred:
      Bilingual speaking in SpanishPrior University or College Law Enforcement Communications Experience

    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Receive and provide response to emergency and informational telephone calls
    • Initiate and receive public safety radio traffic using a multi-band law enforcement network to dispatch police officers; monitor frequencies of area law enforcement agencies; maintain logs according to regulations.
    • Thinks and acts promptly in emergencies, analyzes situation quickly and accurately and takes or suggests an effective course of action. Simultaneously operates multi-line phone system, police radio and computer aided dispatch system
    • Maintains records of incoming calls for assistance and all police/patrol activities.
    • Dispatches officers to situations requiring police response.
    • Monitors CCTV system.
    • Completes appropriate reports.
    • Communicates with other police/fire/ambulance agencies, and operates various computer terminals including the CAD, "Computer Aided Dispatch" system. Performs related duties as required.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Interested applicants should submit an online application at; https://stedwards.applicantpro.com. Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please. Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.

    In your cover letter, please describe your lived experiences that prepare you to contribute to diversity and inclusion at St. Edward's University.


    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

    St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


    ABOUT ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY

    Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students.


    OTHER ITEMS TO KNOW

    Sponsorship:

    We are not offering sponsorship at this time.


    Background Checks:

    A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.


    Available: Immediately


    Full Job Description St Edwards Universityhttps://stedwards.applicantpro.com

    Organization

    St. Edward’s University: One of America’s Best Colleges

    St. Edward’s is a dynamic, nationally ranked, Catholic university where teaching, learning, leadership and service come together to contribute to a better world. For more than a decade, we’ve been named one of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the thriving city of Austin, Texas, with partner universities in 16 countries, our impact extends across the globe.

    An Education for Today and a Lifetime

    St. Edward’s offers an extraordinary educational environment that challenges, inspires and empowers students to make a difference in their world. Our academic community is dedicated to providing undergraduate, graduate and adult-learner degree programs that meet the demands of our times, preparing students to lead and succeed in a rapidly changing world.

    Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, our liberal arts education emphasizes critical thinking, ethical reasoning and multicultural understanding. Students enjoy the advantages of small classes and personal attention coupled with innovative facilities and advanced technology. And they benefit from valuable real-world experience through research, internships, service and study abroad. Through the abundant learning opportunities a St. Edward’s education provides, our students gain the knowledge and skills they need to pursue fulfilling careers and purposeful lives.

    Quick Facts About St. Edward’s

    • 13:1 Student-faculty Ratio
    • 18 Average class size
    • 50+ Undergraduate areas of study
    • 7 Graduate degree programs
    • 10 Adult undergraduate programs
    • 4,620 Students enrolled
    • 4,023 Undergraduate students
    • 54 Countries represented

    See more facts and figures.     

    Our Achievements Draw National Recognition

    A commitment to students, faculty and a stellar academic environment that’s second to none has placed St. Edward’s in the national spotlight

    • Since 2003, St. Edward’s has consistently been recognized in the top 25 of U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of “America’s Best Colleges.” Currently, we’re 13th among universities in the Western Region.
    • Forbes, Princeton Review and Washington Monthly include St. Edward’s on their lists of the best universities in the country.

    • We’ve recently been ranked one of the top 10 “Best Colleges in Texas” by two highly respected college assessment groups: College Factual (2015) and Niche (2016). 

    • St. Edward’s has been named the nation’s top producer of U.S. Fulbright Students among master’s-granting institutions in 2015–2016. For the last six years, St. Edward’s has been recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Students, with a record 13 finalists and 10 winners in 2015. Since 2004, our students have won 37 Fulbright grants.

    Strategic Planning Guides Our Success

    From 1999 to 2015, St. Edward’s increased overall enrollment by 25%. And our donors contributed more than $152 million during that time. This record generosity helped grow our endowment to more than $95 million and provided important funding for new buildings and capital improvements. See how we’re continuing the momentum of that success in the years ahead. Read about our strategic priorities for 2018.

    Learn more about St. Edward’s.

    We welcome your application. Apply now!

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